Slow Chin-Ups Versus Quick Chin-Ups
There seems to be a rebirth with the popularity
of the simple chin up. This exercise is a great overall
exercise, and it is exceptionally great for upper body
strength as well. One way to make this exercise even more
effective to the very the speed of your chin ups. By
alternating between slow chin-ups and quick chin-ups you
can build muscle even faster.
Slow chin-ups are done with strict form, and
allow for no cheating at all. These are great for
building the overall size of the muscle and
When doing slow chin-ups you should make sure
you pause at the top and bottom of each repetition. Doing
this prevents you from using any momentum to assist the
Quick chin-ups can be done to better build the
endurance of your muscles. When you do quick chin-ups it
is very easy to cheat and use momentum to increase the
number of repetitions that you can do.
When you’re doing quick chin-ups you should try
and still maintain strict form as much as possible.
Remember that the more momentum that you use, the less
actual work your muscles will do.
As you can see just by varying the speed of your
chin ups you can get a totally different workout. Even
though this is a very supple exercise, it can bring you
dramatic results. So the next time you hear it of someone
who’d doesn’t want to do chin-ups remind them of how
powerful this simple exercise is.