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Old 05-17-2011, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by antisteroids View Post
you killed those chins.I could not do that many with someone elses arms let alone my own
Ha, ha, thanks!

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Originally Posted by bigbear6708 View Post
I thought you were better than that at Chins and pullups...are you doing slow movements? Not taking anything away from you, dont get me wrong..I just thought I saw higher weights used before :-/
It's the issue of volume and rest. I am doing a ton of volume. Last workout I did 74 chins and pullups total (49 chins and 25 pullups). And time between sets was 90 seconds max and often less than that.

I also attempt to hold at the peak contraction to really hit the lats hard.

Same with my heavy workouts. Last heavy workout I did 8 sets of 3 with 55 pounds and only 60 seconds rest between sets. I could probably chin around 75 pounds for 3 reps for one or two sets (or a few more sets if I rest longer between sets).

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228 days to gain 26 pounds - althought, it is 27.5 based on waking up light today, errgh!

Tuesday

Had to run an errand and thus workout was EXTREMELY rushed, I did 10 hard sets in 20 minutes...brutal.

220, 230, 240, 250x5
265x5, 4 sets
225x8
205x12

When I got back to work, I did some rear leg elevated split squats in my office to finish off my workout

Rear leg elevated split squats
BWx12, 4 sets
Squat
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