The pull-ups are one of the fundamental compound home workouts for the upper body that tones the muscles of the arms, shoulders, chest and upper back. It is also one of the toughest exercises that require extreme mental and physical strength. It is one of the best at home workouts for men that helps in developing the “V” shaped physique by working the latissimus dorsi – the biggest muscle group in the upper body.
Stand under a strong bar that can withstand your weight. Grip it with both hands placed shoulder width apart and palms are facing away from the body. Now, hang from the bar with your arms fully extended and core muscles engaged and slowly pull your body up till your nose clears over the bar. Wait in this stance of a few moments and return to the starting position.