Hammer Strength Leg Extension
- 03-09-2008, 08:27 PM
- 03-10-2008, 10:53 AM
Is this the plate loaded or the stack version?
Pretty much every leg extension machine will have adjustable parts so that you can get the right pivot for a safe movement.
Do you have a home gym this will be a part of?
03-10-2008, 11:08 AM
I wouldn't waste my money on a leg extension machine. I would buy kettleballs before I did such a thing.
You are better off with free weights, unless you plan on building a commercial gym with a bunch of useless machines.
03-10-2008, 03:50 PM
I am not a fan of any leg extension machines, but especially not the plate-loaded hammer strength machine, it feels awkward as hell
03-10-2008, 07:09 PM
03-10-2008, 07:33 PM
I just want a commercial unit and I can get the Hammer Strength one really cheap. The leg attatchment on my bench scares me when I get over 150lbs on it.
03-10-2008, 08:28 PM
I personally like the leg extension machines. I don't use them for the bulk/primary exercises for legs but after a squat or lunge set it feels good to get the blood flowing even more with some nice controlled leg extensions.
If I had the money and my own gym with the essentials I wouldn't be against purchasing it.
03-10-2008, 08:40 PM
03-10-2008, 08:54 PM
Very nice. What have you gotten so far? Squat rack, bench, dbs? Or you go more with the actual stack machines?
03-10-2008, 10:54 PM
BodySolid Power Cage
Some No name Incline/Decline Bench I've had for 12 Years, Leg Attachment for extensions Curls-Going to get seperate commercial leg curl and leg extention machines
Flat Legend Bench
Incline/Flat Magnum Bench
Magnum Linear Bearing Smith Machine
No name lat machine High/Low Pulley, all attachments known to man-Going to replace with a commercial unit
Bodysolid Dipping Sation
New York Barbells Hack/Leg Press
Body Solid Vertical Leg Press
All kinds of Dumbells and bars
1,000's of pounds of weights
Nordic Trac Tread Mill
I would like to get a Hammer Strength combination Lat Pulldown /Incline Press, Hammer Strength seated Row, a seated calf machine, pullover machine, Seated Press machine, and a peck Deck.
I am only buying Commercial Equipment From now on.
You can really find some deals if you wait and check E-bay often
I got the Smith which sells for over $2000 for $400 and the Bench which goes for $1000 for $250, both in new condition.
I prefer Plate loaded, no cables to break and you can really pile on the weight!
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