How to add neutral grip pull-up option to a power-rack based regimen. Suggestify me!
Ladies and Gentlemen, I want your brains! I need your expertise and ideas. I’m registering and posting specifically to ask for them. As a full newbie I’m very grateful for anyone that takes the time to share with me the benefit of their experience. Thank you! Goal & Context
I have a Bodycraft F430 power rack and have been training inside it for about 7 years, after about 11 years of being a dedicated gym-rat (I’m 38). I’m happy with my core exercise regimen but also seek out variety and would especially like to add something to my set-up that will introduce the option of performing pull-ups with a -
1. Neutral grip
2. Flexible grip that allows for wrist rotation
3. Slight drop from the F430 pull-up bar (because I train inside a low-ceilinged room which limits my ability to come past the bar)
I’m space constrained and therefore have a strong preference for things that add more than one additional option to my training regimen. I’m not really cost-constrained, I’m willing to pay more for something which provides more useful exercise options. My DIY skills and equipment are both minimal. Options under Consideration Kettle Clamps
Pros: Would also add option for a form of spider row using an incline bench + kettle-bell exercises
Cons: Not available in UK, very expensive option for primary goal of neutral grip pull-ups
Reference: http://www.fitstep.com/fitness-equipment-reviews/equipment-reviews/kettleclamp-review.htm Gymnast Rings
Pros: Fulfil goals 1-3 simply and relatively cheaply and would also add option for horizontal body-rows with feet braced on a barbell at the opposite end of my rack, easily available
Cons: Concern that the straps that loop around the pull-up bar would shift around during exercise & not sure how to solve that
Reference: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pellor-FitnessXzone-Bodyweight-Excercising-Suspension/dp/B00NSKLNSW/ref=pd_cp_sg_2 Pullum Sports Daisy Chain x 2 + Strap x 2 + Neutral Grip Cable Pulley Attachment
Pros: Once I figure them out the Daisy Chain may open up other exercise options and exercise variants
Cons: I’m not entirely sure I understand how I would use the Daisy Chain including how I’d attach them to the pull-up bar
Reference:http://www.pullum-sports.co.uk/strength-training-equipment/miscellaneous-strength/ironmind-super-squats-hip-belt-daisy-chains/prod_175.htmlhttp://www.pullum-sports.co.uk/strength-training-equipment/miscellaneous-strength/ironmind-12-inch-black-endless-loops-pair/prod_660.html Tell me!
How would you do it? How have you done it? What would you recommend or suggest? At the same time if there is anything else you would suggest that would add extra exercise options, I'm greatly appreciative of all ideas.