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Side-to-Side Pull-Up

Calisthenics / Intermediate
  • Lats
  • Shoulders
  • Biceps
  • Forearms
  • Middle Back
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How to do the Side-to-Side Pull-Up - Learn Proper Side-to-Side Pull-Up Form

  1. Step 1: Stand in front of a chin up bar and grasp the bar with a wide grip, palms facing forward.
  2. Step 2: Curve your back slightly so that your chest protudes. This is your starting position.
  3. Step 3: Exhale as you raise your body upwards and to the left, bringing your chin to the bar.
  4. Step 4: Pause for a moment and then inhale as you lower yourself back to the starting position.
  5. Step 5: Exhale as you raise your body upwards and to the right, bringing your chin to the bar.
  6. Step 6: Pause for a moment and then inhale as you lower yourself back to the starting position.
  7. Step 7: Continue to alternate left and right sides for a complete set.

Side-to-Side Pull-Up Variations and Side-to-Side Pull-Up Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Bring yourself to the same side for a complete set and then switch sides.
  2. Variation 2: Bring yourself straight up for a regular pull up in-between switching sides.

Side-to-Side Pull-Up Tips

  1. Tip 1: Cross your ankles to help keep your body stationary.
  2. Tip 2: Keep your body stationary, moving only your arms for this exercise.
  3. Tip 3: Use a spotter to hold your legs when you first start doing this exercise.

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Side To Side Pull Up Muscles Worked

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Muscles front back Shoulders blue Biceps blue Forearms blue Middleback blue Lats orange

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Side To Side Pull Up Training Details

The side-to-side pull-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the lats and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders, biceps, forearms, and middle back.

The only side-to-side pull-up equipment that you really need is the following: chin-up bar. There are however many different side-to-side pull-up variations that you can try out that may require different types of side-to-side pull-up equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper side-to-side pull-up form is easy with the step by step side-to-side pull-up instructions, side-to-side pull-up tips, and the instructional side-to-side pull-up technique video on this page. The side-to-side pull-up is a pull exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the side-to-side pull-up video, learn how to do the side-to-side pull-up, and then be sure and browse through the side-to-side pull-up workouts on our workout plans page!

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Side To Side Pull Up Force Type: Pull
Side To Side Pull Up Mechanics Type: Compound
Side To Side Pull Up Other Names: Side-to-Side Pull Ups, pullups, chinup, chinups, chin-ups, Side To Side pull ups,

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