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-   -   Proper pull up bar height for pull ups and ring work (http://board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=12598)

dave ojeda 06-23-2005 01:07 PM

Setting up two sets of pull up bars in the back yard:

1. for pull ups
2. for ring work

I was wondering what is a good height for each bar.

For the pull-up bar I figured I could measure myself from hands held up to pointed toes and add a foot for kipping room.

For the rings would I just add a couple feet from the pull up bar distance to allow for the slack line from ring to bar.

Any help is appreciated!

Dave
Chicago, Il

David S Keisler 06-23-2005 06:23 PM

Dave,
For the ring height you need to have enough room for head space to do a MU & not have to worry about hiting the top of your head @ the top press out of the MU therefore @ least the distancefrom the dip position of your hands to the top of your head... the more the better.


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