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Old 09-02-2012, 06:01 PM   #1
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Default how many pull-ups can you do?

What is your max number of reps in one set of arguably the most important upper body exercise?

I can only crank out 9. I only recently got serious about trying to build my pull-up strength.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:03 PM   #2
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

underhand or overhand? I could do 11 underhand.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:06 PM   #3
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

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underhand or overhand? I could do 11 underhand.

Overhand.

Underhand is called a "chin-up" and is slightly easier.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:07 PM   #4
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

Depends on who's below me.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:36 PM   #5
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

I just did 14 the other day, was pretty shocked but at my peak i can do about 18
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:37 PM   #6
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

10. but right now i stopped doing it, i thought i heard some strange clicking sound on my left elbow. idk wtf it is
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:41 PM   #7
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20-25
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:42 PM   #8
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

i can do around 20-25 clean pullups on an average day... i never reach my maximum... but if there are rats undeneath me im pretty sure i can do 40 and stay on the bar all day
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:42 PM   #9
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4 or so.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:49 PM   #10
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i can do 8 with no socks on.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:51 PM   #11
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12 dead hang. Trying to get to 20-25 by next summer.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:52 PM   #12
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

i've started doing L-seat pull ups now to give myself variety and more of a challenge.
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:56 PM   #13
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

10 or 11
we're talking one hand right?

if two hands
around 73
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:04 PM   #14
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

Do door pull-ups, they're slightly harder because your of the friction between your legs and the door, and you can't swing at all. I can do about 7 at the moment.
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:05 PM   #15
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Default Re: how many pull-ups can you do?

Can anyone here do 1 muscle-up?
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