Rogue HR-2 Half Rack loaded with barbell
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Half Racks for your Garage Gym

Save some space in your garage gym with a half rack. What is it? It’s a space-saving alternative to a full size power rack. Here’s the Half Racks from Rogue. Half racks don’t have four uprights that surround you, unlike power racks. Instead, there are only two uprights, and if there are more, it is used for weight plate storage. A half rack comes with a reliable base with two metal bars extending up to the top. A half rack has small bars on the front that catch both the weights and the barbell. Here’s some options, from Rogue Fitness: Half Racks from Rogue – Overview Half racks are not as stable as full power racks, but they still allow [Read more …]

Rep Fitness Ares Cable Attachment (6-Post Series Pre-Order) with an athlete 2
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Ares Cable Attachment (6-Post Series Pre-Order)

Turn that power rack into a functional fitness machine with the upcoming Ares Cable Attachment (6-Post Series). This is a pre-order. Initial quantities will be limited, so get yours now. Training on a cable-based machine delivers a more functional form of exercise. The movement patterns are more similar to everyday movements like bending, twisting, squatting, lunging, pushing, and pulling. Cable attachments activate your core muscles, lower back, hips, and obliques and work more muscles at once for a more desirable result. Get on the list now – only from Rep: Ares Cable Attachment (6-Post Series Pre-Order) – Overview The Ares Cable Attachment highlights dual weight stacks of 260lbs each (with an option to upgrade to 310lbs per stack) that you [Read more …]

Rogue AM-2 Adjustable Monolift 2.0 - Monster quarter view full
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Rogue AM-2 Adjustable Monolift 2.0 for Monster Rack

Let’s take a look at Rogue AM-2 Adjustable Monolift 2.0 for Monster Rack. An adjustable monolift is a crucial part of any personal strength training that offers advantages for different lifts. It eliminates the walk-out when squatting heavy without the need for a spotter. The rack-mounted Adjustable Monolift 2.0 fits with any Rogue Monster Series rack or rig, giving you a new means of doing heavy-weight squats and other lifts without having to walk the bar out or worry about dodging J-cups. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Rogue AM-2 Adjustable Monolift 2.0 for Monster Rack – Overview The Rogue AM-2 Adjustable Monolift 2.0 for Monster Rack is a cost-effective option for expensive, full-scale monolift [Read more …]

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 …]