Meanwhile in China … Wu Jingbiao performs some weighted wide grip BTN Pull Ups and makes it look explosive. Personally, if there is a pull up variation I don’t like, it is this. Probably because I don’t have the shoulder ROM Wu has. Thanks to the submitter. More Bodyweight Exercises by Chinese Weightlifters.
Here is how climber Galina Parfenov trains her grip/ pull up strength. Before some of you get all up in arms about this, no, I am not saying you should become a skinny girl that does tons of pull ups if you are a power lifter. However, if you are looking to add some variety to your pull […]
Previously mentioned pull up wizard Matthew Shoffner aka cyclops4ever does 50 One Arm Pull Ups in under 8 Minutes. 42 done in the first 4 min and then…. failure. 48 in 5 minutes.
One arm chin ups on a fat bar. This guy makes them look easy.
Stumbled across this slopy grip training toy. Tickle me GripMo. Looks like fun, but it comes at a hefty $140. So much for that. I like the idea of using odd objects to challenge your grip. But I would probably settle for the Elite FTS Grenades or the good ol’ DIY baseball pull up grips. So the moral of the […]
Try this grip intensive pull up variation. Pinch Grip Rafter Pull Ups
Great team workout idea by the Citadel football team. 3 Man Pull Up (at 0:56) 2 guys holding a barbell, 1 guy does pull ups.
Here is something I also do occasionally. Band Resisted Pull Ups by Max from Ambition Athletics. Great exercise if you have trouble locking out at the top of your pull ups. I used this quite a bit when training for my OAC.
Here is some inspiration. At 60 years of age Bar-Barian Herbie Bowen is still going strong. He does lots of the basic bodyweight exercises. 700 push ups 10 sets of pull ups 10 sets of dips 5 days a week. Simple as that. No excuses!