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Bodymax CF375 Review

1 BIG problem: Bodymax CF375 Power Rack Review

So you’re in the market for a cheap – but importantly, good – power rack and you’re not sure where to start. This is super common – particularly in the UK as we have a much smaller pool of options to buy from. The CF375 is a pretty standard place for us all to start thinking about our home gym set up – it’s readily available, cheap(ish) and looks like it means business. But is it good enough? In short, yes, but no… At a glance… The Bodymax CF375 is made of 14 gauge / 2mm thick steel This ultimately …

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What is Westside hole spacing?

What is Westside hole spacing?

I love gym equipment, and one of the biggest purchases I have made for the gym was my power rack. I’ve had it for a few years now – but I remember agonising over which rack was the BEST… Best value, best quality, best all round…  As ever with these things, it’s not that straight forward and there is no one-size-fits-all. Ultimately it depends on how we train and want to use our rack. What fits in my life may not be ideal for you. So lets break open one of the most discussed points on the web when it comes to buying a power rack, what is …

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Can I have a squat rack in the upstairs bedroom?

Space is at a premium for many of us so one of the questions I’m most frequently asked is whether a power rack can be safely used in the second floor of a house or in an apartment. In this post we’ll look at: Why it’s safe to work out in the second (or higher) story of your building. Rough dimensions and space requirements to use a cage properly The difference between squat stands and a power cage A couple of great value options to buy in the UK &USA

Bodymax CF475 Power Rack Review

Weight capacity and other statistics Dimensions: 1370L x 1200W 2160H Weight capacity: 363kg (about 800lbs) Product weight: 69kg (delivered in multiple long packages) Steele gauge: 14 gauge/2mm thick Price: c.£380

Why you NEED a power rack in your home gym

What is a power rack? A power rack, also known as a squat rack or cage, is a piece of strength training equipment which enables you to lift weights safely on your own. Safety is key to increasing strength When lifting weights the most important thing is to avoid causing yourself an injury. By strength training you are deliberately straining your body and working to exhaustion to break down muscle in order for it to grow back stronger while you rest. Having the proper equipment will enable you to work out at home without having a spotter watching over you as there are horizontal spotter bars …

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