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overhand pull-up grip position

1. Regular overhand, or pull-up, grip

bar with hands in overhand position






2. Regular underhand, or chin-up, grip

bar with underhand position

3. Mixed over-underhand grip

bar with mixed grip - one hand in overhand position, opposite underhand

4. Wide overhand grip

bar with overhand wide grip

5. Towel grip (this is an advanced version)

bar with one hand holding a towel looped over the bar with the other in an overhand postion

(Also, see five other alternatives to the standard overhand grip.)

This was excerpted from “Clear the Bar” which was published in the May 2008 issue of Experience Life magazine.

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