What are Kipping Pull Ups | Gloves for Pull Ups

EXERCISE VIDEO DEMO:  Whether you have a love hate relationship with pull ups is not the point.  Some of use love em because they train almost the entire upper body, and those that hate em probably can’t do them properly.  If you’re asking what are kipping pull ups you’re probably a bit more advanced than the average joe. 

If done properly Kipping Pull Ups should be a powerful and fluid motion.  It’s actually a variation of the gymnastics kip.   Some say that it’s a bit easier on your pulling muscles because you have the added advantage of the momentum of your body weight to lift you (versus a dead hang).  Others say that it’s more advanced because it requires control of more of your body movement.  Either way, kipping pull ups are much harder on your grip and they’re definitely more cardiovascular.  

With a Kipping Pull Ups exercise you’re leading with your hips and shoulders as your feet are thrown behind you.  The biggest tip for Kipping Pull Ups is that when your hips are forward, your feet should be back.  Read more n watch the vid clip...

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