Bowflex: Great Products for Your Workouts?

By Trevor Smith | Fitness

Dec 10

A Review of One of Our Favorite Fitness Manufacturers: Bowflex

If you’re like most Americans, then you have probably heard of Bowflex – the maker of top-of-the-line fitness equipment. You may even want a Bowflex home training program? These Bowflex home exercise centers are some of the most amazing home fitness centers available on the market, and for that reason, we highly recommend considering just about any of their products if you’re looking for high quality workout gear.

After dicing which equipment is best for you, then it will be time to start lining up your workouts. Bellow we’ll detail just a few of the routines you can get started with:

BOWFLEX ROUTINE FOR THE ARMS

For these workouts you will want to utilize a Bowflex home gym – there are a couple and I encourage you to check out reviews of the Xtreme or some of their other equipment. With that said, the bicep curl bow bowflex exercises target the biceps, the tricep kickback and tricep extension trgets the tricep. And the wrist curl and wrist extension targets the forearms.

STANDING BICEP CURL USING HANDLES

Stand in front of the vertical structure. Grasp the handles with your hands, palms facing upward. Pull the handles towards the shoulders. Allow them to slowly return after a short pause. Keep back and upper arms still throughout.

LYING BICEP CURL USING HANDLES

Lie on your back on the flat bench with legs near the vertical structure. Grasp the handles with your hands along the sides of your body.

SEATED BICEP SURL USING HANDLES

Sit on the flat bench with one foot on top of it.

Knee bent and grasp the handle while your upper arm sits on top of your leg. Pull the handle towards your shoulder. Allow it to slowly return after a short pause. Alternate sides after a set. Keep your back and upper arms still all throughout the routine.

BENT-OVER CONCENTRATED BICEP CURL USING HANDLES

Crouch –down, one foot on the platform. And the other on the floor. Grasp the handle while your upper arm rests against the side of the knee. Pull the handle towards your shoulder. Allow it to slowly return after a short pause. Alternate sides after a set.

Keep upper arm pressed against the side of your knee throughout.

STANDING BICEP CURL USING HANDLES WITH PRONATION GRIP

Stand with your back facing the vertical structure. Grasp the bar with both arms with palms facing back. Pull the bar towards your upper arms. Allow it to slowly return after a short pause. Keep back and upper arms still throughout.

STANDING BICEP CURL USING BAR

Stand with back facing the vertical structure. Grasp the bar with both hands with palms facing forward. Pull the bar towards upper arm. And allow it to slowly return after a short pause. Keep your back and upper still throughout.

STANDING BICEP CURL USING BAR WITH PRONATION-GRIP

Stand with back facing the vertical structure. Grasp the bar with both arms with your palms facing back. Pull the bar towards your upper arms. Allow it to slowly return after a short pause.

Keep the back and upper arms still throughout.

TRICEP KICKBACK

Kneel on the flat bench with one knee. Grasp the handle with your hand, elbow at a 90 degree angle, palm facing back. Pull the handle by straightening arm and allow it to slowly return after a short pause. Alternate arms between sets. Keep your upper arms between. Keep your upper arms still throughout.

LYING TRICEP EXTENSION

Lie on your back on the flat bench. Grasp the handle with hands. upper arms straight up and elbows at 90 degree angle. Pull the handles by straightening your arms. Allow them to slowly return after a short pause.

Keep your upper arms still throughout.

STANDING TRICEP PUSHDOWNUSING BAR

Stand in front of the vertical structure and grasp the bar with both hands. Upper  arms parallel to your body. Body ,elbows at 90 degree angle. Push the bar down by straightening your arms. Allow it to slowly return after a short pause.

Keep your upper arms still throughout.

Once you get nice muscle workout in, you may also want to get some cardio in as well. Good thing is, Bowflex has an answer for that as well. Between their Max M3, M5 & M7 series you pretty much a full line of cardio options, depending on your price range, and that’s not even including their TreadClimber!

Either way, if you’re looking for a great full body workout, Bowflex is your one stop solution!

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