Bowflex Home Gym

Information on Bowflex and Other Home Gym Products

Exercising can be tiring and time consuming. Having to pay for a gym membership not to mention find the time in your busy schedule to go, has forced many Americans to just skip working out altogether. However, many people still have personal health and fitness goals like losing weight. For this reason home fitness equipment has erupted onto the exercise scene. One such company is Bowflex. Bowflex has created a line of home gym equipment that is relatively compact and effective. They use power rod technology (or power rod resistance) to maximize your lifting potential and time. While Bowflex has traditional focused on body building equipment, they also produce a line of cardio equipment that will help you complement your bodybuilding, with fat burning exercises. This is the Cadillac of Home Gym equipment.

Bowflex Products

(All Bowflex descriptions are drawn directly from the Bowflex homepage)

  • Bowflex Ultimate 2: Get ready for the best workout of your life. The Bowflex Ultimate 2 offers everything you could possibly imagine to achieve great abs, arms, legs and more. Around $2300
  • Bowflex Xtreme™ 2: We took the Xtreme and improved it. The Lat Tower adjusts to two positions, plus the longer squat frame gives you 4 adjustable positions. And, the Xtreme 2 lets you change exercises more quickly and easily with no cable changes needed between exercises. Around $1300
  • The Bowflex Motivator™: This Home Gym is an affordable fitness solution that gives you fast, easy results. It offers over 50 power-packed exercises and includes aerobic rowing, a lat tower, leg attachment and more. Around $600

Some other good options in Home Gym Equipment

  • Body-Solid EXM - $600-$2000
  • Weider CrossBar - $600- $1000
  • BodyCraft Family Xpress - $2-$3000
  • Hoist V5 - $2-$3000
  • ProForm Elliptical Crosstrainer - $600

The Benefits of Working Out

Better Sleep

Working out allows you to fall asleep and stay asleep more easily, and it also increases the amount of time you spend in the deepest stage of sleep. It also makes the transitions between sleep cycles more smooth, which gives you a better nights sleep.

Slowing of the Aging Process

After the age of thirty most people lose 10% of their aerobic capacity each year. Regular exercise, however, can actually make you more aerobically fit as you get older. Skin and muscle tone are also improved by working out, as are increases in flexibility and reductions of many age-related diseases, such as osteoporosis, heart disease and stroke.

Strengthens your immune system

Many studies have shown that working out improves your immune systems ability function. In teenage and adult men, exercise is a powerful natural immune cell stimulator. In older men, the functioning of the immune system progressively declines, which can lead to an increased risk of infectious diseases and a reduced response to vaccination. These affects can be offset by participating in cardio exercises like jogging, cycling or walking.

As listed above there are many benefits to your health, from regular exercise. For many people daily life interferes with their ability to workout in a timely fashion. For these people the answer comes in the form of home gym equipment and Bowflex makes some of the most popular products on the market.

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