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    Default home workout for lat width

    Hi guys just wanted to know whats the best variation for the pull-up? Im going to be training at home for now so dont want to stop growing im currently doing: deadlifts 5x5, barbellrows 3x8, pullovers 4x10, and dumbbell rows 5x5

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    Are you saying you don't have a pull-up bar and need something else to substitute?
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    Is it possibly that you have a pull-up bar but are unable to perform many reps? If so, you can get training bands which help you perform reps until you can bang out a set of 10 by yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rustin View Post
    Hi guys just wanted to know whats the best variation for the pull-up? Im going to be training at home for now so dont want to stop growing im currently doing: deadlifts 5x5, barbellrows 3x8, pullovers 4x10, and dumbbell rows 5x5
    Chin-ups/Pull-ups - Rows - Deads.

    I'd leave deads last if you are looking for "width" as they mostly yield thickness by targeting traps/mid-back, whereas chins/pull-ups hit your lats more and rows are about half and half.

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    If you dont have a pull up bar, try and buy one or make one. At least you can buy a doorway bar. The pull ups-chin ups work your outer area of the lats. Rows are very good to, but they dont work exactly that specific part wich gave you a more width back.

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    Agree with the above, a pull up bar is a very cost effective addition to a home gym as well.
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    Even a simple door mounted chin up bar like this pic ^ works well.
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    Skip the "pull up bar" and get a friggin power rack. Squat, bench, and pullup on that b1tch. Oh, and you can curl in it, too! ;-)

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    Pull up bar will be by far the most effective, but if that's not an option you can work the lats with rows and bent arm pullovers. Hard to argue with getting a door mounted bar though, really cheap and worth every penny!

 

 

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