Despite being one of the most challenging exercises to execute, pull-ups are also one of the most effective exercises for developing the back and upper body strength. But due to their difficulty level it can become quite frustrating when you can only do a few repetitions. An effective way to improve your pull-up is through performing a few sets of negative pull-ups at the end of a tough back workout. The negative pull-up is a closed-chain exercise that is ideal for building the strength required to master the pull-up as they use the same muscles and help improve grip strength. The negative pull-up works with gravity which allows you to lift about 20% than you would be able to lift. Making it the perfect exercise to help have you repping out pull-ups in no time. Take a look at a breakdown of how to perform the negative pull-up in the video below!
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