What is the Muscle-Up?

Updated: Jul 3, 2021

How To Muscle-Up (Part 1)

Commonly desired but rarely attained; earning your first muscle-up requires dedication, patience and an understanding of human movement. Although, the first two traits are beyond the scope of this resource (as they involve a more introspective approach to develop), the third will be addressed in this blog series.

When learning how to muscle-up, you first need to understand your current starting point and whether you are ready to begin specialising your training around this movement. Here are _ recommendations to help you get started and identify your training prioritise going forward. to be mindful of when you get started

1. Don't rush. Embrace the suck.

Mindset is king. Accept that learning how to muscle-up is going to take time (unless you are one of those rare genetic freaks and if so F you but also that's pretty cool). Therefore, it is important that you don't rush the process by aimlessly attempting to muscle-up again and again and again - you won't get anywhere and you run the risk of learning an inefficient technique (i.e. the dreaded chicken wing). Take your time, train your weaknesses and keep the quality of work high. By setting the right intention and expectations going into every training session it will make the process a whole lot more enjoyable and thereby your compliance a lot higher.

2. Build a solid foundation of strength.

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3. Strength is specific. Own your weaknesses

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4. Compliance drives success

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