Muscle groupsBack, Shoulders, Trapezius, Forearm, Latissimus
DescriptionGrip the bar past shoulder width with thumbs over the bar. Initiate the movement by driving your shoulders down, pull the shoulder blades together and stick your chest out (Scapula depression and retraction). Pull yourself up as high as you can with your chin above the bar. Pause for a moment and lower yourself down slowly. Towards the end of the movement you can relax your shoulders.
Required EquipmentPull-Up Bar
Progressions And Regressions
Wide Grip Pull-Up