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?

23 strength machines set

Nautilus - Nitro Plus

23 strength machines set Nautilus

Listed price 79 662 € in.VAT

37 914 € in.VAT31 595 € ex.VAT

22 Strength Machines Set

Cybex - VR3

22 Strength Machines Set Cybex

Listed price 108 567,60 € in.VAT

29 874 € in.VAT24 895 € ex.VAT

14 strength machines set

Matrix - Magnum

14 strength machines set Matrix

Listed price 44 940 € in.VAT

21 354 € in.VAT17 795 € ex.VAT

16 strength machines set

Technogym - Isotonic

16 strength machines set Technogym

Listed price 53 470,80 € in.VAT

20 514 € in.VAT17 095 € ex.VAT

Breaker flat bench MG-A678

Matrix - Magnum

Breaker flat bench MG-A678 Matrix

Listed price 2 972,40 € in.VAT

1 794 € in.VAT1 495 € ex.VAT

Olympic military bench

Athletic Performance - Black Line

Olympic military bench Athletic Performance

 Brand-new device

1 434 € in.VAT1 195 € ex.VAT

Breaker decline bench MG-A680

Matrix - Magnum

Breaker decline bench MG-A680 Matrix

Listed price 1 747,20 € in.VAT

1 314 € in.VAT1 095 € ex.VAT

Breaker incline bench MG-A679

Matrix - Magnum

Breaker incline bench MG-A679 Matrix

Listed price 1 779,60 € in.VAT

1 314 € in.VAT1 095 € ex.VAT

Leg raise SLR

Life Fitness - Signature

Leg raise SLR Life Fitness

Listed price 1 510,79 € in.VAT

1 194 € in.VAT995 € ex.VAT

Pull-up dip abdominal combo

GymWorks - Keywest

Pull-up dip abdominal combo GymWorks

 Brand-new device

1 194 € in.VAT995 € ex.VAT

VKR with chin MG-A63C

Matrix - Magnum

VKR with chin MG-A63C Matrix

Listed price 1 677,60 € in.VAT

1 194 € in.VAT995 € ex.VAT

Olympic flat bench

Athletic Performance - Black Line

Olympic flat bench Athletic Performance

 Brand-new device

1 194 € in.VAT995 € 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.