This exercise is one of the most basic and best for building strength in the back and arms.

Muscle group: Biceps


Grasp the bar with an supinated (overhand) grip.

Let your body hang from the bar with your arms straight.

Slowly pull yourself up so that your chin is higher than the bar.

With a controlled movement lower yourself to the starting position.


Your legs should stay in line with your torso throughout this exercise.

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