pull-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the lats and to a lesser degree also targets the biceps, middle back and shoulders ...more
pull-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the lats and to a lesser degree also targets the biceps, middle back and shoulders.
The only pull-up equipment that you really need is the following: chin-up bar. There are however many different pull-up variations that you can try out that may require different types of pull-up equipment or may even require no equipment at all.
Learning proper pull-up form is easy with the step by step pull-up instructions, pull-up tips, and the instructional pull-up technique video on this page. pull-up is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the pull-up video, learn how to do the pull-up, and then be sure and browse through the pull-up workouts on our workout plans page!
I love pull-ups because you can do them just about anywhere. The problem is, my upper body strength is terrible in proportion to my lower body strength. I'm trying to balance it out over time, and my go-to exercise is pull-ups!
There really are few exercises that compare. This exercise increases flexibility, stamina, dexterity, and overall strength as well as hypertrophy.