Perform a perfect chin-up

The chin-up can seem like the Everest of fitness moves, reserved for the freakishly strong. But it’s not as tough as it looks. You don’t need to bang out dozens – working towards completing just one or two chin-ups will give you a boost, since it works lats (muscles that span the middle of your back to your armpits), biceps, core and shoulders. The end result: a sexy upper body, tighter midsection and more streamlined posture. Follow this lesson from Adam Campbell, author of The Australian Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises.

Photo by Women's Health Mar 3, 2011

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Perform a perfect chin-up

Raise your fitness to new heights by mastering this body sculptor