Weighted 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.

Weighted Pull-up


Utility: Basic
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Pull



Step up and grasp bar with overhand wide grip.


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


Added weight can be placed on dip belt or dumbbell can be placed between ankles as shown. Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too wide.

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