In this post, we cover some of the best and most appropriate Body Solid gym setups for your home. This post does not necessarily cover every Body-Solid and Powerline home gym out there, since there are numerous models. But we have definitely found and included some of the most popular options for you to consider.
Keep in mind that we’ve also excluded all of Body-Solid’s commercial gyms from the following post with the exception of the EXM3000LPS, which is considered a light commercial gym that can be rather exceptional in the right home. Depending on your space and finances, here is an overview of the kind of Body-Solid equipment you can expect for an awesome Body-Solid home gym.
Body Solid Powerline Home Gym
Perhaps Body-Solids most popular home gym of all is with its most basic model, thanks to its simplicity and effectiveness. The high-quality Powerline home gym is already almost completely assembled when shipped, which is amazing and unusual. The Powerline is considered a gym that is very durable, strong, and well-build; a result of its gauge mainframe construction.
Other features include military-grade aircraft cables with 2,200-pound tension strength, allowing for smooth and fluid resistance. One of the best things about the Powerline gym has to be the fact it is space-saving. As one of Body-Solids smallest and lowest maintenance home gyms, it’s easy to see why many flock to this model.
Its use of a 160-pound weight stack is accompanied by a 48-inch lat bar, low row bar, and ab crunch strap. The Powerline gym further offers a number of ways to begin your workout – these include a high pulley station, mid pulley station, low pulley station, chest press, seated row, and leg station. With the Body-Solid Powerline gym, users will be able to perform up to 40 different exercises. You can also check out the Body-Solid Powerline Gym with Leg Press.
Assembled Dimension of The Powerline Home Gym: 70″L x 42″ W x 80″H
Body-Solid G1S Selectorized Home Gym
Another one of Body-Solid’s most popular, functional, and preferable home gyms is the G1S. The G1S is a great fit for any home thanks to its smaller than average footprint. The gym offers three main sections with over forty strength-training and toning exercises to work-out with. The three main workout sections include a high-pulley, mid-pulley, and low-pulley, all allowing you to perform a full-body workout with the finest quality pulleys and cables. Additional stations include a chess press, leg extension, curl station, and low row station.
The G1S further uses a single 160-pound alloy weight stack and comes with multiple accessories. They include a lat bar, straight bar, ankle strap, ab and triceps strap, along with your own Total Workout Body DVD. No additional weights can be added to the weight stack. It has a high max user weight capacity of 400-pounds, while the G1S gym itself comes with a full lifetime warranty. Overall we would say the G1S is an above-par, exceptional home gym that will allow you to really work out the lats, chest, shoulders, and triceps. The number of workouts that can be performed with the G1S is simply impressive.
You will also need to make sure you have the proper space in your home or garage to setup the gym properly. We’ve added the dimensions here. Lastly, the G1S is also an updated version of their best-selling EXM1500S, which is why we recommend going with the G1S first and foremost. Differences between the G1S and EXM1500S include its dark grey color and use of optional aluminum pulleys.
Dimensions Of G1S Home Gym: 49″ L x 36″ W x 83″H
Required Floor Space Area: 73″ L x 47″ W x 84″H
Body Solid StrengthTech EXM2500S Home Gym
The Strength Tech EXM2500S Home Gym has been called one of Body-Solid’s most valued home gyms by consumers. This is likely due to the gym’s fine build and dual seated stations. Despite its average blueprint, the EXM2500S is a perfect fit for any home gym garage or basement. It’s a gym that allows you to perform an entire body workout with many mechanical features.
The EXM2500S includes a chest press, perfect pec station, leg extension & curl, ab crunch, seated row, lat pull-down, and more. These features are accompanied by its 210-pound iron weight stack, adjusted in 10-pound increments. The gym also includes some nice Body-Solid accessories such as a lat bar, utility strap, straight bar, tricep strap, and a full-sized workout poster.
Standout features on the EXM2500S include military aircraft grade cables, DuraFirm pads with lumbar support, and a powder coat finish to name a few. Exercises that can be performed on the EXM2500S machine include leg extensions & curls, chest press, pec flies, lat pulldowns, cable crossovers, tricep press-downs, tricep extensions, and ab crunches.
Lower pulley workouts give access to further exercises such as, seated rows, deltoid raises, bent over-rows, shrugs, bicep curls, and leg adductions. Below are the dimension of the EXM2500S home gym.
Dimensions Of The EXM2500S Home Gym: 51″W x 83″L x 83″H
Body-Solid Fusion F500 Home Gym
If you’re looking for a home gym with a larger weight stack and offers over 60 exercises, then you’re going to have to check out the highly exceptional Fusion F500 Gym. This home gym by Body-Solid gives the person multiple stations to choose from, allowing you to work on upper and lower-body development.
The primary station on the Fusion F500 gym consists of an area allowing you to perform your chest press, incline press, decline press, shoulder press, lat pull-downs, leg extensions, and much more. In addition, you have two pulleys that extend from the chair and can be adjusted into a low or mid-pulley station allowing you to perform all kinds of awesome pulley station workouts for both the upper and lower body.
One of the nice features of the Fusion F500 is that the gym as a whole can be upgraded down the line with one of its many optional home gym attachments. These for example could include an entire power tower, allowing you to perform all of your favorite body-weight workouts. Or, you could decide to add a multi-hip station or leg press attachment, putting a completion your lower body workouts. Here is the Fusion F500 with Leg Press and a 310-pound stack.
All in all the Fusion F500 gym is one that excels in appearance and power, allowing for both versatility and the ability to upgrade down the line. Some features on the F500 gym include comfortable tear resistant DuraFirm pads, powder coated finish, and fiberglass reinforced nylon pulleys. The F500 includes a 100% lifetime warranty and requires a good deal of space for setting up within the home. Here are its dimensions.
Dimensions Of The Fusion F500 Home Gym: 76″ L x 48″ W x 83″ H
EXM3000LPS Light Commercial Gym (Multi-Stack)
Although, the EXM3000LPS is considered to be a light commercial gym, you may prefer this setup at home. That’s because the EXM3000LPS can be a great alternative to the gym. It’s a gym that allows for club-quality strength training that allows for three people to work out at the same time. This is great if you’re having friends over, you have a large family, or are looking to workout with a partner. With the EXM3000LPS, you won’t only take notice of its exceptional quality, but of the many stations it offers.
First let’s cover the meaning of a light commercial gym. A light commercial gym is what you typically find at a hotel, personal training studio, condominium, and typically isn’t used by more than 50 people a day. If you have the space at home with multiple people using it or want a full home gym, you may consider the EXM3000LPS as an option.
With the EXM3000LPS, you have 7 workout stations in total. These include a multi-press station, leg press station, perfect pec station, lat pulldown station, ab crunch station, leg extension station, and seated row station. We have described some of these stations below. Those interested in a commercial space, Body Solid gym may want to check out the EXM4000LPS, which includes 10 complete workout stations.
The perfect pec station, allows users to perform pec flies, rear delts, and ab crunches. There is also a mid-pulley section here right above the seat. Then you have the main press station, allowing users to perform the chest press, shoulder press (seated and standing), mid-row, lat pulldowns, tricep extensions, leg curls, leg extensions, and more.
The leg press station allows for additional lower body workouts like the leg press, calf raises, and kick backs. The low row pulley station allows you to perform seated low rows, over rows, arm curls, shrugs, kickbacks, and more. There is almost no limit to the exercises that can be performed with the EXM3000LPS. The light commercial gym uses two 210-pound weight stacks and a lifetime manufacturer’s warranty for in-home use.
Dimensions Of The EXM3000LPS Light Commercial Gym: 73″W x 83″H x 91″L
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