GO Green Fit: Bar Muscle-Ups

Bar muscle-ups take a lot of strength and a lot of practice to pull off, especially if you want to do them as accurately as our go-to crossfit trainer. When starting out, the grasp and overall movement will take getting used to. You start with by executing a typical pull-up, but from there you roll over the bar and dip. If you execute bar muscle-ups properly, you will strengthen your back, shoulders, and arms.

Bar muscle-ups are a common starting point before moving on to ring muscle-ups. Ring muscle-ups are essentially the same movement but without the added stability of the bar. This puts more strain on your muscles, and is a more demanding exercise. But bar muscle-ups are nearly as effective, and if you can pull them off, totally work the extra pain.

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