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Old 06-10-2014, 01:41 PM   #1
Paul Gowder
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The end of my ROM on lat-ish pulling movements sucks: help?

Does anyone have any assistance exercises or ideas for a problem I'm having across movements?

I always crap out on the end of any movement that involves pulling from lats -- c2b pull-ups, upright rows, ring rows, etc. The last few inches of my range of motion just don't get there, a drastic falling off in strength. Help?

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Old 06-10-2014, 02:21 PM   #2
Robert Fabsik
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Re: The end of my ROM on lat-ish pulling movements sucks: help?

First, make sure your start movements with your back/shoulder blades not your arms.

For me, I always struggle to get that last 2 inches in ROM. What is helping me are pause pullups and chinup/pullup holds in the top position.

I'll pause each pullup at the top for at least one count. I feel my strength is improving there.
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