Pullups -- The Real Fitness Measure

I recently wrote an article about where to start when putting together a workout plan (i.e. how to program your training). In that article, I mentioned that I believe the most important movement is the squat for a variety of reasons, and that people should start there.

So let’s say you’ve mastered the squat and you have some time to start focusing on another movement — what’s the SECOND most important movement?

The pullup.

And it’s a close second.

Like if squats are 1a, pullups are 1aa.

Humans are designed to climb, hang, and pull-up. Our shoulders are the most mobile joint in our whole body. The humerus can move up to an inch in its socket. It can do incredible things and move in an infinite number of directions.

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