Assisted Pull-Up

 

Overview

The assisted pull-up can be performed by people of all ability levels. It is on outstanding exercise for strengthening the large muscles of the back.

Description

  • Kneel or stand on the leg padding.
  • Grab the handles at slightly wider than shoulder width.
  • Tighten the shoulder muscles before pulling.
  • Pull yourself up until your ears are as high as your hands.
  • Let your body drop under control to the starting position.
  • Repeat.

Mistakes

  • Pulling the shoulders at the beginning of the movement.
Muscle Groups
Back
Biceps
Purposes
Back strength.
Arm strength.
Coordination.

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