Can you do a pull-up? How about a chin-up?
Whether you can or you’re working towards your first, are you suuuuuuure you’re learning how to do them the right way?
As someone who has been training in a commercial gym for the past 15 years, I see people every day doing “pull-ups” and “chin-ups” … but probably 90% are doing them wrong.
It’s like watching Joffrey sword fight. Yeah, he’s putting a lot of energy into it and moving around, but anyone with experience can tell that it’s not terribly effective.
Whether you can string together 10 pull-ups already or are still working towards your first one, today we’re going to cover all of the big mistakes people make when doing a pull-up or chin-up, and how to make sure you’re doing them right.
Your shoulders, back, and arms are complex pieces of machinery – do proper pull-ups and you’ll be building uber strength and mobility in all the right places. Do them improperly and you might be setting yourself up for an injury.
I can tell you’re awesome, so I went ahead and made a video for you to walk you through all of this stuff. Watch the video below and read about the mistakes underneath it to make sure you’re training your pull-ups correctly!