How much headroom do you need for a pull up bar?
Your head is about 1 foot high. Given room for additional motion, this means you should mount your chin-up bar a minimum of 18 inches below the ceiling where your head will be while performing pull-ups. Cohn notes that if you exclusively do shoulder-to-bar pull-ups, this is not as important.
How much clearance do you need for pull-ups?
It is recommended to leave 18″ to 24″ above the pull up bar for safety.
What diameter should a pull-up bar be?
1.25″ is the standard size for pull-up bars. Anything thinner than that may end up causing you some stability and/or durability issues. A slightly bigger bar won’t make that noticeable of a difference until you get up around a 2″ diameter which is standard for a fat grip bar aka thick bar.
How tall should a dip bar be?
This dip stand is ideal for performing chest, arms, and leg exercises. Thanks to its heavy-duty steel base, it is robust, durable, and can withstand weight up to 300 pounds. You can also adjust the height of the bar in between the range of 31 to 35 inches.
Is pull up bar safe?
Whether you are training to be the next American Ninja Warrior or just staying in shape, beware of so-called “no-attachment” pull-up bars. These home exercise “as seen on TV” devices are potentially dangerous. Their key selling point – that they can instantly turn any doorway into a home gym – is also a potential flaw.