Building a Better Pull-Up

We worked on kipping pull-ups back at the end of December, and a lot of you made great progress then.  This week we’re working on them again.  Learning a kipping pull-up will develop better control of your body in space and core to extremity strength, as well as making any workouts that include pull-ups suck less.  Not only will you be able to do more pull-ups faster, but you won’t have to get into and out of a band every time you want to get some reps, which will also allow you to do more work more quickly.


February 16th, 2010

Skill: Kipping pull-ups

Strength: Hang squat cleans 1-1-1-1-1-1-1


Complete 5 rounds for time of:

20 box jumps, 28″

10 pull-ups

We’ve been nominated! CrossFit Fenway has been nominated as one of the best gyms in Boston by the Boston Phoenix.  You can go here to vote for us, and other great Boston businesses.

5 thoughts on “Building a Better Pull-Up”

  1. Be sure to “skip to finish” when you’re done – your vote won’t count if you don’t give them an email address and finish the voting process. Thanks!

  2. I voted…but dont have the tech savvy to use any of the other methods mentioned above! If the gym wins, can I get one free step on the rope ladder get out of burpee free card?

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