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Chin-Up

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Level: Lung

Chin-Up is a kind of regular pull-ups. The only difference is that the load shifts from the broadest muscle of back to the biceps.

 IMPORTANT!  If you want to work on the biceps in this exercise, then do not think about pulling yourself up to the bar, concentrate on using the biceps muscles in order to perform the movement.

Pull-up bar, Racks

Description

The technique of performing the exercise:

Chin-Up is a kind of regular pull-ups. The only difference is that the load shifts from the broadest muscle of back to the biceps.

 IMPORTANT!  If you want to work on the biceps in this exercise, then do not think about pulling yourself up to the bar, concentrate on using the biceps muscles in order to perform the movement.

 

 Initial position:     

- Grab the pull-up bar with the palms facing your torso and a grip closer than the shoulder width.

 

 Performing the exercise:   

- As you breathe out, pull your torso up until your head is around the level of the pull-up bar, keeping the torso as straight as possible.

- After a second of squeezing the biceps in the contracted position, slowly lower your torso back to the starting position.

- Repeat this motion for the prescribed amount of repetitions.

 

Features:

 

- This type of pull-up is the easiest for training beginners.

- In this form of pull-ups, the shoulder biceps actively participate, partially relieving the load from the muscles of the back.