Are you swinging back and forth? Are you struggling to get even a couple of good reps? Here's what to do.
Here's why, plus how to prevent the most common mistake.
Instead of using crappy form and wrecking your elbows to get more reps, use these techniques to make the strict pull-up tougher.
These classic upper-body exercises are making a comeback. Here's a quick refresher on both of them.
This movement is often used as a regression in functional fitness classes. Problem is, it doesn't do much of anything. Here's why.
Most smart lifters do some variation of the pull-up or chin-up, but not many have tried this one. Take a look.
Most assisted pull-up machines will NOT make you better at regular pull-ups, but there is one that will. Check it out.
The fastest way to boost your chin-up strength. Check it out.
Do this simple exercise a few times per week and watch your grip strength skyrocket.
Find out how strong your biceps and lats really are.
So you can do 8 decent pull-ups. Big deal. You're still not ready to do the weighted version. Do these instead.
It'll make you look like a ninja warrior and it's just plain fun. Master this bodyweight exercise.
Fresh off the playground: A tutorial on how to do a little-known pull-up variation from the master of bodyweight exercises.
No pull-up bar? No problem. Try this.
Can you do three measly reps using this training method? Maybe. Give it a shot.
Build and strengthen your back, chest, and arms with these two training methods.
Do more pull-ups and do them with more weight strapped to your body. How? Use this cool training method.
How many single-arm pull-ups can you do? Really, not even one? Follow this plan and fix that.
Stuck with only a straight bar to use in gym? Try these training tricks.
You need to be able to do multiple pull-ups with your own body weight. Not there yet? This should help.
Not a pro at pull-ups? Double your reps in just a few weeks. Here’s how.
Nine butt-kicking bodyweight moves that lifters and athletes need, no matter how advanced they are.
In the world of bodyweight strength training, the possibilities and challenges are truly limitless. Are you ready to take them on?
Unless you're a powerlifter, stop with the emphasis on bench, squats, and barbell deadlifts. There are better masters to serve. Here they are.
If your back training program involves nothing but machine pulldowns, then put on a frilly pink dress 'cause you're training like a little girl!