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Squat Half Rack or Power Rack
« on: September 06, 2023, 06:39:46 AM »
Looking to get a home squatting station and debating if I need just a half squat rack or if a full power rack is better pros cons?

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Re: Squat Half Rack or Power Rack
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2023, 11:24:38 AM »
A heavy duty 1/2 rack is nothing to sneeze at, but if you've got the space, and aren't going to move it often, get a full rack. The ancillary attachments feel more stable, the pully systems too. I also like the feeling of using different types of safeties (pipe and pin, webbing type, etc....). You can also set up for things like TRXs, bands, rings, pin presses, and weighted isometrics in full rack easier.

Half racks work best if you need to move things around or you might need a few extra inches of free floor space sometimes. Also if you're one of those people that feel caged in or restricted working in a rack.

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Re: Squat Half Rack or Power Rack
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2023, 06:27:36 AM »
Looking to get a home squatting station and debating if I need just a half squat rack or if a full power rack is better pros cons?

A fitness pro like yourself should have both.