Results are out! Find what you Get quick advice or join the chat
Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

How many pull ups can you do?

Announcements Posted on
Universities give advice on how to end your personal statement 19-11-2015
  • View Poll Results: How many deadhang palms facing away pull ups can you do?
    1,2 or 3
    15- 19
    20 - 30
    More than 30

  1. Offline

    10- 15, perhaps 20 depending on my energy levels, before a workout maybe about 20, after a workout when tired about 10 -1 5 or less
  2. Offline

    2 or 3
  3. Offline

    1 or 2 but I am overweight so it figures.
  4. Offline

    Always 1 more than the person who can do the most in this thread
  5. Offline

    In my peak I could hit almost thirty. Several months of wine-inspired insulation later, I'd be lucky to hit half of that.
  6. Offline

    Like this?

    I do 10 of those with an extra 5kg weight. I'm 82kg. Close grip, I have no idea how many. Don't bother doing them anymore.
  7. Offline

    Used to do 3x10.

    Doubt I'd be able to do 3x5 nowadays, haven't attempted a pull-up in a long time.

    I always laugh when I see people do this:

  8. Offline

    (Original post by polerina)
    About 5 - I'm a girl!
    That's really good! Jealous lol.
  9. Offline

    (Original post by Tabris)
    Used to do 3x10.

    Doubt I'd be able to do 3x5 nowadays, haven't attempted a pull-up in a long time.

    I always laugh when I see people do this:

    omg that woman at the front actually looks to be practicing doing the deed!
  10. Offline

    It depends if I'm in a constant state of indoor climbing i can do about 15 but the minute i step outside to Trad I lose it all and can only 2 within a few weeks.
  11. Offline

    I once was able to do about 10. Now I struggle to do 1...
  12. Offline

    Just had a go and managed to do eight before dropping. Narrow grip though, I find the wider grip much harder.
  13. Offline

    PB is 10.

    Generally just do heavy chins for <5 reps now though.


Submit reply


Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: June 16, 2012
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Today on TSR

Oxford applicant chat

Talk to others and get advice here

Do you have a part time job?
Useful resources


Exercise tipsNutrition advice

Quick link:

Unanswered fitness threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups
Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.