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Building Blocks: The Combo Pullup Progression

Posted by Nick Folker on Aug 24, 2015 4:50:00 PM

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Welcome to the fourth week of #BuildingBlocks powered by BridgeAthletic. This pullup progression utlizes a combination of body weight, machine, bilateral and unilateral exercises to help you achieve your goal of performing a pullup

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Exercise Introduction:

The first exercise in the progression is a Seated Cable Row. This exercise allows athletes that struggle to pull their own weight to progress safely towards the pullup. 


Exercise 1: Seated Cable Row

 

Tips:

Sit on the bench, knees bent, holding the cable handle just above your knees. Feet are hip-width apart, knees bent, chest out, back flat. Without using a backward sway, pull the handle to your midsection, squeezing your shoulder blades down and together. Pause. Return slowly to start position.  

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Summary:

Thanks for joining us on the first stage of the BW Pullup progression. Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BridgeAthletic, Twitter at https://twitter.com/BridgeAthletic or on Instagram using the handle BridgeAthletic in order to see the rest of the progression.
 
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