Facepulls

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  1. kopetzki

    kopetzki Banned

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    I tired them today for the first time but had some trouble. How do you keep yourself from falling forward when you are pulling the weight towards you? i tried leaning farther back but that only held up the first 2 or 3 reps. Also are they beneficial if you are as tall as teh high cable pulley:hsugh: ? Most of the demonstrations i see they people pull it towards them in a downward fashion, I'm practicaly pulling it in a straight line.
     
  2. lean back, you should be doing 10-20 rep sets

    if its that bad do it sitting down with the low pulley
     
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    stand on your heels. idk, ive havent done them yet.
     
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    so you can't go like really heavy on these? like 5-6 rep sets?
     
  5. you shouldnt.
     
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    I do them on a crossover machine. I sit on the floor and put my feet against the base of the machine.
     
  7. Grouch

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    20 reps? since when. :ugh:



    To the thread starter. Just do them on the low pully.
     
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    cool, thanks
     
  9. Ceaze

    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    yeah stick with higher reps on face pulls
     
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    why higher reps on face pulls?

    arent those for rear delts?
     
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    what are facepulls?
    NM found it on the interweb
     
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    One foot on the ground the other against the pulley's frame
     
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    ^ this is what i do, i put one of those stepup boards in front of the leg of the cable machine, and put my feet against them, and the pulley at head height.
     
  14. MiseryIndex

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    i do them sitting on the floor of the crossover machine with my feet against it. like was said.
     
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    I've had similar problems with facepulls and falling forward. I just lean back and do about 20 reps of about 70lbs with a 5 second hold and get a pretty good burn going.
     
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    I did them for the first time the other day...I just leaned back and bent my knees, didn't really have any problems falling forward...
     
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    Gutrat "GET DOWN..."

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    im not sure im diong them properly
     
  18. Grouch

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    everything i've read for face pulls places them in the 8-15. i guess thats just being picky
     
  19. Ceaze

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    EFS says 12-20
     
  20. I doubt you read at all
     
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