Why Do Pull Ups Hurt My Shoulder? The Main Culprits & Solutions

Why Do Pull Ups Hurt My Shoulder

Have you ever asked, “Why Do Pull Ups Hurt My Shoulder?” If so, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, shoulder pain during pull ups is an extremely common complaint. Plus, I know that this is something that I have suffered from myself. So, I’d like to discuss some of the most common causes of shoulder … Read more

Will Deadlifts Build Traps? The Only 4 Things You Need to Know

Will Deadlifts Build Traps

Who else wants to know, “Will Deadlifts Build Traps?” There’s a saying that’s been doing the rounds for a number of years now: “Traps are the new abs.” And realistically, this is probably true. Who wouldn’t want a set of hulking traps? I mean, anyone with massive traps typically looks big, strong, powerful, athletic, and … Read more

4 Things to do if Your Calluses Hurt When Doing Pull Ups

Calluses Hurt When Doing Pull Ups

Do your calluses hurt when doing pull ups? Calluses are almost like a badge of honour when you start training. We expect changes in our body, such as building muscle, getting stronger, and reducing body fat. However, our skin, especially that of the hands, also undergoes certain changes. Calluses typically form on the pads of … Read more

Pull Ups – Thumb Over or Under? (The Grip Lowdown)

Pull Ups Thumb Over or Under

It’s the timeless debate about pull ups – thumb over or under? Who’d have thought that the position of your thumb when performing pull ups would create so many opposing views? Surely there are more pressing matters to discuss when it comes to pull up? With that being said, thumb position does seem to have … Read more

Should You Lock Out on Pull Ups? The Debate Rages On

Should You Lock Out on Pull Ups

Who else wants to know – Should You Lock Out on Pull Ups? It’s the age-old argument when it comes to performing pull ups. There are those who imply that it can’t be a “proper” pull up if you don’t lock out. Whereas, there are others who say that in order to prevent joint issues … Read more

The Russian Fighter Pull Up Program – Frequently Asked Questions

Russian Fighter Pull Up Program

The Russian Fighter Pull Up Program is something that I have both used and loved. I personally saw some fantastic results the first time I tried the program, going from a 14-rep max to 22 reps. Okay, admittedly this probably isn’t as good as many others. I know some people have literally doubled (or more) … Read more

The Pull Up Solution Review – The Best Program to Increase Pull Ups?

The Pull Up Solution Review

Welcome to my The Pull Up Solution Review. The pull up is often viewed as the ultimate test of strength and fitness. However, it also happens to be one of the most difficult bodyweight exercises to perform. In fact, many people struggle to even achieve their first ever pull up. Then again, there are others … Read more

Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Triceps? (Issue Resolved)

Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Triceps

I’ve come across a number of people who have asked, “Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Triceps?” Initially, this seems like a strange question, as you’d expect to see mentions of the traps, biceps, or forearms, but definitely not the triceps. But as it turns out this is actually a “thing”. So, if … Read more

Are Your Lats Sore After Push Ups? Here’s 3 Reasons Why

Lats Sore After Push Ups

Anyone else find their lats sore after push ups? It’s a common complaint, and even one that I’ve experienced before. I generally perform a lot of push ups on a weekly basis, but I don’t usually feel any soreness or discomfort. With that being said, every now and then I’ll really go for it with … Read more