Strength Training Equipment to Expect

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What types of strength training equipment should I expect to find?

Strength Training Equipment to Expect

Cardio equipment is pretty standardized, but there is a greater variety of strength equipment you may find at a gym you are considering joining. At a minimum they should have adequate numbers of flat, incline, and decline benches with racks attached. There should also be a good number of independent flat, incline, and decline benches for dumbbell and other work. Look for at least one high-low pulley system set up with areas for lat pulldowns, triceps pressdowns, curls, crossovers, etc. They should also have power cages, a smith machine, a quality set of dumbbells going over 100 lbs and plenty of barbells and plates. They should have machines which will allow you to work all the different muscle groups.



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