Acquire a weight bench at lower cost thanks to reconditioning

If there is one essential element in sports and fitness centers, it is without a doubt the weight bench. Basic equipment nevertheless allowing to perform a large number of exercises and to work the vast majority of the muscles of the body, the weight bench stands out as a simple, but essential device. It is also often acquired by individuals wishing to have the necessary equipment for their home training session. How to choose your weight bench? What criteria should be taken into account? How to acquire it cheaply? How to choose between a multifunctional, foldable or full weight bench?

Flat bench AP6102

Athletic Performance - Red Line

Flat bench AP6102 Athletic Performance

 Brand-new device

354 € in.VAT295 € ex.VAT

Adjustable bench P020

Technogym - Isotonic

Adjustable bench P020 Technogym

Listed price 504 € in.VAT

354 € in.VAT295 € ex.VAT

Flat bench SFB

Life Fitness - Signature

Flat bench SFB Life Fitness

Listed price 531,01 € in.VAT

426 € in.VAT355 € ex.VAT

Utility bench - 75 degree FWUB75

Hammer Strength - Benches and Racks

Utility bench - 75 degree FWUB75 Hammer Strength

Listed price 518,92 € in.VAT

462 € in.VAT385 € ex.VAT

Flat bench

Athletic Performance - Black Line

Flat bench Athletic Performance

 Brand-new device

474 € in.VAT395 € ex.VAT

Seated bench

GymWorks - Manhattan

Seated bench GymWorks

 Brand-new device

474 € in.VAT395 € ex.VAT

Flat bench SFB

Life Fitness - Signature

Flat bench SFB Life Fitness

 Brand-new device

474 € in.VAT395 € ex.VAT

Utility bench SUB

Life Fitness - Signature

Utility bench SUB Life Fitness

Listed price 609,64 € in.VAT

486 € in.VAT405 € ex.VAT

Horizontal bench large grip P010

Technogym - Isotonic

Horizontal bench large grip P010 Technogym

Listed price 711,60 € in.VAT

510 € in.VAT425 € ex.VAT

Lower back bench P025

Technogym - Isotonic

Lower back bench P025 Technogym

Listed price 895,20 € in.VAT

510 € in.VAT425 € ex.VAT

Scott bench P017

Technogym - Isotonic

Scott bench P017 Technogym

Listed price 736,80 € in.VAT

522 € in.VAT435 € ex.VAT

Anatomical crunch bench P015

Technogym - Isotonic

Anatomical crunch bench P015 Technogym

Listed price 913,20 € in.VAT

522 € in.VAT435 € ex.VAT

The criteria for choosing a weight bench

If the weight bench is at first glance a rather simple equipment, the fact remains that it is necessary to be interested in a certain number of elements before making your choice. In fact, the weight bench is made of several parts, each of which has a certain importance, such as the seat, the impasto or the safety hooks. So, the impasto is a point to watch carefully, especially if you plan to use the weight bench for exercises requiring relatively heavy weights, but also for intensive use such as in a gym.

Indeed, the impasto will largely define the stability of the weight bench and therefore will strongly influence the safety of the practice. The more important the desired use, the more essential it is to opt for a thick and above all robust impasto so that the bench lasts as long as possible. In addition, the seat is also a key point in choosing a weight bench. Indeed, this will be the most decisive element in the comfort of using the weight bench. Ideally it is preferable to opt for a model with an adjustable seat, it will thus be able to adapt to the various exercises that one wishes to perform with the bench, but also to the different users if it is an investment in a weight training center.

Finally, if you plan to use the weight bench with bars equipped with weights, it is desirable to opt for a model with hooks, also called bar rests or jacks. These elements will allow the bars to be deposited safely, whether for home use or use in a gym. Last point concerning mainly individuals, the complete weight bench is available in a foldable version, which may be relevant when you have a small space at home and you want to be able to easily store the weight bench after use.

Benefits of a reconditioned used weight bench

Like any weight machine or device, the weight bench represents a significant budget, especially when it comes to branded and quality equipment. However, there are solutions today to acquire weight benches in perfect condition and of high quality without being too expensive. Indeed, it is possible to opt for a reconditioned used weight bench, it will have been used beforehand, but entirely renovated by professionals to give it back the luster of its early days. It is therefore an ideal alternative to acquire an inexpensive, but high-quality, branded weight bench.