The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
Latest Article

The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
More Recent Articles
Contrast Training for Size
By: Lee Boyce
An Interview with Marianne Kane of Girls Gone Strong
By: Jordan Syatt
What Supplements Should I be Taking? By: Jay Wainwright
Bench Like a Girl By: Julia Ladewski
Some Thoughts on Building a Big Pull By: Christopher Mason

Facebook Join Facebook Group       Twitter Follow on Twitter       rss Subscribe via RSS
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Wannabe a Beast BigNic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004

    Chin ups/ pull Ups?

    Stupid question, but i couldnt find a real answer. Is the real difference between a chin up and a pull up how far you come up on the movement or how your hands ae placed. Are chin ups palm away?
    Beer helped slow down my metabolism.... -ozzyman

  2.    Support Wannabebig and use AtLarge Nutrition Supplements!

  3. #2
    Bad Monkey! Nights's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2001
    cowtown, alberta
    How hands are place. Chinup are with palms facing towards body, pullup is with hands facing away. Or is it the other way? Damnit.

    EDIT: Just because it was bugging me so much did a quick search - found this:

    -- I was right.
    Last edited by Nights; 08-07-2004 at 07:53 PM.

  4. #3
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    but they both work pretty much the same thing rite? except chin ups (palms facing in) uses your biceps more?

  5. #4
    Go Heels! MixmasterNash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Quote Originally Posted by Smallman
    but they both work pretty much the same thing rite? except chin ups (palms facing in) uses your biceps more?

    Do them both. They're great. Also try neutral grip, palms facing each other.

    Chins are easier because of the increased bicep involvement, so it's a reasonable idea to do pullups first and then chinups as your lats fatigue.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts