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1. Reality X-Class

$$$

 4.5 out of 5

​2. Valor Fitness BD-7

$$

4.5 out of 5

​3. Marcy Diamond Elite Smith Cage

$$

4.5 out of 5

4. ​HulkFit 1000

$$

4.5 out of 5

$$

5 out of 5

6. ​Power Rack Power Cage

$$

4.5 out of 5

​7. ​Fitness Reality 810XLT

$$

4.5 out of 5

1. ​Reality X-Class

Overview

Brand

​Reality

Model

​X-Class

Weight

301 lbs

Dimensions

86.5" x 52" x 86"

Type

Power Rack

The Fitness Reality X-Class Cage can give you fifteen thousand pounds of real weight to workout with. The Fitness Reality Cage uses tube steel to ensure longevity and safety of your workout. The dip handle comes with rubber grips and straps to help make the bar comfortable to use while protecting it from scratches and dents.

You can adjust the Cage handles for usability with a maximum weight capacity of six hundred pounds. You can change out the bar you are using for different safety bars and adjust positions for exercises such as chin-ups and pulls ups. The Fitness Reality Cage can help you build up your strength and improve your weight training.

Pros

  • ​You can bolt the cage to the ground for added safety.
  • ​The pulleys operate smoothly in all positions.
  • ​The cage can hold up to three hundred sixty pounds of weight so that most people can do most activities.

Cons

  • ​There are few accessories available for the Fitness Reality X-Class cage.
  • ​The cables can come out of the rubber coating.

2. Valor Fitness BD-7

Overview

Brand

Valor Fitness

Model

BD-7

Weight

180 lbs

Dimensions

64" x 55" x 86"

Type

Power Rack

The Valor Fitness BD-7 Power Rack is a heavy-duty workout cage. The power rack uses twelve-gauge steel construction to ensure the wrack is long-term durable, and a rubber base helps protect your floor while keeping the wrack from sliding around. The power rack comes with multiple storage pegs to help you mount additional workout gear and exchange weight plates.

The Valor Power Rack is a versatile way to workout with a pull-up station, lap bar, and lat pull-down station. You can adjust them all into twenty-seven different height positions for different people and exercises. The Power Rack can hold up to six hundred fifty pounds for outside the cage activities, five hundred pounds for the bar catchers, and up to two hundred fifty pounds for the alt pull.

Pros

  • ​The Power Rack is solid steel construction.
  • ​You can move the bars around the Rack into twenty-seven different positions.
  • ​Pegs come with the Power Rack to hang up additional weights.

Cons

  • ​The Power Rack can easily rock with heavier athletes.
  • ​The pulley systems can be too stiff for some people.

3. ​Marcy Diamond Elite Smith Cage

Overview

Brand

Marcy

Model

-

Weight

430 lbs

Dimensions

95" x 79" x 86"

Type

Power Rack

​The Marcy Smith Cage Workout Machine is solid steel construction with a powder-coated finish. The construction and finish ensure a long lifespan for the Workout Machine as well as the versatility of the possible exercises. The Marcy Smith Cage Machine is a multi-functional machine that ensures you can do the arm and leg exercises you need with a progressive weight system.

The machine comes with ways to develop your upper body, including incepts, triceps, and pectorals. You can also work your legs with a dual-function leg developer that helps provide you with muscles like rocks. The workout machine comes with six weight plate pegs for storing your weights and barbells for use while you exercise.

Pro​​​​s

  • ​You can exercise your arms and legs using the Marcy workout machine.
  • ​The at-home gym is heavy-duty steel with aircraft cable for strength.
  • ​The gym comes with an Olympic free-weight rack so that you can use additional weights with your exercises.

Cons

  • ​The cables can start unraveling.
  • ​The moving components do not slide smoothly.

4. HulkFit 1000 lbs

Overview

Brand

HulkFit

Model

1000 lbs

Weight

165 lbs

Dimensions

85" x 58" x 47"

Type

Power Rack

​The Hulk fit 1000 lb capacity power cage is eleven gauge steel with a weight capacity of up to one thousand pounds. The frame offers you steel safety bars and J-Hooks for dip bars with rubber feet to ensure the stability of the cage and protect the floors. You can build out the cage to include pull-up bars, crossbars, and latch bands for resistance training.

The Rack is large with a free-standing entrance that lets you do a multitude of exercises, including lat pull-downs and cable crossovers. The cage alone weighs one hundred sixty-five pounds without any weights or other bars installed. The customizability of the cage lets you do any number of strength training exercises with multiple types of equipment.

Pros

  • ​You can customize the cage as you need for your exercise needs.
  • ​The cage can withstand weights of up to one thousand pounds.
  • ​The cage comes with dip bars and J-hooks for weights and other exercises.

Cons

  • ​The plastic wheels for cables can crack during use.
  • ​The construction holes do not always line up for proper assembly.

5. ​Rep PR1000

Overview

Brand

REP

Model

PR1000

Weight

83" x 48" x 48"

Dimensions

238 lbs

Type

Power Rack

​The Rep Power Rack is a budget power rack designed for size and stability. The power rack is eighty-four inches tall using two-inch-thick steel. The design helps give you a thousand-pound weight capacity with the ability to build out the Rack as you need for your weightlifting needs. The Rack comes with a large frame with an optional attachment for lat and dips.

The rep power rack gives you the quality to fit your modern training. You can do pull-downs, low rows, and tricep pushdowns using the attachment. You can even add a bench so you can lift weights and bench press as much as your workout routine requires.

Pros

  • ​You can build out your power rack with attachments and a bench press bench.
  • ​The power rack is solid steel construction.
  • ​The power rack is a tall steel structure with a wide base for stability.

Cons

  • ​The dip attachment can rock while you use it.

6. ​Power Rack Power Cage

Overview

Brand

Vanswe

Model

Classic

Weight

-

Dimensions

56" x 47.6" x 85.8"

Type

Power Rack

​The Power Rack Power Cage is solid steel construction with large legs for stability. The upright part of the frame is adjustable for twenty-one different positions for bar exercises. You can also install dip handles and adapter sleeves for Olympic plates.

The pulley system helps you install high and low pulleys for a range of upper and lower body exercises. You can build up your arm, leg, and chest muscles through the multiple stations, including a lat bar, a pull-up bar, and a curl bar.

Pros

  • ​You get ten accessories when you purchase the cage, including dip handles, adaptor sleeves, and plates.
  • ​The frame of the cage is two-inch steel construction.
  • ​You can install high and low pulleys for a wide range of exercises.

Cons

  • ​The cage can wobble​ while you exercise.

​7. ​Fitness Reality 810XLT

Overview

Brand

Fitness Reality

Model

810XLT

Weight

148 lbs

Dimensions

50.5" x 46.5" x 83.5"

Type

Power Rack

​The Fitness Reality 810XLT Super Max Power Cage is an extra-wide, extra-tall workout cage. The cage is eight-four and a half inches tall and forty-six and a half inches wide and fourteen gauge steel for longevity. The cage is easy to assemble and comes with bars for doing chin-ups, and an adjustable leg hold-down bar.

The large frame of the cage leaves room for a bench for additional workouts and extra space for row exercises and posts to store five-inch weights. The design of the bench provides you with the tools to build your upper and lower body with a wide variety of exercises such as wide lat pull-downs and tricep extensions.

Pros

  • ​You can purchase the Power Cage separately and build out your gym from there.
  • ​The lat pull-down attachment can help you build muscles in your lower back and chest.
  • ​You can use the whole system to buildup your upper and lower body.

Cons

  • ​The lat bar system can drag while in use.