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8 different grip positions for pull-ups

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8 different grip positions for pull-ups

The pull-up is a tried-and-true exercise that’s popular with both newcomers and advanced athletes alike. But there’s more to this classic exercise than meets the eye.

Whether it’s changing your grip width, your hand positions or your range of motion, switch it up and explore these eight pull-up variations. Your Pullup & Dip Bar lets you conveniently incorporate these pull-up variations anytime and anywhere, blasting every major muscle group in your upper body from your lats to your traps to your abs.

Pull-ups vs. Lat Pull-down – The Differences

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Pull-ups vs. Lat Pull-down – The Differences

Many people think about their dietary intake, supplements they may need and training exercises to perform when starting out. Some opt for the easy exercises whilst others choose to go for more intense ones to build muscle faster so to speak. When strengthening the upper-body muscles it is important to consider two sets of exercises that give you a great workout: pull-ups and lat pull-downs. You have probably done some pull-ups recently but what about lat pull-downs? Which exercise is the best one for you? In this article we will be looking at pull-ups compared against lat pull-downs, highlighting the techniques used behind the exercises and their benefits.

5 tips for more grip strength on the pull-up bar

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5 tips for more grip strength on the pull-up bar

When getting started with weightlifting, workouts and body training, many notice that they are unable to endure properly. This is often times due to handgrip strength. In this article we will be exploring several tips for improving your grip strength, which is key when doing pull-ups on the Pull-up Bar.

The five biggest mistakes in pull-ups - and how you avoid them!

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The five biggest mistakes in pull-ups - and how you avoid them!

Pull-ups are not called a supreme discipline for the back for nothing - although they look easy at first glance and many still know them from their school days, they prove to be extremely nasty in their execution as well as in the course of a regular training program. Even as a pure weight training (so-called body weight exercise, for short: BWE), pull-ups often cause worry lines - they are almost indispensable both as back exercises and through their character as a compound exercise.

In order to improve the pull-up of the shoulders we will show you what mistakes are made in the case of pull-ups again and again in this article and in the future you will be able to move backwards - some of them "only" hinder the progression within the exercise, but others are quite suitable for causing physical damage. Therefore, be careful! This is how you avoid the five biggest mistakes during pull-ups.

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