If you are looking to add a fantastic piece of strength equipment to your home gym, look no further than the versatile functional trainer. The functional trainer offers the user the ability to perform a variety of strength workouts and is extremely effective when it comes to strength and resistance training.
They are ideal for new or experienced users and extremely safe to use. The cables and weight stacks ensure that the weight will not fall or cause harm to the user. There is no need to workout with a spotter when you are performing heavier lifts as you do with Olympic weight lifting. Due to the unique cable systems these machines movements are done safely and will feel completely natural for the user.
Functional trainers are useful for all forms of resistance training including strength, speed, power, and endurance. They can also allow the user to choose from isolating single muscle groups or performing full body and functional movements with resistance.
The following are just a few of the types of workouts you can perform using a functional trainer:
In addition to the benefits listed above, here are some other benefits to using a functional trainer:
Functional machines are cost effective. While the initial investment may seem high for a home gym, keep in mind that this piece of equipment allows you to train almost every part of your body, which means you won’t have to purchase any other equipment.
Plus, as an added bonus, it doesn’t take up a lot of space!
Functional machines are great for those who need to perform rehabilitation exercises. The machines were developed to mimic exercises prescribed by therapists to allow patients to develop strength in muscles post-operations or injury. Depending on what you need they can provide a gentle form of resistance and are ideal to use for progression as you incrementally increase weights.
Due to the nature of functional machines, you can choose in a variety of different attachments depending on your fitness goals. This is a huge advantage since different attachments allow you to target different muscle groups without needing a different machine or piece of equipment. Some attachment options include rope attachments, barbells, handles, straps, harnesses, tri-bar attachments, and more.
While we offer a variety of functional trainers for sale, we are featuring the BodyKore MX1161EX Functional Trainer with Squat Rack & Lat Pulldown.
This amazing functional trainer features two 220lb weight stacks and is designed for users of all fitness levels. Adding this functional trainer to your gym space allows the user to perform a variety of exercises including low and high cable crossovers, biceps curls, triceps pressdown, triceps extension, glute kickback, rows, delt raises, trunk twists and much more!
This piece of fitness equipment is perfect for users that prefer free weights over the constraints of the smith machine. The removable J hooks and spotters allow the functional trainer to double up as a half rack and the additional accessories and attachments make it extremely versatile. Making this one of our favorite pieces of fitness equipment for home gyms!
To learn more about the BodyKore MX11161EX Functional trainer or any of our other functional trainers, send us a message today!