I live in an apartment, so I'm looking for something easy to install and uninstall when it's time to move. What would you recommend?
Our space is limited, so I would prefer something that won't take up a bunch of room. I usually use a tree in the park across the street from me, or bars at a park along my sprinting-walking-running route. However, when it's 0 degrees F with colder wind chills, pullups/chinups aren't so pleasant outdoors!
In the pricy but worth it category, I have this one:
As the "Dip Bar" all in one, I have to say that the bit extra was totally worth it.
Check out the Jungle Gym from Lifeline USA. It's a suspension trainer that will allow you to do pullups, dips, rows, suspended pushups, and tons more, and it's completely portable. I love mine.
I have the Iron Gym that Kent Cowgill listed, but I find I can't really do full-extension pull-ups that well with it mounted in a doorframe, which is a bummer. Fortunately though sadly, many years ago, whoever was living in my house mutilated some trees and installed a nice, tall pull-up bar between them. It's nice to work out outside. My neighbors think we're crazy.
I've made a variation on this - simpler than it looks.
i've had this one for about one year and it works perfectly, though it has dipped a wee bit in the middle: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001EJMS6K/ref=wms_ohs_product
its great, no tools needed, no holes in the wall, etc. Absolutely perfect for an apartment. Cheap as you can get, too.
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