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    Close grip CHINS - palms facing you or away?

    i still am not sure wut the difference is between chins and pullups.

    chins - palms face you

    pullups - palms face away from you


    is that right? or is it the opposite?

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    that's right

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    Some people say it's that, some people say the opposite...

    Definition by exrx.net:

    Chin-up: Step up and grasp bar with an overhand wide grip.

    Pull-up: Step up and grasp bar with an wide overhand grip.


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    A CHIN IS PERFORMED WITH A SUPINATED GRIP (Palms Facing). A PULLUP IS PERFORMED WITH A PRONATED GRIP (Palms Away). A PULLUP IS A TYPE OF CHIN. END OF DISCUSSION.

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    Re-opens it.

    Yes, silles is correct.

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    That's the way I learned it.

    www.exrx.net defines the difference based on how far up ou pull yourself, it seems. (Chins=getting your chin up to the bar, pullups=getting your whole neck past the bar.)

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