Can pull-ups be done daily without overtraining?

Theoretically, yes. However, if you're doing pull-ups solely on a straight bar then you do risk causing some injury by straining the tendons and ligaments in the shoulders. Basically, by using a straight bar you're putting shearing forces on the shoulder joint which wants to allow the arm to rotate.

If you're using a neutral grip setup, or better yet Olympic rings of some kind, then you'll be in much better shape as it allows your arms to move through a natural range of motion and minimizes strain on the shoulder capsule.

Overtraining is far from a concern since pull-ups aren't really a CNS intensive exercise the way squatting and deadlifting can be. The only thing you'd really have to worry about are overuse injuries.


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