The pull-up is a common strength training exercise, which is particularly popular with athletes who compete in sports dominated by the upper body such as swimming and kayaking.
Not only is the pull-up a great exercise for the muscles of the upper back and arms, but it is also a good indicator of an individual’s relative strength (strength when compared to your body weight).
The five tips below have been compiled by NSWIS Strength & Conditioning experts to support your pull-up strength training exercises and can be easily implemented into your training program.
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