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Pull-Up Bars

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Pull-Up Bars

Xenios USA Pull-Up Bars: simplicity and completeness in a single workout

Here at Xenios USA, you can find a range of Pull-Up Bars designed to perform high-level performances and maximize your workouts to their fullest potential. You'll find everything you need in this simple piece of equipment.

Thanks to its quality and durability, it is possible to carry out a wide variety of exercises safely, allowing for an effective upper body muscle workout.

What does a Pull-Up Bar train and how does it work?

This tool, in its simplicity, allows for intensive training of numerous muscle groups using your body weight. The bar must be fixed to the wall at a height higher than the people using it. Once the grip on the bar is secured, you must lift your feet off the ground and, through the bending of the arms, the goal will be to bring the chest close to or above the bar.

Through this type of exercises, arms, back, deltoids, chest, and abs are trained; in general, they allow you to strengthen the core, improve posture, and develop muscles. Pull-ups come in several variants. Each one stimulates specific muscle groups, making the workout varied and complete. Here are some examples: pronated grip, supinated grip, neutral grip, chest pull-up, wide grip and narrow grip, the Muscle Up mode, the Kipping pull-up, the One Arm Pull-up and many more.
What makes these exercises so famous is that they don't require special equipment: any horizontal and sturdy bar is suitable. If you want to perform even more complete workouts, it is possible to attach some accessories to the bar that will allow you to perform total body exercises. For those looking to set up a home gym, it is advisable to opt for a dedicated bar, often integrated into multifunctional rig stations, for an even more comprehensive workout. This type of training is also very appreciated because it involves a large number of muscles and quickly increases energy consumption.

How many types of bars are there?

There are several types of bars to choose from. Each of these has some features that makes it different from the others: it will be easy to find the one that suits you and meets your needs.

Straight Bar

This is the simplest Pull-Up Bar you can find: all you need is a wall to fix it to but, if preferred, you can install it to the ceiling too.
Thanks to the holes on the boards, you can decide at what distance to fix the bar.

Foldable Bar

This type differs from the previous for two reasons. The first is that it is space-saving: indeed, thanks to a rotating mechanism, it is possible to lower the bar bringing it as close as possible to the wall on which the equipment is fixed. This will allow it to be mounted even in a reduced space, as it will not occupy space when not in use. The second feature is that the distance of the bar from the wall is fixed, but it respects the standard measurements of this type of tools.

Ergonomic Bar

As the last type, we have a bar that differs from the previous ones due to its shape. It is no longer a single bar but a Multigrip tool. The second bar, slightly curved in shape, allows for numerous grip possibilities. This way, a wide number of exercises can be performed without taking up more space than would be occupied by a normal bar.

How to approach workouts with the Pull-Up Bar?

Although pull-ups are well-known exercises, that doesn't mean they're accessible to everyone. It's important to start with a good understanding of the movements and ensure you have the strength necessary to lift your own weight.
To simplify the first approach to this world, there are numerous "tricks" that can help even a beginner perform pull-ups correctly and, in this way, progressively strengthen the muscles. Resistance bands, in this case, are fundamental allies. Therefore, if it's your first time trying these exercises, it's very important not to get injured and learn right from the start how to perform the movement correctly; however, if you are experienced, as soon as you find a horizontal bar, feel free to go wild.
Once you understand how to approach this world, it's important to know how to continue training. One might wonder: how many times a week should pull-ups be performed?
The answer will always depend on the level of preparation. If you are a beginner, it is not recommended to perform this workout every day: high intensity, in these cases, does not aid improvement. If, however, you feel at an intermediate level, you can increase the weekly workload, being mindful of rest days as well. If you are at an advanced level, then the intensity of the work can be even higher, alternating with other exercises and the necessary rest.

Now it's up to you!

As you have seen, Pull-Up Bars are as simple as they are useful. Now all that's left is to decide which one to add to your gym. If you still have doubts, continue exploring the Pull-Up Bars category on our site!