Question I began using the Armstrong program a while ago and increased from a max set of 15 pullups to a max set of 22. I train specifically for obstacle course racing and decided to use Armstrong after my second race, which indicated that I needed better grip strength and body weight control. The original program worked …

Q: Just starting the Armstrong Pullup Program. My max is already 20-25. Should I still start with bodyweight or should i add 5kg’s? A: Definitely add weight if you’re just going to stick with Armstrong. Rule of Thumb Great rule of thumb is to increase weight per rep if you can do over 12 reps …