Bowflex Blaze Home Gym Review

Bowflex Blaze

If you’re looking for a full-body workout, then look no further. The Bowflex Blaze home gym has everything you need. Even better, you can perform the workout in the comfort of your own home.


It’s a compact piece of machinery that folds away when not in use, so takes up little room. Move into a corner on the attached wheels and once packed away it measures L52 x W38 x H83-inches. When in use the length is 90-inches. The weight of the machine is 195lbs (88kg), and the space you need for a full workout will be around 8.5 x 6.5-feet.

The weight limit of 300lbs (136kg) is a comfortable range for most users. Not only does it have a 200lb (95kg) rod resistance, but this is easy to upgrade to 310lbs or even 410lbs. The power rods are set at:

  • 2 x 5lbs
  • 4 x 10lbs
  • 2 x 30lbs
  • 2 x 50lbs
  • Upgrade is 2 or 4 x 50lbs


Now that we’ve established the size of the Bowflex Blaze, let’s see what it can do for you. With the potential of over 60 exercises, the Bowflex Blaze comes with seven free workout regimes. You’ll find them in the useful user guide that’s included with your purchase. Or, download them.

Bowflex Blade Workout Card
Workout Card

There’s also a built-in holder for different fitness workout cards. For example, one card shows a 20-minute workout including the following 10 exercises:

  1. Bench Presses
  2. Resisted Abdominal Crunch
  3. Seated Shoulder Press
  4. Seated Trunk Rotation
  5. Standing Bicep Curl
  6. Seated Lat Row
  7. Lat Pull Down
  8. Tricep Push Down
  9. Leg Press
  10. Leg Extension

If you are a beginner or these exercises seem unfamiliar, don’t worry because the card shows each exercise with images, and recommends how to perform them on the Bowflex Blaze home gym. If you want to download the free workout guides they can be found here.

Here are a few other features to get you started:

  • Lat Bar for back, shoulder, and arms.
  • Squat Bar.
  • Leg extension.
  • Triple function hand grips that you can grip, slide onto your wrist, or use as ankle cuffs.
  • Multiple pulleys that use advanced power rods instead of using heavyweights
  • Multi-position sliding seat for aerobic rowing exercises  and leg presses,
  • Rowing machine features.
  • Handy accessory basket to store your drinks and electronic gadgets.

It can be difficult to stay healthy when you’re juggling a busy home with work. Trying to get the right balance isn’t easy. By having a Bowflex Blaze home gym it will take away some of the strain of being away from home too much.

To learn more about the Bowflex Blaze home gym, we recommend that you watch this YouTube video. Find out why Ron Becker is glad he found the time to use his Bowflex Blaze machine:

The Bowflex Blaze home gym can:

  • Increase your energy, metabolism, and bone density.
  • Reduce joint and back pain as your muscles get stronger.
  • Improve your digestive system, including increasing the good HDL cholesterol levels.
  • Help you gain stronger muscles and a leaner more sculptured body outline as you reduce body fat.

Muscle Power

Bowflex Blaze Power Rods
Power Rods

No need to have stacks of heavy metal plates laying around to take up storage space for your weight training workout. To gain those extra sculptured muscles, the traditional method of strength training is only one way to work out. That is until gravity lets you down. Once those weights become too heavy to manage, many give up for fear of injury.

Not so with the revolutionary weight training methods of the Bowflex Blaze home gym. This is where the power rods operate with resistant training. Training this way avoids excess strain on joints, tendons, and muscles. Start your warm-up exercise routine with less resistance. No need to get up and change metal plates as you get deeper into your program. Alter the pulley settings to whatever resistance is the most comfortable for you.

Weight Loss

If you watch the video we mentioned, you’ll see that the Bowflex Blaze home gym also promotes weight loss. One of its best features has to be the rowing machine that’s incorporated into the sliding seat. This function alone will benefit you with a solid aerobic workout.

Another exercise machine that compliments a rower, and a home gym, could be a cycling bike (mini, recumbent, upright) This is another way to build up your stamina. If you’re unsure whether to add more equipment to your home gym, have a look at our article on cycling fitness training. It will help you decide on how to kit out your home gym.

Eating a healthy diet is one of the most fundamental changes you can make for an improved lifestyle. By balancing your intake of protein, fiber, fats, and carbs you can be confident of improved digestion and sleep. When these basic functions improve, so too will your physical and psychological wellbeing.

After a hard but successful workout, it’s a good idea to refuel with protein. That’s because you will have used most of your resources in your workout. This guide has useful information on organic whey protein supplements. Such supplements consist of ingredients produced during cheese making. What better way to eat dairy products than from organically fed, and hormone-free, cows.


Having a healthy body will help you reach old age so you can care for your loved ones for many years to come. It’s not only about exercise, or a healthy diet, it’s about a combination of lifestyle changes.

Perhaps you’re already on the road to achieving health improvements? The Bowflex Blaze home gym could be the next step to improve your lifestyle even further. It beats competing home gyms that often offer fewer exercise regimes and use those hefty weight stacks, such as the Powerline BSG10X.

Bowflex is renowned for bringing solutions to home exercising. With over 30-years’ experience, they have built up invaluable customer service commitment. A home is a place where the whole family can use the equipment too. No membership fees. No waiting in queues for available slots. They listen to professional advice and produce a gold standard service. Bowflex’s ultimate aim is for you to stay fit for life.

This article was last updated on October 19, 2021 .