Partner-assisted Pull-up

Practical Usage

Incorporate this exercise into the routine of your choice with the upcoming ExRx app. Or use the workout creation guide for an evidence-based do-it-yourself approach.

Assisted Pull-up (partner)


Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Pull



Step up and grasp bar with wide overhand grip. Bend knees so partner can assist from behind.


Pull body up until chin is just above bar. Lower body until arms and shoulders are fully extended. Repeat.


Partner can assist as needed by pulling ankles or top feet up from behind. Exercise can be used until Pull-ups can be performed. Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too wide .

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