The Best Pull Up Exercises For Climbing

Pull ups are (and have been) a staple of the climber’s training diet for decades – with good reason! They’re a super effective exercise for the strength and conditioning of the muscles and soft tissues involved in climbing movement. Of course – as we’ve said before – there are some ways in which the pull up exercise lacks in specificity, but if you’re able to plan and utilise this tool at the right part time of year, with the correct form of exercise then you’re going to see huge benefits.


0:00 Intro
0:17 Top tips and advice
3:52 Weighted pull-ups
6:40 Isometrics
11:16 Offset Pull-ups
14:28 One-arm eccentrics
18:17 Close grip pull-ups
20:36 Outro