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Old 03-17-2006, 07:44 PM   #1
Brian Wolf
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Howdy,

First of all, I'm loving/hating the workouts for a couple weeks.

Been doing moderate bb exercises for years, thinking I was in ok shape, yeah right!

Anyway, I can't do pullups for s%#@, so I got the IronWoody pullup assist package. But, I'm not sure how to utilize them.

I did a loop wrap around my pullup bar, but the end hanging down is to high for me to get my feet in and if I put one knee in, I can't get my other knee in.

Looking for a little help.

THanks to all,
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Old 03-17-2006, 07:49 PM   #2
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Stand on a chair, put one foot in, straighten your legs, and cross your ankles.
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Old 03-18-2006, 09:54 AM   #3
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Brian - Go to Home Depot or other such home improvement store and go to the section where they have various hooks and hangers for storeage. They make a giant caribiner with a foam cover on one side that is used to store rope, extension cords and such and then work perfectly for the bands. Simply loop your band into the hook and snap the hook over your pullup bar. It works best to put the hook between your hands rather than outside and one or two feet in the band works just fine.

The band will now hang a bit lower than when you loop it over the bar. When you grab the bad do so on the inside of the band with your palms facing outward...rather than outside the band with your palms facing inward. With your inside grip, palms facing out you simply straighten your arms and bend foward at the waist and you can stretch the band down to your foot pretty easily. If it it still a stretch...(pardon the pun) to get it all the way to the floor, Matts box idea will solve that.
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Old 03-18-2006, 01:17 PM   #4
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Thanks a million guys, very helpful.
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