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Bowflex PR3000 Review

Quick Summary

The Bowflex PR3000 home gym utilizes Power Rod technology to deliver up to 210 pounds of resistance, upgradable to 310 pounds.

By adding Power Rods to the cable pulley system novice users can start training with as little as 5 pounds and increase the weight when their muscles grow stronger.

The Bowflex PR3000 is an all-encompassing machine that delivers strength training to the upper body, lower body and abdominals.

Learn more about the Bowflex PR3000 home gym, rated 76.3, below…

Specifications

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Model Bowflex PR3000
Rating

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84.1%
List Price

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$1,299
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$764
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.

50+
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: 64"
Width: 41"
Height: 83"
Workout Area

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

100" x 78" (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: 7 Years
Frame: 1 Year
Parts: 60 Days

Rating: 84.1%

Our Rating

Rating: 84.1/100. Strengthen your muscles with over 50 exercises and a built-in rowing station. Upgrade your resistance as you progress with workouts, effective trainer offers no-change cable pulley system (Bowflex’s patented ‘Power Rod’ technology).

Pros:

  • Utilizes stellar Bowflex Power Rod technology
  • No-change cable pulley system keeps you focused on workout
  • 50+ exercises available on home gym
  • Spacious workout area (100″ by 78″)
  • Bench seat adjusts to accommodate all sizes
  • Upgrade with 310 lb. attachment for more resistance options

Cons:

  • Only one year coverage on frame
  • A few customer complaints about misleading weight on rods
  • Doesn’t come with a lat bar (pulldowns still accessible via hand grips)

Introduction

Users up to 300 lbs enjoy the benefits of the Bowflex PR3000 home gym.

The Bowflex PR3000 makes your workout easy with the no-change cable pulley system.

Flexibility is key to any home gym and the Bowflex PR3000 delivers with triple function hand-grip and ankle cuffs.

Home Gym Workouts

The Bowflex PR3000 home gym features over 50 exercises to get you on your way to a versatile flexible workout each time.

Exercises work all muscle groups in your body and include Bench Press, Shoulder Shrug and Standing Low Back Extension for your upper body as well as Leg Extension, Squat and Standing Calf Raise for the lower part of your body.

The Bowflex PR3000 provides the Seated (resisted) Abdominal Crunch to sculpt those hard to tone stomach muscles.

Bowflex PR3000 Features

The Bowflex PR3000 home gym manufactures high-tech composite material in the Power Rods and then sheaths and tests each product four separate times to ensure quality and durability.

The 7 year warranty on the Power Rods shows the trust Bowflex places in this component.

Many standard features are included with the Bowflex PR3000 as well including a vertical bench press and 4-inch roller cushions for leg curls and extensions.

A purchase of the Bowflex PR3000 includes access to the Bowflex Body Plan.

Warranty & Guarantee

The Bowflex PR3000 home gym warranty and guarantee includes:

– Power Rods: 7 Years
– Frame: 1 Year
– Parts: 60 Days

Get all the details at Bowflex.com or dial (800) 667-1689.

Conclusion

The Bowflex PR3000 home gym is a well-designed piece of exercise equipment for the money.

Still not sure? Compare the PR3000 model to other Bowflex home gyms.