How To Do A Chin-Up

Chin-Ups

Purpose:

  • Build Pulling Strength
  • Increase Shoulder Integrity
  • Improve Posture

Prime Movers:

  1. Biceps Brachii (Arms)
  2. Latimus Dorsi (Back)

How To Do A Chin-Up

  • Grasp a pull-up bar inside shoulder width, with your palms facing inward and thumbs wrapped.
  • Brace your core and press your feet out in front of you slightly with straight legs. Initiate the pull by creating a rotation torque on the bar (twisting your hands as if you were to point your thumbs towards your face) and pulling your elbows back and down.
  • Finish with your head higher than your hands before reversing the motion under control, until your head is pushed through between your arms.
  • Keep your feet out in front of you the entire time.

Click here for how to do Pull-Ups!


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