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