Strength Training Equipment Guide

When it comes to strength training at home there are dozens of options.  We have compiled some of the best here, from full home gyms, to smaller and more affordable equipment to get you started whatever your budget.

Home Gyms:

With systems from Bowflex and Golds there are two options for a full home gym, either stacks of weights, or the Bowflex Power Bar system.  Both work really well, Bowflex have built a huge business on the back of their PowerBars.  Other systems use more traditional stacks of weights.  They are simple to use and understand, but they are more heavy and if you live in an upstairs apartment and want to be quiet might be a better choice. Bowflex Equipemnt Reviews

Adjustable Dumbbell Reviews

When it comes to starting out there is nothing that can beat a pair of dumbbells.  With a good set of adjustable dumbbells and a little imagination then you can workout virtually every muscle in the body. There are again two options with adjustable dumbbells, the square or the round versions.  Both work just as well, and have their backers. The most popular brand is Bowflex, with their 552 SelectTech model. however for quality, performance and ease of use we would recommend the PowerBlock Elite 90. Adjustable Dumbbell Reviews

Indepth Bowflex Revolution Home Gym Review

Bowflex Revolution Review

If a hard lean body like you see in the Ads is your goal then the Bowflex is pretty much perfect for the job. The huge number of exercises will let you build routines that can target every muscle in your body and work it hard! This, for us, has to be the best weight machine on the market.

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Gold’s Gym XRS 50 System Review

If you are looking for an affordable simple home gym, to keep your muscles toned then you won't go far wrong with the XRS 50 Home Gym From Golds. Its easy to assemble, nice and compact it will fit into a tiny area, great range of exercises, and the price is great value at around $400.

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The Bowflex Resistance Systems

Bowflex Revolution Review

In this article we look at how Bowflex manage to deliver up to 400lbs of resistance and still keep the weight of the machine down. One of the biggest issues with home gyms is supporting their high weights, and finding space for them in the house. Bowflex have come up with two innovative ideas to push resistance to the max, …

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