Finding the best adjustable weight bench for your home gym might prove more difficult than one initially thought, right? Are you looking for an adjustable weight bench? Or a flat bench with enough width to fully accommodate your back? Or perhaps you are looking for a bench with several declined positions? To save you time and effort, I’ve scoured the market and with the combination of my own reviews and several verified online reviewers, I’ve put together a list of the 5 best weight benches that are currently available on the market.
Table of Contents
- What Should You Consider Before Getting One?
- 5 Best Adjustable Weight Benches
What Should You Consider Before Getting One?
There are, of-course, several other factors to consider before purchasing the very best weight bench for you. I’ve outlined them below.
5 Best Adjustable Weight Benches
Now that we know all the factors to look for when purchasing a weight bench, let’s dive right into our list of the best weight benches on the market.
1) Bowflex 5.1S Stowable Bench
The very first on our list is a weight bench made by Bowflex.
The bench frame is made of heavy-duty commercial-grade steel. The total weight support is 600 lbs (272.15 kg). It is a fully adjustable bench, with 6 different positions, 4 incline ones up to 90 degrees, flat position and 17 degree decline position. It also features a leg-brace holster, which is removable. The bench has large cushioned back-pad and seat pad. As the name suggests, the bench is also foldable for easy storage.
The assembled size in flat position is 56″ L x 26″ W x 20″ H (142.25 L x 66 W x 51 H cm).
Our rating: 4.5 / 5
2) Merax Classic Utility Bench
The second bench which made it to our list of the best weight benches of the market is manufactured by Merax.
Merax Classic’s frame is made of heavy-duty powder coated steel and thanks to the compact and foldable design, it takes very little space when folded. The maximum weight support is 500 lbs (226 kg). The bench offers 6 positions in total, 5 of which are angled and one is flat. It also offers one decline position; you might have trouble pacing your feet, since there is no secure system. Both pads are quite comfortable and wide enough to accommodate even bulkier people. The width of the seat pad is 11 inches, while back-pad’s width is 14 inches.
The assembled dimensions in the flat position are 41″L x 16.5″W x 17″H (104 x 41.9 x 43.2 cm).
Our rating: 4.3 / 5
3) Goplus Adjustable Weight Bench (GP36441)
The 3rd weight bench that made it to our list is manufactured by Goplus.
Goplus did not try to save money in the making process and used heavy-duty commercial grade steel as a frame. The version GP36441 has the lowest weight support of 265 lbs (120.2 kg), but note that they offer 4 different variations, up to 330 lbs. The main difference between Goplus weight bench and others are the pads. Goplus features rather three pads, a seat pad, back pad and head pad. All 3 of them are cushioned and quite comfortable, although for some they might be comfortable way too much. The bench offers number of adjustable positions, including decline positions. It also comes with a foam roller for ankle support.
The assembled dimensions (flat position) are 44” L x 15” W x 22’’ (111.8 x 38.1 x 55.89 cm).
Our rating: 4.6 / 5
4) Gymenist Exercise Bench
The 4th bench that made it to our list of the best adjustable weight benches is made by Gymenist.
Gymenist exercise bench is foldable and easily storage-able, thanks to its compact design. The bench supports up to 600 lbs of weight. The bench comes practically assembled, you just need to tight it and that’s it. It can be used for various positions, including incline, flat and decline. The seat pad and back pad are padded and comfortable and Gymenist also offers a free cushion for the back, which can be placed on the bench. Seat pad can also be adjusted with 3 different positions.
The back pad’s width has 11 inches at the lower part, 12 inches wide at the middle of the back-pad 9 inches wide at the shoulder-neck part.
Our rating: 4.6 / 5
5) Body-Solid Best Fitness Folding Bench
The last, but not least member of our list of the best fitness weight benches is made by Body-Solid.
The frame is made of steel with a powder coated finish. This particular weight bench offers 5 positions, from 10 degree decline all the way to 70-degree incline, including flat position. The bench is also foldable and can be compactly stored. The pads are cushioned and the seat pad is 9.25 in x 11.25 in and the back-pad is 9.5 in x 28 inch. The manufacturer also offers 3 years’ warranty period. The assembly is very easy; it comes practically fully assembled.
The complete assembled dimensions are 54.5 in L x 18 in W x 17in H (138.43 cm x 45.72 cm x 43.18 cm).
Our rating: 4.3 / 5
There you have it. Our list of the 5 best adjustable weight benches on the market. If you are still hunting for the best bench out there, double check all the mentioned factors and also the dimensions, to avoid any unnecessary surprises. I hope that my guide was somewhat helpful and that you’ll find a bench that will suit all your needs.