A door frame pull up bar is an easy addition to any home workout routine because of its conveniency and its chameleon-like ability to be used for far more exercises than just the standard pull up.
A door frame pull up bar can be used for not only arm and back muscle building but also abs, obliques, and chest!
To help you on your muscle building journey, we’ve gathered a list of the highest-rated door frame pull up bars on the market. But before beginning any such journey, make sure two things: 1. You’re healthy enough to do such workouts, and 2. Your door frame is healthy enough to hold you.
We don’t want to be the cause of any broken bones.
Keep in mind also that the prices here reflect those at the time of publishing and they may fluctuate.
1. Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar
The Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar is your standard, over door pull up bar that is part of the popular Iron Gym brand. It’s ideal for deal for pull ups, push ups, chin ups, dips, crunches, and more, and allows a three grip position for wide, neutral, or narrow workouts. The bar itself leverages against the doorway so there are no screws and no damage to the door, meaning it both installs and can be taken down in seconds.
2. ProSource Heavy-Duty Easy Gym Doorway Chin-Up/Pull-Up Bar
The ProSource Heavy-Duty Easy Gym Doorway Chin-Up/Pull-Up Bar is a doorway leveraging pull up bar set that comes with the option with wall-mounting brackets. Because of this, it can handle weights as high as 300 pounds. When not wall mounted, it fits most doorways 24″-32″ thick and is made of high-grade steel.
3. Sunny Health & Fitness Door Way Chin Up
The Sunny Health & Fitness Door Way Chin Up is your basic door frame pull up bar. It doesn’t overgrip it like the above do, meaning you really got to make it stick before using it safely. The nice thing about it is it can be set up in seconds and it is easy to carry in luggage if you’re on the road a lot.
4. GoFit Elevated Chin Up Station
The GoFit Elevated Chin Up Station is a screwless, door mounted pull up bar station that features a raised bar design for a full range of motion. It has padded handles for various grips throughout the device and is made out a sturdy plastic.
5. Stamina Doorway Trainer Plus
The Stamina Doorway Trainer Plus is a “plus” because it can also be used on the floor for push up support. While it fits doorway jambs like the rest of the pull up bars above for standard pull ups, tricep dips, etc., it can also be used to provide a wider range of motion for push ups on the ground. It can also be easily used for workouts like these back-and-forth, as it can be put in and taken out of door frames in seconds.