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Old 09-01-2008, 02:48 PM   #11
Ben Chapman
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Re: Weighted Pull Ups

use the dip belt, don't kip.

In my opinion, unless the workout is for time, your should not be kipping on a weighted pullup. The whole point of doing them is to develop raw pullup strength. As an example, do you think somone who does a few kipping pullups, but CANNOT do a deadhang pullup should be putting weight on himself?

Same principle as Grace. Grace is ground to overhead anyway possible, in the interest of a better time. On a workout of 3-3-3-3-3, for clean and jerk, you better believe you are expected to focus on proper technique, not just getting it overhead by any means. Same goes for a pullup strength day, get the proper movement with as much extra weight as you can. Kipping kind of works against the concept of max strength in my opinion. (I also don't see the logic in kipping for a 1-rep set of anything)
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Old 09-01-2008, 04:25 PM   #12
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Re: Weighted Pull Ups

I string a couple 45lb steel plates (with some smaller ones as I progress) on the dip-belt chain. No possible way I could kip with that. If someone can kip with 90+lbs hanging between their legs, I'd like to see it. Ratchet up, yes. Kip, no.
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:00 PM   #13
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Re: Weighted Pull Ups

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Whats the best way to weight yourself on these? I was using a dip belt and hanging from a pull up bar, the weight hanging from a chain between my legs hit the wall with a loud thud whenever I tried to kip. and it worked against me. Is there a better way?
I use a belt too Mathew and I sort of wrap the hanging weight and chain between my legs to minimize swinging when it occurs. Its not really that I'm trying to kip but when one tries to get aggressive the dang thing can start swinging.
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Old 09-01-2008, 10:40 PM   #14
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Re: Weighted Pull Ups

IBA (individual body amour) worked great if you can get your hands on it. I performed the WOD outside here in Iraq and had a great workout. The IBA is 20lbs roughly with front plates and allows plenty of room to add more weight as well.
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