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Total Gym 3000 Review

Total Gym 3000 Home Gym

The Total Gym 3000 home gym is advertised as Total Gym’s mid-range model, a step up from the 2000 design.

Besides increasing weight capacity to 300 pounds, the Total Gym 3000 has upgraded the pulley and cable system from the 2000 as well as incorporated steel handles and chrome upper rails into the design.

The Total Gym 3000 utilizes gravity based resistance as well to strengthen, sculpt and tone all areas of your body.

Learn more in our full Total Gym 3000 review below…


Model Total Gym 3000

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

Max. Weight

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

350 lbs

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


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

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 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: 19"
Height: 43"
Workout Area

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

90” x 20” (L x W)

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


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


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


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


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


Many Home Gyms have optional accessories you can purchase separately.

- Pull Up Bar
- Press Bar
- Retractable Dip Bars
- Leg Pulley System

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.

Frame: Lifetime
Parts: 90 Days

Rating: 83.3%

Full Review

Quick Summary
Rating: 83.3/100. Essential home gym offers Total Gym trademark features and wide workout selection. Upgrade of Total Gym 2000 with new pulley and cable system.

– Traditional Bodyweight home gym
– 350 lbs. resistance satisfies most users
– 60+ exercises available at your disposal
– Patent Total Gym Glideboard seat
– Curls/Pulldowns/Rows all available
– Pull-up and Press Bar accessories available

– Warranty coverage okay, but not great
– A few customer complaints about breakable parts
– Pricier compared to Total Gym 2000 (though improvements are noticeable)


The Total Gym 3000 home gym is designed with users of all sizes in mind and the adjustable incline changes resistance as you lose weight and become more fit.

Don’t worry if space is a problem in your house because the Total Gym 3000 folds to about the length of an ironing board and fits in a small area.

It’s nice to see a home gym that does not take up nearly half of a room when not in use.

Home Gym Workout

The Total Gym 3000 home gym includes two workout DVDs and an exercise wall chart with over 35 easy to follow exercises.

The Start It Up DVD provides instruction for your first Total Gym workout giving you basic information on how to use the home gym and maximize exercises to reach your fitness goals.

If you are constantly on the run, don’t worry that you will miss your workout. The 6 to 8 Minute Workout DVD provides 12 different workouts for people rushing out the door.

In all, over 60 different exercises are available to strengthen, tone, and sculpt your body.

Home Gym Features

The Total Gym 3000 home gym includes a couple of great accessories such as the standard squat station that tones your quads and the wing attachment which sculpts back and arms.

These accessories combined with the standard features on the Total Gym 3000, ensures that your whole body receives a complete workout.

Ultimately, the accessories and glide board support up to 350 pounds letting users with a variety of body types work on strength and stability.

When you are done exercising for the day, take advantage of the folding feature on the Total Gym 3000, which clearly sets it apart from other, bulkier home gyms. The Total Gym 300 measures 19 by 43 by 90 inches (W x H x D) unfolded and 19 by 9 by 51 inches folded.

The Total Gym 3000 not only works your upper body, but also your lower body, abdominals and even your cardiovascular system. Get stronger and burn calories at the same time.

Other features include steel handles, chrome upper rails, and support for more than 60 exercises.

Warranty & Guarantee

The Total Gym 3000 home gym warranty and guarantee includes:

– Frame: Lifetime
– Parts: 90 Days

For customer service, call 1-800-501-4621.


The Total Gym 3000 home gym provides a comprehensive workout for users of all types. The home gym not only works the flabby areas on your upper body, lower body and abs; it also strengthens muscles helping to avoid future injuries.

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