Weight Benches

A weight bench is the most common piece of fitness equipment that you used in a commercial gym or fitness accessory that you need to have in your own personal home gym. With a weight bench you can of course do bench press with a barbell, dumbbells, plyo jumps, dumbbell set ups, single leg lunges, incline presses and so many other exercises. It’s one of the best investments you can make alongside adjustable dumbbells that give you the biggest bang for the buck.

Below you will find the various types you can buy and hopefully find the one that will be the best for your workout routine.

Pick Your Style Of Bench Below

Adjustable Weight Bench
Adjustable Weight
Benches
Olympic Weight Benches
Olympic Weight
Benches
Folding Weight Bench
Folding Weight
Benches
weight bench exercies
Weight Bench
Exercises

Types of Weight Benches You Can Buy

1.   Adjustable Weight Bench

This is by far the most popular choice. With an adjustable workout bench you can move the back of the bench to different angles from a flat bench to 90 degrees. This allows you to do so many more exercises with the angles. To give you some idea of common exercises you can do incline bench press, bicep curls and at a 90 degree you can use it to do shoulder presses.

Now there are some adjustable benches that the front seat adjusts various angles which really helps you stabilize your list.  Read more in our Buyers Guide on Adjustable Weight Benches.

 

2.   Olympic Weight Bench

This style of bench is very common in commercial gyms and of course great for people who want to focus on bench press at home using Olympic weights and even Squats depending on which one you buy.

As standard Olympic Workout bench suppers a 7 foot Olympic bar and of course uses the standard Olympic plates. You can go from a flat bench and also move it to different angles for include press. It also works great for dumbbell presses as well.  You will also find that some of the Olympic Wight Benches come with a leg extension attachment if you are wanting to do leg exercises.  Lastly, if you are wanting all the options you will also find some that have a squat rack attachment and dip bar attachment. At that point you can pretty much do everything you need, and you have your own power cage setup.

 

3.   Foldable Weight Bench or Portable Workout Bench

This is for those of you who are tight on space in your workout room or area. You want to have all the benefits of a regular bench, but you want to be able to store it away in a closet or store it under a bed or whatever.  This is great for people who have an apartment and want to work out at home by the way. Most of these benches are very portable and easy to move with wheels on them which make it really nice to move them around.

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