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Wide Grip Pullups

Exercise Tips

  • Keep body and head straight

Wide Grip Pullups

This exercise targets your entire back and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit. It also works your biceps.

Muscle Group

Back, Biceps


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Pullup Bar

Cardiovascular Benefit

Low to Moderate

Muscle Group: Back, Biceps

Equipment: Pullup Bar

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low to Moderate

Exercise Category: Back

Starting Position: Hang from a pullup bar with an overhand grip, hands about 9 inches wider than shoulder width. Your body should hang straight down, feet apart.

  1. 1 Exhaling, pull yourself up until your chest touches the bar.
  2. 2 Inhaling, slowly lower your body back to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.