Pull Up Mate

  • Pull-ups and Chin-ups: The Differences Explained


    Bodyweight training is quite popular across all fitness domains in the world today. And perhaps the most popular exercise utilized by fitness enthusiasts is the pull-up. But be aware, there is a distinct difference between pull-ups and chin-ups. And both offer your body specific benefits.

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  • Exercising While Wearing A Mask: What Do The Experts Say
    Exercising While Wearing A Mask: What Do The Experts Say

    The time we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. The stay-at-home orders are easing, and public places are reopening. Great news! Right? Finally, we can go back to being social.

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  • Pull Up Mate - More than Just Pull Ups!
    Pull Up Mate - More than Just Pull Ups!

    You might think that pull up mate is only for pull ups. That’d make sense, right? Wrong. This is a pretty reasonable mistake to make – it’s really a mobile, complete calisthenics workout partner. It’s a system for every single movement type that you could expect in calisthenics and bodyweight training.

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  • Finding Space for a Pull Up Station in Your Home
    Finding Space for a Pull Up Station in Your Home

    If you’re training out of your own home, you’re going to need to make the most of your space. One of the key considerations is the footprint of your gym equipment: the sheer amount of space it takes up on your floor-plan. After all, square feet of space are always in demand and too big of a footprint might limit what training you can do at home.

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  • When should you add weight to your pull ups?
    When should you add weight to your pull ups?

    Adding weight to your pull-ups is one of the best problems to have in bodyweight training. The pull up is a challenging exercise and the requirement – or even ability – to add more weight to it is an impressive place to find yourself. However, how should you add weight and when?These are the questions we’re going to discuss today – by the end of this short article you’re going to know how to progress to weighted pull ups and make the most of them!

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  • 4 Keys to Scapular Control (and Why it Matters!)
    4 Keys to Scapular Control (and Why it Matters!)

    Your shoulders have a lot of moving parts and they need to be trained properly. The scapula region is a variety of muscles and connective tissues that control the shoulder blades. The scap “floats” on these muscles and is not directly attached to another bone, which means there’s a lot of mobility possible, but it also requires a lot of control to maintain.If you want to get good at any form of strength training – whether its gymnastics, street calisthenics, or weight training – you need to improve scapular control.We’re going to teach you 4 simple lessons about scap control that are key to any physical training. If you haven’t got these, you’re missing out!

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  • Lat Pulldown vs Pull-Up – Which is Best for You?
    Lat Pulldown vs Pull-Up – Which is Best for You?

    The pull-up is great, but it’s not always possible – and you need to train those upper back muscles somehow. Today we’re discussing the pull-up and lat pulldown. They’re competitors for your time in the gym and they’re often compared as direct competitors. Stick with us – we’re going to break down this rivalry in a way that actually helps your training!

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  • Calisthenics and Bodyweight Training over 30
    Calisthenics and Bodyweight Training over 30

    Is bodyweight training a young person’s game? You might think so if you’ve only seen it through social media or marketing materials, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.

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  • Pull up progression: Getting your first pull up
    Pull up progression: Getting your first pull up

    Being able to do a single pull up is a huge achievement and sets you apart as a practitioner of discipline and consistent training. Especially if you started out with a little extra weight. We’re going to talk you through how to get your first pull up and what you can do from there to maximise your performance and keeping getting stronger and fitter. It’s a huge achievement and you deserve the sweet satisfaction of that first chest-to-bar pull up moment!

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  • Using Pull Up Mate for the Best Home Tricep Workouts
    Using Pull Up Mate for the Best Home Tricep Workouts

    We’re all familiar with the benefits of the pull up by now (our last article was a love letter to the pull up!). However, the pull up mate isn’t just for building a better back and gymnastic skills. Today we’re going to give you the quick and dirty guide to building better triceps with the pull up mate. Stick around – it’ll be 5 minutes to better triceps.

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