Remember being a kid in elementary school and having to perform various tests of fitness? Usually these tests involved running a pre-determined distance, sit ups, push ups, maybe some baseline flexibility testingโ€ฆ.and, of course, THE PULL UP! If you are anything like me, this was the most dreaded portion of the test. I couldnโ€™t do a pull up if my life depended on it! In fact, I couldnโ€™t perform a single strict pull up until I was 30 years old. Ready to achieve your first one? Follow along for the best strengthening exercises for pull ups!