Category Archives: Pullup Workout Programs

Easy Pull-ups: The Minimum Effective Dose For Increasing Pull-ups & Chin-ups

Would you like to increase your pull-ups and chin-ups while doing as little work as possible? I’ll explain how in this post. A few people have emailed me to say something to the effect of… Your pull-up workout programs look great, but they also look hard. Do you have something easier? The answer is always… Read More »

2016 Survey Results, Rapid-Fire Q+A, and Upcoming Topics

I recently conducted a survey to get your opinion about how to best help you with your pull-up training goals. And today, I’d like to share a summary of the feedback that many of you graciously offered me. Let’s start with the positive feedback. Thank you…No, THANK YOU! First things first, a lot of you… Read More »

How to Rapidly Increase Your Pull-up Reps in 2-4 Weeks

A Complete High Intensity Pull-ups Workout Program For Maximum Short-Term Results (2-4 Weeks) Below, you’ll find a pull-ups workout program that you can use for 2-4 weeks for a short-term boost to your pull-up strength and performance. This is NOT a sustainable workload, and thus, this is not an effective long-term training program. That said,… Read More »

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 »

How to Nail Your First 5 Deadhang Pull-ups in 5 Weeks or Less

A Complete Pull-ups Workout Program to Help You Rapidly Increase Your Strength and Go From Zero to Five Perfect Pull-ups (Or Chin-ups) As Fast As Possible The following program will help you strengthen your arms, back, and core musculature to increase your pull-up strength and performance so that you’re able to do 5 pull-ups with… Read More »

Stuck At 16 Pull-ups and Need to Hit 20 Reps in 1 Month (Q+A)

Below, you’ll find a question from a young man who is an officer candidate for the Marine Corps and is preparing for his Physical Fitness Test (PFT) next month. He’s been stuck at 16 pull-ups, and would like to get to 20 reps, which will be a perfect score for the pull-ups portion of his… 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 »