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Wide-Grip Pull-Up

Exercise Data

Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Lats Equipment: Body Only Level: Intermediate
8.9

Out of 10

Excellent

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Wide-Grip Pull-Up Images

Wide-Grip Pull-Up
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Guide

Main Muscle:

  1. Take a wide grip on a pull-up bar, hanging freely with your arms extended. This will be your starting position.
  2. Pull yourself up by flexing the elbows and adducting the glenohumeral joint. Do not swing or use momentum to complete the movement. Attempt to get your chin above your hands.
  3. Pause at the top of the motion before lowering yourself to the starting position.

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