Chin-ups are one of the best
Assisted Pull-Up Machine
Yes, chin-ups are a great back exercise. They are also one of the toughest exercises out there because you must lift your entire body weight from the get-go. That's why the assisted pull-up machine was invented. The machine includes a pad that you can kneel on, or a platform that you stand on, to help raise you up as you pull with your arms.
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You can adjust the amount of weight that the machine uses to help you up, making the exercise incrementally harder or easier, depending on your strength development. Without this machine, the regular chin-up would be too tough for most beginners. You'll generally find this in a gym, as it's relatively expensive and takes up more space than a regular chin-up bar.
Door Frame Bar
The least expensive and most convenient in-home chin-up option is a removable bar that fits in a door frame. Iron Gym makes one of the most popular
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To save space in your home or gym, attach a wall mounted pull-up bar to a stable wall. This is a much more permanent option than a door frame bar because you have to drill it in, but it's still out of the way. The bar comes out of a platform that's fastened to the wall, far enough that you won't kick the wall when you do chin-ups.
Multi-purpose body weight workout towers include more than just chin-up bars. They also have a place to do
Rogue Pull-Up Rig
For gym owners, especially in the CrossFit arena, a pull-up rig is a great investment. These structures are a bunch of pull-up bars placed side-by-side, and they form a rectangle of pull-up bars when placed together. They're the best option for accommodating a bunch of people, like in a group exercise class.
While it seems like they take up a lot of space, there is plenty of room under the pull-up bars to do body weight, dumbbell and kettlebell exercises.
If you're looking for one piece of weightlifting equipment for your home gym or a small gym space, look no further than the power rack with a chin-up bar. The power rack itself holds a barbell and you can put equipment, such as a weightlifting bench, inside the power rack to do various exercises. When you add in a chin-up bar it becomes one of the best all-in-one pieces of weightlifting equipment on the market. And it comes at