2012 chin/pull up challenge

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2012 chin/pull up challenge

Post by xshawnxearthx » Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:51 pm

Why is the thread locked?

I hit my record of 5.

Now trying for 5x5. Already hit 4x4 so I have a little more work to do.

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Re: 2012 chin/pull up challenge

Post by jeffrerr » Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:21 am

My goal is 10, best I've done is 8 but I was weighing 99kg at the time! I'm currently 107kg and just hit 5x5 tonight! I don't think I could actually make a 6th rep in the first set though so 10 is gonna be a long time coming I think! I'm keen if the thread becomes unlocked or if there is an October challenge to give it a red hot go!

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Re: 2012 chin/pull up challenge

Post by Jungledoc » Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:05 pm

I locked the thread because the challenge was long over. We usually do it in the month of February. But good job on the 5x5!
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Re: 2012 chin/pull up challenge

Post by xshawnxearthx » Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:52 am

Ahh I thought it was an all year thing. Oh well.

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Re: 2012 chin/pull up challenge

Post by stuward » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:14 am

Usually around the first of the year everyone is up for a challenge to get rid of the effects of the holiday. Pull ups seems to be the favorite since a combination of strength increase and fat loss combine to give a good score. They're good to do year round anyway but more than a month long challenge is just too hard for most of us to commit to.
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Re: 2012 chin/pull up challenge

Post by Jungledoc » Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:24 am

Yeah, the idea is to achieve a goal withing a month. Stay tuned next February!
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Re: 2012 chin/pull up challenge

Post by JasonJones » Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:02 pm

Jungledoc wrote:Stay tuned next February!
The goal now is to get as fat and weak as possible so that come February you can make the most impressive gains.

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