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Bowflex: Products & Services

Bowflex offers a total home solution to gym workouts. Supplying resistance exercise machines and free weights for building strength and muscle tone they provide solutions for both cardio and resistance training. Offering a great workout program, with weights ranging from 5 lbs up to 600 lbs, it provides a challenging workout for both men and women alike.

With a choice of several home gyms, customers can request a free product information brochure to make sure they choose the right option for their personal fitness regimen. With each system offering at least 30 to 100 different exercises, it won’t be hard to choose a design that keeps maintaining your fitness goals fun. All Bowflex’s products come with generous warranties and its top model ‘Bowflex Revolution Home Gym’ is designed to work every major body zone and support every workout routine, be it strength levels or fitness goals. 

Home Gym/Fitness Solutions offered by Bowflex:

Bowflex: Company Background

Bowflex was first patented by an engineering student in San Francisco in 1979. They began selling home gyms in 1986 and have swiftly moved from strength to strength, becoming a public company on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 1999. Based in Vancouver, Bowflex bought the Nautilus Corporation, Schwinn Fitness and Stairmaster Fitness and in 2002 it renamed itself ‘The Nautilus Group' and is now known as 'Nautilus, Inc.'

Bowflex: Customer Feedback & Reviews

Here's what Bowflex's Home Gym customers and followers have been saying about them: 

Epinions.com said:

TOP OF THE LINE DUMBBELLS - ASTOUNDING RESULTS! 5 STARS

Written: Jun 23 '11

Pros:2.5 pound increments, sturdy and durable, there is always a great workout available
Cons:sometimes the plates catch on the lock, not often
The Bottom Line:This is the greatest workout product I have ever used or heard and there is always a great workout to be performed -- no matter which part of the body.

Pros:Smallest increments, almost instant weight adjustment, very little space required.
Cons:Price, size of dumbbells.
 The Bottom Line:If you're serious and can afford them, these are the best - period!

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PRICEY - BUT WELL WORTH IT! 5 STARS

I was reluctant due to the price but took the plunge anyway - and I don't regret it now despite the price. What sold me (over PowerBlocks, Hoist, etc.) was the superior ease of use and especially the smaller weight increments. 

The Selecttech dumbbells are quicker and easier to adjust than PowerBlocks, Hoist, or any basic adjustable set. Only individual dumbbells would be faster, but not by much. 

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Amazon.com said:

5 STARS!

This unit is extremely sturdy and well put together. I was a bit nervous to buy this because I have young kids I did not want to trash it. Believe me, they couldn't! This is far too well-designed and durable.

Worked out for about an hour, and I love it. Lots of exercises you can do (both muscular and cardio) and you can really feel it.

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 This machine is great! It allows me to get a full workout in half the time it takes to go to the gym.

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I ordered this item and received it today. I assembled it without difficulty, and I am very pleased. The package arrived exactly on time. The machine operates very smoothly! If you are looking for an inexpensive piece of equipment and still want to get quality, I would recommend the Bowflex PR1000.

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LiveStrong.com said:

What To Look For

The Bowflex brand has exercise equipment for strength training and cardiovascular exercise. Bowflex Home Gyms allow you to complete strength training exercises safely without spotters. Each model provides a different range of exercises and weight capabilities. 

With the Bowflex SelectTech free weights, you can choose weight ranges of 10- to 25-pound dumbbells or 10- to 90-pound dumbbells, depending on your strength level and workout needs. 

Bowflex cardio equipment includes a traditional treadmill and several models of their patented TreadClimber, a 3-in-1 machine that combines the movements of a treadmill, elliptical and stairclimber.

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Webmd.com said:

The Bowflex Home Gym: 

Bowflex Home Gyms can be useful for people who want achieve and maintain a general level of muscular fitness.  They're easy to store and easy to use. 

Changing resistances and exercises is fairly easy to do.  And you won't need a spotter for most of the exercises.  The Bowflex is safe for most people, and has even been used in rehabilitative settings.

Further, working out with the Bowflex may result in less muscle soreness than free weights, especially for beginners. Bowflex seems to require less negative work on the muscles - that is, stress when the muscle is lengthening to return to its starting position -- than free weights.  Exercises that require lots of negative activity can lead to significant muscle soreness, especially in beginners.

For people trying to lose weight, a Bowflex Home Gym is as an excellent source of resistance training to supplement daily cardio exercise and a reduced-calorie diet.

Bowflex: Business Credibility & Trustworthiness

Nautilus, Inc. is not BBB accredited but they have won many awards for their groundbreaking technology in the fitness industry. This year, the Bowflex TreadClimber TC20 won the About.com 2012 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Premium Treadmill. They have also won awards for their 'Series 7 Treadmill' which was rated the number one folding treadmill in Consumer Reports 2009 'Best of Best' awards. 

Bowflex: Website Popularity & Google Ranking

Bowflex.com has an Alexa Traffic (Global) Rank of 360,193. It’s traffic rank in the US is 74,572. It has a Google PageRank of 5 and Compete.com states that it has approximately 43,749 unique visitors per month. It has a competitive ranking in the home fitness industry (UVS) of 2:

  1. Nordictrack.com
  2. Bowflex.com
  3. Bigfitness.com
  4. Nautilius.com
  5. Bowflexselecttech.com
Bowflex: Social Media Presence

The Bowflex website provides sample exercises, FAQ's, manuals and installation instructions and success stories for the benefit of its customers. It also provides a link to its own YouTube channel which currently has 254 subscribers, where you can get access to trainer tips, success stories, assembly and maintenance guides, and even watch the Bowflex TV commercials. It has an impressive presence on Facebook with over 119,000 likes, plenty of workout tips and a handy forum. With approximately 700 followers on Twitter they keep their customers informed of all the latest updates and deals they have available. 

Bowflex: Website Security & Safety

You can rest assured that your personal information is in good hands when you visit Bowflex.com. When you enter the check-out page, there is a secure https:// connection and it displays the widely recognised 'padlock' of security. 

Bowflex.com uses industry standard SSL software (Secure Sockets Layer) to encrypt all confidential personal and payment data and they also use a secure server hosting location, firewall protection and have controlled access to protect your data. 

Bowflex.com is not currently listed as suspicious by the Google ‘Safe Browsing’ tool and over the past 90 days www.bowflex.com did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites, neither has it hosted any malicious (malware) software. 

Bowflex: Pricing & Packages

The Bowflex Revolution Home Gym is the top specification of home gyms which Bowflex provide and it is priced at $2,999.00. Using their latest ‘SpiraFlex’ technology it offers over 100 exercises with up to 400 variations. When you consider it is designed to work every single major body zone and support every workout routine, strength level and fitness goal, it’s certainly a great piece of compact fitness equipment for the price!

Bowflex also offers the ‘Bowflex Xtreme’ which is designed to let you change exercises more quickly and easily without the need for cable changes. Including an ab crunch shoulder harness and adjustable seat, this middle of the range home gym is priced at $1,599.00.

If you’re looking for entry level gym equipment the ‘Bowflex Classic Home Gym’ is a steal at $649.00. Using the same Power Rod resistance as their top-of-the-line ‘Revolution’ it allows you to perform 30 exercises with plenty of resistance to make life challenging.

The Bowflex ‘TreadClimber’ is available in three models. The TC5 with Step ‘N Go green technology retails at $999.00, the TC10 with 4 display screens for optimal workout tracking and G.O. Coach technology costs $2,199.00 and the top of the range TC20 with three landmark challenges, integrated heart rate monitor and extra long treadles for comfort is prices at $3,299.00.

If you compare Bowflex to other home gym companies on the net you’ll find that in most cases it works out slightly more expensive due to the progressive and innovative technology. In fact, you won’t find a similar product to the TreadClimber on the web.  Comparable to companies such as Total Gym GTS and VasaTrainer, in some cases the Bowflex home gym products work out considerably cheaper when you consider that there are often some great deals to be found on the web. 

Bowflex: Shipping Rates & Policies

Bowflex only ships to addresses within the United States and it doesn't ship to PO Boxes, APO or FPO addresses. 

Bowflex will send your order via the most efficient shipping method and most orders will ship in approximately 15 – 30 business days. It should be noted that items ordered together may not ship at the same time. Your credit card or account will only be billed for the item which has been shipped. Sales tax is charged in which states it is applicable. 

Bowflex often has free shipping deals/offers which can soften the expense of what would normally be very heavy and expensive items to ship. 

Bowflex: Payment Methods Accepted

Bowflex accepts payment by personal check, as well as PayPal and credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover upon check-out. If you have a debit card displaying any of the aforementioned symbols, these can be used in much the same way providing you have adequate funds in your account. You can also pay by money order. Bowflex also offer their own financing and you can apply for a 'Nautilus Credit Card' which will give you 18 months free credit if you decide to pay for your puchase in full within that time. There is also a facility where you can pay using two credit cards if you prefer. 

Bowflex: Returns, Refunds & Exchange Policy

Bowflex has a 100% satisfaction guarantee policy. If you’re not satisfied with your purchase simply contact their customer care team on (800) 952-7205 within six weeks of delivery for a Return Mechandise Authorization (RMA) number. This policy applies to Bowflex, Schwinn Fitness, Nautilus and Universal products. It should be noted that your return must be received no later than two weeks after you have been provided with your RMA number and should be undamaged and in suitable packaging. All original accessories must be included and the return shipping costs will be the responsibility of the customer.

If you feel you have made a mistake directly after ordering your product on their website, you can call them to cancel your order. Once your order has began the processing procedure, you will need to refer to the returns policy above.

The only exclusion to the six week satisfaction guarantee is the Bowflex Body Toner.

Bowflex, for all intents and purposes, appears to honours its return policy as I couldn't find any evidence on the web to the contrary. 

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