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    Ex-Twig. Future Freak. Rock Steady's Avatar
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    The Powerblock's home-gym design is very, very clever! Cool stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guido View Post
    That's weak. The college gym I lift at (U of Illinois) lets my powerlifting team have a corner of the gym with all our own equipment. We have a Forza deadlift platform and Forza pro bench, boxes, chains, boards, weight trees, and our own bars all to ourselves. We can use chalk and powder (as long as we don't make too much of a mess). We can grunt and yell as much as we want. We're lucky to have such understanding and accomodating people that oversee the facility.
    Yup, it blows dick. I tried again today and was so loud that I couldn't hear the weight hitting the floor over some guy curling 45lbs in the squat rack next to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sCaRz*Of*PaiN View Post
    They go up to 130.
    Do they? Well, then, if I ever decide to do the whole home gym thing I will consider it!
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    It's better than having 9,000,000 dumbbells taking up 90% of the garage.
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    What if you want more than 180lbs

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    When's the last time you dumbbell pressed 360 pounds?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesbytes View Post
    What if you want more than 180lbs
    I guess you'd be out of luck then. Considering about .0001% of the gym going population uses dumbells heavier than 180lbs I doubt it will be much of a problem for you or anyone else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sCaRz*Of*PaiN View Post
    I have a question though ... can you have multiple PowerBlocks on the same rack? Like say ... 4? Because I'd want my fiance to be able to workout with them at the same time as me. Waiting to use them would be a waste. Less than 900 dollars for a set that goes from 2.5 - 130 pounds.
    Well, there's a couple different options. What is the max weight the wife uses for dumbbells?
    1- There's a Sport set that goes up to 21lbs. http://www.fitnessdepot.ca/shop/stor...t-P558C24.aspx

    2- There's a Personal set that goes up to 45lbs with 5lb increments.
    http://www.fitnessdepot.ca/shop/stor...t-P555C24.aspx

    3- You could go with the same set you would use which goes up to 50lbs with 2.5lb increments that she could add onto down the road.
    http://www.fitnessdepot.ca/shop/stor...s-P554C24.aspx

    There's quite a price difference in all of them especially going from 2 to 3. The difference is, you can't add onto the Personal set and the only increase by 5lbs. That 2.5lb increase is huge for me though, I went all out and got it all (at cost price of course ).
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