Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit. But in terms of gymnastics they are fairly intermediate. Most people who start with CrossFit can hardly pull their own bodyweight up.
When we think of CrossFit pull ups, we think of kipping or butterfly pull ups, right?
But doing a kip before you master the strict version (at least 5 reps) can reck havoc on your shoulder because you simply lack the stability to perform a safe kipping pull up. Point blank.
There are many ways how to get your chin over the bar but not all of them are getting you stronger.
Here are 3 things you can do which are worth your time: