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    so this is starting with 1 rep on day 1 and then adding +1 rep for each +1 day?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasLifter89 View Post
    so this is starting with 1 rep on day 1 and then adding +1 rep for each +1 day?
    Correct. It's all in the 1st post. You buying in????
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    I'm in. Did some pullups yesterday but I'll do 6 tomorrow to make up and officially start this.
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    me too. looks like 3 is probably max I can do at once currently
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    Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    me too. looks like 3 is probably max I can do at once currently
    You can break it up, try 1 every 30 sec for now. When it gets to a higher number you can do 1 every minute, then 2 every minute, 3 every minute etc. or however else you come up with.
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    so i planned to do todays and yesterdays at the start of my workout today but i totally forgot! By the time i finished off my back workout i remembered. Damn it was a struggle!
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    How are you guys doing yours? Im trying to do them at a fairly wide grip, so that at the middle my arms form a 90 degree angle. Like this guy.
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    I usually go a little bit wider than shoulder width, about the same width I'd grab the bar for doing squats. I'm going to be switching narrow, wide, underhand, overhand and hopefully other variations throughout the 100 days though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chub View Post
    so i planned to do todays and yesterdays at the start of my workout today but i totally forgot! By the time i finished off my back workout i remembered. Damn it was a struggle!
    But you got them done. That's waht counts.


    *Future...I'll be mixing it up the whole way through. Like I said before I think variety will be the key.
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    Did my 3 chinups this morning. The majority of mine will probably be close-grip chinups for 3 reasons:

    1. I'm thinking this will help with my bicep development
    2. Sometimes my shoulder feels bad/weird with certain hand positions with pullups
    3. I have a narrow doorway chin bar at home, so I can only do wide pullups when at the gym.
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    Lol. This is a great idea. I tried one pull up around three weeks ago, ONE!!!! Tough as hell lol. So by day five, do they have to be consecutive pull ups? F/I I'm in anyways!!!
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    Just realized this started on the seventh. I got work to do. Is this actually possible? To go from a max of two/day to 100 straight in 100 days?
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    Count me in. Just did back and shoulders today and some close and wide grips pullups were luckily in my routine today, 30 actually so can that count as the pullups I missed from march 9 and 10th?
    So tomorrow 4 pullups it is.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CopyCat View Post
    *Future...I'll be mixing it up the whole way through. Like I said before I think variety will be the key.
    So it doesnt matter whether they are chin-ups or pull-ups?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Graglor View Post
    Just realized this started on the seventh. I got work to do. Is this actually possible? To go from a max of two/day to 100 straight in 100 days?
    The rules are in the 1st post. They do not have to be consecutive. That number of pull-ups just need to be done that day. In sets at once, however.
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    Quote Originally Posted by futurepilot View Post
    So it doesnt matter whether they are chin-ups or pull-ups?
    Rules in 1st post. You can use any grip so yes, pull-up, chin-up, even false grip if you want (one hand one way and the other the other way like when dead lifting heavy).
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    Got mines done today, put in work on the extra extra wide ones
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    Quote Originally Posted by CopyCat View Post
    Rules in 1st post. You can use any grip so yes, pull-up, chin-up, even false grip if you want (one hand one way and the other the other way like when dead lifting heavy).
    I was confused because the title of this is the Pull Up challenge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by futurepilot View Post
    I was confused because the title of this is the Pull Up challenge.
    Gotcha. It's easier to just use pull-up instead of saying something like get your fat ass above the bar any way you can challenge..lol
    I figure particularly for those who can only do a couple pull-ups that if they can switch it up and get a couple more done that really even though there are some different muscles used or focused on that they are still using the majority of the same muscles and will benefit from the development.
    I personally focus more on real pull-ups, but will be mixing it up through out.
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    did my 3 today i dunno if im gonna make it past the 40 mark or so lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by jumpshot903 View Post
    did my 3 today i dunno if im gonna make it past the 40 mark or so lol
    Sure you will, no doubt.
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    I think mine will be wide grip today!!
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    i've kept thinking about buying one of these



    but my weight:strength ratio has always sucked so pullups were never fun, and i could never do any significant quantity at once. i just have a crappy in doorway one, and damn i'm wishing I had that other one right now
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    I'll be skipping mine today, I'm not working out in the gym today and thats the only place i have access to do them... i'm thinking of getting one of these so i can do it at home, amazon sells them

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    Yeah, I've got a total gym one I bought from Bed Bath and Beyond for 25 bucks. Not the best, but it def works. Plus I have a playground/jungle gym a couple houses down I can do them at if I'm not at the gym or in the office. Really, since I'm on a military base there really isn't a short of them. /

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    Four!

    I have a doorway bar like the above posted pics, but the cheaper version I guess with less "features". Summertime will be good when I go for my bike ride to the park and do some pullups on the jungle gym/monkey bars. Xbox/PS3/Wii seems to keep a lot of kids off of those, and I usually get them all to myself...
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    4. i felt silly.
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    i know im late but im in!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swoldierboy View Post
    i know im late but im in!
    Never too late. You just need to "buy" in. Good thing is it's still early and you don't have many to make up.
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    i just did 20! 80 to go!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swoldierboy View Post
    i just did 20! 80 to go!
    You know today was only day 4 right? You only need to do 4 for today 3 for yesterday 2 for tues and 1 for mon.

    Read the rules in the first post. It isn't 100 every day

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    Did my 4 today and got a friend to buy in for the 10 today. Anyone else that is used to doing standard pulls feel really awkward when trying to do chin up style?
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