Category Archives: Pullup Program Reviews

The Recon Ron Pullup Program VS The Armstrong Pullup Program

This post is comparing the Recon Ron Pullup Program, which is available here, with the Armstrong Pullup Program, which is available here. Note: I also have written a review of the Armstrong Pullup Program and also a write-up of My Results From Using The Armstrong Pullup Program. I’m a big fan of the Armstrong Pullup Program… Read More »

Why Most Pullup Workout Programs Don’t Work Very Well

Learn Why Generic, One-Size-Fits-All, Cookie-Cutter Pull-up Workout Programs That Prescribe Specific Sets and Reps Usually Don’t Work Very Well Why I Don’t Recommend Programs Like 7 Weeks to 50 Pull-ups,, or note: this is an opinion piece, and I’m obviously very biased. You’ve been warned! There’s something that the vast majority of pullup… Read More »

DOUBLE Your Pull-ups in Two Weeks With the “Pull-up Push” Program

TOP SECRET: Navy SEAL Fitness Instructor’s Pull-up Training Program for Rapidly Boosting Your Results in Just Two Weeks Not too long ago, I interviewed Stew Smith about pull-up training. One of the tips he shared really stuck out at me, and that was his Pull-up Push program, which you can find here (ok OK, so… Read More »

Why I Quit The 7 Weeks to 50 Pull-ups Program (Review)

I’ve often said that even if you’re using an average or poor workout program, that hard work will be enough to succeed. Well, that isn’t always the case. The truth is that you need to be careful when choosing a pull-up training program because even if it looks good on the outside – has been… Read More »

Mad Scientist Shares His 4 Easy Steps to Doing Your First Chin-up

Today, I wanted to direct you to the fitness Mad Scientist himself, Nick Nilsson. Nick is top-notch strength and conditioning coach, and has put together a 4-step progression for working up to your first chin-up that I’d like to discuss. You can read the whole article on his site here, or you can scan my… Read More »

My Results From Using The Armstrong Pullup Program (Review)

Last month, I posted my Armstrong Pullup Program Review. And since then, I actually used it myself for four weeks. Now, you may have seen in my review that I said, “the Armstrong Pullup Program seems like a great option for those who fit the criteria for whom it was created: young men and women… Read More »

The Fighter Pullup Program by Pavel Tsatsouline

Photo credit: The Fighter Pullup Program by Pavel Tsatsouline: What is it? How does it work? And DOES it work? I wouldn’t say this pull-up training program is “fighter-specific,” and thus, only reserved for fighters and other full-contact athletes. But the title does make it somewhat appealing to the tough guy crowd. Regardless, I… Read More »