You know how we are suppose to "before you do each exercise, do 8-12 reps with very light weight" (at least according to the sticky)?

You know how we are suppose to "before you do each exercise, do 8-12 reps with very light weight" (at least according to the sticky)? how the fuck am i suppose to do that with chin ups?

  1. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Many gyms have assisted Dip/pullup machines. Use them if available.
    If your gym does not the buy some resistance bands, loop them around the bar and support your weight witb them to make the exercise easier.

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      Thanks for answering and not calling me a gay or something. Happy year brotha

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        gay

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      Don't do assisted machines. They don't activate the same muscles as doing it with bands. Just buy some bands and use them to help you. I'd also recommend doing negatives on days you aren't working out your back and at the end of your back day workout. This will help you a lot.

  2. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    or am i retarded

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      You took the words right out of my mouth here:
      Come on, please, for the love of fitness, read up on some rudimentary exercise physiology. The answer to your question is painfully obvious.

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        that would be the same that just asking mate

        • 1 month ago
          Anonymous

          >Learn by reading through a bit of evidence-based exercise physiology material.
          vs.
          >Ask some Indonesian idiots on a basketweaving forum for their bullshit advice.
          Oh yeah, no, you're right, brother--same exact thing entirely. OP is a fucking moron, this poster is a fucking moron, and anyone asking IST for basic exercise advice is a fucking moron. Come on, have a little self-respect and figure this easy shit out on your own.

          • 1 month ago
            Anonymous

            Shut up dude, there's nothing wrong with asking about things

            • 1 month ago
              Anonymous

              >there's nothing wrong with asking about things
              Why doesn't IST simply enact a policy to give out incorrect advice intentionally every time someone asks for it? Shouldn't be anything wrong with asking about this, according to you. Nope, just easy and smooth discussion from here on out.
              >bullshit advice
              OK, so reading a book to educate yourself is now bullshit. Gotcha. Just a quick question: You ever graduate high school?

          • 1 month ago
            Anonymous

            t. Indonesian idiot with bullshit advice

  3. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    >lat cable machine thingy
    >rubber bands hung around the bar

  4. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    >according to the sticky
    newfag fell for the meme

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      Wh-wat meme?

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        The sticky is full of dead links and mostly good info but there's still some bullshit in it. It needs a major update but the jannies barely seem concerned with coomer posters and /LULZ/ incel shit let alone getting the sticky updated

        • 1 month ago
          Anonymous

          >there's still some bullshit in it. It needs a major update
          such as?

          • 1 month ago
            Anonymous

            Starting strength being recommended

  5. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Light weight bicep curls maybe?

  6. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Besides assisted pull up machines, lat pull-down can work great if you’re focusing on doing the lat pull-down technique like it’s a seated pull up.

  7. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    I do jumping reps as warm ups for chins. Basically I just grab the bar, jump upwards, and let momentum carry me up a bit before my arms/back engage fully. Really it's a process of my muscles taking over bit by bit as I go up if that makes sense. For the first warm up set I jump harder, then the next I make sure to do less work with my legs and more with my upper body, and so on.
    I don't do 8-12 reps though, 4 or 5 is plenty. I also like to do pull up (overhand) grip for a set too, I don't know if it actually makes a difference for sure, but I feel like the difference in how it hits the lats and everything helps a bit

  8. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    >with chins
    I wouldn't do a light rep set unless I'm doing weighted chins. If you can't do weighted chins, or many just BW, I would just do scap pull-ups as a primer

  9. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    bro thats called a warmup. do a fucking warmup, with rows or something.

  10. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Personally I dead hang 20 seconds, pull myself u slowly so that I'm done in 5 seconds and then control going down for 10 seconds. Repeat immediately for chin up and your are ready to go

  11. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    if my muscles are really cold I do just a couple reps, maybe a dead hang, rub my arms a bit and walk around the house, and give it another go. I usually find the next set to be closer to normal.

  12. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Calisthenics Chad here, I warm up pullups/chinups usually by doing deadhangs, and at the end of the deadhand I'll do 1 super slow clean pullup

  13. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    work up to it. go to failure and then start doing negatives until you cant do them anymore

  14. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    negatives or rows/australian pull ups

  15. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    You can either do a set of chin ups to failure, or lat pulldowns 8-12 x3, chin ups will probably be a much lower total rep count due to you moving significantly more weight than in just the pulldown if you're a Fatty or noobie.

    Also they're virtually the same anon.

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