The Upper Body Squat
Written by Bryce Smith
Many clients ask why I love pull-ups so much and my answer is always the same: it is like a squat for the upper body.
The squat and deadlift often get the title of “king of all other exercises”, while the pull-up gets tossed aside as an accessory movement and does not get the recognition it deserves. The pull-up will literally save your life if you are ever hanging from a cliff and, if you get good enough at them, you may even be able to save someone else’s life,