What If I Can’T Do Pull Ups In Crossfit?

What if I get out of breath and fail the rest of the workout?

These are all hurdles I can see myself falling back on… But it took me years of training before I could even do a single pull up. It’s such a simple movement, yet such a test (every single day).

I was unable to do more than 1 rep of pull ups in my first 5 months at Crossfit Invictus. Not many people have PRs in the clean and jerk when they only bench press for 3×5 in their benching program, but it’s not uncommon to have trouble with this advanced movement in the beginning stages. Given how accessible these movements are for most members in any gym, however, I think it’s safe to say that you should be able to accomplish this much earlier than you actually will. If you train your upper body well enough upfront without needing help from our coaches or programming staff right now, then surely you’ll be able to handle these very basic movements much sooner down the road once your technique has improved slightly. There’s no manual for getting strong at pull ups or deadlifts or anything else very technical like that — it takes time and lots of repetition to make progress — so let’s cut ourselves some slack!

And don’t worry about failing – EVER! Failures are part of progress too! The only way we learn is by pushing limits until they break – until we struggle through

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