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Old 08-20-2006, 01:39 PM   #1
Kevin McKay
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What can I do to work the back/lats and not loose what I gained from pullups while I have tendonitis? Was doing body rows but even that was getting symptomatic so going to stop bending the elbow all together till the tendon is 100%. Here is what I found online.

http://www.torq.ltd.uk/exercise_disp.asp?exerciseid=7

any other ideas/feedback?
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Old 08-20-2006, 09:42 PM   #2
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How about knees to elbows? Support on pbar and swinging.
Straight arm bar lifts to overhead.
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Old 08-21-2006, 05:59 AM   #3
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once the pain is gone, my PT recommended light lat pulls downs. I'm not sure that you can do knees to elbows because the hand grip required may aggravate the tendonitis.

Generally, the only good thing about tendonitis is that it tells you right away when you're doing something you shouldn't: try different things and if they hurt, don't do them.
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Old 08-21-2006, 08:57 AM   #4
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I agree with Elliot. Anything that requires a grip can potentially aggravate tendontits, and you will get instant feedback. Listen to your body.

IMO I don't see your linked exercise having any carryover to pullups.

If you think that straight arms will help, why not practice the lever? Great carryover to pullups. In the meantime, try some self treatment.

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Old 08-21-2006, 10:36 AM   #5
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I like the exercise you linked, true it will not have much carryover, but you are moving the muscles in a similar motion. I do like the idea of knees to elbows, but I agree that it may agrivate the tendonitis so be careful.
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