A door frame pull up bar is one of the best exercise machines specially designed for upper body workouts. It is used for doing pull ups and pushups but you can also perform various other core strength training workouts with it.
Features And Specifications of A Good door frame pull up bar
Following are some of the basic features of a good door frame pull up bar.
Greater Weight Bearing Capacity: A good pull up bar always has greater weight bearing capacity. In fact, it is the key feature that distinguishes good bar from an ordinary bar. Most of the bars can bear weight only up to 200 or at maximum 250 pounds but there are also a few bars that can easily bear weight up to 300pounds.
Solid Frame: Another distinguishing feature of a pull up bar is its solid frame. Do not forget to check the frame of bar before buying it as it determines its strength and durability. Prefer buying bar having steep or tough metal frame as only steel and metallic material can bear extra weight without getting broken.
Good For Everyone: A good pull up bar offer three different grip positions from easy to difficult one. If you are a beginner then you should set minimum distance between the two handles so that your body may not exert extra force but if you want maximum output from your workouts then you must maintain maximum distance between the two handles.
Foam Coated Handles: A good pull up bar always has foam coated handles so that the hands of user may not get slipped while performing pull ups or other workouts as it can be really dangerous. Foam coated handles increases grip making it easier to have a grip on it. If a pull up bar do not have foam coating on its handles then you should not buy it.
Customized Setting: A good bar always offers customized settings for everyone. There are some bars which can be adjusted at different positions. You may fix them near the wall or if you are obese and you fear of crashing into the wall then you my mount the bar with handle going several inches away from the wall.
Easy to Install: Some pull up bars are very difficult to install especially because they do not come with the mounting tools which means that you have to purchase all the tools by yourself. Good pull up bar manufacturing companies not only provide mounting kit with the bar but also provide an easy to read manual so that even a lay person with no or little know how can also install it.
Fits well on All Walls And Door frames: Most of the people buy bar randomly and when they try to mount it on their door frame or wall then they realize their mistake. Not every pull up bar can be mounted on walls or door frames. Some bars have dimensions that do not match the dimensions of door frames. Good pull up bars fits well on all types of walls and door frames.