When it comes to performing pull-ups, whether it’s accomplishing your first rep ever, or chasing a new PR, using proper form will make or break your success, and can help keep your body feeling good. The pull-up is a very technical exercise and is one that involves so much more than simply moving your body to and from the bar. While upper body strength matters, your entire body must work as a synchronized unit, and there are many components that will ensure you are performing pull-ups to your full potential.
We will be addressing 3 COMMONLY OVERLOOKED MOBILITY CONSTRAINTS to a successful front rack position and more importantly, 3 WAYS TO FIX THEM. Yes, thoracic extension and shoulder flexion limitations are often times the biggest culprits, but let’s not forgot to address wrist, elbow, and transverse plane shoulder mobility as well.