Cable motion gyms are a very popular way to train in your home. The exercises are limitless and the space required is usually less. Training with a cable motion allows you to access plains of movement that are tough with free weights and fixed movement gyms. This style of gym is so popular the market is now loaded with them. Here are some top picks in their different categories.
TuffStuff Six Pac
Compact; The Six Pac by Tuff Stuff is an amazing compact gym that fits on a 3ft x 4ft mat. This unit has a unique seat that moves to allow back supported presses or turns flat to allow squats and standing exercise. There are three pull heights with two pulleys at each height. The pulleys are about shoulder with apart to allow the cables to track with the shoulders, elbows, and hips. This may be a compact unit but no quality points were skimped on by TuffStuff.
TuffStuff Six Pak
This is a example of how versatile the TuffStuff Six Pak is. They have multiple accessories you can use. For more info go to www.fitnessexperts.com
Free Motion EXT Duel Cable Cross
Duel cable Cross; The FreeMotion EXT is one of the most functional two pull point units. FreeMotion is a pioneer in the cable motion arena. This is one of their signature units. The EXT arms move up, down, left, and right (vertically 12 positions and Horizontally 9 positions). This is a very smooth unit and has two 210lb weight stacks. These points make this one of the most popular light institutional units.
Corner Functional unit; The TuffStuff CXT-100 is a unique unit for multiple reasons. The first reason is this unit not only has vertically adjustable 2 to 1 weight ratio but also has two pulleys at the top and bottom that have an optional 1 to 1 weight ratio. This gives it the ability to do traditional exercises that require more weight. The second reason is the unit has an optional 7 degree slant smith machine. This unit is so popular for training studios because of the training options available. The third reason is the overall quality of this unit. Heavy steel construction, steel weight stacks, and great quality pulleys and cables outshine the competition.
TuffStuff CXT125 Smith Opt.
This unit has is the optional 7 degree slant smith machine for the CXT-100. This unit is so popular for training studios because of the training options available. Some studios choose this unit because a trainer could do a full training session and never leave the unit.