Throughout this discussion, how to build a great exercise program around pull up bars will be covered. This type of equipment is typically a simple unit. The idea is to have a suspended bar for a person to use. They use this bar to lift up their body weight until their chin can rest firmly on the bar. This exercise is very difficult to perform but has a lot of unique benefits.
Many unique benefits can be obtained from the pull up exercise. This type of exercise works very well for building muscle mass within the upper body. The process of building this mass has the effect of burning very many calories. This causes it to have such a great effect toward losing weight. Through the process of performing these exercises people can really sculpt and define the muscles of their upper body.
To begin this program you must first acquire one of these bars. The easiest and sometimes most efficient way to do this is by purchasing one at your favorite sporting goods store. These units require little assembly and tend to be of the highest possible quality. They also feature some type of really effect grip on the actual bar itself. This helps protect the hands of a user as they perform the exercise.
A person can also begin this regimen by building their own set up pull up bars. A lot of effort is required to assemble such a home built unit but this option can be a lot cheaper as well. It has been said by some that this unit can be built for a little under $10. The unit is often constructed of very simple materials. Among them is wooden planks as well as a strong plumbing pipe. Brackets and screws are necessary for the assembly process.
Before the pull up program can begin there is two things that must be learned. How to do the actual exercise appropriately is the first. The second is to make a determination if you are able to do at least one repetition or not. The exercise is performed by firmly gripping the bar and making sure that your feet do not touch the ground. The next step after that is to pull as hard as you can until you are lifted to a point where you can then place your chin on the bar.
If you are not capable of performing an entire pull up you must make use of a preliminary step before the actual program begins. You must perform other exercises until your upper body strength reaches the point of being able to perform this one. Push ups and partial pull ups work great for this purpose. After you practice these for a while make another attempt at doing a pull up.
When a bar is acquired and you are able to do the exercise, the next part will come very naturally. You simply practice and work your way up. You need to set goals as you go along. If you can only do a couple of pull ups, you need to practice doing these two in several sets through out the day. Try and work your way up to five at a time. The ideal goal set by many is three sets of fifteen in a single day.
When the pull up bars regimen has began you will be on your way to building unprecedented upper body strength. The strength of the upper body can easily triple by utilizing this simple exercise. The muscles and tone of the upper body will also have a much more appropriate appearance. Members of the active military often utilize this exercise to build large amounts of strength within their upper bodies very quickly.