Strength

Weighted Chin Up

Weighted Chin Ups enhance upper body strength, specifically in back, shoulders, and arms. By adding weight, this exercise promotes muscle growth and boosts overall strength, offering a more challenging workout.
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Weighted Chin Up instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Attach a weight to yourself using a dip belt.
2
With the weight hanging between your legs, grip the chin up bar with your hands shoulder-width apart and palms facing you.
3
Lift your feet off the ground, cross them at the ankles, and bend your knees.
4
Pull yourself up until your chin is over the bar, while keeping your body straight.
5
Slowly let yourself down until your arms are fully extended and repeat for the number of reps you want.
Attach a weight to yourself using a dip belt.
With the weight hanging between your legs, grip the chin up bar with your hands shoulder-width apart and palms facing you.
Lift your feet off the ground, cross them at the ankles, and bend your knees.
Pull yourself up until your chin is over the bar, while keeping your body straight.
Slowly let yourself down until your arms are fully extended and repeat for the number of reps you want.
Equipment needed
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Muscles used
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