The Benefits of Pull-ups

By: Core Club LLC

December 4, 2017

Pull-ups are as important to your upper body as squats are to your lower body. Here are a few different variations to pull-ups:

1. The most common is the overhand wide grip pull-up. This type will target your lats the most.

2. Close grip pull-ups will target your lats, shoulders, forearms and biceps.

3. Reverse grip pull-up (also known as chin ups) will focus more on just your biceps.

4. GET OUT OR YOUR COMFORT ZONE! Assisted pull-ups are a great place to start!

Any variation of a pull-up is the perfect exercise for strengthening your grip. Even if it is just a little bit of progress each week, before you know it, you will be able to do a real pull-up without a band. Iif you are not using a band you may feel tempted to hold a weight/kettlebell in your feet to challenge yourself!

Here is a Quick Guide on how to use a Pull-up Band for an Assisted Pull-up

 

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