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Series 7 Linear Bearing Smith Machine Review

Series 7 Linear Bearing Smith Machine

The Series 7 Linear Bearing smith machine is unique in its design, combining features of a squat rack with those of a smith machine. With such a range of benefits to your workouts, this product article takes more detailed look at the design features, safety features, and variety of exercise options. Design features Unless you are fortunate enough to have a large space at home dedicated to your own home gym, making the best use of space will be an important factor when choosing any new item of weightlifting or fitness equipment. This is particularly true of squat racks and ...

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    Marcy SM-1000 Home Gym Smith Machine & Weight Bench

    Marcy SM-1000 Home Gym Smith Machine

    The Marcy SM-1000 smith machine comes complete with a free-standing and fully adjustable weights bench, which also features a leg developer to help isolate your quads and hamstrings. Bench design One of the great benefits of the weights bench that accompanies the Marcy SM-1000 smith machine is that it stands independently of the main frame. This provides a range of advantages including being able to perform a wide variety of dumbbell exercises, using the smith machine for squats, and positioning the bench so that the bar moves through the most natural range of motion for your height and body type. ...

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      Bodycraft Jones Smiths Machine Review

      Bodycraft Jones Smiths Machine

      The Bodycraft Jones Smith Machine is a smith machine featuring a design that most people wouldn’t have trained with before, but that could greatly improve the effectiveness of your workouts. Normally smith machines are built around a fixed set of vertical bars, usually with the supporting frame either side to allow you to move the bar straight up and down. An alternative to this could be that the frame has a slight angle of around 7 degrees to help provide a more natural range of motion. The Bodycraft Jones Smith Machine takes the best features of a power rack and ...

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        Marcy SM-1050 Home Gym Smith Machine Review

        Marcy SM-1050 Home Gym Smith Machine

        The Marcy SM-1050 Smith Machine not only comes with the main smith machine frame and sliding barbell section, but also a removable bench to increase the number of possible exercises. Features of the adjustable bench The adjustable bench that comes with the Marcy SM-1050 has been designed to be as flexible as possible when it comes to the various seat positions it can offer. As the angle of the frame suggests, the bench can be adjusted to a decline position, as well as flat, incline and nearly vertical. This is possible through the raised sections along the main frame support ...

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          Smith Machine Systems

          Although there are now many variations of the smith machine, with different pieces of cable exercise equipment and styles of bench being added, essentially there are two main designs. There is the smith machine that has a vertical set of steel rails that the barbell moves up and down, and there is a design where there is a slight angle (usually around 7 degrees) which can help provide a more natural range of motion. If you look at the majority of smith machines, certainly in commercial gyms, you will see that there are Olympic weight plate storage pegs and a ...

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            Bodymax CF380 Total Smiths System Review

            Bodymax CF380 Total Smith Machine System

            The Bodymax CF380 Total Smiths System has a range of features that allow for exercises that not only focus on using the main smith machine bar, but also using a cable pulley system and weight stack positioned at the back of the machine. The Bodymax CF330 Deluxe Utility bench that comes with the package can be easily removed to give you more room for performing exercises such as squats, deadlifts and shrugs. Being supplied with adjustable weight supports and spotter bars this also means that you can feel safe performing heavy mass building movements such as squats using the actual ...

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              Marcy SM600 Smith Machine & Adjustable Utility Weight Bench

              Marcy SM600 Smith Machine

              The Marcy SM600 is a great example of a smith machine that features a bench that can be removed if necessary to perform movements other than overhead presses and bench presses, such as shrugs or deadlifts. As well as the fact the bench can be separated from the main smith machine, the weight bench that comes with the Marcy SM600 smith machine can be adjusted to suit whichever exercise you are looking to do, from decline to incline and be changed very quickly so as not to waste time between sets if you are looking to superset one form of ...

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                Marcy MWB1282 Home Gym Smith Machine & Weight Bench

                Marcy MWB1282 Home Smith Machine

                The Marcy MWB1282 Home Gym Smith Machine is perfect if you are looking for a smith machine that allows you to perform all the major exercises to develop all the major muscle groups. Being supplied with a cambered bar for doing pulldowns means you can effectively work all areas of your back as well as the triceps and abdominal muscles. Because of the shape and length of the bar you can position your hands wider to focus the weight on your lat muscles when doing pulldowns to the front of you, or keep your hands closer together to focus more ...

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                  Marcy SM4000 Deluxe Smith Machine Review

                  Marcy SM4000 Deluxe Smith Machine

                  The Marcy SM4000 Deluxe Smith Machine is another excellent smith machine product from Marcy that has features which allow you to work every muscle group effectively through both the smith machine bar itself, the cables and the bench. Marcy SM4000 Deluxe Smith Machine Review Upper body workouts The main high cable pulley means you can do all the main lat pulldown and tricep extension exercises once you have the correct attachments. You can slide the bench out completely to allow you to perform tricep extensions with the rope attachment, or you can keep the bench in place and use the ...

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                    Marcy MD-9010G Home Gym Smith Machine Review

                    Marcy MD-9010 Home Gym Smith Machine

                    The Marcy MD-9010G Smith Machine comes with just about everything you need to work all the major muscle groups in the body. The main frame has been designed to be raised off the floor to provide additional stability even when using heavy weight. There are also very few exercises where you will want to move the bar straight up. Even with bench press and deadlifts most people will be moving the bar at a slight angle. This is why the Marcy MD-9010G smith machine has been designed so that the track the sliding bar moves up and down on is ...

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