Hanging from a bar (or any kind of support), using both hands and starting with arms fully extended, raise yourself until your chin exceeds the height of the bar. Varying hand grips can be used, including overhand, underhand, or switch grip (one hand overhand, one hand underhand). In addition, numerous styles exist. Strict, kipping, and butterfly kipping utilise different body parts and muscles to achieve the same goal: to raise the chin above the height of the support.
Totals (40 posts)
- 30 reps from Jackie on May 10, 2013
- 45 reps from FT: Thrusters and Pull-ups on May 01, 2013
- 15 reps from Chipper: Thrusters, Pull-ups, Kettlebell Swings and 5 more on Apr 30, 2013
- 7 reps 3 times from 3 RFT: Chest-to-bar Pull-ups, Kettlebell Swings and 100 m on Apr 29, 2013
- 5 reps 21 times from Cindy on Apr 24, 2013
CrossFit Journal Articles
Teaching the Pull-up to a Large Group: Part 1
There are many progressions for learning the kipping pull-up, and different cues will work for different athletes. Join HQ trainers Adrian (Boz) Bozman and Lisa Ray as Boz instructs coaches on his method of teaching the pull-up to a large class. Boz be
Teaching the Pull-up to a Large Group: Part 2
There are many progressions for learning the kipping pull-up, and different cues will work for different athletes. Join HQ trainers Adrian (Boz) Bozman and Lisa Ray as Boz instructs coaches on his method of teaching the pull-up to a large class.
Crash Course: The Butterfly Kip
At the Rogue Vs. Again Faster Throwdown held in Lake Tahoe, Calif., Chris Spealler had the chance to coach at CrossFit Avalanche. Here’s his crash course in the butterfly kipping pull-up.
The Quest for 100 Pull-ups
Chris Spealler got 100 consecutive pull-ups on his first attempt on video with Sevan Matossian and Carey Peterson. Or so he thought. No one counted for Chris, and when they reviewed the tape, he had only done 99.
Better Movements: The Jerk and the Kipping Pull-up
In this lecture from a recent CrossFit certification seminar, Greg Glassman looks at the differences among the shoulder press, push press, and push jerk and compares them to the differences between strict and kipping pull-ups. The advantage of the "better
Last winter we challenged the message board crew to drive towards 40+ pullups by September '04. After a couple of deadline extensions the contest officially ended with seven winners â€“ Lynne Pitts, Kelly Moore, Aaron Fisher, Adam Walinsky, Larry Lindenma
Assistance for Bodyweight Exercises
With training bars and training plates we've been able to introduce the major lifts like squats, deadlifts, presses and jerks, cleans, and the snatch to all comers, including seniors, regardless of ability. This approach is not novel; many of the most suc
Two Training Aids
It has long been said that necessity is the mother of invention and this month we give support to that adage with two exceedingly simple inventions. Both devices address problems that have long plagued our training efforts.
Midline Stabilization Part 3: The Pull-up
Midline stabilization is essential for effective functional movement. Kelly Starrett, of San Francisco CrossFit, explains the essential anatomy and physiology of it in this excerpt from his one day seminar at CrossFit Santa Cruz on November 9, 2008.
Kipping Pull-up Progression
If you haven't heard all the debates about the kipping pull-up versus the strict pull-up, you should probably spend some time on the CrossFit.com message board doing a bit of homework.
CrossFit Coach's Prep Course
The movements page is a breakdown from your workout programming. It is a great tool for analysis, but it does not show you how to effectively design, scale or evaluate your programming. We highly recommend attending the CrossFit Coach's Prep Course to learn how. We attended the course and learned a lot. Check out the Intro To Course video by Chris Spealler and Nicole Caroll.