Banded Chin Ups – Using a Band for Chin Up Progressions

Do bands help with chin ups?

Yes! Using a band teaches explosiveness on the way up and gives the most resistance when returning to the starting position.

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What muscles do chin ups work?

Chin ups primarily work the biceps, latissimus dorsi, posterior deltoid, and the deep spinal stabilizers.

Will chin ups build biceps?

They’re a great main biceps exercise! They’re a big, heavy compound lift that works the biceps through a large range of motion. 

Why are chin ups easier than pull ups?

The wider grip of a pull up isolates your lats, so you get less assistance from your biceps.

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