Ultimate Body Press Wall Mounted Pull-Up Bar

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Ultimate Body Press Wall Mounted Pull-Up BarReview Facts

The Ultimate Body Press Pull Up Bar features sturdy 30mm diameter tubing and unique ergonomic design. With reinforced beams and three-position grips, this unit will give you a solid workout every time, while the ergonomic design of the bar will alleviate pressure on the wrists. The Ultimate Body Bar is designed to bolt directly into a standard 16 inch separated pair of studs. The grips come out a full 20 inches from the wall, enabling you full freedom of movement to perform upper back as well as core exercises.

The Ultimate Body Press gives you a good base anchor point. From there you can expand your exercise options with such accessories as push up rings, gymnastic rings, and ab straps.

You should have no problem installing the Ultimate Body Press bar. The instructions that accompany the unit are pretty comprehensive, though they needed a more awake proofreader. You might like to check out the handy installation video to guide you.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros

The bar extends a full 20 inches from the wall when it is installed

It is very durable and has quality foam grips

It is very easy to install

Cons

The factory packaging may cause indentations on the foam grips

Features and Benefits

Features and Benefits

The Ultimate Body Press bar has a lot of premium features. It comes with the heavy-duty pull-up bar which has parallel grips, mounting hardware, and complete instructions. The thick steel construction is welded and is super strong with premium pads that are high-density foam over steel knurled grips.

The solid steel tubing construction ensures a maximum load capacity of 350 pounds. This allows you to add extra weight with a weighted strap when you are stronger to exceed lifting your body weight. The angled ergonomic grips allow you to target those hard to get muscles of the upper back while alleviating the pressure on your wrists. It offers a variety of gripping options that allow you to hit the back from a range of angles. You get foam grips that are padded with extra knurled grips underneath that allow you to maintain a strong grip despite sweat and friction. The bar has a gunmetal gray powder finish which is of higher quality than many competing products to give a stylish finish. The bar also provides mounting hardware and all bolts for both wooden stud and concrete options.
Consider Before Buying

Consider Before Buying

There are a few things you should consider when you are looking for the perfect pull-up bar, especially one that is wall-mounted. Get one that has a good load capacity. This will allow you to have total faith that your pull-up bar can easily handle your weight in addition to any extra plates that you choose to strap around your waist when your strength levels increase. Be sure it has a good extension from the wall. You will need a minimum of 14 inches of wall clearance. This will allow you to move up and down without restriction. Make sure it has a complete installation kit included, along with fixing bolts. Ideally, the unit should come with bolts to allow you to fix the bar to both timber studs and concrete.

Be sure the bar has non-slip grips that are thick enough not to rip and that accommodate all of the different grip positions. Speaking of which, there should be a range of gripping positions, including a neutral grip and an extra-wide grip. There should be provision for extra exercises, including dips. You also want an adjustable pull-up bar that will allow you to work with a range of wall stud distances.
About The Company

About The Company

Ultimate Body Press company has been around since 2006, located in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania. This company is enhancing your fitness with everything needed for a high intensity, bodyweight resistance workout. The company creates a huge product line of dip stands, pull-up bars, and dip stations. They also offer combination packages that will give you everything needed for an intense, full-body workout.

The company’s passion is to provide you fitness equipment that will let you get the highest quality workouts every day. They work to produce high-quality affordable equipment that looks great and functions up to and beyond your expectations so you can reach new levels of health, well being and personal performance.
Assembly and Installation

Assembly and Installation

The joist mounting sets up to get your workout space away from the wall. The installation is simple as well with included instructions, a template and all the hardware you need including the lag bolts and thru-bolts you need if you have thicker beams.

This bar is easy to assemble, as with most chin-up/pull-up bars. The assembly will take you as little as 15 minutes. You will want to make sure that you take enough time to measure accurately so that you will hit the stud center when you are mounting this bar. Since this pull-up bar is wall-mounted, With a wall-mounted, you may need a stud detector to find the studs, check your pilot hole distance using a tape measure, and drill the pilot holes. Luckily, this bar does not require any type of power tool or level and you will not have to be using a measuring tape. It gives you instructions and a diagram to show you how everything fits together. Having a socket wrench will make tightening bolts a little easier. Wait until they are lined up though and the bars are joined before you tighten them down.
Durability

Durability

The Ultimate Body Press Pull-Up Bar is constructed from durable steel with welded joints. It has a 300-pound weight capacity and can stand up to intense workouts. The pull-up bar is made with thick steel, bolted to a joist in your home. This is a more sturdy option to a doorway pull-up bar. The overhead mounting makes the placement of the bar more flexible so you can use the added space on the floor beneath the bar for HIIT and CrossFit exercises, some stretching and expanded exercises with the accessories. The bar also has pads that are made of premium high-density foam over the knurled grips so you get good comfort options and help with stamina support.
Accessories

Accessories

Ultimate Body Fitness has also created a complete line of different fitness accessories including push-up and gymnastic rings, and abdominal straps that are compatible with this specific pull-bar and are easy to install. These are not included, but purchasing this extra equipment will give you a lot more exercises you can achieve with this bar.
Exercise Options

Exercise Options

The bar gives you a complete upper body workout, using just your body weight for resistance. You have six grip positions to choose from, including overhand and underhand pull-ups. There is also a neutral grip you can use to target your forearms.

This bar one of the best most effective exercises for training your back and for your bicep muscles. The important thing about this design is the angles at the end of the bar. It is similar to a power tower grip. The wider grip helps you get a better squeeze through the shoulder blades to target the inner back. You can also use it for hanging leg raises.

Chin-ups can be performed with your bar at the top of the door frame. You can also move it to the base of the frame to do ab crunches or sit-ups.
Other Accessories

Other Accessories

There are a few optional accessories you can use to turn your pull up bar into a full-body gym, things like bodyweight resistance trainers and ab straps. You can do pull-ups, squats, dips and more with other accessories that are sold separately. The pull-up bar which is mounted is a perfect anchor for accessories like trainers and straps. It can be the center of your gym. The bodyweight resistance trainers grow your pull up bar workouts up to full body compound movements.

You can do full-body workouts from the beginning with the bodyweight resistance trainers. They include all the tools you need to get full-body workouts. If you are new to the pull-up workouts or are getting back to your levels of performance, the resistance trainer can help with variations of the assisted pull up which will let you work up to complete sets. The full-color workout guide gives you 26 exercises and three workouts as samples.

The ab straps make it much easier for you to activate your core, burn off calories and fat, and build your muscles fast using the hanging knee raise. This is the best exercise for your abs and the straps help you to push your fatigue limits by taking all the strain off of your arms, wrists, and hands while you keep good form in mind.

The biggest highlighted features to these ab straps are the loops which are adjustable and the sectional foam padding. This adds much better comfort with your weight off your hands and wrists. You can maintain the intensity of your workout longer and get the results you are looking for much faster.
2019 Improvements

2019 Improvements

Ultimate Body Press made full improvements to the mounted pull-up bar in 2019. It targets more of your muscles with four grip positions which are fully padded. You have the option of using a parallel grip, narrow, standard, or wide grip. The exclusive lowered parallel grips help with your range of motion so you can target your focus on your form and the repetition.
The Final Word

The Final Word

This Ultimate Body Press Pull-Up Bar offers a solid, reliable and extremely sturdy wall mounted pull up option. The angled ergonomic grips and range of grip options provide flexibility and comfort. It gives a decent wall clearance and allows for extra movements such as dips and accessory moves with gymnastic rings. If you want to add even more options to create a more complete gym experience, there are a variety of extra accessories available that can be purchased separately. The price point is competitive, making the Ultimate Body Press joist mounted bar a smart choice when you are after a reliable pull-up bar.