Tag: Chin-Up

Semi-Supinated Chin-Ups

July 02, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

If supinated-grip chin-ups with a straight bar give you elbow or wrist pain, try doing them semi-supinated. Just drape an EZ curl bar over a power ca...

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Two Steps to a One-Arm Chin-Up

February 06, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

Training to do a one-arm chin-up involves a two-step process:a) Start with a mixed grip with your hands placed shoulder-width apart as I’m demonstr...

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Horizontal Ring Chin-Ups

January 01, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

First workout of the year and I had the pleasure to do horizontal ring chin-ups (also known as inverted rows). This is a great exercise if it’s don...

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Lean Away for Six-Pack Abs

April 16, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

The lean-away chin-up is a great exercise not only for your lats and biceps but also for the subscapularis, serratus anterior, triceps and believe it...

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My Homemade Poliquin Rack

November 06, 2017 | John Paul Catanzaro

Most people add to their wardrobe at least once a year. I like to add to my artillery of muscle-building weapons. This year, for instance, I picked u...

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Mixed-Grip Chin-Up

August 14, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

A mixed-grip chin-up, also known as an alternate-grip or opposite-grip chin-up, is performed with one hand pronated and the other hand supinated. St...

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Women’s Pull-Up Study: What Were They Thinking?

March 15, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

The article Why Women Can’t Do Pull-Ups that appeared in The New York Times Magazine raised many questions. In particular, what were the researche...

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