6 months ago I could do 1, maybe 2 pullups. After months of doing a few every time I went into the kitchen, they now feel like nothing. Definitely glad I got it. And it's an iron gym, so if I get tired of pullups, I can do quarter-ROM dips too!
23 y/o, 170 lbs
Do you understand that the second you
look in the mirror and you're happy with
what you see, baby, you just
lost the battle!
I got one of these for xmas and use it twice a week to do a little bodyweight circut in the morning with pullups, pushups, etc.
What do you think is you weigh more then 230? Will it damage the door jams? I got a set up in my basement, but I'd like to have something convenient by my office where I can stretch. Just concerned about molding damage and being able to support my weight.
...depends on the quality of the door/molding. Damaged an apartment door heavily once, but the plaster in my first house was solid as a rock.
Im so old, weak and fat I cant do pull ups... yet. My power cage has a pull up bar, but right now all I do is a hang off it. At least Im gaining more time on the hang, and thats a start, right?
I envy anyone that can do pull ups, so I say GREAT WORK! Glad to hear of your progress!
That's so ****ty that a 230lb guy can bend that product. lol.
Last edited by galileo; 10-18-2009 at 12:57 PM.
Deadlift - 475, Front Squat - 320, Back Squat - 405
Pull-ups are one of the few lifts I can take some pride in. I can pull 12 off if I have a good workout buzz going.
Bench: 45 lbs Bench: 235 lbs
Squat: 95 lbs Squat: 285 lbs
Deadlift: 100 lbs Deadlift: 330 lbs