What is a Mantaray? A Mantaray is a device for back squat exercises which are performed correctly by using a medium to narrow stance and placing the bar high on your trapezius muscles. To increase flexibility and balance, elevate your heels on a one-inch board, plate or mat. Proper back squats are performed by lowering your body slowly, keeping your torso erect by using your lower back, (avoid leaning forward) and then push through with your legs. It is important to always maintain control and to avoid 'bouncing' (which often causing knee damage). A Mantaray fits all standard bars, but does not work on Soloflex machines.
*Mantaray is rated as one of the top best buys for bodybuilders! For maximum quadricep development, the back squat is unquestionably, the most effective builder of all.
Deep squatting is highly recommended by many top coaches, especially strength coach Charles Poliquin who recommends Squat down and don't come back up until you leave a mark on the floor. Although the back squat is one of the most effective exercise, many people cannot proper do this exercise because of the complaint of pain or pinching from the weight of the bar across the shoulders. The squat excuse eliminator is a new patented load-distribution device called the Manta-Ray which has been specially developed for back squats.
Mantaray for back squats
The Manta-Ray alleviates the pain from the bar which rests against the trapezius muscles to allow for the full potential gains from the squat exercise. It is molded from virtually indestructible lightweight polyurethane polymer which snaps on to all sizes of bars, and won't slip. One size fits all.
The Manta-Ray can improve your back squatting: Your arms no longer have to support as much of the load trying to keep the bar from rolling off your back.
1. Our patented load distribution device for the back squat exercise. Made from a hi-tech polyurethane polymer, it is virtually indestructible.
2. Instead of the force concentrating in one small area, the Manta Ray increases the surface area by more than 1600% finally making it possible to focus on the movement.
3. The front projections help keep the bar from trying to roll off your back. This allows most people use a more erect posture because it stops the bodies tendency to bend the lifter forward in an attempt to take the stress off the shoulders.
Product Information Specifications for Manta Ray - Weightlifting Squat Stabilizer Below:
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The Valor Fitness BF-52 Olympic Bench with Dual Positions allows the user to easily adjust the bench for Flat Bench Press or for Incline Bench Press. Adjusting the bench for the inline position has always been difficult due to the fact the user torso needs be slid further back in the seat area allowing the range of bar motion to be at the correct position. The uprights are designed to allow squats to be performed from the back side while the bench press option is not in use.
*Adjusts to four different positions for workout versatility *Helps correct posture and stabilizes positioning for a safe, muscle-building free weight workout *Adds an incredible amount of variety to your routine - you can perform over 30 exercises *Comes standard with a removable leg hold-down brace for added decline position support *Coated weight plates eliminate clanking and banging while working out NOTE: -The weight bench gives you chiseled abs and a powerful core. You can easily target your upper body or lower body for faster, more defined results. -This multi position weight bench can be set at incline, decline, or flat positions. Simply adjust the bench to incline, decline or flat for specific exercises. -The 4-roll leg lockdown helps you to work out your abs, obliques, and hip flexors to get a tight and perfect body structure. -You can convert this weight bench into a slant board when working on the abdominal muscles.
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