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50 Pull Up Variations For Muscle, Strength & Explosiveness

As you become more advanced with calisthenics, you’ll have to gradually add more variety into your training – otherwise your progress may stall.

But searching for new exercise variations to challenge yourself can be quite tiring.

For this reason, I decided to make a list of all the pull up variations I’m aware of.

Every time you’d like to test a different pull up variation, you can use this post as a reference guide.

More specifically,in this post, you’ll find 50 pull up variations that will help you:

  • Add more variety to your training – no more boring workouts
  • Build more muscle
  • Increase your strength
  • Become more explosive
  • Increase your grip strength
  • Develop more control

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How to track your progress

The Simplest Way To Track Your Progress

“If you can not measure it, you can not improve it.” ~ Lord Kelvin

A very common mistake beginners make is that they don’t keep a detailed track of their progress.

Usually, they don’t know that they should or if they know, they think it’s not worth their time or effort.

However, tracking your progress doesn’t require neither lots of time nor lots of effort. You can easily do it by keeping a workout journal.

But first things first…

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Beginner Bodyweight Training Plan

Beginner Bodyweight Training Plan – Building The Foundation

Wanna grow stronger with calisthenics?

You better build a strong foundation first!

What’s a strong foundation you ask?

For me a strong foundation is this:

  • 30 push ups
  • 5 pull ups
  • 50 squats
  • 1 min hollow body hold
  • 1 min superman hold
  • 2 min dead-hang hold

With the  beginners bodyweight training plan, you’ll be able to achieve all of the above in 3-4 months or less (depending on your current strength).
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