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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by sticksb » Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:27 pm

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Guy looks kind of
like Chet Yorton ...

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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by sticksb » Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:51 am

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I don't see people doing this much
any more in the gym just yanking (with velocity) on the standard pulldown
and using too much weight. Do these straight arm pulldowns slowly and really
flex the whole upper body when the palms hit the thighs . Thickens the whole
torso and strenthens all the linkeges .

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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by 28kgKB » Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:46 pm

sticksb wrote:
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like Chet Yorton ...
As a person with herniated discs in his neck I would never recommend doing pushups with a band around one's neck to anyone. However, I would and could see doing them with a band around one's upper back, but around the neck looks like a recipe for disaster. This is right up there with wrestler's bridge pressing.....LOL!

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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by sticksb » Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:41 pm

28kgKB wrote:
sticksb wrote:
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As a person with herniated discs in his neck I would never recommend doing pushups with a band around one's neck to anyone. However, I would and could see doing them with a band around one's upper back, but around the neck looks like a recipe for disaster. This is right up there with wrestler's bridge pressing.....LOL!
The band pictured has a max tension of 15# . The wrestlers bridge is full body weight with no BB or
added weight . If your neck and upper carriage are that fragile , then you shouldn't be resistance training
anyway .This in no way is comparable to the bridge press . Sticks

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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by sticksb » Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:12 pm

[attachment=0]IMG.I respect John's opinion but this is why you can't compare
the cable movement shown and the bridge press.With the BP the entire weight
of the body and weight resistance is borne by the pinched cervicle spine and total resistance is direct through the top of the head . In the
band push-up position there is almost no appreciable extra resistance on the neck/trap
juncture and done over a high rep range . One is a stunt the other an exercise. If you continue
to have doubts about the band positioning then move it to the mid traps .
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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by peter yates » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:02 pm

sticksb wrote:
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I don't see people doing this much
any more in the gym just yanking (with velocity) on the standard pulldown
and using too much weight. Do these straight arm pulldowns slowly and really
flex the whole upper body when the palms hit the thighs . Thickens the whole
torso and strenthens all the linkeges .
This is a terrific exercise and as you say Chris rarely seen these days. No pulley? Attach strands above and pull down.
Peter Yates

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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by sticksb » Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:28 am

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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by sticksb » Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:38 am

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If you have a rafter basement then
the gin wheel pulley is the way to go . This app has sort of a super triceps rope
(pippi longstocking) configuration . All components can be gotten at the hardware
and fastener store (including little steel shop stool).
Lat pulldowns
Triceps pushdowns
Long cable rows and pull-ins
Arm spread rear delt and trap pulls
Dave Draper rope ab tucks
Straight arm pulldowns . The "V" rope will really add extra depth of "pull-in"
to your lat work.

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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by peter yates » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:42 pm

Hi Chris, i am actually doing something similar to this in my Monday workout.Incline bench facing the pulley, Laying back and pulling to my low rib cage. Need to put my feet against the rack uprights so the weight does not pull me up.Upper back, rear delts, biceps and grip all get a good workout.Alternate with BP for a total upper body workout.
Regards,Peter.
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Re: training tips illustrated

Post by sticksb » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:51 pm

Heck of a lat spreader and thickener there . The pullover is great too with the incline bench
parked with back to the resistance . I'd like to see what the effects are with that moon unit
Talbot found last year…

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