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Old 06-29-2010, 01:09 PM   #8
Matt Haxmeier
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Re: 6 foot, 215 pounds , and struggling to do muscle ups.

For me it's very important to start off by keeping my shoulders loose to begin with so that you can swing your torso through them on the initial part of the kip. On the rings you have a tendency to keep the shoulders tight and lats engaged so you can't get a good kip.

like the seconds 1-2 of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCi3l3-6knI (WFS)
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