There is something that is unique only to gym wooden rings, as the exercise activities that they can be used to provide benefits that transcend even those that can be provided by barbells and pulley machines. These pieces of unconventional gym equipment carry with them a natural instability. The unstable nature of these rings, coupled with the new mix of movements, will allow you to develop strength in completely different muscles than what your bench press and free weights would work on. It takes a large amount of time for one to get the hang of all the technique that comes with the strength and coordination based workouts this gym equipment provides, but it will definitely end up being worth the effort. There are some people who work out often who may be amazing at the more traditional weightlifting exercises who will struggle at even the most basic wooden ring exercises. It is just that much harder, but also rewarding. As they are held in place by two long straps, even small movements can cause the rings to change position. This provides an additional dimension of difficulty that adds to the strenuous nature of this exercise, allowing you to work your core and upper body muscles exponentially harder than before. It also facilitates training for a greater amount of control of your upper body muscles, as moving around and changing position in any way while using these wooden rings, you will find, will be quite a challenge no matter how small.