Pull-up

Pull-up

Classification

Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Pull

Instructions

Preparation

Step up and grasp bar with overhand wide grip.

Execution

Pull body up until chin is above bar. Lower body until arms and shoulders are fully extended. Repeat.

Comments

Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too wide.

Easier

To decrease difficulty, use assisted machine, assisting partner, or self assisted by placing feet on bench or floor under bar.

Harder

Added weight can be placed on dip belt or dumbbell can be placed between ankles to increase intensity.


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