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How to Do Pull-Ups

The 3 Exercises That Will Finally Teach You How to Do a Pull-Up

How to Do Pull-Ups
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Pull-ups are one of those exercises that leave you feeling like a total badass once you've mastered them. They're also one of those exercises that will leave your upper body feeling extremely sore, but in a good way. When done correctly and consistently, they'll improve your upper-body strength as they work your latissimus dorsi, the long head of your triceps, and your pectoralis major.

If you're reading this and saying to yourself, "That's great, but I can't do a pull-up," stop right there. If you're a beginner, or you just want to be able to do more pull-ups without stopping, we've got you covered. The three pull-up progressions ahead will have you on your way to doing pull-ups without assistance in no time. Continue reading to learn how to perform each one.

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