Category Archives: Pullup Gear

Review of the Stud Bar: A Superb Wall or Ceiling Mounted Pull-up Bar

If you’re looking for a rock-solid pull-up bar that you can mount to your wall or ceiling in your home, garage, basement, or barn (etc.), then the Stud Bar Pull-up Bar should be near the top of your list. I’ve had the Stud Bar Pull-up Bar installed in my home gym for several months now,… Read More »

The Lebert Equalizer Parallel Bars: A Perfect Complement to a Good Pull-up Bar

A Quick Look at The Lebert Equalizer – an Excellent Set of Parallel Bars for Strength Training If you could only have one tool for upper body strength training, I think a set of adjustable rings is arguably one of the best choices. You can do more things with this simple tool than practically anything… Read More »

Which Pull-up Grip is Best for Injured Shoulders?

QUESTION: John, I’m looking forward to being able to do chins again. My only concern is that I have 6 anchors in my left shoulder, due to a rotator cuff injury 22 months ago. I’ve been back in the gym for 11 months. Which grip puts less stress on the shoulder? Thanks, -B The Short… Read More »

Three of the Best Pull-up Bars for Your Home Gym

If you want to get better at pull-ups, then having a bar you can use at home would be a great investment. The main benefit, of course, is that you’ll be much more likely to use it if it’s easily accessible. In fact, a lot of people find that they increase their pull-up numbers just… Read More »

An Inexpensive Doorway Pullup Bar That Actually Works

I’d encourage anyone that wants to get better at pull-ups to invest in a pull-up bar you can use at home. Whether you train at home, the gym, or somewhere else, having a bar at home usually means that you’ll use it. You’ll practice. And you’ll have one less excuse to stop yourself from achieving… Read More »

The Best Home Gym Pull-up Bar for Using with a Suspension Training System

Question: Hello, I was wondering if you know of any freestanding pull up bar or stand that is affordable for using something like the TRX or rip:60 suspension training system. Thanks, Mike Answer: If you want to attach a suspension training system to a freestanding pull-up bar, then you’re probably going to need something that… Read More »

Does The Perfect Pullup Bar With Rotating Handles Really Work?

The Perfect Pullup™ Bar with Rotating Handles VS an Ordinary Pull-up Bar: What the Science Says The Perfect Pullup™ Bar was designed by a former Navy SEAL and is purported to “engage more muscles” than an ordinary pull-up bar and get you ripped, pump up your arms, shred your shoulders, yada yada yada. But what… Read More »