Pull-ups for beginners seem to be difficult and therefore often left out of a fitness regiem
However they are probably the most important exercise to develop your upper body.
When done correctly you will see improvements in
- Arm and shoulder strength
- Stronger back muscles
- Strengthened core muscles
- More powerful grip
- Improved overall fitness
- Improved mental health
Pull-Ups for Beginners
If you are starting out and don’t want to get straight into the gym, then getting a door-mounted pull-up bar for the home might be a safer option for you.
Even with that, going from doing nothing to lifting your own body weight up to get your chin over the bar might be hard to start with. That’s why using something to assist you in the early stages is very smart.
Pull-up assistance straps can provide you with that little bit of a leg-up you need as a beginner.
As you progress you will eventually get rid of the strap and be doing pull-ups like a champion.
Beginners Portable Pull Up, Push Up & Dip Rack
When you are first starting out, one of the things to consider is just where you’re going to be exercising. If you’re restricted for space then Doorway Mounted Pull-up Bar maybe your best option. Combine it with the Pull Up Assist Band and you’re all set to start to sculpt the body you have dreamt of.
If you have a bit more space around the home or maybe you are looking for better value for money, a combination Pull up bar, push up and dip rack may be just what you’re looking for.
Easy to set up and move around the Freestanding pull-up and dip stations allow you to get more value for money by combining a number of workout options and muscle groups used.
How many pull-ups should a beginner do?
At first, you may only be able to do a few pull-ups each day. Do not add pull-ups too quickly. If you go too fast, you can strain yourself. Strive to only add one to two pull-ups to your sets each day.
What exercises help with pull-ups?
- Hollow Hold.
- Hanging Hold.
- Bent-Over Row.
- Hinged Row.
- Deep Low Row.
- Bridged Row.
- Lat Pull Down.
- Assisted Pull-Up.
What is the easiest type of pull up?
The chin-up is the easiest variation of the pull-up and is performed with your palms facing towards you, in an underhand (supinated) grip. This exercise allows the use of the biceps a little more and is definitely the first type of pull up you should strive to master.
How many pull-ups should I do?
Men should be able to perform at least 8 pull–ups, and 13-17 reps is considered fit and strong.
And women should be able to perform between 1-3 pull–ups, and 5-9 reps is considered fit and strong.