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Bar diameter can make a significant difference in performance at pull ups, muscle ups, etc. I have a 2" bar at home and I often struggle to get a muscle up done but at my crossfit gym where the bar is 1.25" I can fly up with no problem. The argument for using a wider bar is building greater forearm strength but, at least for me, I'm extremely confident that ...


Exercising after eating is safe. The other answers here are based on personal opinions. When you eat, the process of digestion is aided by the parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest). When you exercise your sympathetic nervous system releases adrenaline, which inhibits the peristaltis in your gut. This in terms makes the food move more slowly ...


As a general rule I try to wait 30 mins after a meal before doing any type of lifting (45-60mins before I attempt cardio) If I workout any time less than this I can feel quite sickly. Also depends what you have ate, a light sandwich is no problem, give it 15-20 mins, if your having a hefty meal you probably want close to an hour.


After meal assuming you did not drink much water after finishing meal. You should take 20mins rest. Since our digestion process starts and and doing max 10 (no reps) pull ups / chin ups after rest would be fine, since you said you don't want to go for walk.

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