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    Just wanted to get your thoughts on a versatile home gym that meets the following criteria or at least hits a few of them lol:

    1. Doesn't tear up carpet or scratch the floor.
    2. I can do multiple upper and lower body exercises with respectable amount of resistance. (I'm not a power lifter or pro body builder/athlete)
    3. Cheap (yes that's asking a lot I'm sure)
    4. Can fit in a 10ft x 10ft space (I think the room is bigger than that but I'm not sure what else will be in there just yet)


    One of the things I was thinking about is the bowflex revolution (not cheap lol) but I think there may be better options out there. I have a gym membership but I've had little time to go the past few months and having something at home would make things easier... Thoughts??
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    Quote Originally Posted by kenpoengineer View Post
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    Good call... I looked at this a while ago and totally forgot about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Goliath1 View Post
    Budget?
    I'm thinking $1500ish... It would be great if I could get something for less
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    You check out craiglist yet?

    I got my rack an weights etc there for $400 and it was brand new. Roughly $1200 at the stores.

    Not saying to get a power rack but I'm sure you could find what your looking for for a lot less than that budget, if you don't mind used equipment.
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    http://www.mansionathletics.com/powe...FShnOgodTnoA5A

    Drop another $4-500 on a bar, bench, and plates and you're set.

    Put down some mats so you don't scratch the floor, I guess.
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    That's pretty straight ^^^
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    Quote Originally Posted by KrisL View Post
    http://www.mansionathletics.com/powe...FShnOgodTnoA5A

    Drop another $4-500 on a bar, bench, and plates and you're set.

    Put down some mats so you don't scratch the floor, I guess.
    Not bad prices at all... Having to put mats down does suck but it'll be necessary if I go the free weight route... There's just no way around that lol
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    I got my mats at walmart for $20.
    Took 3 sets however.

    Otherwise a nice may is like $200..

    Someone told me to look into some kind of Horse mat, maybe someone knows exactly what it is.
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    Any other pully based options out there or is bowflex really the only one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Goliath1 View Post
    I got my mats at walmart for $20.
    Took 3 sets however.

    Otherwise a nice may is like $200..

    Someone told me to look into some kind of Horse mat, maybe someone knows exactly what it is.
    Horse stall mat.

    http://www.tractorsupply.com/en/stor...at-4-ft-x-6-ft
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    Quote Originally Posted by KrisL View Post
    Horse stall mat.
    There we go, that's it..

    Thanks boss,
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    Bowflex, adjustable dumbells, barbell with weights, and treadmill or stairmaster...

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    I love my home gym...
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    That is a sweet home gym... I def won't have space for any of that though lol
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    Awesome Gym, Kenpo... Wish I had some ceiling height in my place....
    You have a sweet gym there...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Power-Lift View Post
    Awesome Gym, Kenpo... Wish I had some ceiling height in my place.... You have a sweet gym there...
    Thanks much! Very blessed to have it!
  

  
 

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