Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym

Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym is great entry level home gym. It uses resistance rods varying from 5 to 210 pounds - this home gym is NOT upgradeable to 310 pounds.bowflex-pr1000-home-gym-1

Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym Features

- Sliding Seat Rail adds aerobic rowing training for calorie-burning, cardiovascular warm-up and cool-down (also great for leg presses and seated leg extensions)
- Multi-use Hand-Grip/Ankle Cuffs designed to add flexibility and performance to any workout
- Workout Placard displays workout descriptions for easy reference while you're exercising
bowflex-pr1000-home-gym-2- Number of available exercises: 30+
- Height: 81 inches (205 cm)
- Length: 84 inches (213 cm)
- Width: 38 inches (97 cm)
- Minimum Workout Area: 100 by 78 inches (254 x 199 cm)
- Maximum User Weight: 300 pounds (136 kg)
- 210 pounds of Power Rod resistance
- Four-inch upholstered roller cushions for leg extension and leg curl
- Horizontal bench press
- Triple function hand grips for lat pull down
- Built-in cardio rowing machine
- Folds for easy storage
- Cannot be upgraded to 310lbs

bowflex-pr1000-home-gym-3List of Exercises:

- Bench Press
- Decline Bench Press
- Incline Bench Press
- Seated Shoulder Press
- Front Shoulder Raise
- Crossover Seated Rear Delt Rows
- Scapular Retraction
- Narrow Pulldowns
- Stiff-Arm Pulldowns
- Seated Lat Rows
- Reverse Grip Pulldown
- Seated Low Back Extension
- Triceps Pushdown
- Triceps Extension
- Standing Biceps Curl
- Wrist Curl
- Seated (Resisted) Abdominal Crunch
- Trunk Rotation
- Leg Extension
- Calf Raise
- Seated Hip Adduction
- Seated Hip Abduction
- Leg Kickback
- Leg Press

Manufacturer's Warranty: Frame - one year; Rods - five years; Parts - 60 days

This home gym machine is assembled more or less easily - it will take average person some 2 hours to complete it, just follow the manual. Some sites charge up to 200$ for assembling it - it is little bit too much.

Machine is solidly build and will last for long time, especially since it cannot be upgraded to 310 pounds rods. And 210 pounds rods are little bit too easy for almost anybody who works out regularly. If you need home gym for light workouts and similar - this home gym is for you.

Best Bowflex Home Gym Models

Bowflex manufactures several very similar home gym models, which differ in design, number of exercises, size, price etc.

The following table lists some of the most popular Bowflex home gym models:

Model Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym Bowflex Blaze Home Gym Bowflex Xtreme 2SE Home Gym Bowflex Xceed Home Gym Bowflex Revolution Home Gym
Photo bowflex pr1000 table bowflex pr3000 table bowflex blaze table bowflex xtreme 2se table bowflex xceed table bowflex revolution table
Number of Exercises 26+ 50+ 60+ 70+ 65+ 100
Power Rod Resistance 210 pounds 210 pounds 210 pounds 210 pounds 210 pounds 210 pounds
(SpiraFlex)
Upgradable Power Rods Resistance No Up to 310 pounds Up to 410 pounds Up to 410 pounds  Up to 410 pounds  Up to 300 pounds
Quick Change System No Yes No Yes No Yes
Media Rack Yes No No No No No
Instructional Placard No Yes Yes No No No
Bench Press Horizontal Vertical Horizontal Vertical Vertical  Vertical 
Leg Curl/Extension Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Squat Bar No No Yes Yes Yes No
Foldable Design Yes No Yes No No Yes
Aerobic Rowing Yes No Yes No No Yes
Maximum User Weight 300 pounds
(136 kg)
300 pounds
(136 kg) 
300 pounds
(136 kg) 
300 pounds
(136 kg) 
300 pounds
(136 kg) 
300 pounds
(136 kg) 
Assembled Weight 131 pounds
59.4 kg
157 pounds
71 kg
195 pounds
88 kg
185 pounds
84 kg
157 pounds
71 kg
336 pounds
153 kg
Assembled Dimensions
(L x W x H)
84 x 38 x 81 inches
213 x 97 x 205 cm
64 x 41 x 83 inches
163 x 104 x 211 cm
90 x 38 x 83 inches
229 x 97 x 211 cm
53 x 49 x 83.25 inches
135 x 124 x 211 cm
53 x 49 x 82 inches
135 x 124 x 208 cm
112 x 38 x 73 inches
284 x 97 x 185 cm
Amazon Link Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym Bowflex Blaze Home Gym Bowflex Xtreme 2SE Home Gym Bowflex Xceed Home Gym Bowflex Revolution Home Gym

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Long Story Short: Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym is an entry level, resistance rods home gym exercise machine. It is lightweight and compact, allowing the beginers and intermediate athletes to workout in the privacy of their homes.

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