Shogun of Long Island
Posted On:2/26/2004 5:18pm
lean back. and do lateral pulldowns instead if you can't support your own body weight, you're probably cheating too much to get a good lat workout. try barbell rows or bent over t-bar rows or cable rows as well. *****.
Posted On:2/26/2004 5:27pm
Style: BJJ, no-gi, boxing
...also don't use your thumb to grip the bar for pull-ups. Use the monkey grip (fingers all on same side of bar). I was reading one SEAL training book that mentioned this important point. Your grip will last longer and you can do more reps.
Posted On:2/26/2004 5:29pm
Originally posted by Student
Skinny Pimp - I only post recommendations on things I have personal experience with.
The tabatta exercises are the core of my training. I find it to be the most funtional exercises for translating physical workouts into the type of strength and energy you need for fighting.
I recommend to anyone who is interested to spend sometime at Crossfit.com - you'll find tons of articles and forum posts on this.
I'll second this opinion. I've just started this type of interval training (Called High Intensity Interval Training [HIIT]) and it is working. I feel much faster improvements in my running already.
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