pull ups

  1. Carl

    Volume threshold - pull ups and elbows

    Hi all, My elbows start to complain if my pull-ups or chin ups exceed a certain volume threshold (generally around 30 or so in a session). I have tried various tactics, slow and steady, breaking down the reps in varied ways (ladders, gtg etc) rotations of grips etc but elbows just do not...
  2. Stuck at 15 pull ups

    Hi everybody, Im writing this because I just tested my pullup max, and its the same as 2 1/2 months ago, 15. Im 19 years old, 190cm (6′ 2.8″), and 73kg(161 lbs). My current program, which I have been doing since I last tested my max (2 1/2 months ago), consistently except for 2 weeks at the...
  3. Chrisdavisjr

    Triceps activation from pull-ups: How/why?

    I remember reading somewhere (probably SF related) that you can experience activation of the triceps when performing strict pull-ups and I've certainly experienced this first hand on many occasions. Does anyone know how/why this happens?
  4. Progressive Movement Training and bodyweight

    I have been reading Beyond Bodybuilding, and have recently reread the chapter about 'Progressive Movement Training'. In summary, you can gain squat or bench press strength by lifting heavy with a partial range of motion, and gradually increasing the range of motion. It seemed like pistol squats...
  5. Benjamin Renaud

    DIY Stall Bar with construction file. Pull-up/dip attachment

    Never thought about dropping this off here before. Stallbars.pdf
  6. Stalling after 5 weeks of the FPP

    About me: 24M around 199cm 95kg currently doing 9 reps of BW+15kg pull-ups. I started the Fighter Program at 4 reps, and have followed it to the letter, with an occasional extra day off, the start was difficult but I managed to make progress completely according to the plan. When I got to my...
  7. Is the increase in pull up volume causing my wrist and forearm pain?

    I used to do 10 sets of pull ups a week in the 6-8 reps range over two sessions. I've been doing this for four months up until December 2018, and never had any lingering forearm pain. In the past 5 weeks, I've found myself with more time, and have decided to do 5-7 sets of pull ups everyday (at...
  8. Pull ups for Tall guys at home or on the road.

    As my Forum name indicates, I am tall. I'm 6 feet 6 inches (~198cm) tall and can easily reach my ceiling by reaching up. I also live in an apartment where the best pull up bar I could get is one that fits on the door frame, which I barely fit under. I have read in Mr. Tsatsouline's works that...
  9. Pull up program

    I came across this book and it`s hard for me to understand the exact routine outlined for improving pull ups in context of the winter polyathalon any help in understanding the program is appreciated Андрей Кожуркин - Теория и методика подтягиваний (части 1-3) - стр 1
  10. PaulAtreides

    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...
  11. Mitchell Bernier

    Mitch Bernier - (Blended) Power and Bodyweight

    Hi all!!! Small intro: 37 years old, 160lbs SFL certified, former USA (Metro) boxing boxer @ 135lbs and 147lbs (53-13-1), FMS and USATF certified, CSCS in the works, Currently a marathoner 8 months yearly, the other 4-5 months powerlifter Recent injuries: About 6 months ago I tweaked my back...
  12. Carl

    Programming Pull Ups (SF style)

    All styles of pull ups (varied grips) are my favourite exercises and a constant in my programmes. I'm wondering what people's experiences are with particular programmes for pull ups using Strong First principles. My current approach is to use variations of GTG style clusters (through the...
  13. Ian2000

    Tendinitis from pull ups

    I recently have begun vigorously practicing pull ups in anticipation for possible enlistment in the Marines (3 is required to enter), I managed to do 2 with my palms facing me, however I noticed a weird pain in my forearm and eventually my elbow, I soon discovered, as this pain increased in...
  14. Towel/Gi pull ups plateau

    Hello, I am trying to increase the number of pull ups I can do while holding onto a gi/towel. I used the grease the groove (GTG) method for about 2 months and increased the number of these pull ups I could do from 8 to 14. However, I've been stagnant for a month with no improvement. I've tried...
  15. Carl

    When to end a set?

    Hi all, I'm interested in hearing thoughts and experiences of stopping most sets based on when speed starts slowing down. Is this as hard as StrongFirst recommends pushing a set outside of record attempts? My focus is higher rep bodyweight basics (chins, dips, skater squats). I come from...
  16. Carl

    Dan John on Pull Ups

    As with most anything Dan John I thought this: Pull Ups was an outstanding read. I'm more of a rep with bodyweight rather than add weight to my pull ups guy. However, the line on "if all you did was pull ups and swings or goblet squats you would be doing pretty well" had me nodding. Imagine...
  17. Workout Programming

    I am new to this forum, so this is like a "long time listener, first time caller" moment for me. Recently I finished an 8 week 'program' I created to begin exercising again consistently. I met my goals with this program, but I am looking for some advice moving forward. I have many goals, but I...
  18. Planche & One Arm Chin Up Journey

    I am documenting my 1st set of every workout on my journey to full planche and one arm chin up. I hope to have 3 one arm chin ups and a 9 second full planche by the end of 2017 and I'm posting 3 workouts every week with my progress and form improvement. I would enjoy to have an open conversation...
  19. ganbaru92

    Lightest and Heaviest Beast Tamer

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone knew who the lightest and heaviest were to accomplish Beast Tamer status? Thanks
  20. csabour

    World record: 17 year old does a full pull up every 12 seconds for 24 hours!

    I don't have any words to describe this. This is motivating me today and I'm sharing it in hopes it motivates you too! Watch a Va. teenager break three world records for pull-ups - The Washington Post Edit My title is misleading. He does 7000 pull ups in 24 hours. That would be one for every...
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