Signature Moves - The "Palm-to-Palm" Pull-up
The “Palm-to-Palm” Pull-up is a much easier version of the classic pull-up.
Works: Latissimus Dorsi,the large “pulling” muscles of your back -- trapezius, rhomboids, deltoids, biceps
Props: Tree limb or monkey bar
Starting Position: Select a prop that is just above the height of your head, such as a tree limb or a playground structure. Hang with your fingers laced together around a tree limb or a monkey bar.
Action: Exhale as you pull yourself upward to your right shoulder and until your chin rises above the limb. Inhale as you slowly return to the starting position. Repeat alternating between the right and left shoulder.
Easier: Place one foot against the tree or bar or on a rock for assistance.
• Exhale as you life for power
• Use full range of motion