Steelbody Power Tower

I would like to tell you about a non-standard Pull Up & Dip Station that I recently tried in one of the gyms. It seemed to me very convenient and I decided to do a review of Steelbody Power Tower. Its frame is highly durable but looks unusual. It may seem that you will be uncomfortable to train. But it is worth a try and you will understand that this is not so. In this case, You will save space and get the opportunity to conveniently perform pull-UPS and other exercises.

We offer to consider in more detail the advantages and possible disadvantages of the equipment. How can You use it in your workouts with your own body weight. We have also collected customer reviews and are ready to share with You the most interesting of them. Proceed.

The first thing you should pay attention to is the high endurance of the frame and strength. The stated weight limit is maintained with a margin. We tried to execute Dips with extra weight and the frame remained stable even when using swings on the last repetitions.

Basic Specifications

BrandSteelbody
Model numberSTB-98501
Maximum user weight350 lbs
Incline & Decline2 Position Manual
Product Dimensions58.2 x 91 x 42.2 inches
Shipping Weight88.2 pounds
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Manual&Assembly Instructions

Since this equipment is sold dismantled, we have prepared instructions for the Assembly and use of this power tower. You will need a minimum of necessary tools. The process takes a small amount of time. It would be better if you had a partner to help. We recommend that you perform the Assembly carefully according to the instructions. The safety of using the power tower depends on it.

Download instructions by the links: Assembly Instructions and Owners Manual.

Main Advantage

The manufacturer of this equipment has been on the market of fitness industry for a long time. Its products have established themselves as one of the most high-quality and durable. Each model is thought out taking into account the needs of users and the priority for safe and comfortable use. This fitness station is quite compact and stable. Here is its dimensions:
Dimensions
Space savings are achieved by the possibility of placing the power tower in any corner or near the wall. You do not have to provide free space to be able to approach the power tower from two sides. But the design features allow you to train without interference.

So, the main advantages of this model Pull Up & Dip Station

  • High frame endurance – the frame is made of durable steel. Additionally, powder coating is used. It provides good durability.
  • Multifunctionality – you can perform at least 5 different exercises with your own body weight.
  • Comfortable exercise – soft material with high-quality coating is used for the back and armrests. To perform crunches, a soft roller is provided for fixing the legs. All this makes the training more comfortable and effective
  • Durable removable handles – allow you to conveniently adjust the height of the installation with a secure fit
  • How to Use

    Now consider how you can use this model power tower in your training. You will be able to perform all the basic exercises and a few additional ones.
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    First of all, it is pull-UPS. The crossbar has a curved shape. This allows you to use different grip options and train different muscle groups. There is no covering on the crossbar, but it does not slip. The thickness of the crossbar is optimal.

    To perform DIPS, you can set the handles at a convenient height for you. Also at the bottom it is possible to install the handle in the lower position and perform push-UPS. When performing, you do not hit your head on the horizontal bar.

    For training the muscles of the press, there are two main possibilities. At the bottom there is a foam roller to fix the legs and perform crunches. Also using the armrests you can perform Vertical Knee Raise. Soft armrests and back allow you to comfortably hold the body in its original position.

    In some cases, an additional crossbar is provided under the horizontal bar. It can be conveniently fixed rubber bands to perform exercises with them. Similarly, you can hook the tape over the bar of the horizontal bar.

    Video Review

    In this video you can see the main advantages of this equipment, as well as examples of exercises that can be performed with it.

    Q&A

    Q: I UNDERSTAND CORRECTLY THAT THIS EQUIPMENT CAN BE USED WITH A BENCH?
    A: Yes, there are two options. You can choose the Weight Bench which can be set according to the width of the legs. Or you can pay attention to a specialized model Steel body Power Tower + Foldable Bench (STB-98502). The second option is preferable. Construction includes bars and safety catches. The bench conveniently folds down.

    Q: DO HANDLES FROM OTHER SIMILAR MODELS FIT?
    A: Yes, but this has not caused difficulties. They are compatible in diameter and fixation.

    9 Total Score

    We were satisfied with the quality and strength of Steel body Power Tower. It seemed convenient and practical. We recommend you to pay attention to this model if You want to place such equipment compactly at home, but want to get a quality and convenient fitness station.

    Quality
    9
    Functionality
    9
    Usability
    9
    PROS
    • Multifunctionality
    • High quality and durability
    • Stability and compactness
    CONS
    • There is a limit for some additional exercises
    • Handles are not coated
    User Rating: 5 (1 votes)
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