60 minute advanced full body workout with a pull up bar at home

Here's everything you need to try our 60 minute advanced full body workout with a pull up bar at home. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

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Sean Klein
Last updated
09/02/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Eccentric Pull up
  • Circuit 2
  • Skater Squats
  • Circuit 3
  • Long Lever Press Ups
  • Side Lying Clam Raise
  • Circuit 4
  • Hanging Knee Raises
  • Chin Over Bar Hold

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Eccentric Pull up

Complete 5 repetitions

The eccentric pull up is one of the most effective vertical pull variations.

Benefits of Eccentric Pull up

The main benefit of the eccentric pull up is it helps build strength in the vertical pull movement pattern which means it can be used to help people move towards their first pull up.

How To Do Eccentric Pull up

  1. Use a bench or box to find the starting position with control. This will allow stability going into an exercise which requires a lot of control.
  2. Pause slightly at the top to illustrate control of the movement.
  3. Lower yourself towards the floor, keeping a tight midline throughout.
  4. Move through the full range of motion, including the very end of the movement until the arms are fully extended.

Coaching Tips For Eccentric Pull up

Follow these cues to perform Eccentric Pull up correctly:

  • Start with your chin over the bar, use a bench or a box to find the position
  • Control the descent as much as able
  • Keep your spine travelling in a straight line.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Skater Squats

Complete 4 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Skater Squats

Follow these cues to perform Skater Squats correctly:

  • Do not touch the back foot to the floor
  • Gently touch the back knee and stand back up
  • Use a counterbalance if required.

Circuit 3

Complete this round 3 times.

Long Lever Press Ups

Complete 10 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Long Lever Press Ups

Follow these cues to perform Long Lever Press Ups correctly:

  • Start with the hands overhead in a tight tall plank position
  • Lower the elbows slowly towards the floor.

Side Lying Clam Raise

Complete 9 repetitions

The side lying clam raise is an excellent hip dominant exercise that works the glutes but also requires a great deal of hip stability and control.

Benefits of Side Lying Clam Raise

The main benefit of the side lying clam raise is to build volume in the glutes and improve hip stability.

How To Do Side Lying Clam Raise

  1. Find the starting position with the elbow underneath the shoulder and knee and foot at
  2. degrees.
  3. Press the knee into the floor to lift the hip and simultaneously lift the knee not on the floor to open the hips.
  4. Do a slight pause at the top and come back to the starting position.

Coaching Tips For Side Lying Clam Raise

Follow these cues to perform Side Lying Clam Raise correctly:

  • Make sure your shoulders, hips and knees are inline
  • Ensure the elbow is comfortable, press through the knee into the floor finding tension in the glutes.

Circuit 4

Complete this round 3 times.

Hanging Knee Raises

Complete 12 repetitions

Hanging knee raises are a very effective way for intermediate and advanced individuals to develop their anterior core musculature.

Benefits of Hanging Knee Raises

The primary benefit of hanging knee raises is developing the strength in their anterior core. Secondarily it can also improve grip strength, shoulder stability and upper back endurance, all of which come from the effect of hanging from the bar.

How To Do Hanging Knee Raises

  1. Find a stable active hang position, with the shoulders tight, a posterior pelvic tilt, the core musculature activated and ready to work.
  2. Squeeze the knees together and tense the glutes.
  3. Lift the knees towards the chest.
  4. Slowly return the knees back to the starting position.

Coaching Tips For Hanging Knee Raises

Follow these cues to perform Hanging Knee Raises correctly:

  • Maintain an active hang throughout
  • Do a slight pause at the top and squeeze the abdominals.

Chin Over Bar Hold

Complete 20 seconds

Coaching Tips For Chin Over Bar Hold

Follow these cues to perform Chin Over Bar Hold correctly:

  • Use a bench or box to find the position, do not jump or do a pull up
  • Create tension in the upper back and hold your chin over the bar
  • Do not rest your chin on the bar.

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