Self-assisted Pull-up

Lats

Preparation

Stand facing fixed horizontal bar at neck height. Grasp bar with underhand grip shoulder width. Position feet forward on floor, slightly in front of bar.

Workout Step

  • Step-1
    Lower body under bar until arms and shoulders are fully extended
  • Step-2
    If necessary, use minimal assistance of lower body to control descent, allowing knees and hips to bend, keeping flat on floor
  • Step-3
    Pull body up until elbows are to sides, again with minimal assistance from lower body
  • Step-4
    Repeat.