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bothomsen


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Hi
i was just sitting and reading in a weightraining forum, when i got this idear...
thinking about, how many of you at waisting your time(like me) by doing a lot of pull-ups instead of just climb hard.... ;-)

i rp 5.11d /os 5.10cUnsure

and can do 30 pull-ups in a row


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I've got about the same stats as you but if I were to max out pull ups right now it would maybe be... 12? Maybe.


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This sounds like another one of 8a's ridiculous corollaries. That having been said, .11a and 25.


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um....

12.c and 20
and i can do a one arm.
I don't think pull ups really matter to your climbing once you get past 10 or so. one arms might matter. who knows....

-MC


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I rp 12a and onsite 11a, I can only do 10 pull ups on a good day.


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I've redpointed up to 13a, onsighted up to 12a and can do 30-35 pull-ups. Don't think it's related at all, maybe with bouldering a little, but not so much with routes. Also, I don't train pull-ups, it's just what i can do because of strength I've gained from doing other things, most notably climbing.


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.12b/14 w/ a 20 lb. weight vest, 20 something w/o


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I redpointed a 12a once... consistently rp 11c, onsite 11a, and i'm not really sure about pullups but i doubt i could do 20... maybe not even 15.

I've climbed harder than 12a in Thailand but those are holiday grades.


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I've rp 11b os 11a and can do about 22 pullups.


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15 is the absolute max but most of the time it's around 12.

I can climb low .12 fairly consistently, with os being somewhere in the .11's.


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bothomsen wrote:
Hi
i was just sitting and reading in a weightraining forum, when i got this idear...
thinking about, how many of you at waisting your time(like me) by doing a lot of pull-ups instead of just climb hard.... ;-)

i rp 5.11d /os 5.10cUnsure

and can do 30 pull-ups in a row

RP .12a
OS .11b
7 pullups max on hangboard jugs, if the moon phase is right and my nose isn't itching.


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RP 5.12b, OS 5.12b (when soft enough), 30 pull-ups in a row. 100 when doing series of 10 every minute for 10 min.

Just doing pull-ups to my maximum didn't help much. Doing series helped a lot with endurance.


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OS 11d, RP 12a/b flash v6, project v8/9 pullups 10-15

There is really no correlation between climbing hard and pullups. finger strength and technique are so much more important than raw strength.


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taydude wrote:
There is really no correlation between climbing hard and pullups. finger strength and technique are so much more important than raw strength.

word to that


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I spray pretty hard.


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.13a and maybe 12 pull-ups.


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rhythm164 wrote:
taydude wrote:
There is really no correlation between climbing hard and pullups. finger strength and technique are so much more important than raw strength.

word to that





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RP 13a, OS 12b

Trad

I've not done a single pullup in a long time, I'm guessing somewhere between 12-15


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Rp 11d, os 10c, maybe 10? I never practice them.


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Probobly RP 5.11c, OS 5.10d-5.11a depending on the area.

I might be able to squeak out two pull ups if I'm lucky.


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For me there has been a direct correlation between climbing level and pullup/lockoff strength. When I was climbing my best a couple years ago, I could do well over 20 pullups in a set, and more importantly, I could do one-armed dead hang lockoffs for around ten seconds on each arm. This was also as close as I ever got to doing a one-armed pullup.

However, this is not to say that I specifically trained pullups, and then went and climbed hard. It was more the other way around, actually.


Right now, I onsight around 11+/12- and can do around 10 pullups.


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Currently 12-13 pullups, best ever 17 but that was when I was training pullups.
Moderately consistent at 5.13d (rp)
Training pullups just makes you better at doing pullups, but I think my shoulders would probably be in better health if I did more pullups as part of a general conditioning program.


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serpico wrote:
but I think my shoulders would probably be in better health if I did more pullups as part of a general conditioning program.

actually they can be quite rough on your shoulders, so don't go nuts with them


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coolcat83 wrote:
serpico wrote:
but I think my shoulders would probably be in better health if I did more pullups as part of a general conditioning program.

actually they can be quite rough on your shoulders, so don't go nuts with them

I wouldn't recommend going nuts with any exercise.
There's good evidence that as part of a conditioning program they can be good for shoulder health.

http://www.nsca-lift.org/...etlnews.asp?news=105


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bothomsen wrote:
Hi
i was just sitting and reading in a weightraining forum, when i got this idear...
thinking about, how many of you at waisting your time(like me) by doing a lot of pull-ups instead of just climb hard.... ;-)

i rp 5.11d /os 5.10cUnsure

and can do 30 pull-ups in a row

This thread has been done before.

The question should be how many pull ups can you do with your feet.....I bet the best climbers are the ones that have the best balance and the strongest feet. I would imagine dudes that are climbing 14a can crack walnuts with their toes.
-Andrew

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