Lat Exercises

Narrow Parallel Grip Chin-ups

This is a more advanced version of the basic Chin Up. The closer grip provides more development on the shoulders.

Narrow Parallel Grip Chin-ups - Step 1 Narrow Parallel Grip Chin-ups - Step 2


  1. Grasp the bar with an supinated (overhand) grip so that your palms are facing.
  2. Let your body hang from the bar with your arms straight.
  3. Slowly pull yourself up so that your chin is higher than the bar.
  4. With a controlled movement lower yourself to the starting position.


  • Your legs should stay in line with your torso throughout this exercise.

Primary Muscle: Lats
Secondary Muscle: None
Equipment Type: Body Only

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