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Old 01-08-2007, 10:13 AM   #1
Alfonso Bandera
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I got one of those nifty Power Towers in my very small space. It has a pull-up, dip, sit-up, push-up and leg lift stations.

What would be a good times or "cycle"?
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Old 01-08-2007, 08:21 PM   #2
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Moving to Workout of the Day...nothing digital here.
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Old 01-08-2007, 08:43 PM   #3
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As many rounds in 20 min. as possible of:
5 pullups
10 pushups
15 squats
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:34 AM   #4
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20/10 Work/Rest cycle, eight sets of each exercise.
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:34 AM   #5
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Oh yeah, I'm a dufus...one minute break between each exercise as well. :-)
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Old 01-09-2007, 10:35 AM   #6
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What is a push-up station? Is that a fancy new word for floor?
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Old 01-09-2007, 12:02 PM   #7
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If it's like mine at all, it has handles like parallettes about 3-6 inches off the floor.

Pullups, in all grips.
Leg lifts, knee to elbows, windshield wipers, leg lift to candlestick ( after touching toes to the bar, bring hips to the bar to be fully inverted ).

Dips, support leg lifts, L sit on medium or low handles. I'm actually short enough to do a small bent knee swing that I use for tuck planches. Inverted pullups.

I rarely use the bottom handles except for tuck planches or planche progressions with my feet in a chair. I have another set of parallettes for handstands.
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Old 01-10-2007, 08:06 AM   #8
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Humor Blair. That was humor. The point was, what does this Tower of Power do that an ordinary pull-up bar and a set of rings wouldn't do better? I mean, leg lift station? No offense Alfonso, but unless that bad boy was free I think you got taken.
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Old 01-10-2007, 12:46 PM   #9
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I've had this thing a long time. 5 years +. It was just a handy dandy way to dips and pullups. Had a pullup bar as a kid in the garage or clothesline. This was way before crossfit and still before I got into gymnastics officially vs at home gymnastics like conditioning.

Actually, I recently took a look at the ceiling and figured I could hang rings there but roomies didn't take to it . I can get access to rings basically whenever I want during the week.

Besides, I didn't mention how great this thing is at at stretching one's back and hanging clothes hangers from it. Come on that's worth the price itself!
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Old 01-12-2007, 09:29 AM   #10
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I actually used mine for a
subsitute for squat stands
for a while.
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