A 32-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me which exercise(s) work the same muscles as a chin-up?
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Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Many: the chin up involves your forearms(wrist flexors/grip), biceps and lattisimus dorsi(back). So pulls up are close but more difficult related to the wrist pronation. "Lat pull downs" are a mimic for pull ups(but seated). Rowing motions, like seated cable rows, bent over dumbbell rows or inverted rows, will also work similar muscles but at different angles.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Please explain which exercise(s) work the same muscles as a chin-up?
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Geriatrics 30 years experience
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