Fall In Love With Pull Up Accessory Lifts <3

Fall In Love With Pull Up Accessory Lifts <3

Most of the time people working towards a pull up focus on the movement itself and the prime mover (main muscle group used), the back. It's easy to neglect the secondary muscles that help. This is where pull up accessory lifts come in. Accessory lifts are exercises that help strengthen muscles that support the prime movers, which in this case include forearms, abs, biceps, and rear delts. In last week's article, we talked about pull up progressions that you can follow to get a chin-up and eventually a pull up. Now we will go through movements that (combined with progressions) can really help strengthen muscles that are necessary for your pull up. Pull Up Accessory Lifts Ab Rollout The ab rollout is great for your abs as well as learning to control your body weight. If you are just starting out, try using a swiss ball first! Get into a full kneel position. Place hands on both sides of the ab wheel. Push it out and roll out as far as you...
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