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Chinup

Angle-Based Images: Chinup Video
Angle-Based Images: Chinup Video
Angle-Based Images: Chinup Video
Angle-Based Images: Chinup Video
Angle-Based Images: Chinup Video
Chinup: Step 1
Step 1 Grab a pull-up bar with a shoulder-width, underhand grip. Hang at arm's length and pull your shoulder blades down and back so that your shoulders are as far from your ears as possible.
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Chinup: Step 2
Step 2 Pull your chest to the bar as you squeeze your shoulder blades together. Pause, then lower your body back to the starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Don't stop short of the bottom position. Come to a dead hang at the bottom.

Don't stop short of the top position. Finish the rep by pulling your chest to the bar.

Don't pull through your wrists. Drive your elbows behind you.

Avoid rounding in your upper back. Keep your chest up and shoulders back.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Back Exercises
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