How to Eliminate the Notorious Chicken Wing on Your Bar Muscle-Up
Video by Travis Ewart

The bar muscle-up can look and feel amazing, or it can look like a chicken trying to climb over an electric fence. Invictus Gymnastics coach Travis Ewart discusses the importance of elevating the knees during the kipping phase of the bar muscle-up in order to provide enough height to transition the bar without the notorious chicken wing. Comments are welcome, so post below!

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March 10, 2018 9:23 am

Do you recommend this technique for ring muscle ups too ?

March 12, 2018 11:13 am
Reply to  Travis Ewart

Thanks. My major issue is flaring of my elbows or not keeping rings close. Not sure if it’s a mobility issue or related to an early pull