Warm-up exercises are essential to any workout. Preparing the muscles and joints for more intense activity helps prevent injury, as well as promoting circulation. Warm-up exercises increase the temperature of the body, making the muscles more flexible and receptive to strenuous activity. Most experts even advise that you engage in warm-up exercises before stretching. Warming up should slightly increase the heart rate but not to the level experienced during your workout.
The pull-up exercise is a hugely popular exercise that develops a strong and defined upper body. This is a staple movement that everyone should strive to achieve.
Mike, how many continuous reps of each of the 3 lead up exercises (jumping MU, MU dips, and kipping pull up) should a person strive for before attempting the full kipping muscle up? 5? 10? More?
Negative pull-ups essentially involve performing only the lowering phase (the eccentric portion) of the pull-up exercise. This is the easiest portion of the pull-up exercise.
Warm-up exercises prepare the body for more strenuous exercise.