American Barbell Rack Package with black barbells
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Racks from American Barbell

Let’s review Racks from American Barbell. A squat rack is a staple for any garage gym or any training center. A squat rack completes your exercise equipment in your home gym, and it gives you the capability to do power and strength training exercises. It provides the most secured and the simplest way to do squats and other powerlifting moves. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Racks from American Barbell – Overview American Barbell has over 40 years of experience in providing high-quality products to the commercial fitness industry. They make commercial dumbells, Olympic plates, bars, and squat racks that are extremely durable. They are trusted by big fitness centers like Planet Fitness, Gold’s [Read more …]

Ref Fitness Rep Omni Rack main single
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REP Omni Rack – Customizable Power Rack

Let’s review the new REP Omni Rack from Rep Fitness. Rep Omni Rack is the upgraded and more advanced version of HR-5000 from Rep Fitness. You can entirely customize Rep Omni Rack into endless options to meet your style, making it the most customizable rack on the market. With its remarkable features and impressive specs, home gym owners will be delighted to have this equipment hanging out in their garages and gyms. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: To form the ultimate configurable power rack, Rep Fitness merged the V1 HR-5000 Half Rack’s durability and utility with the functionality and customizability of their 5000 series power racks. The Omni Rack flaunts a flat-foot design including [Read more …]

Rep Fitness PR-4100 Folding Squat Rack low back squat-crop
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Rep Fitness PR-4100 Folding Squat Rack Product Highlight

Let’s review the new PR-4100 Folding Squat Rack from Rep Fitness. Folding squat racks are great – you can lift heavy and still keep the car in the garage! Want to get strong? You have to lift heavy – and that means heavy barbells. But getting a heavy barbell up onto your shoulders requires a rack to be done right. (Sure, you can clean the weight up – but that’s going to seriously limit how much you can lift.) So don’t let a lack of floorspace be an excuse – get a folding rack like the PR-4100. Here are some of the options we are going to look at: Let’s take a look. PR-4100 Folding Squat Rack – Overview Squat [Read more …]

Rep Fitness Monolift Attachment full view squat back
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Rep Monolift Rack Attachment Product Highlight

Let’s review the new Monolift Attachment from Rep Fitness. Doing serious powerlifting? Then you might want a monolift. This brilliant attachment transforms your freestanding power rack into a monolift device. Why a monolift? This device holds the heavily loaded barbell for you – which means you don’t have to walk the weight out of the rack. This makes the lift safer, and you save some energy for more productive training. Is a monolift for your home or garage gym an extravagance? Not at these prices… Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Monolift Attachment – Overview Rep Fitness created these Monolift arms to swing easily and clear instantly so that you can ensure you can begin [Read more …]

Rep Fitness ISO Arms quarter view lift
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REP ISO Arms Product Highlight

Let’s review the new ISO Arms from Rep Fitness. The ISO stands for isolateral. ISO Arms give you more exercise options for your home gym or garage gym. It turns your power rack into a versatile strength training machine. Perhaps even better, these enable isolateral training – you can train each side of your body independently. That means you can bring up a lagging body part – and avoid training your strong side too much. Here are some of the options we are going to look at: ISO Arms – Overview What’s the Rep Fitness ISO Arm? It’s a set of two levers you can attach to your power rack. Each moves independently through 180 degrees of motion – and [Read more …]

Rep Fitness SR-4000 Squat Rack back view carrying barbell
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Rep Fitness SR-4000 Squat Rack Product Highlight

Let’s review the new SR-4000 Squat Rack from Rep Fitness. Want to get really strong? You need a squat rack or power rack. It’s really the only way to use super-heavy barbells for strength training – and heavy barbells are the best way to build strength. The squat rack is one of the more expensive gym equipment and can sometimes be intimidating because of its size. But once you know what a squat rack is and how to use it to its full capacity, it can become one of the essential equipment in your workout. It is intended to support weight when doing squat variations. Here are some of the models we are going to look at: SR-4000 Squat Rack [Read more …]

Rep Fitness PR-4100 Folding Rack
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Best Folding Power Rack

In this article we’re going to review the best folding power rack. Why a folding power rack? This innovative gym equipment let’s you use your garage like a gym – or a garage – with ease. There are some interesting options that let you make the most of your floorspace – and still keep the car inside the garage. Here’s an example. Shown above is the PR-4100 Folding Squat Rack from Rep Fitness. It is an exceptionally well built product, and has all the essential features we look for in the best folding power rack for a garage gym. We’re going to look at these folding power racks from Rep Fitness, Rogue, and Force USA: Let’s talk about folding power [Read more …]

The Force USA MyRack folding power rack has a plethora of available attachments.
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MyRack Folding Power Rack from Force USA

We’re going to take a close look at an innovative new product from Force USA: the MyRack Folding Power Rack. Need a folding power rack? It’s a great idea. A folding power rack will let you lift heavy with stability – and more importantly, safety. With a folding power rack you’ll get space back in the garage – to use it for the things you normally use a garage for. Haven’t heard of Force USA? You will soon – they are an up and coming force in the gym equipment industry – providing innovate equipment at bargain prices. Let’s take a closer look. How a Folding Power Rack Works First of all, you might be wondering – how does this [Read more …]

Rep Sabre Bar
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Rep Fitness Barbells

The Olympic Barbell is the primary tool of strength training – and Olympic lifting. With the 2″ sleeve diameter these bars accommodate the 18″ diameter Olympic plates. Olympic barbells are made for serious weight – and they are heavy – weighing 20 kilos or 45 lbs – usually. Shown above is the Sabre Bar from Rep Fitness. This is an example of a high quality, but affordable Olympic weightlifting barbell. In this article, we’re going to review the barbells available from Rep Fitness: Basic Barbell from Rep Fitness The Basic Barbell from Rep Fitness is just what it claims to be. This is a no-frills Olympic sized barbell. And it’s probably the cheapest bar you are going to find. But [Read more …]

PR-4000 Power Rack used for squats
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Rep Fitness Power Racks

Let’s look at power racks for your garage gym. A good power rack is a garage gym essential – because it let’s you lift heavy weight safely. As a bonus, the best power racks let you do a whole lot of other exercises too. Shown above is the PR-4000 Squat Rack from Rep Fitness as an example. It is an exceptionally well-built product, and has all the essential features we look for in the best squat stand or rack for a garage gym. Better still, it has a lot of options for expansion – which is part of the fun of customizing your power rack. We’re going to highlight products from Rep Fitness. They make high-quality gear – at bargain [Read more …]