I don't work out a whole helluva lot so I just needed something simple and sturdy to use. I work an office job so my right wrist is always a bit sore and on the brink of Carpel Tunnel. I had to do pushups and the like on my fists as opposed to my hands flat on the floor with my wrists bend. Needless to say that was getting painful in it's own right. These bars rid me of my wrist problem all together. For those who are just learning about/discovery or questioning whether or not these bars would be useful to you- if your wrists hurt with normal pushups I promise these will help greatly. Beyond easy to put together as well. I also use these for planks and interval training that requires me to go quickly from a standing to ground position.
Metal with rubber end caps for stability and good hand grips
Takes pressure off wrists and lets me do a lot more push ups at different degrees of separation than I would be able to do otherwise - and you dip lower so its also better range of muscle motion
I like the full range of motion I get. They are solid though I don’t know if the foam will last that long. The bottom is not rubber. It’s plastic. There is always a chance it will slip.
Otherwise, a great and important piece of equipment.
I've owned a few push up bars. None of them stand up to this set. Yes, they look great. But they are very dependable.
I've owned some in the past that would bend when pushing up. Some would bend just from a little bit of weight being applied. One of the worst I've had would slip/move during a set of push ups.
Not only do these NOT bend, they do NOT move! Safety is very important when exercising. These are very safe to use.
I've also found that different bars are different heights. I find that the height on these is just right.
I'd strongly recommend this set.
First time I buy anything like this, I come from regular push ups on the floor.. this gives me room for a better stretch in the pecs and overall better form when doing push ups... construction looks durable, I've used them for a couple of months, no signs of damage or age in any way.
If you're looking to improve your overall chest doing body weight exercises like push ups, this will help you a TON without spending much money.. (I would recommend doing some dips too, always leaning forward so you focus more on the pecs and less on tri's and delts)