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18 Bodyweight Exercises Parallel Bars Outdoor Fitness Equipment

The Elite Parallel Bars are part of MoveStrong FitGround product line. This special designed Outdoor Fitness station offers more exercise options than standard parrellel bars. They offer five different handle bar positions to grab that accommodate a wide range of bodyweight exercises. Making the Elite Parallel Bars more versatile and scaleable in exercises from complete off-ground training or ability to regress exercises with feet down making this outdoor fitness station more accessible to all fitness levels.

Below are examples of exercises that can be performed on the different bar positions of the MoveStrong Elite Parallel Bars.

Parallel Bars are a staple calisthenics training. The upper bars allow for all the traditional Parallel Bar exercises like, dips, knee-ups, L-Sits, press-ups, walks, and more

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The lower U-shaped bars at ends near ground are great for push-up and dip variations. Elevating the upper body slightly with feet planted on the ground gives a nice method for scaling variations of push-ups and dips making it less challenging for all fitness levels. And perform more advance exercises like the Kick through with Push-up And Dip for a great upper body and core strength movement.

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The Angled Bars are ideal for regressing exercises like Push-ups so the user can perform in a more upright position making it ideal for beginners or as part of a circuit interval workout when exercises need to be scaled back to make it through the time and intervals of the workout. They also are great for recline rows allowing for pulling exercise with feet planted on the ground.

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Bear Crawls Outdoor Low Parallel Bars - MoveStrong FitGround

Wanna add more challenge to your Bear Crawls? Try performing on parallel bars to enhance the need for balance and stability as you crawl forwards and backwards slowly with control across he bars. Perform both with hips high and low contra laterally by moving opposite foot and opposite arm at same time. Also try remaining stationary and lifting opposite arm and leg to challenge core and shoulder stability. 

The video below shows Bear Crawls performed on the MoveStrong FitGround Low Parallel Bras. This require balance, mobility, and upper body strength to crawl in different manners forwards and backwards.

MoveStrong manufactures a dedicated line of outdoor fitness equipment, FitGround. Ideal for functional fitness training, calisthenics, obstacle course, military training, and general fitness.


5 Parallel Bar Exercises For Upper body and Core Strength

The MoveStrong Elite Adjustable Parallel Bars are a great functional training tool for upper body strength and core fitness exercises. Here are 5 exercises for Parallel bars that incorporate holds, L-sits, and knee-up variations. Just a few of the many movements that can be done for bodyweight workouts. 

1- L-sit to press
2- L-sit holds
3- Knee-ups
4- Alternate knee-ups
5- Pendulum swings

The adjustability of the parallel bars allow for different height bar settings and allow unlimited amount of functional training strength, mobility, calisthenics, and core exercises.