Are you really close to getting your first strict pullup? Well here is your opportunity to finally get one. The video attached shows two scales that have not only helped me, but members all throughout the gym improve their pullup strength or actually get their first one!
The first part of the video shows a “negative” pullup. This is only the down portion of the full pullup. This type of action in the movement will give you more muscle growth and improved strength in the muscles used during the pullup.
The second part of the video shows a leg assisted pullup. The athlete using this scale should start standing on the box with their chin above the bar and as they descend, they should execute a slow negative until they reach full extension of the arms, or a dead hang. From there, the athlete should then initiate their pull with their shoulders and then their arms until they reach their chin above the bar. All in all, one whole rep should take about 6-8 seconds.
Let’s face it, a strict pullup pretty badass. When you practice these two scales, a strict pullup will follow. Talk to a coach about personal training and doing a 30-minute skill session to get your first!
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