Around-the-world pull-up

The around-the-world pull-up is a more advanced version of the classic pull-up. It focuses stress more directly on the individual arms or sides of the back, while also boosting the time under tension at the top of each rep. It can be used as a progression toward a one-arm pull-up, or simply as a way to increase the challenge and variety of your pull-up training.


  1. Strengthens the muscles of the lats (latissimus dorsi), biceps, upper back, core, and grip
  2. Requires no equipment other than a bar
  3. Emphasizes one arm over the other at the bottom of each rep
  4. Increased pause and time under tension in the top position

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