Band Assisted Pull Ups

Why Are Pull Ups SO Challenging?Pulls may look easy but once you try them you will soon learn they are very challenging! Many people have difficulty performing them even if they are in good shape.  It is a compound exercise that involves multiple muscle groups to work together.  It is one of the toughest body weight exercises out there and it requires a lot of upper body strength.  When you are performing a pull up you are lifting your entire body weight. If you weigh 150 lbs then you are lifting 150 lbs!!  Not many people can do that!How To Do A Proper Pull UpThe first step is to stand under a bar and grab it with both hands.  Your grip on the bar should be slightly shoulder width apart with your palms facing away from you.  Now you will hang from the bar.  When doing a pull up your whole body needs to be engaged.  You will want to engage your core (pull your belly button…

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