They are an exercise that involves the whole trunk, even if the target muscles remain the triceps and the pectoralis major. This exercise puts stress on the anterior shoulder ligaments. Therefore, to avoid getting hurt, it is advisable to start descending gradually our initial limit could be to descend until the humerus reaches 90 °. […]

There are two main techniques for performing this exercise: reverse grip or supine grip, both positions involve the entire back. The exercise consists of hanging on the bar and pulling yourself up until you reach the bar with your chest. The exercise ends with the descent phase and the relaxation of the elbows.

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