04 / Feb / 2022Review of the Torque Customizable Squat Rack: Exercise Equipment for Low CeilingsRead on for an in-depth review of the Torque Low Squat Rack (LSR) 3.0 to determine if this piece of equipment is right for you.So, you’re designing a home gym and you are really interested in strength training, but you have limited vertical space in your home, your ceiling is too low.At this point you may ask yourself, am I really just restricted to a bench and dumbbells? Or can I actually fit a rack or cage in my home environment?Thankfully for you, there are some equipment solutions to having a low ceiling space. At Akfit, we are a Canadian fitness storethat has been serving consumer and commercial clients in Northern Ontario, Canada since 1989. We aim to go above and beyond to help our clients reach their fitness goals and get proper return on investment with their gym equipment.Our fitness professionals work with clients closely to help design a home gym and work to overcome any obstacles that may stand in the way.As previously mentioned, one of the most common obstacles our clients face is attempting to install a strength training rack in a home with a low ceiling. Well, one of our recommendations to help overcome this problem is exploring the Torque Low Squat Rack (LSR) 3.0, (also referred to as the Torque Customizable Squat Rack) Perhaps this is the solution to your problem as well!Read on for an in-depth review of the Torque Low Squat Rack (LSR) 3.0 to determine if this piece of equipment is right for you.In this article:1) What is a Squat Rack?2) Torque LSR 3.0’s Premium Features3) Features and Specifications4) Cost5) Delivery6) Warranty7) Return Policy8) Purchasing Your Torque LSR 3.0 What is a Squat Rack?Most commonly used for squatting exercises, squat racks are a durable and versatile type of workout equipment that can be used for a variety of strength training workouts. Depending on how the racks are utilized, a squat rack can help anyone at any fitness level achieve their goals.Squat racks are metal frames with bar supports or j-hooks designed to hold plates and lifting bars at a height you’re comfortable with which provide the ability to perform a wide variety of strength training exercises and offer you with a safer alternative to work out if you don’t have a spotter.This type of fitness equipment is mostly found in commercial gyms. However, they can be fantastic options for a home gym setting as well. If you intend on using a squat rack in a home gym, be sure to set up the squat rack properly and safely.The most popular style of weight training that is commonly associated with squat racks is implied by the name … squats! In addition to squatting exercises, you can also perform bench presses, shoulder presses, barbell arm curls, and more, especially when paired with a workout bench.Torque LSR 3.0’s Premium FeatureWith an understanding of squat racks in general, you may be wondering: what sets the Torque LSR 3.0 apart from the others?The most important feature to the Torque LSR 3.0 is the uprights and its pull up bar that is included with the package.The uprights of this squat rack stand at 6 feet tall, with the addition of the pull up bar added on, the total height of Torque’s LSR 3.0 is 6 feet, 8 inches tall. This qualifies as a specific low ceiling squat rack, ideal for strength training in your home gym.With the added pull up bar that is included when purchasing this low squat rack model, users can enjoy an added versatility to their home gym workouts, ultimately providing a greater return on investment. Features and SpecificationsAs previously mentioned, the Torque LSR 3.0 stands at 6 feet and 8 inches tall, with the steel uprights themselves spanning a height of 6 feet.The heavy base of the squat rack measures out at a width & depth of 53.9" x 53.9", and features two smaller gauge uprights. This is designed with the purpose to provide added weight on the bottom of the rack to keep the entire squat stand steadier. There are also 4 holes in the base that allow you to bolt the squat rack to the floor to increase stability if required.With the increased stability of this product, the Torque LSR 3.0 is able to handle a total weight capacity of 675 lbs. On average, most squat racks for home gyms usually have a max weight capacity of around 600 lbs. So this can be seen as a positive for this specific squat rack.The total weight of this squat rack measures in at 200 lbs.The Torque LSR 3.0 also comes with a pair of bar supports (also known as J-cups or J-hooks) that can be adjusted to a desirable height that you are comfortable with. Another great detail (or set of details) to mention about the Torque LSR 3.0 is that this squat rack is expandable. You can purchase additional bar supports, spotter arms, battle rope anchors, horizontal mounts for Olympic bars, and additional attachment points for battle ropes and resistance bands. This allows the user to perform a wider variety of actions with their rack to get more out of their product.Overall, the objective that Torque has set out to do is to bring a commercial quality product that is versatile and sturdy to your home gym environment.CostThe Torque Low Squat Rack 3.0 currently sells at Akfit for $998. However, alternative financing options are available through Paybright where payments as low as $66.88 monthly can be made for a term of 18 months. DeliveryWe at Akfit offer delivery & install services. Simply fill out a delivery request form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Not only will we deliver our products to you, but our fitness professionals will install select products for you and show you how to safely use them. Call in for a quote today! WarrantyTorque offers a manufacturer’s warranty on their Low Squat Rack 3.0 which covers a 10-year protection on the frames and welds, and provides a 1-year coverage on the parts and finishes. Return PolicyHowever, we at Akfit also have a refund policy if you purchase your Torque LSR 3.0 through us.Products that are delivered, shipped or picked up by the customer in the box and not assembled by Akfit's installation technicians and are found to be not working on arrival will be repaired under the manufacturer's warranty.A unit will be replaced only if the same defective component has been unsuccessfully replaced or repaired by an Akfit service technician after 3 attemptsProducts that remain unopened and are in their original packaging can be exchanged up to 7 days after purchase. Purchasing Your Torque LSR 3.0 at AkfitSo now that you have more information on the Torque Low Squat Rack 3.0, we are happy to let you know that we do sell this specific rack at Akfit. However, if you’ve decided that the Torque LSR 3.0 isn’t the rack for you, we have an inventory of other squat racks available for purchase.If you are unsure about being able to fit this squat rack into your home, or if you aren’t quite sure if this product is right for you, we encourage you to reach out to us. Since 1989, our fitness experts have been helping our consumer and commercial clients build and design their home gyms.You can visit us in store at our Sudbury location, or you can book a virtual meeting with us. We at Akfit will help provide you with the extra advice and tools you’ll need to help you figure out if this product is right for you.We don’t stop there either, not only can you request a delivery from us for your brand new Torque LSR 3.0, but we will also install it and show you how to properly and safely use it.