Neutral-Grip Pull Ups

The neutral-grip pull-up is a multi-joint bodyweight exercise in which the reps are performed with the palms facing one another. Like other pull-up variations, it builds strength and muscle in the upper back, biceps, and core. It can be used as a more shoulder-friendly alternative to straight-bar pull-ups, or to help perform more reps than you can perform overhand.

Benefits

  1. Strengthens the muscles of the lats (latissimus dorsi), biceps, upper back, core, and grip
  2. Requires no equipment other than a neutral-grip bar or monkey bars
  3. Like pull-ups, can build absolute strength for low reps, or strength endurance for higher reps
  4. Many people find it slightly easier than straight bar pull-ups
  5. Many people find they feel better than straight-bar pull-ups in the shoulders
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