Build a Home Gym
There are several considerations:
- Your fitness goals- Are you just getting started with weights, or are you a serious muscle head. For you serious people, check out our page on
Old School Home Gyms.
- Budget- Do have $50 or $5000? Your spending allowance will narrow your choices for weight training equipment.
- Space available- Do you have 5 square feet to work with or 100?
There are options for your space requirements.
The Home Multi Gym Options
If budget and space are not restrictions, this may be the right weight training equipment type for you. As you can see below, there are many of a home gym styles. Base your decision on budget, space available and workout needs. Click link for prices of the weight training equipment seen on this page.
Bowflex Revolution FT Home Gym
The Bowflex Revolution FT home gym is a smooth, versatile, and compact piece of equipment in the Bowflex arsenal. The Revolution is distinguished by the company's SpiraFlex resistance technology, which provides a polished, consistent resistance through the entire range of motion--a principal ingredient in developing lean, strong muscles. The versatility of these lightweight interlocking plates lets you quickly and easily adjust the resistance on the Revolution from 10 to 200 pounds for upper body workouts (which can be upgraded to 280 pounds). The machine duplicates virtually every exercise from your local gym, with Freedom Arms that adjust 170 degrees to work muscles from various angles. The machine also includes a leg press plate for your lower body, along with a five-position foot harness. All told, the Revolution supports more than 90 exercises, including a comprehensive core and abs workout.
Caribou III Multi Gym (Complete) w/ Smith Machine & Cable Cross
Yukon's new Caribou III gym combines the best features of the Kodiak gym with a premium smith machine. The new Caribou III is one of the safest self-spotting home gyms on the market. The gym enables you to experience the feel of free weights with the safety of a smith machine. The Caribou III contains the most advanced smith carriage available today. Oilite bushings glide over solid chrome rods providing a piston-like action unmatched by any square carriage. This special carriage is locked instantly into any of the safety catches by a quick turn of the wrist. The new Caribou III features dual bar holders and safety rail spotter arms. Team Yukon's new professional design enables the lifter to perform smith machine lifting as well as all the free weight exercises. Yukon fitness equipment continues to be the industry's leader in innovation and affordability in home gyms
Body Solid EXM4000 Pro Gym Home Gym
SHIPPING INCLUDED! PLUS A Free Pair of Men's or Women's Lifting Gloves AND a Free Weight Belt!Picture shown with optional Leg Press. Twelve hardworking exercise stations at one affordable price. The Body-Solid EXM4000S is designed for those who demand the ultimate gym package. It offers an enormous range of upper and lower body exercises for maximum muscular strength, total body conditioning and superior endurance. Up to four people can work out simultaneously with the optional Leg Press / Calf Press Station. It fits comfortably against a wall or on display in the center of the room. The exercise stations are fed by three 210 Lb. steel alloy weight stacks and a fourth weight stack comes with the Leg Press Station. Unique features include a Bench Press with "kick-assist" lever for complete prestretch and full range of motion, seat pads with automatic hydraulic adjustments, easy-access pop pin adjustments from the seated positions, and DuraFirm pads with lower lumbar support.
A multi exercise weight bench is another option. Add a barbell and weights and perform both upper and lower body routines on this versatile weight training equipment.
Nautilus NT 1430 Fold-Up Olympic Weight Bench
You don't have to compromise performance or comfort when purchasing space-saving workout equipment - the Nautilus International Fold-up Bench is packed with features that deliver a complete workout in even the most space-constrained environments. Features: Move from decline to military press with a quick pull-pin adjustment Rolled seat provides for excellent pivot positioning during leg exercises Bench folds and rolls away for easy storage - perfect for small workout spaces.
CAP Standard Folding Weight Bench w/ Leg Extension
The Folding Weight Bench is a space saving, multi-purpose bench that includes incline, decline and flat bench positions as well as a leg lift feature. When not in use it can be folded up for easy storage.Features:Choose from three bench positionsHigh density foam padding provides greater comfort and supportDurable scratch and rust resistant finish.
It wouldn't be called weight training without these:
Cap Barbell 100 LB Standard Threaded Weight Set
The perfect threaded starter set. Includes: 1 - 5' threaded standard weight bar 6 - 2.5 LB Standard plates 6 - 5 LB Standard plates 4 - 10 LB Standard plates
300 Lb Olympic Weight Set
USA Sports high quality Olympic 2" plates that have rims and radius edges precision milled for a perfect circular shape and truer dimensions. Machine bored holes to protect the user as well as the bar and to facilitate easy plate loading and removal. All plates have raised silver numbers and letters for fast easy selection and coated with durable resin based paint. 7’ Olympic bar is designed to take heavy workloads and is precision engineered from high strength stress-proof alloy steel. This set consists of the following components: (2) 45 lb. Olympic plates (2) 35 lb. Olympic plates (2) 25 lb. Olympic plates (2)10 lb. Olympic plates (4) 5 lb. Olympic plates (2) 2.5 lb. Olympic plates (2) Spring collars (1) 7' Olympic bar - 44 lbs.
For a low cost alternative, dumbbell are a good option for weight training equipment.
Dumbbell Set- 50 Lb Rubber Dumbbell Set w/ Rack
The 50 lb rubber hex dumbbell set is the perfect solution for sculpting a firm and shapely upper body. Whether your desire is to create long lean muscles or bulk up, all you need is the basics. No need for fancy machines to build arm muscles, shapely chest and a firm back. Whatever you fitness goals are, stick to the basics. Features:Elastic rubber coating prevents damage to floors. Contoured hand grips.Two 5-lb hex dumbbells,two 8-lb hex dumbbells,two 12-lb hex dumbbells. Custom designed storage rack.
Last but certainly not least, Russian Kettlebells, the ultimate weight training equipment. Perform hundreds of exercises with the kettlebell. They don't take up a lot of space and weights vary. Check out our page on
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