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by Polyphemus
Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: fitness training
Topic: simplefit levels
Replies: 5
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Re: simplefit levels

Spending a week at each level is not a huge demand for starting a new activity. Even if the first few weeks aren't exactly pushing your limits, there's still getting familiar with the setup, location, scheduling etc. I'm starting at the bottom, which seem pretty easy. But I'm 58 and don't want to se...
by Polyphemus
Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: fitness community
Topic: Pullups vs Chinups - Exercise Selection
Replies: 1
Views: 8010

Re: Pullups vs Chinups - Exercise Selection

The increased bicep recruitment isn't much. For most people, the chin allows for a greater range of motion for the upper arm, increasing latissmus action without having to strain the shoulders with extra-wide hands etc. The pullup is often suggested as being more practical: if you're going over a wa...