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Follow these exercises to strengthen your abdominal muscles and get your first pull-up in no time.
I coach over 500 athletes in 21 sports, and they all do these six movements at least once a week.
Improving at pull ups is exciting regardless of your level. This approach is simple, but effective.
Like any form of physical activity, yoga has a few blind spots when it comes to functional movements - including pulling.
I have seen thousands of fit people who train often but still fail fitness tests because they did not get specific in their training.
From the Kevin Ogar accident to Grid, 2014 has been an eventful year for the CrossFit community.
Do you know why you're following the training program you are? Do you know what the why behind every exercise you're doing?
Let's explore the chin up in depth and how it activates our muscles, as well as how it differs from the pull up.
This week, Al demonstrates four progressions for the pull up, along with some more advanced variations.
Truth be told, I shed a tear every time I witness a band-assisted, short range-of-motion pull up.
Ever used vertical pull up bars? Try them as a unique and interesting alternative to gymnastic rings.
If you practice martial arts, then you need to strength train in order to maximize your performance. Here are the top five bang-for-your-buck exercises for fighters.
It wasn’t until I attended the current CrossFit Gymnastics certification that I realized bands are not essential, and can even be a crutch to an athlete’s progression.
By his own admission, CrossFit coach Dave Ayres was not born with natural ability. This is why he finds himself always learning. Here Dave shares his learnings with you through ten of his best videos.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: pull up tips, steroid use within CrossFit, hamstring flexibility, and more!
Feeling down about getting up? Here are ten ways you can repair bad movement in your pull ups, strengthen your muscles, and get yourself over that bar.
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.