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going to make my pull up bar thicker

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by salboski, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. salboski

    salboski Brown Belt

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    do i need to use pvc pipe or something else and also how to make it stay on there
     
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    If you want to make it thicker for added grip strengthening, wrap a towel around it.
     
  3. Or do towel chinups.
     
  4. graedy

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    Towelchinups are very tough for your grip.
     
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    ENTROPY Purple Belt

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    I've used duct tape to thicken my dumbells in the past.
     
  6. jamiejamie6661

    jamiejamie6661 Green Belt

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    + 1 for the towel

    it is killer
     
  7. Wrecking Ball

    Wrecking Ball Orange Belt

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    Or you could keep your bar the same, and buy an 1 1/2 galvanized pipe. It's sturdy as shit, and it fits olympic plates damn near to perfect.
     
  8. Urban

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    why would you want to put oly plates on a pullup bar?

    But you're right, just buy a 2" galvanized pipe and find a way to attach it to your ceiling or exising pullup bar. Hang it, or buy some more pipe fittings to screw it to a truss, or something.
     
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    maybe he meant you can make a thickbar out of it?
     
  10. Wrecking Ball

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    Ha, in the future I'll start reading the whole thread...anyways, yea thats what I meant Cocky.
     

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