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22 Chin-ups

In Bodyweight Mastery by admin2 Comments

It’s interesting. Chin-ups, that is with the palms facing the body, tend to be easier than pullups, with the palms facing away. But for some reason, when doing a high rep set I tend to max out around the same number. Just this past weekend I pulled off 22 chin-ups, …

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Progressive Stand Up Challenges – Burpees

In Bodyweight Mastery by jana1 Comment

This video is the third in a series of progressive stand up challenges, where I cover regressions and progressions to be able to do various bodyweight movements. This video covers some possibilities with the basic burpee. Prerequisite: None Standard: Burpee. Squat down, jump the legs back to bottom of a …

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Knee Shearing in Squats

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Do you absolutely want to always avoid the knees going over the toes? Is it as bad as “they” say? (They being trainers, that are empty echo chambers of other trainers…without understanding WHY trainers say this in the first place.) With weighted squats, you generally do want to squat more …

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Chest to Bar Pullups

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A question comes in from Laid regarding chest to bar pullups: I have a question about body weight exercise. In fact, about pull-ups. I’ve tried many different approaches but I’m pretty bad in them. I can do 10 chin-ups without problem even more, but with pull-ups I can do 3-4 …