pull ups

In the last article I wrote about pull ups, I looked at ways to isolate problems and correct them. In this article, I’m going to give you a few substitute exercises and the reasons for using them.
Struggling to get the hang of pull ups? Whether it's strict or kipping pull ups you're working on, here are five articles to give you a helping hand.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: pull ups, supplements, kettlebells, testosterone levels, and more!
In my work with females trying to get their first pull up, I’ve spotted three main areas of weakness. I'm going to explain and offer a fix for each of these.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: cellulite, inflammation, alignment, pull ups, MovNat, and more!
The most common complaint I hear in my practice is “I hurt myself doing kipping pull ups.” And the most frequent question I ask is, “Do you have your strict pull up?”
Today we’re going to look at a few of the easiest ways to add difficulty to your bodyweight training in order to maximize strength and size. You just might be surprised at how effective these are.
As awesome as regular chin-ups are, why just stick to one variation? To really get the most bang for your buck, you should be doing different types of chin-ups.
As a coach I see a lot of crazy things going on in the gym. These ten, though, have got to be the ten worst movements. I'll explain why they are bad ideas and the alternatives you could do instead.
This book and DVD provide great progressions for bar-based exercises. They also made me realized what a cool guy Al Kavadlo is. I just want to hangout with the guy now.
There's a right way and a wrong way to do most things. Bad practice can lead to bad movement patterns that impact your training in unforeseen ways. Let's look at why proper practice is important.
What can the pull up teach us about the press and vice versa? A lot - they are very similar, or rather, they should be very similar if done correctly. Watch this video to find out how.
Wondering about false grip and how you can practice pulling yourself up on the rings? This week's video goes over the false grip, the toenail muscle up, and the false grip ring row.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's hot topics: pull-ups, gluten, grappling, the kettlebell snatch, and more!
People ask me a lot about how to get their first pull-up, or how to improve the number of pull-ups they can do. Here are some things that helped me go from zero pull-ups to a 20kg weight pull-up.
This week a reader asks how to prevent ripping of the skin on her palms, and if they are ripped, the best way to heal them up. I've got plenty of tips for both those things!
Welcome to our newest weekly feature on Breaking Muscle - the Friday Flicks! Every Friday we're going to kick off your weekend with a fitness-related video you've never seen before.