Tag Archives: do more pull ups

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 »

The Frenchy Pull-up Exercise: An Old Rockclimber Trick For Building Pull-up Strength

I had never heard of the Frenchy pull-up exercise before I saw this video, but it looks like yet another effective way to improve your pull-up numbers. Basically, it’s a simple method of getting stronger in the three key positions of the pull-up – the bottom position, the middle position, and the top position –… Read More »