The Fitness Guru’s Guide to Choosing a Good Squat Rack

The amount of equipments on offer is simply endless but there is no need to get all of them, it’s best to get the one that is suitable for your workout and where you feel is needed to work out. The idea is that at the end of the day you should be getting a full body workout, where each of the muscles groups is not left out. However, for every home gym set up there has to be a bunch of free weights and then a squat to hold all them in an organized manner.

Golds Gym Equipment has a squat rack which I probably one of their most useful pieces of equipment they have, it can be used with the stability ball to give an intense and productive workout regime. The squat rack in it’s true essence is simply a metal frame that is used to hold free weights but it usually has more uses that just that. For example, it can be used to hold the barbell while benching to add a new dimension of safely and convenience. The rack is mainly used for squats as the name suggests and does so very well and other exercises are nothing but easy with this piece of equipment.

An important thing to look out for while purchasing a squat rack is that it is stable and does not fall or is difficult to adjust the highest of the settings. The fact that it will be holding all your free weights, indicates that the equipment needs to be strong and solid so it doesn’t collapse and fall, especially while engaged in a workout. The pegs which allow for adjustment are usually where the weakness exists and you would want to check this area mainly and then on top of that be sure that it is easy to adjust so you won’t be stuck in between a workout.

The price of the equipment might seem expensive but they pay off quite quickly, in the space of 3-4 months and overall become cheaper sustainably in the long run. There is just one payment at the beginning compared to paying every month for a gym membership which can add up to a huge figure.