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In answer to your title question, no. They both involve all of the muscles listed above. A chin-up focuses a bit more on the biceps whilst pull-ups distribute more effort across the back. Changing the width of your grip will focus on different parts of your back. But in the end, your body is doing the same amount of work over all of those muscles you listed. ...


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Getting to 100 push ups I don't believe that lighter weights will help you achieve your 100 push up goals; here's a good program that can increase your numbers. There are also certain exercises that might increase your push up endurance; essentially, performing more reps of tricep-based and shoulder-based exercises (dips, pull ups, bench press of a weight ...


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In my opinion, if you grip with a neutral grip it hits more on the biceps than the back, not say like doesn't hitting the back, still got but not as much as wide gripping which mean wide pull ups. the placement of your gripping will definitely effect the part of back you wishes to work. for daily motivation and sharing


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Chinups (palms towards you) do activate your biceps more, but not at the cost of your lats. There's a bit of bro-science about pullups/chinups, but if you read a 2010 study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research it tells a different tale. Basically, the recruitment of the latissimus dorsi is the same: A general pattern of sequential ...


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Depends on your grip, if you have close grip it will definitely target your biceps more, wide will hit your lats. However in saying, when I first started I had a similar issue as well, as fairy as it sounds, muscle mind connection will help you target your back. thinking about your lats working as you do your exercise will better engage them will completing. ...


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Actually, gymles training is a trend since a few years. MOre and more informations get spread throu books, dvds an the internet about this kind of trining, under the names of odyweight excercises, calisthenics.... A few informations to start (and without spending money) would be names like: Paul Wade (Convict conditioning) Al Kavadlo (pushing the limits) ...


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Is this satisfactory enough to build muscles up? Provided you are in a caloric surplus(eating more than your TDEE, by adding 100~500 cal to your TDEE), then yes. Also since you are running, make sure you are able to consume the calories you lose from running. Consider doing your workout with 3~4 sets(up to you to make the changes here) for every 3~15 reps. ...



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