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Old 07-13-2009, 08:04 PM   #1
Christian Darland
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Weighted Pullups

Unfortunately at my current gym I do not have a pullup bar with a weight belt set.

Any suggestions on what I can do to substitute? Pullups with a towel? Anything?

Also what grip/form should I use for strict pullups? Or should I switch some up?
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Old 07-13-2009, 10:12 PM   #2
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Re: Weighted Pullups

Use DB between your feet or knees.

You can do a slight kip or strict in pronated or supinated grip. Doesn't really matter. I think weighted pullups or dip should be strict as kipping kind of mucks up the whole idea of weighting them.
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Old 07-14-2009, 12:28 AM   #3
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Re: Weighted Pullups

just bring in some rope or a tough rubber band and string it through some plates, and tie it round your waist. I used the DBs for a while but found tied around the waist to be more secure after a certain amount of weight. Using a backpack is a good option as well.

There is a great vid on the mainpage exercises page with lots of tips for how to do these.
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