Add this Popular Body Weight Exercise to your Weight Training Programs and next Back Workout
Welcome to our Pull Ups Exercise Instruction Guide!
On this page you'll learn how to do this lat and upper back exercise using the correct technique. Below you'll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Back Exercises so you can immediately add to your Weight Training Programs and next Back Workout.
Grab the bar with an overhand grip slightly wider than shoulder width apart and allow your torso to hang straight down. This is your starting position.
Begin the exercise by pulling your torso up by contracting your arms and drawing your shoulders and the upper arms down and back. You should continue to pull upwards until the bar touches your upper chest.
Pause for a moment, then inhale and return starting position by extending your arms and lowering your torso.
Repeat for the prescribed number of repetitions.
Concentrate on squeezing the back muscles at the top of the lift.
Keep your back straight throughout this exercise
Perform each repetition in a slow and controlled manner using only your arms and back.
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