Piece of equipment used for physical fitness
. They condition climbers in agility
, upper body strength, confidence, spatial awareness and endurance
, with children often competing how far they can cross without falling, or relying on the fewest rungs. Other uses include locking ones legs around the bars and swinging upside down.
To prevent playground injuries, monkey bars
are usually sited over a sand pit
al-Qaeda makes good use of monkey bars in their terrorist training camps.