Bowflex BodyTower Review

This power tower is included in our rating of the best models of 2018. With its help, you can perform both standard exercises and a number of very effective additional exercises with your own body weight. So we have prepared Bowflex BodyTower Review. In it we will try to answer questions about the advantages and features of the power tower. Consider a rough training plan. As a result, we will give an overall assessment and note the main advantages and disadvantages.

Basic Characteristic

This model will be optimal for training at home. It combines optimal size, good stability and endurance. A specific frame gives this power tower a number of advantages.

Manufacturer Bowflex
Product Dimensions: 50 x 50 x 70 inches
Shipping Weight: 114 pounds
ASIN: B006353HCE
Weight Capacity 300 lbs
Warranty: Frame: 5 years Wear parts: 1 year

Design Feature

And so what are the features and benefits. First of all, it is an opportunity to change the height of parallel bars easily and quickly. For this purpose, special holes and clamps are provided on the frame. What does this allow us to do? You can more conveniently perform standard exercises. Either remove bars when pulling up, or set them according to their growth when performing dips. It also allows you to perform additional exercises.
Design Feature
The design of the horizontal arms is reinforced. On the bar bottom has a hole where the grips are attached. Similar fixtures are provided on the bar. With them you can perform several additional exercises.

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Instead of the back provides foam Pad round shape. About it you can lean back, performing knee lifts. Or it is possible to fix the leg while twisting or legs workout. The handles do not slip due to the special coating. Bowflex BodyTower remains stable in training even without the special coating on the floor. The power tower does not take up much space and can be installed in any corner. A vertical arm and a horizontal bar on one side. The weight of the equipment allows you to move it without much difficulty on their own. The design and color look just fine. You can easily place it even in a small apartment.

Parts & Assembly Instructions

Assembly Manual
The build process is quite simple. It is necessary to prepare the free space, a couple of screwdrivers and a key. Then follow the instructions to perform the steps step by step. It is important to securely fix the elements for a strong connection. Otherwise, the equipment will stagger and training may be unsafe.

To simplify your task we have prepared Assembly Manual for download. Read it before starting the build process.
It will be easier to perform the installation with an assistant. This will take about an hour.

Bowflex BodyTower Exercises

As we have said, this power tower allows you to perform about 20 different exercises with your own body weight. You can perform exercises for different muscle groups: Chin Ups, Triceps Dips, Pull Ups, Push Ups, Vertical Knee Raise, Crunch, Triceps Dip (Assisted), Incline Push Up, Hanging Leg Raise, Rear Decline Plank, Hanging Hip-Leg Raise, Inverted Row, Squat (Single Leg), Supine Row.
You get the opportunity to train almost the entire body including the muscles of the legs. At the same time, all exercise options are comfortable and suitable even for beginners.
At the beginning of the workout make sure to do the warm-up. This will reduce the likelihood of injury and increase the effectiveness of training. Do not make long pauses between workouts. The duration of the rest should be compared with the pulse zones.

The exercises are described in detail in the Bowflex BodyTower Manual. It can be downloaded here.

Bowflex BodyTower Workout Routing

Here is an example of a possible one-hour workout. It is ideal for beginners:
Bowflex BodyTower Workout Routing
Not so important is the number of repetitions. Pay more attention to the technique and focus on the desired muscle group. Regularly include new exercises in your workout to stress your muscles for greater efficiency.

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