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Machine-Assisted Pull-Up 101 Video Tutorial

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Machine-Assisted Pull-Up
Machine-Assisted Pull-Up

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Lats

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Pull (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Pull-Up Machine

Fitness Level

Beginner

Variations

None

Alternatives

None

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The machine-assisted pull-up takes a classic back-building exercise and adds assistance to make the movement easier than the bodyweight version. The amount of assistance can easily be changed by moving the pin in the stack. While some people use this variation as a substitute for pull-ups or as an assistance exercise for pull-ups, it is also effective as a way to perform the pull-up motion in traditional muscle-building ranges. This variation is often performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set or more, as part of upper-body or back-focused training.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

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