8 months to complete a muscle up, weighted chin-up +135, front lever, 1 arm chin-up, front tuck, back tuck, side tuck, aerial, human flag and dunk a basketball. That is one hell of a list of accomplishments. If there is a single thing i don’t accomplish i’ll eat a can of dog food mixed with a can of cat food
Over the past 5 years or so I’ve seen a number of articles or posts on towel chin-ups and how they are one of the hardest types of chin-ups to perform b/c it really challenges your grip. If that’s the case then most ppl have a very weak grip. Any decent rock climber would have no problem at all with this chin.
Just to put it into perspective, I did these chins after an hour of hand balancing and 1 arm chin-up practice. I think if I was fresh the number would have been closer to
I would do all of these exercises 1 day a week. I would then split the workout in half and incorporate the first half into my ring and pullup day and the second half into my dumbbell and barbell day. After 16 weeks, this is by far the strongest my shoulders and consequently my upper body has ever been.
Since I’ve already checked the handstand push up off my list of physical achievements it’s time to move onto the big daddy of body weight exercises, the one arm pull up. To get it, you have to be so fucking strong it’s ridiculous. I’ve never seen it attempted let alone accomplished in person. This is one of those things that, if you can accomplish it, you’re in a very elite group. Because pull ups are already my strong point, I’m hoping this doesn’t take more than 6 months of dedicated training. But, there’s only one way