Last Updated on March 24, 2021 by TFM Staff
Bowflex Home Gym Overview:
If you’re looking for the best compact home gym equipment for your lifestyle this Bowflex resistance system is a great choice. The PR3000 Home Gym is a good mid-range home gym by Bowflex. It utilizes the Bowflex Power Rod® resistance system that gives you the same fell of free weights without the potential injury risk. You’ll feel the resistance in movement throughout your exercises. The rods provide up to 210 lbs of inertia-free and smooth resistance. You can also upgrade the resistance on the Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym to 310 lbs.
The Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym provides the user with a no-change pulley system design. This means you’ll be able to perform all of your exercises without having to realign the machine and its cable movements. You can move from one exercise to the next, and keep your heart rate up for maximum benefit. This home gym provides a complete body workout with over 50 exercises that target every major muscle group. You’ll never need another piece of exercise equipment after the Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym.
- Length: 64”
- Width: 41”
- Height: 83”
- Over 50 exercises to work out your entire body in one compact unit.
- Power Rod® units give you resistance, or weight, that feels as good as or better than free weights but without the inertia or risk of joint pain.
- 210 lbs of resistance is upgradable to 310 lbs.
- Revolutionary no-change cable pulley system lets you move from squats to lats to leg workouts without ever changing cables.
- Multi-use hand grip/ankle cuffs are designed to add flexibility and performance to any workout.
- 4 inch upholstered roller cushions make for comfortable leg extensions and leg curls.
- Machine: 1 year
- Rods: 7 years
- Parts: 60 days
Warranty applies to defects in materials and workmanship for the original owner only. Does not apply to normal wear and tear.
Shipping and Assembly:
Shipping costs will vary for the Bowflex PR3000, but you can usually get free shipping from Bowflex.com – click here to check.
The Bowflex PR3000 comes with instructions that are well organized and easier to follow than most other home gyms. Bowflex provides a couple Allen wrenches, but you’ll also need an adjustable wrench, screwdrivers and maybe a rubber mallet of your own. Reports are that it can take from 2-4 hours to assemble which is normal for a home gym.
What We Love About the Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym:
No Cable Changes Needed
The best thing about the Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym is that you can perform over 50 different exercises and you don’t have to make any cable adjustments on this machine. The only thing you’ll need to change is the location of your hand/ankle cuffs or other accessories that you might purchase. The PR3000 Home Gym is specifically designed to target you major muscle groups and provide full range of motion without having to mess around with all of the cables. All you need to do is get in position and start exercising.
The Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym uses a rod system to provide up to 210 lbs of resistance. The home gym is upgradable to 310 lbs of resistance. Most other Bowflex home gyms provide an upgrade up to 410 lbs. This level could be plenty for you, but it’s worth mentioning.
Final Word on the Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym:
If you’re looking for a Bowflex machine, the PR3000 Home Gym is a good choice. It’s not top of the line, but has some nice features. The best of these is that it has the no cable change system you see on the more expensive Bowflex models. This keeps your workout moving with no downtime to realign the exercises. The PR3000 Home Gym is at the same price point as the Bowflex Blaze Home Gym, which has slightly different features. Make sure you check out our review of this home gym as well.