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Weight Stack Slingers for Rogue Power Racks

Make your Rogue Monster or Moster-Lite Power rack a lot more flexible with the Weight Stack Slingers for Rogue Power Racks. Rogue Fitness makes some of the best and most well-known gym equipment currently on the market. Their pieces of equipment are overbuilt and constructed to resist years of abuse, whether in garage gyms or commercial facilities. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Weight Stack Slingers for Rogue Power Racks – Overview Weight stack slingers from Rogue are modern and a great addition to your power rack. They are durable with a smooth movement and have a band design that controls swinging as the band pull forms a linear line of resistance between the points of attachment. They provide exercises not performed inside a power rack and are useful for anyone who already has or is planning to get a Rogue Moster Rack. Weight Stack Slingers for Rogue Power Racks can deliver the training benefits of a traditional Lat Pulldown Machine with better space and cost-efficiency. SLML-6 Monster Lite Weight Stack Slinger With the [Read more …]

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Power Racks from Fringe Sport

Here is Power Racks from Fringe Sport. The secret to serious strength gains and muscle growth is the use of heavyweights, but using them safely is a bit tricky. The role of a power rack is to keep you safe from falling weights on failed reps. Both amateur weightlifters and elite trainers can rely on a power rack to build muscle mass and strength. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Power Racks from Fringe Sport – Overview Power racks offer versatility and can be used to do many and different exercises. Alone, the power rack may not be so useful, but when you partner it with free weights, it becomes a multifunctional gym machine. A power rack is a cage-like structure where you stand inside the cage while working out. The spotter arms of the power cage render a safety net in case the weight slides out of your hands while working out. With a power rack, you can do exercises like bench press, squats, deadlifts, barbell rows, pull-ups, chin-ups, and many more. It [Read more …]

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Power Racks and Squat Stands from Torque USA

Need a squat rack? Check out the Power Racks and Squat Stands from Torque. Lifting heavy weights without a spotter is dangerous. With a squat rack and power rack, you can do practically any exercise with minimum risk and without the help of a spotter. The power rack and squat rack are beneficial gym machines that keep you safe and secured from falling weights on the failed rep. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Power Racks and Squat Stands from Torque – Overview Since 2005, Torque Fitness has designed and manufactured award-winning innovative strength training systems for Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Parabody, and Sports Art. Their power racks and squat racks are intended to bring commercial-quality power racks to your home in an economical and customizable way. Torque’s Commercial Quality Heritage means all of their X-Gym racks are constructed in the same factories producing their top-tier commercial equipment. They have the innovations and quality you need for a serious workout at home or in your garage gym. When you buy one of Torque’s racks [Read more …]

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Half Racks

Make the most of your garage gym floor space with a Half Racks. What’s a half rack? It’s all the safety, convenience, and stability of a 4 post power rack – in a much smaller foot print There are two types of lifting racks that you can add to your home gym—half rack and full rack. A half rack has a compact size perfect for a smaller space, while a full rack is a massive cage in full size compared to the half rack. There’s a variety of half racks to choose from: Half Racks for your Garage Gym – Overview A half rack contains a solid base with two metal bars that extend up to the top. These bars attach at the top by a fourth bar for added stability. It has a spotter that keeps you safe and catches the weights when something goes wrong. A half rack is cheaper than a full rack and takes less space in your home gym. You can also exercise more easily outside the half-rack than a full rack, giving you more [Read more …]

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Half Racks from Rogue

Want a power rack, but don’t have room for a full size one? Check out the excellent selection of Half Racks from Rogue Fitness. The half-rack is not as extensive or complete as a full rack but still provides you with equivalent versatility and great training. The half-rack has metal bars on each side to lower the risk of getting injured when training with weights, enabling you to place your weights there. This guarantees that even if you are alone, you can do exercise safely at home. Get it now, from Rogue: Half Racks from Rogue – Overview Half racks are as versatile as full power racks, but you’ll do all of the lifts outside the rack instead of inside. They are competent enough to hold up to 800 lbs. Half racks have two main bars that support a pull-up bar at the top and a pair of spotter arms or dip bars. They also have four uprights but compared to a full power rack, they have a lesser distance between the upright posts, and most will have plate storage [Read more …]

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Powerlifting Monolifts from Rogue

Are you into serious powerlifting with heavy weights? Then you might need a Monolift. For a safe execution of maximum-effort squats, a Monolift is needed. It is a rare style of rack that eliminates the walk-out phase of the squat and can build supreme rigidity and tightness. This makes the lift safer and more secure, and you save more energy for other productive training. Here are some of the monolift options we are going to look at: Monolifts – Overview How does the Monolifts work? The hooks that hold the bar pull back when you un-rack a loaded barbell in a Monolift, so you can squat where you’re standing; no need to move away from the rack. When you finish the set, the hooks are turned back into their original position under the bar enabling you to effortlessly re-rack it; again without taking any step. The exclusion of the walk-out and security spotters make the Monolift the most secure way to overload the squat. But squatting in a monolift is not as simple as un-racking then squatting. It takes practice, [Read more …]

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MyRack Power Rack from Force USA

Let’s look at the MyRack from Force USA. If you are into strength training and muscular development, a power rack is a revolutionary piece of equipment that gives you versatility and allows you to do the best exercises safely and effectively. A power rack maximizes your small space giving you access to a commercial gym at home and a complete all-in-one solution. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: MyRack – Overview Force USA has set the foundation for the final workout with the base rack. The Force USA MyRack workout cage will have a variety that will meet the specific training style you desire, with more than 20 various attachment options to choose from. Take your weight training to a higher level with the Force USA MyRack – the first custom power rack of its class. The MyRack is a full rack constructed with state-of-the-art, fully automated laser cutting and robotic welding technology. It is precision-built from the ground up, having each production run tested to meet meticulous safety standards and weight ranges before [Read more …]

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Rack Builder from Rep Fitness

If you are serious about working out – you need a power rack. Spec out the power rack of your dreams (nightmares?) with the new Rep Rack Builder – it’s an interactive, 3-D option for visualizing the ultimate garage gym gear. A power rack or power cage allows you to execute barbell exercises and weight training exercises inside it. With a power rack, you will no longer need a spotter because it already functions as one for free weights and barbell-based workouts without movement constraints. Build the rack of of your dreams now: Rep Rack Builder – Overview Power racks are primarily created to do exercises like squats, rows, bench presses, shrugs, overhead presses, and more in a safe manner. They have adjustable safety rails which can be placed at a specific height to confine the descending travel of your barbell. Power racks are well-built and can withstand several uses. Power racks from Rep Fitness are made of 3×3” 11-gauge steel with a 1,000lbs rackable capacity. They are versatile, and adding different accessories can make them even more functional. You [Read more …]

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New Camber Bar from Rogue – MG-4CN Narrow Multi Grip

We like camber bars – they make your training more efficient – and even better are multi-grip bars – which let you grip the bar in just the right way. Rogue has a new Camber Bar called the MG-4CN Narrow Multi Grip Camber Bar. This has a more narrow range of grip selections, as compared to their other camber bars. Rogue’s Multi-Grip Bars, including the MG-4CN Bar, are rackable on traditional power racks and compatible with Olympic plates. This kind of bar can be highly beneficial in lessening the strain on the wrists and shoulders while doing press movements and supporting the triceps for superior lockout. Get the MG-4CN Narrow Multi Grip Camber Bar, only from Rogue Fitness: MG-4CN Narrow Multi Grip Camber Bar – Overview Adapted from the design of the MG-4C Camber Multi-Grip Bar, the MG-4CN Narrow Multi-Grip Camber Bar is valued by its slimmer frame (7.1” wide vs. 10”) and shorter/thicker handles (5” long vs. 6.75” long, 32mm diameter vs. 28.5mm). The friction welded sleeves are available with 9” or 15.5” of loadable length, utilize the same [Read more …]

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Better Ways to Squat

We all know the squat is the king of exercises. But let’s face it – not everyone is cut out to do a deep squat. Here’s some ideas for Better Ways to Squat. Squats are functional training that benefits your joints, muscles, and posture and helps you run faster with the proper form. Doing squats can be more powerful if you know how to do it properly and have some equipment to help you do it easily. Get that squat up there with these helpful things: Better Ways to Squat – Overview Proper form is necessary to avoid injuries and fully get the benefits of the exercises you are doing. You can achieve the correct form for squats by keeping your feet roughly shoulder-width apart and turning them out slightly, between 5 and 30 degrees. Tighten your feet to the floor to engage your lower muscles and build stability. Doing squats is not just all about the lower body as your upper body, specifically your chest, is involved by keeping it up to avoid rounding your upper back and shoulders. [Read more …]