General

The pull-up test is a strength test for your upper body. It is an easy-to-do test that requires hardly any equipment.

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Procedure

  1. Hang from the bar with the palms of your hand pointed at your body;
  2. Now pull yourself up until your chin reaches just above the bar;
  3. Then lower yourself until your arms are fully outstretched;
  4. Pull yourself back up at a gentle pace and keep the rest of your body as still as possible.

Result

Write down the amount of repetitions and compare it to the previous session.

Required equipment

For this test you need the following:

  • A horizontal bar / beam on which the participant can hang with elbows stretched without his / her feet touching the ground.

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