Tag Archives: pull-ups

How I Reached a 41kg/90lbs Weighted Chin-up skinny brahs series

| April 21, 2016 by Truth Seeker |

Many people think that I am a skinny loser who never trains and spends most of his time torturing voodoo dolls representing unnatural bodybuilders and juicing fitness models. Sorry, but that’s not entirely true. I may be skinny, but I still lift. Also, I don’t own any dolls…yet. My most recent accomplishment is a 41kg/90lbs […]

How To Do Pull-ups and Chin-ups With Proper Form

| October 2, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

This is the most detailed pull-up tutorial that I can produce at the moment. It covers all technical elements that I consider crucial for the correct execution of this popular movement. I have also included a few programming tips for beginners and intermediate pull-up apprentices. My goal was to write a tutorial that jumps out […]

Does The Pull-up Work The Triceps Too? Of course, it does.

| April 21, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

The Latin word for triceps is “triceps brachii muscle” which means “three-headed arm muscle”. Obviously, the reason for this name is the fact that the triceps have three heads. Out of the three, only the long head works heavily during pull-ups. The long head originates from the infraglenoid tubercle of the scapula and therefore is part of […]

Pavel’s Fighter Pull-up Program Optimized For Naturals

| December 19, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

My first run of Pavel Tsatsouline’s Fighter Pull-up Program resulted in overtraining. This is hardly a surprise since the routine calls for 25 days of high volume. If you are not familiar with the actual program, it looks a little something like this: The 5RM Fighter Pull-up Program Day 1     5, 4, 3, 2, […]