Pull ups - front or behind

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Oct 1, 2014 2:39pm
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Would love some feedback - should do my pull ups pulling my chin over the bar or neck behind.

01 Oct
Do both. Then go wide grip if doing a close grip and vice versa
01 Oct
Thanks Jovan...!!!
01 Oct
Sorry Jovon...
01 Oct
Ur welcome. And np
01 Oct
Always good to have variety in your workout routine
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Oct 1, 2014 5:10pm
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I never recommend pulling the bar behind your neck. First off, it's not a natural or functional movement. How many times do you actually do that in your everyday routine? Second, most people jerk their neck forwards, causing unnecessary strain on the neck. What does the lat pull down primarily work? Lats and bi's. You can kill those with proper form using either an overhand or underhand grip

01 Oct
... that is, if you're talking about the cable machine. Maybe I read this wrong
01 Oct
Was actually taking about a body weigh pull up but I get your point - thanks
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