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Pull Ups: Progressions and Regressions

 

The pull up is a simple yet complex exercise commonly found in many dryland programs. It’s simple because it’s a fairly natural movement requiring very little conscious thought. The complexity lies in how many things must go right during the movement, even if we’re unaware of them. Indeed, back muscle strength is often insufficient to add pull ups, as research has shown no correlation between lat pull downs and pull ups in female college swimmers (Halet 2009). 

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