- Look at the bar during the exercise, not at the floor.
This exercise targets your biceps and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit. It also works your back and shoulders.
Secondary Muscle GroupBack, Shoulders
Frequency2 Days a Week to 3 Days a Week
Starting Position: Hang from a pullup bar with a reverse grip, hands just wider than shoulder width. Grip with your fingers, not your palms. Keep your body straight, knees slightly bent and cross your feet at the ankles.
- Keeping your chest up and shoulders back, exhale and pull your body up until your chin clears the bar.
- Inhaling, slowly lower your body back to starting position.
- Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.