Doing the F6 training program with a bike handlebar

Hi Lee, quick question.

In the F6 off-bike training book you have a caption to a photograph (on P14) that says…
“Rock the F6 anywhere with surgical tubing, adjustable
dumbbell and a handlebar (optional, to make squat
rows and lunge pushes more bike specific).”
Do you mean to use a handlebar on the end of the Resistance Band/Tube instead of the hand grips shown in the specific exercise photos ? and could this also be used on the ‘Hinge Pull’ or is that better with the twin hand grips?
Kind Regards

Hi Peter!

Thanks for reaching out.
Yes. You can hold the bar like in this photo. If your band has grips, you can hook the grips onto the middle of the bar and hold onto the end of the bar. This makes it more bike specific.

I hope this helps!


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