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Old 03-25-2008, 06:40 PM   #1
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do you guys take your chin all the way up over the bar...or just until your forearms are perpendicular to your upper arms?
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:45 PM   #2
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allllllllllllll the way!
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Your elbows should be darn close to your sides at the peak. So chin all the way over.
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That's why I always do lat pulls after doing pull downs. I concentrate on the squeeze at the bottom of the rep...I bring the bar down very low and hold it for a second. I get my chin over the bar doing pull ups, but there are still a few inches of range that I have if I lose 20lbs or do pull downs.

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Old 03-25-2008, 08:16 PM   #5
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If you're real good you can touch your shoulders to the handles.
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Just don't hyperextend you neck, pity like you were doing in deadlifts . So don't reach for the pullup bar with the chin because you are thinking about getting the chin over the bar. Yes, I can see the future, haha. Try to keep a neutral neck.

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If you act sanctimonious I will just list out your logical fallacies until you get pissed off and spew blasphemous remarks.
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Pullups I do chin over the bar. Pullups I like to do chin over the bar but if you really want to hit them hard pull up to your chest. The first time I did those my lats were sore for days.

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Just don't hyperextend you neck, pity like you were doing in deadlifts . So don't reach for the pullup bar with the chin because you are thinking about getting the chin over the bar. Yes, I can see the future, haha. Try to keep a neutral neck.
I reached for the bar with my chin one time and "tweaked" it a bit. Hurt like hell for a couple of days and now I do my best to keep a neutral neck. Be careful looking into the future Eric....there is a lot of scary shit out there

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It's ok wids, my clairvoyance is limited to weightlifting injuries: Not that scary as long as their not mine
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hehe...i definitely hyperultrasupermegaextend my neck to get the chin up there ;)
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