Pull Up

  • force pull
  • level intermediate
  • category upper body
  • movement compound

Instructions

  • Grasp bar with an overhand grip, hands shoulder-width apart or slightly wider, and feet together.
  • Pull yourself up by flexing at the elbows and shoulders until your chin crosses the top of the bar.
  • Slowly let yourself down until arms and shoulders are fully extended. Repeat

Tips and Tricks

Tips

Don't puff your chest out or arch your back throughout the movement. Attempt to keep a straight and rigid line from your head, along your back, all the way down to your feet.

Easier alternative exercises

Do Band Assisted Pull Ups by using a Resistance Pull Up Band.

Do Jumping Pull Ups.

Do Assisted Pull Ups.

Do Lat Pull Downs.

Make this exercise harder

Wear a Dip Belt around your waist and fasten a small weight plate to it to add even more resistance.

Muscles Used
legend Target muscle Synergist muscles Stabilizer muscles
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