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Weighted Pull Ups

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Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Lats
Other Muscles: Biceps, Middle Back
Equipment: Other
Mechanics Type: Compound
Level: Intermediate
Sport: No
Force: Pull
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Weighted Pull Ups Guide

Main Muscle: Lats

  1. Attach a weight to a dip belt and secure it around your waist. Grab the pull-up bar with the palms of your hands facing forward. For a medium grip, your hands should be spaced at shoulder width. Both arms should be extended in front of you holding the bar at the chosen grip.
  2. You’ll want to bring your torso back about 30 degrees while creating a curvature in your lower back and sticking your chest out. This will be your starting position.
  3. Now, exhale and pull your torso up until your head is above your hands. Concentrate on squeezing yourshoulder blades back and down as you reach the top contracted position.
  4. After a brief moment at the top contracted position, inhale and slowly lower your torso back to the starting position with your arms extended and your lats fully stretched.



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Mar 3, 2014 5:46 AM: Used a weighted vest for a different feel in gravity's pull.



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Jul 5, 2013 8:57 AM: There is no chain on my gym so I am doing this exercise with a dumbbell between my feet. You may need help of someone to put it there if the bar is too high for you, but placing some steps on the floor may facilitate the job of doing it yourself.



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Jul 5, 2013 8:56 AM: I am doing this exercise with a dumbbelll between my feet.



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May 9, 2013 1:39 PM: Weighted chins ups and/or weighted pull ups are the best back exercise(s).
I personally prefer supinated then neutral then protonated grip.



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Apr 3, 2013 8:50 AM: Probably the best upper body workout



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Apr 3, 2013 8:50 AM: Great for Upper Body Strength. Helps with bench press.



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10/10

Apr 3, 2013 2:26 AM: this will give you a wide back, pulldowns are overrated!! be doing these for a month and love them!



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Feb 14, 2013 9:10 PM: The best exercise available.



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Feb 13, 2013 9:06 AM: its kind of funny i see people all the time a lot stronger then me that dont even bother with pullups because they think they are so hard



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Nov 25, 2012 9:25 AM: Weighted pull ups and chins are best for lats.



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