How to Do a Pull Up: Step One

 

You’ve been wishing you were strong enough to do a pull up for ages.

You’ve thought about how you’re going to achieve your goal.

You’ve had a few days to get your plan and materials together.

Ready?

Here’s STEP ONE: The Flexed Arm Hang

 

Hang for as long as you can (up to 10 seconds).  Drop down and repeat.

Aim for 8-10 repetitions.

And before you ask: yes, it’s okay to use a chair to get up into the hang position.  (Just watch out for it on the way down!)  You can also jump up into the hang position.  This first step is all about building strength in the biceps as you hold your body weight.

Leave a comment to let me know how it goes!

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