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Parallel Gym Bars


Our Parallel Gym Bars provide users with a range of functional/ Callisthenic training possibilities. Build upper body strength with push-ups, pull-ups, dips and v sits for beginners.

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Parallel Gym Bars

Our Parallel Gym Bars provide users with a range of functional/Callisthenic training possibilities. Build upper body strength with push-ups, pull-ups, dips and v sits for beginners. For the advanced gymnasts, elevated lifts, handstands, walking along the top of the bar will provide a more challenging workout. People using wheelchairs can perform pull-ups/chin-ups whilst supported with their chair beneath them.


This equipment:

  • Builds upper body strength
  • Improves core strength
  • Increases flexibility and balance
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for wheelchair users
  • Suitable from 11 years +


Our Parallel Bars are clearly labelled with safety-in-use guidance and with suggested workouts to help students get the greatest benefit.

We are serious about safety and quality. All Fresh Air Fitness outdoor gym equipment is produced under ISO9001 for quality standards and management, and conforms to UK safety standards EN1176 & EN16630.


Built to last, this product comes with a 25 year guarantee on structural parts, a 5 year guarantee on paint and finishes and a 2 year guarantee on bearings and moving parts. Plastic parts and accessories are covered for 1 year.

To accompany the Parallel Gym Bars, browse the rest of our outdoor gym equipment units and see which units you would like to add to your outdoor gym.


Parallel Gym Bars Frequently Asked Questions

Q. ​What are outdoor parallel gym bars, and what exercises can be performed on them?

A. The parallel gyms bars are 2 lengths of bar, elevated from the floor that run parallel to each other. They can be used for a range of functional/ callisthenic training including push-ups, pull-ups and dips. Wheelchair users can perform pull-ups and chin-ups.


Q. ​What are parallel bars good for?

A. Parallel bars are good for building upper body strength, core strength and to increase flexibility and balance.


Q. ​What material are the outdoor parallel gym bars made of, and are they weather-resistant?

A. This product has been designed solely for outdoor use, ensuring durability and resilience against the elements all year round.  It is made of strong structural steel and specialised paint that effectively prevents rust, even in coastal areas. 


Q. ​How much space is needed to install outdoor parallel gym bars?

A. The dimensions of this product are 2490mm long x 941mm wide x 1450mm high, a minimum of 1.5 meters (or approximately 5 feet) is required to be left around the product to allow users to move comfortably and safely. 


Q. ​Can the outdoor parallel gym bars support heavy users?

A. The maximum weight for using the parallel bars is 120Kg/ 264lbs


Q. ​Can outdoor parallel gym bars be used in public parks or commercial fitness spaces?

A. Absolutely! The parallel gym bars are specifically engineered for outdoor installation and has successfully undergone rigorous safety testing, exceeding the standard EN16630. This certification ensures its suitability and safety for public use.

Weight (kg)


Static Dimensions - L x W x H (mm)

2490 x 941 x 1450

Dynamic Dimensions - L x W x H (mm)

2490 x 941 x 1450


Body Benefits

The Parallel Gym Bars provide an excellent strength-building workout, as well as developing flexibility, balance and coordination.

Primary Muscle Groups

  • Arms
  • Shoulders
  • Chest
  • Back

Secondary Muscle Groups

  • Core

The bars can be set at any width to accommodate wheelchair users for pull-ups as well.


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