These Bodyweight Exercises Help You Get Fit And Only Require A Door

These Bodyweight Exercises Help You Get Fit And Only Require A Door

While you can bust out push-ups and squats at anytime, anywhere, other bodyweight exercises like pull-ups and rows depend on having something that’s stable enough for you to hold onto. For that, head to a playground, or better yet: just use your door so you don’t even have to leave the house.

Image by Ian B-M.

Seriously. Any door and its frame are definitely viable alternatives to playground bars when there’s nothing else around. BJ Gaddour, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, demonstrates the following way to use a door for pull-ups:


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In addition to pull-ups, BJ shows a myriad of creative ways to perform rows and a few other bodyweight exercises around the house. Here’s a simple row:

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…and here’s a great way to work on the pull-up motion, getting your upper back, with only your body and the floor.

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These awesome substitutes go to show that you don’t always need fancy equipment or the most ideal environment to get a good workout! Check out his article for more.

Bar-free options for rows and pull-ups [BJ Gaddour]


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