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Old 05-26-2009, 10:22 AM   #1
Grissim Connery
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Default Door Pullups

I normally have a pullup bar, a tree branch, or my rings handy to do pullups, but i've often seen people mention the door pullup if you're at a hotel or something and are just itchin to pull something.

i've never really done them, but i'm at work right now and i was trying to wake myself up so i hopped up on the door. i was curious if these can be used to improve pullup form in a similar fashion as the wall squat. anybody have any opinions?
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Old 05-27-2009, 02:46 AM   #2
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Toss an old sock on top for the grip, and jam the door firmly in both directions... better than nothing.
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Old 05-27-2009, 08:23 AM   #3
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if you're at a hotel or something and are just itchin to pull something.
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Old 07-14-2009, 07:57 AM   #4
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I went on a trip and tried door pullups for a two week period in sets of 20. They seemed a bit harder on the arms than the lats. I still recommend a bar or branch. Even low bars can be used if you can maintain an L-sit.
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