What You Should Know
Finding a quality replacement for the wildly popular Bowflex is a daunting task. The Bowflex has name recognition as well as a loyal following. Stamina brands created a quality alternative to the Bowflex. The Stamina Bioflex 1700 is the answer to the base model Bowflex. The technology is similar, the Stamina Bioflex 1700 uses resistance bands instead of free weights. This reduces the chance of injuries.
We found the Stamina Bioflex 1700 on the official website. Unfortunately we didn’t notice any user testimonials of information commenting on the functionality of the machine. What we did notice was the price. At $600, the Stamina Bioflex 1700 will definitely give Bowflex a run for their money.
List of Ingredients
Multiple station home gym featuring resistance bands and an advanced pulley system.
The Stamina Bioflex 1700 is a home gym featuring multiple stations. The draw of the machine is the advanced pulley system and the resistance bands. There is no need for a free weights. Inexperienced weight trainers have a greater opportunity to harm themselves and others with free weights versus resistance bands. The stations include chest press, lat pull down, leg developer and high/low pulley.
We did not find a maximum user weight listed on the official website. Typically the maximum user weight is 300 lbs. This fact is important so individual attempting to lose weight while using the Stamina Bioflex 1700 will not injury themselves.
The compact design is definitely one of our favorite features. The approximate space needed for the machine is 4 feet by 3 feet. The Stamina Bioflex 1700 easily fits into smaller rooms and spaces. The streamlined machine also features stationary wheels on the base of the unit, increasing the mobility.
Although the Stamina Bioflex 1700 is not available with upgrades, the price is a winner. A base model Bowflex cost more than twice as the Stamina Bioflex 1700. A cost conscience dieter will find the price within their budget.
- Compact design.
- Wheels for portability.
- Does not offer upgrades.
- No cardiovascular station.
- No comprehensive diet plan.
- Does not offer a workout chart.
We like the Stamina Bioflex 1700 and so will the cost conscience dieter looking for an inexpensive alternative to the Bowflex. At $600, the total investment is minimal compared to the return a dieter receives from a well toned physique. The Stamina Bioflex 1700 is a great addition to dieter’s healthy lifestyle.
Price aside, we found the Stamina Bioflex 1700 needs upgrades. The only attachments that come standard with the product is an abdominal strap and handles. On top of no attachments, the Stamina Bioflex 1700 doesn’t offer a cardiovascular station, comprehensive diet chart or an exercise chart. All of which are vital to a complete wellness plan.
A dieter should consider whether or not they would be willing to sacrifice quality versus quantity.