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Squat Racks

Written by Jill Morrison
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Squat racks and power racks and can be used in strength training with free weights. Free weights are often used by those who enjoy pushing themselves to the limit. It is important that you have knowledge of proper form and access to a spotter if need during free weight exercises.

Options in Squat Racks

Squat racks are available in the form of a power rack or a squat stand. Body Solid makes a great Powerline squat stand. This stand adjusts from 30" to 60" to accommodate different heights of users. You can perform many different exercises with this stand including squats, lunges and calf raises.

Most models of squat racks or power racks have a rugged design and can be easily adjusted so your workouts will be more efficient and enjoyable. Some racks have options that let you perform exercises in the privacy of your home without the need for a spotter. For instance, the Body Solid Powerline rack has a walk-in design intended for the purpose of safety without a spotter. The Body Solid Powerline rack is frequently used in homes and also in residences.

BodyCraft makes an excellent design of power rack. It has rugged, steel tubing frame and easy spring adjustments on bar catches and safety spotters that are protected with a lifetime warranty. You can add different attachments to this rack such as dip handles, a flat/incline/decline bench, lat/low row, or a 200 pound weight stack option.


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