Want bigger biceps? You can Run The Rack or do biceps curls. What about getting a strong broad back? You can work the latissimus dorsi (the lats) by doing lat pull downs or plank extensions on an exercise ball. These are all great options, but nothing compares to doing pull ups to train the muscles of the upper body. Doing pull ups aren't the easiest thing for everyone. First you have to figure out where to buy gloves for pull ups, then you have to start training for pull ups with some strategy. Luckily we have you covered!