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Old 03-03-2009, 09:33 AM   #1
Augustine Castronovo
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Which pull up band...

Hey all, I was looking to buy a pull up band for my girlfriend to practice her pull ups. Unfortunately, I don't have the money to buy multiple bands (they are a tad expensive). I was looking at the Iron Woody bands...

If I were to buy just one size what should I get?
Or...is there another alternative?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 03-03-2009, 09:56 AM   #2
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Re: Which pull up band...

Ironwoody bands are excellent quality and are designed for pullups. They are all 41" long, and are seamless.

As to which band, that entirely depends on how strong she is.
Most girls new to pullups will be able to do a pullup on a Medium (green) or a small (blue) band.

Remember if you buy from IW they usually sell the bands in pairs, so you're better off getting 2 x reds (mini) and using them together than 2x greens (mediums) because then you can use a single red on its own when she gets stronger.

The best way to go, in my opinion is to buy a Deluxe set, (one of each colour), then you can combine them or use them individually as you need.
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Old 03-03-2009, 02:52 PM   #3
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Re: Which pull up band...

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Hey all, I was looking to buy a pull up band for my girlfriend to practice her pull ups. Unfortunately, I don't have the money to buy multiple bands (they are a tad expensive). I was looking at the Iron Woody bands...

If I were to buy just one size what should I get?
Or...is there another alternative?

Thanks in advance.
If you want a cheaper alternative, go to McMaster Carr's web site and look for pallet bands. 1 pack of bands contains 5.
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Old 03-03-2009, 03:49 PM   #4
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Re: Which pull up band...

doesnt ironwoody sell a set of "pull up bands". i think i got some for my gym and each one cost like $15 bucks.

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Old 03-03-2009, 07:57 PM   #5
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Re: Which pull up band...

Perform Better Super Bands work great and are much cheaper than Iron Woody. If she is strong get the 1 inch band, if not the 1 1/2.

www.performbetter.com wfs under Bands- Super Bands

About $15-30
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:34 PM   #6
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Re: Which pull up band...

for what it's worth, I have two mountain bike inner tubes on my pullup bar. work great for me. 6$...
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