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Top Rated and Best Home Gym Equipment Review
Home gym equipment ownership has several advantages to going to a gym to workout. The average gym membership runs between 350 to 500 dollars per year. Over a lifetime that will add up to tens of thousands of dollars. You may be looking for ways to save time on a busy schedule. The average gym goer spends between 30 to 45 minutes in travel time to and from the gym.
Maybe you have noticed the pounds slowly adding on, your energy is low or you just don't feel as good as you used to and you have decided it's time to do something about it. Or there may be other reasons but most people agree that a home gym is the most cost effective way to get an excellent workout in the convenience of your own home.
The following are the top five home gyms for you to consider in your search for the home gym equipment which will best meet your needs:
1.) Weider Max Ultra -
a flexed resistance bar and pulley type home gym ideal for entry
level weight training. It offers a lifetime warranty on the bars and
limited 5-year on all other parts. The Weider Max Ultra has been known
in the past as the Advantage, the Crossbow and the crossbar.
The main features are the option to upgrade to a resistance of 440 pounds; optional lat bar; 65 possible exercises; fold-up bench for storage; dimensions: 82"H x 66"W x 80"D.
2.) Body Solid EXM1500S Home Gym System - The Body-Solid EXM 1500S is a plate stack and pin weight adjustment machine. Although it is an entry level model it provides lots of diversity with 30 different exercises.
This unit features a lifetime warranty on all parts, optional pro lat bar and weight increments, dimensions: 83"H x 49"L x 36"W.
3.) BodyCraft XPress Pro Home Gym System - Up to 400 pound resistance with 'doubling' feature,' new cable station technology for exercise variety; lifetime warranty on all parts for original owner; curl bar, ankle strap, lat bar and two single handles included; dimensions: 82.9"D x 56.5"W x 83"H (85.45"W x 90.5"D with optional leg press).
4.) The BodyCraft Galena - is built to fit into any corner of a room, requiring much less space than traditional designs.
This unit features dual station with one weight stack, an optional leg press, heavy duty construction with a lifetime warranty for the original owner and a 200 pound weight stack.
58" Wide (Pec Dec) X 72" Deep (Press Station) 92" Wide with Optional Leg Press X 81" High
5.) Powertec Workbench Leverage Home Gym System -
The Powertec Workbench gyms are made for heavy duty weight training. The Leverage model is a single station which will allow you to do about 20 exercises with big loads including squats with no spotter required.
This unit features three colors: yellow, grey, red, weight capacity up to 500 pounds for press, no spotter required, dimensions: L=80" W=56" HT=82".
As you have probably noticed, these top five home gyms all have quite different features to suit different needs as far as workout goals and space requirements. Take a closer look at the home gym equipment that best suits your needs.