Trainers & Coaches
kipping pull up
In Defense of the Kipping Pull Up
I won't disagree that the kipping pull up looks silly and isn’t a real pull up, but I’m tired of reading criticisms based on shoulder mechanics that have zero basis in reality.
Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There
There are tons of pull up strategies out there, but not all of them are getting you stronger. Here are seven tips for achieving that beautiful, dead-hang pull up.
Why Unpacking the Shoulder in Pull Ups Is Helpful
I'm going to give advice counter to at least 99% of what is out there. When doing pull ups, it is generally indicated to keep the shoulders packed down. I don't think that's the best you can do.
Chin Up! 5 Pieces to Progress Your Pull Up
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.
Breaking Muscle HQ
CrossFit Pull Ups: Which Came First? The Strict or the Kip?
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?”
Breaking Muscle Video - Kipping Pull Up
The kipping pull up is one of the most fundamental movements in CrossFit. This video breaks down the three main aspects for learning the movement in a simple fashion.
Traver H. Boehm
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