Bars is the women’s gymnastics events that requires the most specialized strength. After all, it’s the only event where the upper body is doing that much work! Many athletes spend more time training on bars than they do any of the other events for that reason.
If you are limited on the amount of time you have access to training on bars, it might be wise to supplement your gym workouts with some home training, too. I know that I absolutely love my floor bar and use it every chance I get! You’ll also see some great gym-based drills and training tips in this article about bars training.