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Fitness on the Fly: Increase Grip Strength with Pull-Ups

Fitness on the Fly host, Joe Dowdell shares three tips for increasing grip strength using pull-up variations.

Men's Fitness is excited to announce that we've teamed up with Joe Dowdell, CSCS the founder and CEO of PEAK Performance, one of New York City’s premier personal training facilities, to release a weekly training series, Fitness on the Fly.

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Typically, the pull up is used for training the upper body, more specifically the lats and back, but this week, Joe Dowdell shares three of his favorite variations to the pull up that are geared to increase your overall grip strength.

Meet Our Expert: Joe Dowdell, CSCS

Joe Dowdell, CSCS, is a personal trainer and strength coach to some of the world’s top athletes, actors, models, and CEOs. The founder and CEO of Manhattan’s Peak Performance gym, Dowdell is the author of Ultimate You and has contributed to the following books: Mario Lopez’s Knockout Fitness, Men’s & Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises, and 50 Cent’s soon to be released fitness book Formula 50.

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