Marcy Olympic SM-3551 Training Cage | Durability and Stability

The Marcy Olympic SM-3551 Training Cage System is a durable, multi-purpose workout machine that allows you to exercise in the comfort of your home or the office. So get to strengthening and toning the muscles in your body with the pull-up bar, weight trolley, abdominal crunch station, and dips bar. Durability and stability are one of the main features of this cage system, so intense workouts are no problem.

The Marcy Training Cage System includes adjustable bar catches for the front of the unit. Use the catches with an Olympic bar for squats and a bench for presses. Squats are great for targeting your quadriceps and glutes.

The high and low pulleys are for intense upper and lower body exercises. Core training is excellent with cable pulleys, targeting all muscles. The Marcy Olympic SM-3551 training cage has a single pulley trolley that you can use with the upper or lower pulley for various workouts.

The multi-grip pull-up bar allows you to do pull-ups and chin-ups. Pull-ups and chin-ups target several different muscles in your arms, back, and chest. Change up your grip to target a broader range of muscles. Use the Sit-up station to easily do sit-ups without having someone to hold your legs down.

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Body-Solid GLGS100 Corner Leverage Machine | 40+ Possible Exercises

Perform shrugs, squats, deadlifts, biceps curls, and everything in between more efficiently and effectively on the Body-Solid GLGS100 Corner Leverage Machine. The swingarm/press arm station has a large radius to simulate a straight up and down motion.

In addition, the GLGS100 press armbar can be used as a pull-up/chin-up station when the press armbar is at its highest position. An adjustable knee lock-down makes lat pulldowns more accessible than ever, while the low pulley station is perfect for curls and multiple-row exercises.

Works with almost any Flat/Incline/Decline Bench, or add the optional, premium Body-Solid GFID100, Flat / Incline / Decline Bench that can slide in and out, allowing for ease of use and a smooth transition from exercise to exercise. At the same time, attached wheels make transport a breeze. In addition, a stand-alone design allows the bench to be used entirely independently of the gym system.

The Body-Solid GLGS100 Corner Leverage Machine fits comfortably into most home and commercial settings with a revolutionary space-saving design. With an all-new, high-tech/high-gloss anodized red finish, this gym stands out for its performance and looks.

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REP Fitness PR-1000 Power Rack | Take Your Workouts to the Next Level

REP Fitness produces excellent fitness equipment for homes at an affordable price. For example, the REP Fitness PR-1000 Power Rack model integrates two pull-up bars (1.25-inch standard and 2-inch fat-grip) with a 400-pound weight capacity. The PR-1000 is an excellent centerpiece for your home or garage gym.

The PR-1000 is constructed with 2″ x 2″ 14-gauge steel and weighs 144 lbs, and supports 700 lbs of weight on the included j-cups. Also, its total dimensions are 83″ H x 48″ W x 48″ D (58″ W at the rear bottom brace and 26″ depth inside to inside, and 44″ wide inside to inside). The PR-1000 comes with weight horns to store plates and stabilize the rack, so there is no need to bolt it down.

Optional equipment for the REP Fitness PR-1000 Power Rack includes extra weight storage, dip attachment, and the lat pulldown and low row attachment. In particular, the lat pulldown and low row attachment bring a lot of versatility and exercise variations to the PR-1000.

The optional weight storage extension allows you to store 1000 lbs of plates and two barbells without additional space. The optional dip bars attachment is easy to install and adjust and has a 400 lb capacity.

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Marcy Pro Deluxe Cage System PM-5108 | All-in-One Strength Training

Perform an effective full-body workout and be in the best shape of your life with the Marcy Pro Deluxe Cage System PM-5108! Build the body of your dreams and stay fit and healthy right in the comfort of your home. The PM-5108 has a maximum user weight of 300 lbs and holds 300 lbs of weight on the bar catch, 100 lbs on the leg developer, and 100 lbs on the sliding weight post.

Made from sturdy oversized 14-gauge powder-coated steel, this PM-5108 all-in-one cage system effectively resists scratches and chipping that may result from heavy use. It’s improved with a guided weight trolley and adjustable contoured foam roller pads for additional comfort during workout sessions.

This Marcy Pro Deluxe Cage System comes equipped with a high pulley lat tower, a low pulley station, and a removable bench for a convenient workout system to perform basic to intense exercise routines. In addition, its cage is also utilized as a squat rack, enabling you to execute leg workouts comfortably.

It comes with a multi-position seat pad that can adjust into three positions: inclined, flat, and decline to give you the advantage of performing chest press exercises. It also has an adjustable bar and safety catches suitable for weightlifting for 6- and 7-foot Olympic barbells. Unfortunately, the barbell and weights do not come with the cage system.

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FR 810XLT Super Max Power Cage | Your Safety is the Top Priority

The FR 810XLT Super Max Power Cage by Fitness Reality is for those looking for any workout to build and tone muscles, including heavy lifting. It is constructed with a tubular frame from 2″ x 2″ sturdy steel, making it heavy-duty and durable. The chrome plating gives it extra toughness as well.

There is abundant space for walking in to maneuver through various side exercises. The walk-in area is 50.5″ in length, 46.5″ in width, and 83.5″ in height. The total weight of the machine is 133.5 pounds when fully assembled. With the size of the FR 810XLT, there is a need for quite a bit of space to store it.

Safety should be at the top of the priority list when purchasing a power cage. You will be doing it alone when working out in your home gym. There will be no one there to help you if something goes wrong. With this in mind, it has two 3.25 inches long chrome lock-on safety bars and two 23 inches-long chrome dual-mounted safety bars; everything stays in place.

Along with completing heavy lifting workouts, grip bars for pull-ups are available so that back muscles, shoulders, and arms can get the work you want to strengthen those areas. Additionally, two stability bars are for the back of the FR 810XLT machine, which boosts this gym equipment’s stability factor.

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Body-Solid G2B Bi-Angular Home Gym | Featuring Six Workout Stations

One of the most asked questions about the Body-Solid G2B Bi-Angular Home Gym is “What is Bi-Angular motion”; what is it supposed to do for me, and does it work? Bi-Angular action is a fancy term meaning a wide range of movement. When users are free to stretch their arms, they can work out more muscles and spend less time working out without compromising their workout benefits.

With this in mind, the BiAngular motion feature mimics dumbbell workout motions, eliminating the need for expensive, space-consuming dumbbells. The Body-Solid G2B also features an impressively small footprint compared to the 40+ exercises users can perform.

The Body-Solid G2B Bi-Angular home gym also features incredibly fluid motion thanks to the SmoothGlide bearing system that reduces unnecessary friction during workouts. In addition, the G2B comes with 160 lbs of selectorized weight stack resistance adjustable in 10 lb increments; users may purchase an upgrade boosting weight resistance to 210 lbs.

Built with a heavy-duty 12 gauge steel frame, the Body-Solid G2B Bi-Angular Home Gym remains stable during workouts. Additionally, it has a powder coat finish to reduce damage from weather and scratches. The 4.5″ pulleys have 2,200 lb tension strength, military spec, aircraft cables, and are fiberglass, making them impact resistance and designed to last a lifetime.

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Inspire Fitness FT1 Functional Trainer | Complete Freedom of Movement

The Inspire Fitness FT1 functional trainer comes standard with dual 165 lb weight stacks. The weight stack consists of 15 plates, 10 lbs (4.5 kg) each, while the top stopper plate also weighs 10 lbs (4.5 kg) and 2 x 5 lbs (2.26 kg) add-ons. That’s 165 lb per side (or 82.5 lb of functional resistance per stack). However, you can purchase an extra 50 pounds per side.

Each stack has its own fully adjustable pulley. Moreover, each side has 30 different starting positions, giving you many freedom and customization options for your workouts. Furthermore, each pulley also swivels 180 degrees freely, allowing you to perform your movements at any angle.

The Inspire Fitness FT1 for functional training gives you complete freedom of movement in any direction or plane while performing weight resistance exercises. These free exercises will enable you to move the way your body naturally moves. In addition, many freestanding exercises incorporate core, secondary, and stabilizing muscles, giving you a more efficient workout.

The Inspire FT1 is an excellent training machine for athletes interested in sport-specific exercise movements or people looking to strengthen their overall bodies, increase stamina and coordination, or lose weight.

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Valor Fitness BD-7 Power Rack | Achieve a “Ripped” Physique

The Valor Fitness BD-7 Power Rack with Lat Pulldown offers a vast range of strength training exercises to help you achieve a sculpted “ripped” physique. Moreover, the Valor Fitness BD-7 Power Rack offers intense strength exercises, including lat pulldowns, squats, military presses, pull-ups, and more!

The Valor Fitness BD-7 is constructed with a sturdy 2×2″ steel mainframe and features four steel chrome adjustable weight bar supports, two solid steel squat safety bars, and 17 variable positions for bar supports ranging in height from 17.5″ up to 68″. In addition, this power rack is compatible with a 7ft Olympic-sized barbell (sold separately).

If you buy this rack to set up in your home gym, you will usually be working out without a spotter. Therefore, this is why Valor Athletics has included a set of high-quality safety rails and two sets of adjustable bar supports.

These allow you to perform mass-building exercises, including squats and bench presses, without the fear of getting ‘pinned’ under the bar. The bar supports come in a couple of different lengths. The shorter set holds the bar before starting the exercise, while the more extended set helps catch the bar if you can’t entirely complete the rep.

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Powerline BSG10X Home Gym | Perfect for Building Strength

The Powerline BSG10X Home Gym is a resourceful weight stack home gym for those beginning to play with this type of exercise equipment. With this in mind, the Powerline BSG10X is reasonably priced, offering a fair number of exercises and weight stack resistance.

Additionally, the Powerline BSG10X features 40+ exercises, an adequate number of options considering the price paid. Unfortunately, the Powerline BSG10X maxes out at 160 lbs resistance, making it a little weak for strength trainers looking to reach the “next level.”

The compact Powerline BSG10X Home Gym sports a stable platform and multiple seat adjustments accommodating all shapes and sizes. The home gym base feels firm, and the trainer’s confidence shows in limited 10-year coverage on the frame. In addition, the 11-gauge mainframe construction assures maximum strength, function, and durability.

A typical customer complaint regarding fitness equipment is the time and energy required to assemble a trainer upon shipment. If you can relate, you will appreciate that the  Powerline BSG10X is 90% pre-assembled upon delivery and ready to use after installing nine bolts.

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