dead hang pull up

Are Dead Hang Pull Ups Good or Bad?

In Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Dead hang pull ups are a point of debate in the world of progressive calisthenics.¬†Some people say they are great and make pull ups harder and more effective. Other’s say they are bad for the joints and might even make pull ups less effective.

As usual, the truth is somewhere in between. There are pros and cons to doing dead hang pull ups so you’re both gaining and losing by doing them.

That’s why I made you this video to show you a different way to do pull ups that bring all the benefits of dead hang pull ups without the disadvantages. It’s a small change, but it might make all the difference in your pull up training.