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ProForm Rip:60 Review

Quick Summary

Rip: 60 is an eight-week suspension training program; taught via eight DVD’s. Suspension programs use your own body weight and resistance to gain core strength, lose weight, increase coordination, flexibility and balance with the use of ropes and a pulley system. Rip: 60 equipment uses a rotational design, and workouts are divided in intervals  using calisthenic techniques throughout. Each DVD represents a week of the same workout, and progresses in difficulty up to the eighth week. The first four weeks focus on building your strength while the last four on your overall power. There are four additional DVD’s that dedicate workouts to running and power yoga as well as one from MMA World Champion Georges St. Pierre (high intensity) and Jillian Michaels. A nutrition guide, with recipes is incorporated into the eight-week program.  Also included is an exercise chart for your wall with specific exercises created by certified personal trainers, which makes for a good visual that you can review at your own pace. A nylon bag is included to easily take your Rip:60 on the road.

Specifications

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Model ProForm Rip:60
Rating

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78.6%
List Price

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$99
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$99
Type

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

Body weight resistance
Max. Weight

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N/A
Exercises

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

30+
Seat

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

no
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

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Dumbbells:
17.5" x 10" x 10" (Each)

Bench:
56" x 26" x 20"
Workout Area

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N/A
Legs

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Abs

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Curls

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Pulldown

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Rows

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Accessories

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- CDs
- Nutritional Guide
Warranty

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90-Day Limited Warranty

Rating: 78.6%

Our Rating

Rating: 78.6/100. Rip:60 is an eight-week suspension training program that also integrates some kettlebell, weights and calisthenics. You begin by draping the nylon suspension cords firmly over the door; if you have an option to attach to ceiling or bar that also works and might be better (at times the proximity of the door can be limiting to the workout).  You will need to place a towel in between the door and nylon so that you do not scratch your door. The nylon cords are strong, but with time will wear out from use.

Each DVD represents one week of a certain set of exercises, and in that particular week you do the same exercises daily.  Each training session incorporates a warm up and cool down. The difficulty of exercises increases each week with a different DVD. As the workouts progress they add a kettlebell, burpees and weights or other exercises in intervals, which gives you an overall body workout.

The exercises are simple, this is good for newcomers, but whatever your level of fitness you can add and challenge your own strength and agility.

The nutritional guide gives information and recipes to include in the eight-week training.

Pros:

  • Videos demonstrate how to use Rip: 60 and different exercises
  • The workouts are progressive; building on difficulty each week.
  • Sturdy straps
  • Nutritional guide
  • Easy to use for travel

Cons:

  • Hangs from door – most homes don’t have something to attach from overhead so easiest solution is the door, but place a towel in between as to not scratch your door.

Introduction

Do you need to change up your workout routine? Yes: but not sure how or what that looks like. The Rip: 60 may just solve your dilemma. It is an eight-week suspension workout program that comes with its own nutrition guide and gives a full body workout. Endorsed by Jillian Michaels, and created by personal trainer Jeremy Strom the first week starts with simple movements that build up to power moves by the eighth week. The main equipment is your own body weight, incorporating the Rip:60 so if you should have to travel for work or pleasure you can always take it with you.  It’s an effective program for all levels of fitness.

Home Gym Workouts

Rip:60 comes with 12 workout videos, eight are used for the training programs and four are bonus workouts, two offer power yoga and training for runners, one from well known trainer Jillian Michaels and the other from MMA World Champion, George St. Pierre. The eight-week program is a progressive build up, each DVD represents one week of the program. You work out for six days with one day of rest and for those six days you repeat the exact same exercises daily. The workout is a mix of the suspension trainer and calisthenics ( burpee etc). Each week the exercises are progressively more difficult. Stage 1 (weeks 1-3), learn movement patterns and add volume each week. Stage 2 (week 4), recover with power yoga and Tai Chi. Stage 3 (weeks 5-8) build on power and strength.

Both Jillian Michaels and MMA World Champion Georges St. Pierre DVD’s offer high intensity fat shredding  lean muscle workouts in their specific DVDs.

ProForm Rip:60 Features

12 workout DVDs: An eight-week progressive workout program. The first four weeks focus on strength and endurance and the final four on power.

Weight capacity: 300 lbs.

8 – week Nutrition Guide – Recipes to follow while following the workout plan.

Exercise Guide:  A wall chart that provides instruction by a certified trainer.

Nylon Travel Bag: Carries your rip:60 – on the go.

Warranty & Guarantee

90 day limited warranty

Conclusion

The Rip:60 eight week program is effective, but  once it’s over you can still mix it up and integrate it into your workout routine on a regular basis. Eight weeks, gets you on the right track  to build your strength and agility step by step, safely.

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