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Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym Review

Last Updated on February 27, 2018 by Jeff

golds-gym-xrs-50-home-gymHome Gym Overview:

The Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym will target the whole body with a wide range of exercise options. The XRS 50 Home Gym has a 112 lb vinyl weight stack that delivers up to 280 lbs of resistance to develop strength and tone muscles. It has a combination chest press and butterfly arm station to build your chest muscles. The multiple grip options let you target different areas of the pectoral muscles.

This compact home gym also has a 4-roll leg developer, high and low pulleys, a lat bar and an exercise chart to show you correct movements and positioning. You don’t need to break your bank for a gym membership that you’ll hardly use. The Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym has everything that you’ll ever need right in the comfort of your own home.

Click here to see the price of the Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym on Amazon.

Technical Info:


  • Length: 78.6”
  • Width: 37.6”
  • Height: 63.63”


  • All purpose gym targets chest and arms, major and minor pectoral muscles, shoulders and back and your legs.
  • 112 lb vinyl weight stack allows for up to 280 lbs of resistance.
  • Combination of chest press/butterfly arm station targets both chest and arms.
  • Four roll leg developer focuses in on the quads, hamstrings, glutes and hip flexors.
  • High pulley system aids in sculpting your lats and back muscles.
  • Low pulley tones glutes, leg muscles, as well as, biceps.
  • Sewn vinyl seats are durable and comfortable.
  • Includes a multi-grip lat bar for added comfort.
  • Exercise chart designed by a certified personal trainer.


  • Parts & Labor: 90 days

Warranty applies to the original owner only.

Shipping and Assembly:

Shipping costs will vary for the Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym depending on where you purchase from and what type of delivery you prefer. However, some retailers, such as Amazon.com, will provide free shipping.

We’ve seen better assembly instructions for home gyms. The instructions for the XRS 50 Home Gym are kind of difficult to follow. Luckily this home gym isn’t that complicated of a machine. With a little patience, you can work through the lack of description provided by Gold’s Gym. You should be able to make your way through the assembly of this gym in about 4 hours.

What We Love About the Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym:


The best thing about the Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym is its price. This gym is offered at a rock bottom price! We’re thinking this may be the cheapest weight stack home gym that you can find. What makes it even better is that even though it only comes with a 112 lb weight stack, Gold’s Gym claims the XRS 50 provides up to 280 lbs of resistance. That’s a lot of resistance for most users. For this price you’re getting every exercise that you could possibly need. You get exercise options for the chest, back, lats, abs, biceps, triceps, hamstrings, quads, glutes, etc. You’ll never need to go to the gym again when you have the XRS 50 in your home.

Other Considerations:

It’s hard to complain about a complete home gym at this price. The one thing we can point out is a common issue for most budget-friendly home gyms. The general footprint of the Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym is compact, while you would initially find this to be a good thing, it does put some restrictions on the user. For taller users, the leg extension is reported to be a little awkward. Additionally, the press/butterfly arms might not allow for full range of motion for taller users. This could be frustrating but it is a common problem for home gyms with compact designs.

Final Word on the Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym:

You’re going to be hard pressed to find a cheaper weight stack home gym than the Gold’s Gym XRS 50 Home Gym. Just because it’s cheap, doesn’t mean it’s not a solid gym. This machine provides exercise options for every major muscle group including chest, back, shoulder, arms and legs. The biggest issue with this home gym isn’t anything unique to this particular machine. Like nearly every other budget-friendly home gym, the compact design of the XRS 50 Home Gym may restrict the movements of some users. If you’re a taller person this may not be the home gym for you.