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Bowflex Blaze Review

Quick Summary

The Bowflex Blaze home gym utilizes Power Rod technology to maximize your strength training and fitness goals.

Since Power Rod technology is easy on the joints, users recovering from injury will especially like working out on the Bowflex Blaze.

Additionally, Bowflex puts its reputation behind this product by offering a lifetime warranty on the Power Rods.

Learn more about the Bowflex Blaze home gym below…

Specifications

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Model Bowflex Blaze
Rating

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76.7%
List Price

Suggested retail price, typically higher than the price you'll pay with our recommended retailers.

$1,099
Best Price

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$749
Type

There are a few different types of Home Gyms. There are weight stack, power rod and body weight.

Power Rods
Max. Weight

Home Gym Max Weight is the maximum amount of weight, in pounds (lbs), that can be lifted on the machine.

210 lbs
Exercises

Home Gym exercises is the number of exercises you can do on the machine.

60+
Seat

The seat on a Home Gym can be adjustable, padded, or detached.

Bench (Adjustable)
User Weight

Home Gym User Weight is the amount of weight, in pounds (lbs), that it can safely support, which can represent durability.

300 lbs
Dimensions

Dimensions are included to help you figure out if this Home Gym will fit properly (Length x Width x Height and Height x Depth).

Length: 90"
Width: 38"
Height: 83"
Workout Area

Home Gym Workout Area is the amount of space needed to use the Home Gym (Length x Width)

8' 4" x 6' 6" (L x W)
Legs

This field lets you know if this Home Gym has the option to do leg workouts or not.

Abs

This field lets you know if this Home Gym has abdominal workouts or not.

Curls

This field lets you know if this Home Gym has the option to do arm curls or not.

Pulldown

This field lets you know if this Home Gym has the option to do pulldown workouts or not.

Rows

This field lets you know if this Home Gym has the option to do rows or not.

Accessories

Many Home Gyms have optional accessories you can purchase separately.

- 310 lb Rod Upgrade
- Bowflex Body Plan
Warranty

The warranty is a very important part of your investment. The longer the warranty, the longer you can get free/discounted repairs by the manufacturer.

Power Rods: Lifetime
Construction: 5 Years

Rating: 76.7%

Our Rating

Rating: 76.7/100. Target all muscle groups with wide selection of workouts. Power Rod resistance suitable for all ages and experience levels, not to mention for people recovering from an injury.

Pros:

  • Bowflex patent Power Rod resistance
  • 60+ exercises to select from
  • Bench seat adjusts for all sizes and shapes
  • Spacious workout area (8′ 4″ x 6′ 6″)
  • Lifetime guarantee on Power Rods
  • Easy to upgrade resistance w/ 310 lb attachment

Cons:

  • Home gym does not target abs
  • Bulky home gym, not the most compact trainer
  • 210 lb. max user weight adequate, but does not support all users

Introduction

The Bowflex Blaze home gym is equipped to work all major muscle groups including upper body, lower body and the heart.

With that being said the home gym does not target abs which is a major drawback for some.

Ultimately, the Bowflex Blaze is strongly suited to strength training and not near as adept for cardiovascular activities (though there are some you can do with this trainer).

Home Gym Workouts

Sixty exercises are included with the Bowflex Blaze home gym including the 20 minute Bowflex Blaze workout.

Bowflex stands behind its commitment to give you fast results by working out 20 minutes a day, three times a week.

The Bowflex Blaze exercises concentrate on providing exercises that burn calories, sculpt your muscles and keep you fit.

The purchase of a Bowflex Blaze also includes a Workout DVD.

If you’re new to home gyms and/or strength training in general the Bowflex Blaze includes an owner’s manual with detailed instructions for each exercise.

Bowflex Blaze Features

The Bowflex Blaze home gym comes standard with many components giving you the ability to reach all of your fitness goals.

Build strong back and shoulder muscles with the lat tower and angled lat bar. Tone your glutes, quads and hamstrings through the lower pulley squat station.

The 210 pounds of Power Rod resistance upgrade to both 310 and 410 pounds.

Multiple cable and pulley positions along with triple function hand-grip and ankle cuffs ensure completion of your perfect customized workout.

Develop muscular legs with the leg extension/leg curl attachment. Reach your targeted heart rate with the aerobic rowing and leg presses found on the sliding seat rail.

Bowflex’s unique handgrip is designed to add flexibility and performance to any workout. Functions include a Regular Grip, Non-Grip Cuff, Ankle Cuff, Foot Cuff and a Shoulder Cuff.

Warranty & Guarantee

The Bowflex Blaze home gym warranty and guarantee includes:

– Power Rods: Lifetime
–┬áConstruction: 5 Years

Conclusion

The Bowflex Blaze home gym does some cardio, but first and foremost it is a strength training machine.

Compare the entry-level Bowflex Blaze to other Bowflex home gyms.