Pull Ups Leg Placement (Should You Cross or Not?)

A Muscular Man Performing Pull Ups With His Legs Crossed

I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s thought about the ideal leg position when performing pull ups. The standard “go-to” method seems to involve crossing your legs at the ankles with your feet behind you. In fact, during my first few years of performing pull ups I always had my legs crossed behind me. … Read more

What Would Happen If I Just Did Push Ups, Pull Ups and Squats? (Revealed)

Just Doing Push Ups Pull Ups and Squats

Push ups, pull ups, and squats are probably the most basic bodyweight exercises. However, performing all three exercises regularly can certainly make a difference to your physique. That said, what would happen if you just performed these 3 bodyweight exercises and nothing else? Let’s find out. Just Doing Push Ups, Pull Ups & Squats If … Read more

Why Does My Armpit Hurt After Pull Ups? (Solved!)

Why Does My Armpit Hurt After Pull Ups

It actually sounds quite weird to say, “Why Does My Armpit Hurt After Pull Ups?” However, if you’re in pain, then you know that this is all too real. Should you actually be feeling your armpits during or after pull ups? Is this an indication that you’re perhaps doing something wrong? In this article I’ll … Read more

Why Do I Get Forearm Pain From Pull Ups? (Explained!)

Do You Get Forearm Pain From Pull Ups

If pull ups are causing you forearm pain this usually comes down to a specific weakness, poor form, or a potential injury. Here’s exactly what you need to know and how to fix this. The most obvious reason for forearm pain during pull ups is a weak grip. You’ll generally find that your fingers start … Read more

Is There an Ideal Pull Up to Chin Up Ratio? (Explained!)

Pull Up to Chin Up Ratio

If you’re wondering whether there is a specific pull up to chin up ratio you should aim for then I’ve got you covered. I will hazard a guess that you find chin ups easier to perform than pull ups. However, perhaps you’re slightly concerned by how much of a difference in reps there is between … Read more

What Should My Push Up to Pull Up Ratio Be? (Explained!)

Push Up to Pull Up Ratio

I personally love push ups and pull ups, and typically peform both exercises multiple times on a weekly basis. However, I’m not sure about you, but I often find myself comparing the movements to each other, i.e. how many pull ups should I be able to do compared to push ups? Is there a specific … Read more

Why Do I Feel Pull Ups in My Chest? (5 Factors to Consider)

Why Do I Feel Pull Ups in My Chest

Ever wondered, “Why Do I Feel Pull Ups in My Chest?” Pull ups are viewed as primarily an upper back, lat, and bicep exercise. So, realistically whenever you perform pull ups you should feel it in these muscles. With that being said, a common complaint is that many people tend to feel pull ups in … Read more

Why Do Pull Ups Hurt My Neck? (6 Factors to Consider)

Why Do Pull Ups Hurt My Neck

So, you want to know why pull ups hurt your neck. I’m sure we can all agree that pull ups are a fantastic exercise. When it comes to building upper body size and strength, especially in the upper back, lats, and biceps, there are few better exercises. However, let’s face facts, pull ups are tough. … Read more