Pull-ups are to your upper body what squats are for your legs. And as far as bodyweight exercises go, pull-ups and chin-ups are considered the best upper strength builders.
Being able to do a pull-up properly is also generally a good indication of a high level of functional strength.
Yet the pull-up is also one of the hardest exercises to master, especially for women who do not have the same upper body strength that men do.
Here are 5 ways to get to your first pull-up and start building that upper body strength