Power Tower With Sit Up Bench – Home Fitness Gym Review

Last Updated on the July 20, 2020

What if you could do all the most beneficial bodyweight exercises to build your upper body with one home exercise equipment? Even better, you could have an enhanced ab workout to get those six-pack abs? At home. Without entering a gym.

Good news:

The Soozier power tower with a sit up bench gives all these exercise opportunities for you! The manufacturer calls it a home gym, and almost it is.

Soozier fitness station with ab bench

With this power tower, you can do a wide range of exercises to strengthen almost all parts of your body. Pull ups, and chin-ups for your back and arms, dips for your shoulders and triceps, leg raises for your core, etc. And, the exercise variations are limitless.

And as an extra with the help of the adjustable ab slant board, you can boost your ab workout to the next level.

Simply, you can have a total upper-body workout at home without going to the gym. You can save time and money. And the best is that you can work out whenever you want.

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Overview of Soozier 80″ Power Tower

The adjustable sit up bench

full body power tower

What makes this pull up tower different from other models is that it comes with an adjustable ab bench.

Why is adjustability useful?

That means you can increase or decrease the angle of the board to have less or more resistance when you strengthen your abdomen. You can set the slant board into 7 positions. Hence, you can have more personalized and versatile ab training.

It is suitable for beginners who can start at a lower angle for minimum resistance. And, as they get better, they can switch to a more steep level to keep developing their abs.

Are you a pro athlete?

Can you see the maximum high of the ab bench?

Incredibly steep, isn’t it?

That is what you need if your abdominal muscles have stopped growing. A new, incredibly tough impact that they must get used to.

Both the weight bench and leg rollers are thickly-padded to perform decline sit ups without hurting your back and knees. The board has 43-1/2″ x 9-1/2″ dimensions. The ab bench is removable to have space for dips and leg raises.

2. The pull-up station

Firstly, the Soozier full body power tower features a multi-grip pull-up bar allowing you to do more types of chin-ups and pull-ups. That feature is pretty useful since you focus on one particular muscle group more efficiently and have a more versatile upper body workout.

The height of the power tower is 80,” which is tall enough for even bigger guys to use it comfortably since they have plenty of room to go down. The bars are covered with non-slip material for a better grip.

However, there are two things I have to mention related to the pull-up bar.

Firstly, all the stations are on the same side. This way, you have to do chin and pull-ups between the bars of the vertical knee raise station. For an average user, it is not a problem since they have enough space between. But, big guys may find it narrow to exercise.

The other problem is the multi-grip chin-up station. Other power towers typically have a contiguous bar this way, the user can pick the most suitable grip width. With Soozier, you have only a limited option to modify the grip width.

3. Vertical knee raises (VKR) & dip station

thick arm and back padding

The VKR section is very comfortable to use thanks to the thickly-padded arm and backrest. The padding is convenient and keeps the body in the right position during knee and leg lifts. Plus, you have enough room since it is rather high.

The dip handles are typical pieces covered with non-slip material for a firm grip. Again, because of the height of the power tower, even taller users have enough area at the bottom.

Any problems?

Well, shorter men or women may find the VKR and dip bars a bit wide. But, unfortunately, there is nothing we can do about it since neither of them is adjustable.

4. The construction & Assembly

The maximum weight limit is 660 pounds.

Sounds good!

Actually, I haven’t seen another pull-up dip station with such a high maximum limit. It is an excellent construction made of heavy-duty steel. But, because of that, Soozier is massive, 110 pounds. So, the power tower is not easy to relocate once it is assembled.

Now let’s talk about the assembly.

Well, it is the weakest point of the machine based on reviews.

Firstly, the manufacturer doesn’t give an easy to follow manual. If you haven’t done a similar task before, you may find it hard to understand the instructions.

Another problem, this home gym equipment is not small, so for assembly, you will need a hand. And, once you are ready, it is not easy to move from one place to another.

Finally, the power tower is built up from many pieces, and you will need tools, at least an adjustable wrench and a screwdriver for assembly.

Summary

Compared to other power towers for a home gym, because of the sit up bench, Soozier provides more possibilities than other models, and the price is just a little bit higher. This home workout equipment is an excellent choice for everyone who wants to train at home with bodyweight exercises.


Alternative product

  • Heavy-duty steel tube frame with a U-shaped frame basement for durability and stability.
  • The multi-grip pull-up station and dip station support 330 lbs weight capacity.
  • Adjustable height pull up bar from 65″ to 93″. Suitable for both short and tall users.
  • An adjustable ab bench is included, which is detachable with 4 decline positions. The maximum weight limit is 440 lbs.
  • Thick cushions on elbow pads and backrest, and rubber hand grips for comfort.
  • Push-up station for the chest and shoulder strength.
  • Customers say the power tower is easy to assemble.
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James Wright

James (36) has been working out since he was 15 years old. He has a home gym where he pumps iron, does bodyweight workouts and boxing. He likes sharing his experiences with others who want to build a better physique.

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