More Pull Ups

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Mar 9, 2015 12:04am
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Hey guys. I'm looking for tips on doing more pull ups. I have a pull up bar but I'm only 5'2 so it's hard to even reach for me. Sometimes I use a stool and that seems to help. Any advice??

Thanks

10 Mar
Yes one or two a day pace yourself
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10 Posts
Mar 10, 2015 12:43am
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Try doing just one extra a day. Do one today, two tomorrow,  three the next day and so on.

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1028 Posts
Mar 10, 2015 2:22am
via Android

Jump up to top position and slowly lower down. (negative pull up)

Google "inverted row" and try those.

10 Mar
You can also try wearing a backpack with a book in it or whatever. Just a little extra weight. Do a rep or two of negative pull ups, then a few more without the weight.
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162 Posts
Mar 10, 2015 6:58am
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The negative pull-up, like Patrick suggested is a very effective method. A while back I was only able to do chin-ups, no pull-ups and then I started doing negative pull-ups and before I knew it, I was able to pull myself up

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32 Posts
Mar 10, 2015 1:30pm
via Android

Assisted pull ups starting on a chair or Stool. Keep at it.

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63 Posts
Mar 10, 2015 1:43pm
via Android

I use a pull up assist band to get more done in workouts and increase the amount i can do.   There are the adjustments and it clips to any bar.   I can send you a link if you can't find it - message me if you need help.   It's a great tool...!!!

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