How to Do a Pullup: Tips on Proper Form for Men

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The pullup is the king of upper-body exercises. It’s a true top-tier move that leaves very little room to cheat and is a testament to strength. It also helps prevent injuries and has a long impact on overall health. Done with proper pullup form, the exercise is a stellar lat and upper back builder that has plenty of benefits for posture, shoulder health, and a well-rounded physique. 

It’s so elemental, you may think you have proper pullup form down pat, but there’s always room for improvement. Just as there are chest and triceps exercises that can help improve your pushup, there are techniques and tips to boost your pulling power whether you’re doing pullups as part of a 20-minute bodyweight chest workout or a workout finisher.