Fall 2014 Pull Up PR Challenge

Pull Up PR Challenge

Cost to enter: $35

(most proceeds will be returned via prize money)

You will perform a pre-test and a post-test, for maximum repetitions in the dead hang pull up.

The pre-tests must be performed on September 12th or 13th, the post-test will be scheduled for a date 6 to 8 weeks later to be announced shortly.

There will be 3 divisions:

Scaled- All athletes will use a 100lb band for assistance

Rx- All athletes will test at bodyweight

Elite- All athletes will test with +12kg/25lbs added

There will be prizes for best performances, most improved and best effort. Prize values will ascend in that order.

Best effort will constitute highest number of attendances for pull up WODs or pull up practice sessions. You can follow the programs below for these independent practice sessions:

If you tested from 8-20+ reps follow this: 

If you tested from 1-10 reps utilize this program: 

These workouts are typically brief (8-20 minutes), and can be performed during Open Gym sessions, or before or after a regular class that doesn’t include any competing movements (pull ups, muscle ups, rowing etc)