At age 56, I get to be a rock star. In an athletic setting. Surrounded by some of the fittest and most motivated people I have ever met. All I have to do is keep showing up and let them watch me go at CrossFit with complete abandon. I have a new set of friends and admirers.
So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it simply, the pull-up is one of the most effective upper body exercises you can perform. It's not called the upper body squat without reason.