How To Do Pull Ups For Beginners - From Zero To Hero





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Published on Feb 18, 2010

One of the questions I'm often asked is: "I can't do a single pull-up, what should I do?"

Not to mention the people still so much haunted by bad memories of 5th grade PE class that they don't ever attempt to do pull-ups again and just leave them out of their routine.

Which is wrong, because pull-ups are probably the best exercise you can do for your back! And you, too, can build the strength to do them! It just takes some perserverance and a place to do pull-ups.

The following how to do pull-ups for beginners program is for those that already find a regular chin-up difficult, will show you how to do pull ups correctly and take you from a start with zero pull-ups to your first one and beyond.

It is designed to fit into my beginner workout, which you can find here:


If you don't have a pull-bar at home or don't belong to a gym where you can do them, get creative: a strong branch on a tree, a pipe in the basement or one of those steel structures on playgrounds can all be used for pull-ups. There are tons of possible places where you can do pull-ups:


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