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  1. Bodyweight Stuck with Fighter Pull Up Program

    I started FPP with 5 rep max, and here's how my progress goes: Day 1: 5 4 3 2 1 Day 2: 5 4 3 2 2 Day 3: 5 4 3 3 2 Day 4: 5 4 4 3 2 Day 5: 5 5 4 3 2 Day 6: Rest Day 7: 6 5 4 3 2 Day 8: 6 5 4 3 3 Day 9: 6 5 4 4 3 Day 10: 6 5 5 4 3 Day 11: 6 6 5 4 3 Day 12: Rest Day 13: 6 5 4 3 2 Day 14: 6 5 4 3 3...
  2. Bodyweight What % of bodyweight is actually lifted during a pull-up?

    I'm trying to calculate percentages of 1RM for a weighted pull-up to figure out what poundage I'm actually pulling. I realize that I'm not lifting my entire bodyweight (e.g., forearms are staying static). Should I worry about a "percent of bodyweight" calculation or am I overthinking it?
  3. PaulAtreides

    Bodyweight Questions regarding training age; Novice/Intermediate/Advanced

    Hi all, In a different post, I've stumbled upon a concept that I have so far been ignorant about: "Training age" in the context of the post, he was referring to the amount of time spent training and used that to classify a lifter as Novice, Intermediate and Advanced. So far, I've just been...
  4. PaulAtreides

    Barbell Question concerning Ladders for two-handed exercises

    Hey Comrades When using ladders to train two-handed lifts such as the Pull-up, Barbell OHP, or Bench press, are you supposed to set the weight down in-between the rungs? More specifically Pull-ups: Do you let go or do you dead-hang in-between the rungs? BP & OHP: Do you stay in the racked...
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