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Fat Man's Pull-Ups?

I read something about using “inverted rows” as a pull up for a chubster.

Any insight or alternatives?

Just do negatives on a pullup. That’s what finally got me through. I put a stool by the chinup bar to boost myself up, then did negatives. Moved on to negatives with added weight.

I think a lot of the issue with pullups for someone like me is the CNS portion of it. You just have to convince your body that it can handle the weight. The best way to do that is with negatives. I was doing negatives with 45 pounds before I started doing real pullups.

Fat Man Rows

They are great. I’m not a fat dude but I did them a bunch in the winter; they are ALOT harder then you would think.

Alternatives? Why?

I guess: REGULAR ROWS! (tons of variations: bent over, dumb bell, renegade, close grip wide grip on the cables)

Big Backs!

[quote]Ouiser wrote:
Just do negatives on a pullup. That’s what finally got me through. I put a stool by the chinup bar to boost myself up, then did negatives. Moved on to negatives with added weight.

I think a lot of the issue with pullups for someone like me is the CNS portion of it. You just have to convince your body that it can handle the weight. The best way to do that is with negatives. I was doing negatives with 45 pounds before I started doing real pullups.[/quote]

Whats the best time to move on to adding weight when your doing the negatives? Rather, how many negatives should you be able to do before you add more weight?

I hate being a thread killer at times.

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