Weight Benches

Bulldog Gear Adjustable Bench 2.0 Review

Bulldog Gear Adjustable Bench 2.0 Review

I will get this out of the way up front – the Bulldog Adjustable 2.0 is an absolute BEAST! Sharing a ton of similarities with the REP AB-5000 I was hoping this would be the LAST bench any of us would need… Am I right? Read on to find out for yourself! At a glance… The Bulldog Adjustable Bench 2.0 is the best bench in the UK – check it out NOW Sturdiness is unrivalled – ROCK solid in use Zero-gap functionality adds value for those serious about FLAT benching At 147cm I found it to be quite long – …

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I found a REP AB-5000 in the UK... Sort of...

I found a REP AB-5000 in the UK… Sort of…

REP Fitness – and in particular their adjustable benches – have taken the home gym scene by storm! Established in 2012 they have built up an organisation that is attracting a TON of attention for both competitive prices and innovative designs BUT (there’s always a BUT somewhere..!) finding a REP Fitness AB-5000 (or any other product for that matter) in the UK has been pretty much impossible, until now… Let’s explore this a bit more – and thanks to those who have reached out to help pull this together! At a glance… REP Fitness are NOT currently shipping to the …

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Best weight benches in the UK

The 5 BEST weight benches in the UK in 2021

2020 and 2021 have been strange years with the Corona-pocalipse which descended has impacted all our lives. There is a surge in people moving from public activities such as going to sports matches or using public gyms to something more private – think PPV TV and… Home gyms! Stock levels across a lot of suppliers have been under pressure as a result, so trying to find the best weight bench here in the UK in budget can be tough. I’ve pulled together this guide to outline a few of the best benches I could find which are available in the UK across a range …

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Want the best FID bench for a power rack? Me too!

So you know you want to lift weights at home, and you’ve worked out that to do that safely you REALLY need a power rack (or some kind of squat rack or stands, at least). What next? A bench, of course! With a ton of choices out there – even in the UK these days – it can be pretty confusing when looking for a weight bench suitable for a heavy duty home gym. Let’s take a look at what exactly we should be looking for – and which one is my current ‘best buy’! At a glance… FID is …

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Weight benches in the UK: Reviewing 3 of the best

Most weights bench sets are simply not strong enough for proper strength training. The likes of Argos etc. will stock ‘Everlast’ or similar which have small maximum capacities of around 150kg. While this may sound like a lot, remember it includes your weight! That means if you weigh 85kg (13stone) the maximum you would be able to safely bench press with a basic one would be 65kg. That’s not a great deal to someone of that weight and through proper workout programs as a beginner you would expect to be doing high weight, low rep sets of up to your bodyweight (and beyond as …

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