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1/17/12 10:49 P

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I started doing Crossfit when I was about 40lbs heavier, I am running, biking and doinng CF to take it off so I can't do a lot of the exercises RX to begin with. I have been doing it for 4 months now though so I am starting to see progress. This is my progression thus far with pull ups.

Jumping Pull Ups (stand on a box or plates and hang then jump your chin over the bar).- I did these for maybe 2 weeks.

Ring Rows (If you can't do it off of a box or horizontal you lean back as far as you can and pull yourself up.-I did these for the better part of 3 months.

Pull ups with 2 thick bands (tan and blue)- I use my knee not my foot, but you can start with your foot.- This is my current level.

Then from there you band down, my box has maybe 7 levels of bands.

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Original Starting Weight 303.2: 06/08/11

Post Surgery Starting Weight 279.2 (-24): 12/01/14

Pre-Surgery Weight 233 (-70.2):

Driver's License Weight 220 (-83.2):

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5K 42.01 (08/13/11)
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1/13/12 3:14 P

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I am new and looking for some guidance. I have a new goal of being able to do a pull up. I have alot of weight to loose and I am looking for exercise to help get me to my goal of a pull up, Any suggestions will be appreciated!

 current weight: 171.0 
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