How many pull ups can you do?

Discussion in 'Boxing Training' started by Ravishing Rick, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. vonLPC

    vonLPC Active Member Full Member

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    I can do 22 of those kipping pullup things(tried it only a few times, don't judge me):D. It is amazing how much the numbers decrease when done the right way.
     
  2. bald_head_slick

    bald_head_slick Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    What gloves do you guys use?

    My hands turn into ever peeling shark skin. I use weight gloves, but it doesn't help much on the fingers.
     
  3. bck620

    bck620 Active Member Full Member

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    12 strict

    14-15 with bad form
     
  4. KONGtheBOXER

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  5. RonnieHornschuh

    RonnieHornschuh ESB indie police Full Member

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    I can do about 17, but they are a bit sloppy, my arms are only 3/4 extended. I can do one not very good looking chin up with one arm.
     
  6. smithj1234jj

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    i can do 8 but we do sets of 8 so cud probably do 12-14ish
     
  7. Hammer Muldoon

    Hammer Muldoon Active Member Full Member

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    I used to be able to do 12. Then i learned how to do them properly, now i can do 4.
     
  8. PugilistStudent

    PugilistStudent Active Member Full Member

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    18 with good form but I rarely do more than 12 or 14. I prefer to add weight not reps.
     
  9. bam-bam

    bam-bam Member Full Member

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    Usually around 10 good form ones. I think my record is like 11,12.
     
  10. ChrisPontius

    ChrisPontius March 8th, 1971 Full Member

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    Workout gloves, which look extremely gay. Don't get cheap ones, you will really feel the difference between the 5 and the 15 euro gloves. They will last for years, it's really a small investment that pays off every workout.

    I did 27 pullups yesterday (163lbs), but I cheat. During the last 10, I don't stretch down all the way. I recon I could do 20 in perfect form. Strangely, I can do only one or two more chinups than pullups.
     
  11. blueballs1978

    blueballs1978 Active Member Full Member

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    Me too. I am absolutely terrible at them!

    Does anyone know a good plan/programme to build pull ups up to 10-12 from my current position of 2?! thanks
     
  12. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    It not rocket science. Just do 2 then rest a couple of minutes and then try to do another 2 if you can, and just repeat. I started of only being able to do 3-4 and used a 3 sets of 3 reps routine and gradually built up to my current level. Once you can bang out 10 reps start adding weight and you'll see a good improvement in the number you can do consecutively.
     
  13. lefty

    lefty Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Try holding yourself at different points of the movement for 5 seconds or so. Focus on your weakest point.
     
  14. Aforce

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    Martin Stead lomachenkotard.
     
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