At my gym there are these gymnast rings that hang on a really long bar that suspends from the ceiling and that people use for pullups, etc.
I covet the gymnast rings because I always wanted to be a gymnast and, quite honestly, I think I'd have been quite good. Even at 22, after the Barcelona Olympics, I called a gym in my hometown and they were starting a "Gymnastics for Adults" class but I was in college and it was difficult with my schedule and I had to let that one go. Sometimes you just gotta let it go. Cue harmonica prepare for me to start belting out some gospel.
What I see most people doing with the rings are pushups, which really look to challenge core stability and provide additional opposition for completing the exercise. I really want to try them but am afraid I will fall down and bust my teeth on the floor. So after a few
If it does, lookout Paul Hamm! I might be 37 but I'm way bendy and flexy and full of isometric goodness.