Posted by Nick Folker on Aug 26, 2015 9:31:00 AM
How are you and your team progressing towards the pullup? Today's exercise the Assisted Hammer-Grip Pullup is not only great prep for the pullup, but also an amazing test pullup preparedness.
Using a hammer grip or neutral grip focuses on different musculature in the pull movement, which helps in the all-round development and progression of the pullup.
Exercise 4: Assisted Hammer-Grip Pullup
Pull your body in a smooth movement toward to the bar. Squeeze your elbows into your side as you pull to get your chin above the bar. Avoid "reaching" for the bar with your chin. Pause.
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