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Old 09-14-2010, 05:50 AM   #12
James Evans
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Yael

If you can do neutral grip on rings I don't think you can be that far off. Can you do a full range chin up?

I'm not 100% convinced by band pull ups. I use them with the female rowers I work with but I'm not sure we get bang for our bucks in the limited time available. I know Rob Shaul abandoned them and moved to a jump and a slow negative.

A long time ago we had a thread about getting Shaf to 20 deadhangs and after some of the discussions I played around with bands for about a month, result: sore elbows and chaffed knees.

Dave Van Skike said Pendlay Rows really helped his pull ups.

Couple of tips:

1. Look up at the ceiling
2. Try to imagine pulling your elbows down rather than yourself up.
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