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Postby figoivey » Tue, 12 Jul 2011 10:13 pm

how do i improve my chin ups?

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Postby BillyB » Tue, 12 Jul 2011 10:29 pm

Don't look down so much?

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 12 Jul 2011 11:03 pm

Have your penis and breast implants surgically removed?

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Postby taxico » Wed, 13 Jul 2011 4:47 pm

figoivey wrote:how do i improve my chin ups?

join the 9 month NS man fitness training program if you're a singaporean.

join a gym and get instruction from a personal trainer then tell him to buzz off when you know what is required.

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Postby ksl » Wed, 13 Jul 2011 8:01 pm

Doing chin up's is very difficult for the first time, it takes maybe 3 weeks of trying every other day. There is a way to trick the brain into lifting more than you can normally and that is to do the chin ups with a 10kg weight around your waist.

Keep trying to lift yourself palms facing inwards not outwards, use the power of your shoulders and back not only your bicep, attempt every day for 10 to 15 minutes, giving the muscle a rest in between chinups, do this on alternate days, as the strain on your biceps will snap the muscle tissue and it requires 24 hrs rest.
Each 24 hrs rest period will allow the bicep tissue to grow back thicker and stronger, after one week, remove the 10kg weight from your waist, and you will find it much easier to lift your lighter weight. You should be able to do 3 to 5 at least for the first time.

The longer you train with the extra weight the more stronger your muscle will grow, but it takes 2 to 3 weeks, after that you can remove the weight, and probably do 10 chin ups with ease.

when i started chin ups, i had difficulty lifting my 85kg frame, I was lucky to do 1, so i trained with extra weight each day for about 2 weeks, and i found i could do 10 no problems after.

Though when 10 became easy, i put more weight around my waist for training, in the end i could do 25 chin ups. Though its nothing to brag about, anyone can do it, its just training.

Once you stop training, an exercise for longer than 14 days, to 3 weeks, you will find yourself back to square one, struggling to do 3 to 5 chin ups.

It's the same with any kind of lifting, that's why I say you can trick the brain into lifting more than you normally lift. I trained a week lifting 120kg dead lift, after that week i could lift 100kg doing 5 reps each time with ease.

Lifting your own body weight is not easy, the first time, many love to show off in the gym, ego trippers that think they are special, when really it's only routine training, that pulls it off. So don't be disheartened if you cannot do any for two weeks.

Weight training is like any other skill that you want to do, be it riding a bike, skating, or surfing it's all about repetition to get better.

Today i went to the gym for the first time in 2 years and lifting 10kg wasn't easy and i'm aching like hell. I tried lifting my 94 kg frame, and i could only manage 1, the pain ripping through my shoulder, as i have rheumatoid arthiritis in both wrists and shoulders.

I spent 2 hrs in the gym and burnt 2000 kj in 2 x 30 minutes on the elliptical brake 5 and some upper body weight training I had the burn and I was knackered after only a few repetitions, it will take 3 weeks of suffering every other day, but i know what awaits at the end of it. No hanging tits slimmer waist and better sleep

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push your self

Postby ajay.sgexpat » Sun, 24 Jul 2011 9:05 pm

How to improve chin up?

There is only one way. You have to push your self and not give up.
Thats the only way. It worked for me :)

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