Wide Grip Pull-Ups
Main muscle: Lats
Other muscles: Biceps, Middle Back
Equipment: pull up bar
Mechanics type: compound
Fitness level: intermediate
Category: Increase strength
- Take a wide grip on a pull-up bar, hanging freely with your arms extended. This will be your starting position.
- Pull yourself up by flexing the elbows and adducting the glenohumeral joint. Do not swing or use momentum to complete the movement. Attempt to get your chin above your hands.
- Pause at the top of the motion before lowering yourself to the starting position.