Training & Fitness| last modified: December 23, 2010 10:05 am

Training with pull up bar

If you have difficulty doing even a single pull up with a pull up bar, this is definitely the article for you. Training with a pull up bar helps to build muscle which allows you to get used to your body weight. A pull up act requires muscle strength combination of your finger, forearm, biceps, triceps, shoulders, back and core. Therefore, doing pull ups daily is a great strength training exercise to easily build up your strength.

pull up bar Training with pull up barApart from just building up strength, training with pull up bar also helps to define and build a stronger upper body. Well, majority of the girls like guys with stronger upper body? Isn’t it right? Also, with a stronger body, it can make improvement to your favourite sport. Example, A tennis player requires strong forearm power.

Training tips for doing pull ups

Most of us cannot even do a pull up with a pull up bar and the reason is simple. That is the lack of training. There is no short cut to it. The only way is to get into the act. Like Nike says, just do it. Below is an example of a workout plan to train your pull ups with a pull up bar.

1) Week 1: Start with 12 reps of one pull up. Rest time of 1 minute between each rep.

2) Week 2: You should be able to do 2 pull ups. Start with 6 reps of two pull up. Rest time of 1 minute between each rep.

3) Week 3. You should be able to do 3 pull ups. Start with 4 reps of three pull up. Rest time of 1 minute between each rep.

Keep continuing this routine. You can even decrease the rest time between each rep or add weights to your body if you can manage. Also, in doing pull ups, the most important factor is the form. It is best to do  pull up with a pull up bar in a standard, correct form.

Pull up exercise with a pull up bar

How to do a pull up correctly with a pull up bar

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