Squat Racks Danvers MA

I like to refer to squats as lower body burners. Yes, squats make your quads and glutes burn. In fact, I often emerge from 3 sets of squats with legs like Gumby, but the definition they've given my lower body make them totally worth every ounce of grief.

Sports Authority
(978) 774-9400
Liberty Tree Mall, 100 Independence Way
Danvers, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Modell's Sporting Goods
(781) 233-8885
343 Broadway
Saugus, MA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(781) 395-0100
640 Fellsway
Medford, MA
Hours
9:30AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(617) 441-0050
170 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Sports Authority
(508) 339-3010
280 School Street, Suite I100
Mansfield, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Modell's Sporting Goods
(978) 922-7774
North Beverly Plaza
Beverly, MA
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Sports Authority
(781) 935-5388
296 Mishawum Road
Woburn, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(617) 629-0102
133 Middlesex Avenue
Somerville, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(781) 380-3380
250 Grossman Drive
Braintree, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(781) 935-5388
296 Mishawum Road
Woburn, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Squat Racks

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Squat Racks

If I had to choose one and only one exercise to perform for the rest of my life I would pick squats without hesitation. And do you know why?

I like to refer to squats as lower body burners. Yes, squats make your quads and glutes burn. In fact, I often emerge from 3 sets of squats with legs like Gumby, but the definition they've given my lower body make them totally worth every ounce of grief.

And listen up ladies, in my opinion squats are the ultimate exercises to strengthen and tone your hips, butt and thighs. In fact I'd like to put a stop to a certain rumor I got wind of that squats can damage your back and knees. Actually, squats will only make them stronger.

However, these lower body blasters aren't for the weak of heart. I'd be lying if I told you they didn't burn, but they offer total body benefits primarily starting with the quadriceps muscles and secondarily the lower back, knees, hamstrings, calves, glutes and even your hip flexors. I don't know if you're aware of it but these muscles are responsible for supporting your upper body, so doing squats will help improve your overall balance as well.

To perform squats safely at home a squat rack is used to position the barbell at upper chest height. A squat rack will support the barbell safely and securely at from 30 inches to 60 inches without the need for a spotter.

To perform a squat safely and properly:
  • Position the barbell on the back of your shoulders across your traps (and not on your neck) by coming up underneath the bar.
  • Next, grasp the bar with your hands at approximately shoulder width.
  • Keeping the bar balanced, head up and forward, back straight and feet flat on the floor at shoulder width, lift the bar from rack
    (Figure 01).
  • Descend towards the floor as if you were sitting down, until your thighs are parallel to the floor at a 90-degree angle. If your toes are not in line with your knees correct yourself and begin again. The knees should not jut...

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