Looking for an alternative to doing pull-ups in the workouts.

  • We have a really low ceiling in the basement where we workout. Like so low I can't raise my arms straight up without hitting the ceiling. All of the door frame pull-up bars don't work because the trim on the doors goes all the way to the ceiling. Any opti

    russellhess   by: russellhess
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    buckry  over 2 years ago by: buckry

    A workout I did a few days ago suggested doing something called a rowboat. You bend your knees while standing and pump your arms back and forth. It's obviously a lot easier than actual pullups, but I was able to do about 60 of them and I definitely felt

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    andysmith  over 2 years ago by: andysmith

    You could do the dumbbell modification, but I'm with you... I want to do pull-ups!

    At my old house I mounted a really high quality pull-up bar and really loved it. I got it from http://studbarpullup.com

    It's really durable and high quality, but not

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    jojoleb  almost 2 years ago by: jojoleb

    Two variations come to mind:
    1) You can do lats using an exercise band, as nacs0803 stated. Pick a band band that will challenge you (it will take some experimentation to select the band with the right tension). Using a door attachment placed high on

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