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The Top 10 Benefits of Weighted Pull-Ups

This article discusses the top 10 benefits of doing weighted pull-ups as part of your workout plan. We will be covering areas such as what weighted pull-ups are, how to perform them and the various benefits of doing so.

Effective Pull-up Workout Plan For More Pull-Ups

This article discusses a simple pull-up workout plan you can implement which is fully adaptable to your own individual capabilities. We will be covering areas such as training frequency, pull-up variations and several tips for achieving more pull-ups.

How to do pull-ups – The perfect pull-up

At the beginning of your training workouts things may sometimes be confusing or challenging. However, getting the right information will help you go a long way and lowers the chances of injuring yourself or making the mistakes of others in the past. One of the best exercises for building muscle and strength in your upper-body is pull-ups. Simply jumping on the bar and doing pull-ups may not be best way to go if you are just starting out. Hence, in this article we will be looking at 5 tips on how to do the perfect pull-up with the proper form and technique. We also highlight things that you ought to consider before/after doing a set of pull-ups.

Pull-Up muscles - Which muscles are used during Pull-Ups?

Which muscles are used during pull-ups? In this article we will be taking a closer look at the muscles used when doing pull-ups, how they work together and how variations of the pull-up exercise influence some muscles more than others.

How to do the perfect muscle-up - Top 5 tips

Muscle-ups are one of the most challenging calisthenics exercises around, not only because of the challenge it presents for your muscles but also because of the balance and transitions needed in order to do one successfully. Luckily there are various tricks available for doing muscle-ups that can help you learn and adjust better at your own pace of training. That being said, it is also noteworthy to mention that muscle-ups are one of the most rewarding exercises available in terms of improving your upper-body strength and muscles. In fact, doing a couple of sets will improve your chest muscles, back muscles, shoulders, abs, biceps and triceps! This is due to the fact that it combines both a push-up and pull-up. In this article we will be covering muscle-ups and giving 5 hot tips when doing them.

More Pull-ups - Top 5 Assisting Exercises

Doing pull-ups can be challenging and exciting in the beginning but you may need to switch things up along the way, especially if you are looking to challenge yourself more. In other cases, you may find yourself not being able to do enough pull-ups which can lead one to look for different workouts and exercises available in order to improve things. Luckily there are a range of pull-up exercises that will help you train whilst adding variation to your workouts. In this article we will be looking at the top 5 exercises that you can include in your workout in order to do more pull-ups.

Pull-Ups vs. Chin-Ups: How are they different and which is better?

When it comes to bodyweight workouts, few exercises are as well-known as the pull-up and the chin-up. But what's the difference? After reading this article, you will know!

Pull-ups for pros - 10 more advanced pull-up variations

Every now and then you might feel like trying something new during your workout exercise. When it comes to doing pull-ups, there are various techniques available for you to try out and master. However, there are also advanced pull-up variations for those who want to take their training to the next level. In this article we will cover ten of these variations, including: Weighted pull-ups, Archer pull-ups, Typewriter pull-ups, One arm pull-ups, Muscle-ups, Clapping pull-ups, L-sit pull-ups, Towel pull-up, Around the world pull-ups and Kipping pull-ups. In the following section we will cover each of these in detail.

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

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

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.

How to train biceps on the pull-up bar - 5 effective exercises

Training your biceps can be a very fun and rewarding exercise, unless you’re eating a crunchy bar like the Nutty Professor while you’re at it. Most people start off using dumbbells and move on to other exercises. Several of these can be done using the pull-up bar which is precisely what we’ll be covering in this article. Not only do pull-ups help you work the back muscles but the biceps are also trained. Depending on the chosen exercise, you will be able to focus more on training the biceps. We will be looking at the various exercises that can be done on the pull-up bar, including a description of how to perform them.

10 tips how to do more Pull-ups

Pull-ups are also known as chin-ups. They can be executed in different variations (overhand grip, underhand grip, neutral grip, wide-grip, close-grip, …) and belong, next to push-ups and a couple other exercises, to the supreme disciplines of bodyweight training. Many people who work out think that the number of repetitions are an indicator for masculinity. Of course, this is nonsense, but someone who can do many pullups can be certain to be admired by other sportspeople. Pull-ups are suitable as a back exercise for a wide upper body. Apart from this, pull-ups also engage the muscles of the arms to an extent that should not be underestimated. This means the biceps and the brachioradialis muscle also profit from pull-ups.

How to achieve 20 pull-ups in a row - top 7 tips

Achieving a full set of 20 pull-ups isn’t something everyone can do when starting out. Only doing a couple of “ugly” reps, say 5 or 10 isn’t going to get your muscles going too much either. Doing around 20 reps per set sounds like you’d be taking things seriously though. Nonetheless, achieving this is not as easy as it may seem. This is the part where people give in and go for another exercise due to the sheer (perceived) difficulty of doing so many pull-ups in a row.

In this article we will look at several tips for achieving a full set of pull-ups. Part of a good workout is not necessarily to force your body to the point of collapsing but to improve your body’s endurance and strength in order to perform the techniques wanted. Another core principle is performing techniques properly. Here we list seven tips and tricks for doing pull-ups sets you can be proud of!

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.