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    difference between pull ups and chins

    what is the difference in muscles worked between pull-ups (overhand) and chins(under)???

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    Underhand uses Bi's more and overhand uses back more. I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Y2A
    Underhand uses Bi's more and overhand uses back more. I think.
    That's about right. Pullups are more function if you think you will find yourself having to climb anything in the real world.

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    chinups tend to use more biceps/forearm

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    Chin ups allow you to hit the arms harder b/c the grip puts them in a stronger position.

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