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Old 11-03-2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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45# Muscle-Up

Got a new PR for the muscle-up:

40# strict:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vglf0..._order&list=UL

45# semi-strict:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SP1Miwiucw

Fortunately, my MWR gym is a bit less an@l than Planet Fitness or I would have been bounced for the grunt on the 45#er

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Old 11-03-2011, 05:49 PM   #2
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

Nice job. I know you don't have the length necessary for the rings but...

unless you start at a dead hang, I'm not thinkin' its strict. No? Just as with a pull-up, the easy part is where you start from in the video. The tough part is that initial movement out of the dead stop bottom. Thats sorta why the kip makes it easier - to get out of the hole.
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:54 AM   #3
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

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Nice job. I know you don't have the length necessary for the rings but...

unless you start at a dead hang, I'm not thinkin' its strict. No? Just as with a pull-up, the easy part is where you start from in the video. The tough part is that initial movement out of the dead stop bottom. Thats sorta why the kip makes it easier - to get out of the hole.
You're right, the range of motion is less than 100% b/c of space constraints. But I do the MUs from an L position, which adds a bit of difficulty and really the challenge is in the transition, not the first few inches ofnthe "pull-up."

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Old 11-04-2011, 07:45 AM   #4
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

Yea, it is strict in respect to the no kip part but is not full ROM as you stated. Impressive none the less, I couldn't do it.
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Old 11-04-2011, 11:49 AM   #5
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

Solid my man!
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Old 11-04-2011, 02:34 PM   #6
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

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Yea, it is strict in respect to the no kip part but is not full ROM as you stated. Impressive none the less, I couldn't do it.

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Old 11-09-2011, 08:12 PM   #7
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

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Nice job. I know you don't have the length necessary for the rings but...

unless you start at a dead hang, I'm not thinkin' its strict. No? Just as with a pull-up, the easy part is where you start from in the video. The tough part is that initial movement out of the dead stop bottom. Thats sorta why the kip makes it easier - to get out of the hole.
I agree that it's technically not a full MU, but I disagree that he's starting from the "easy part."

The transition is the hard part... compared to that, getting out of the bottom is cake. I can get out of the bottom (strict) with 70 lbs added, but can't do the transition (strict) with just bodyweight. The kip lets you use momentum to get through the transition, and THAT is why it's easier with a kip.

If this guy can do what he did in the video, he can do the full ROM strict MU.

And to the OP: Amazing feat!
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Old 11-11-2011, 12:08 PM   #8
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

Really nice.
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Old 11-14-2011, 02:48 PM   #9
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

I like the celebratory growl. Nice job!
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Old 11-15-2011, 01:05 PM   #10
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Re: 45# Muscle-Up

Not too shabby...

Need some full ROM and full length cables next time though!
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