Weighted chin ups or weighted pull ups?

Weighted chin ups or weighted pull ups?
A lot of the people I've talked to say they're basically the same exercise but they have to be wrong right?
... right?

  1. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    They´re the same exercise one recruits your biceps the other works your forearms more.

  2. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    like pullups
    ate chinups
    simple as

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >like easy exercise
      >ate hard exercise
      whoa

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Not him but chin ups are much easier, they only feel weird starting from a dead hang

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          You wanna go mate I'll take you on

          Haha you guys I’m just le ebic trolling no need to get feisty xD

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        You wanna go mate I'll take you on

  3. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    All of these retards saying they are the same are wrong and retarded. They are not the same. Its harder to do a pull up than a chin up. One of the reasons is that the biceps get used more than the back generally in chin ups and no forearms do not get more activated with pull ups either triceps and biceps do. Think of tricep pushdowns. Those are essentially pull ups for arms and bicep curls for biceps. Happy medium neutral grip would be hammer curls.

  4. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    do both on alternating days

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Why not superset pull ups with chin ups on the same day? More reps = more gains.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        try doing it and see what happens
        Bet you won't even be able to finish two sets

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        If you can manage the fatigue go ahead, but for most one of the two will eat into the other due to fatigue, and your reps may be cut short.

  5. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Do both, dummy

  6. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Pullups isolate the lats better but as a consequence you can generally add less weight or do fewer reps than chins where back+bis work together to get you up.
    Personally I still prefer pullups just because the dead hang position at the bottom of a chinup feels unnatural for my wrist and shoulder- especially under load.
    Neutral grip is GOAT but I dont have the handles for it on my half rack.

  7. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I can do 20+ chinups but only 7-8 pullups with iron form, why is this?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Its because you're gay

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      your gay

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Biceps overdeveloped, back underdeveloped

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Unless your cheating them IMO theres no way the gap should be that far apart

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