Father's Day Bundles/Deals Up to $100 OFF

How Much Are Weight Benches? Let's Talk Cost, Types, and More!

How Much Are Weight Benches? Let's Talk Cost, Types, and More!

So, you want to lift weights like a pro and need a weight bench. But how much will it set you back?

Well, grab a protein shake, and let's break it down. We'll cover the factors that affect weight bench costs, the different types of weight benches, and other questions you may have about this essential piece of gym equipment.You're probably thinking, "Just tell me how much it costs already!"

But wait, there are a few factors to consider, including: A basic flat bench is like your average Joe, affordable and simple. But if you want a multifunctional bench that inclines, declines, and who knows what else, be prepared to shell out some extra dough. Sorry to break it to you, but quality comes at a cost.

If you want a bench made from premium steel, expect to pay more than one made from materials of questionable origin. Who says you can't put a price on a good reputation? You can, but it can cost you more.

Well-known brands with a history of quality will likely be more expensive than lesser-known ones.

But here’s where things get interesting.

When you buy from brands with a lot of notoriety, you often pay for the name. So if you’re the type to get a sports car because you know people will recognize the logo, sure, make it rain. But if you’re a savvy shopper who wants quality, value, and something you just enjoy driving and using, think beyond the brand.

Do you need storage? Adjustable heights? Built-in speakers to blast your workout playlist? Each additional feature will add to the cost of your bench, but it could also add to the experience.

*Makes note to pitch Bluetooth bench to the team*

Now that we've discussed cost, let's talk about the different types of weight benches you can choose from. Generally, there are two common types of bench. It's flat. Flatter than Kyrie Irving thinks the Earth is. It's basic. More basic than Pumpkin Spice Latte season.

If you're just starting out, a Utility Flat Bench could be a great option for you. They tend to be more affordable than adjustable benches, with some exceptions fat pads and heavy-duty Powerlifting benches can cost a pretty penny). These are like the Transformers of weight benches. They can incline, decline, and do other cool moves. They're more expensive than flat benches, but the versatility may be worth it.

You may also see these referred to as FID benches, which stands for flat, incline, decline. While you can perform exercises without a weight bench, having one will expand your exercise options. With a weight bench, you can do exercises like bench presses, incline presses, and more. You can use a flat bench for many exercises, but an adjustable bench will give you more versatility.

With an adjustable bench, you can do exercises like incline presses, decline presses, and more. It depends on the specific bench, but most weight benches can hold several hundred pounds. For context, our Adjustable Utility Bench has a max capacity of 575 lbs (including your body), and our Buzz-Saw Heavy-Duty Adjustable Bench has a max capacity of 1,000 lbs.

So, how much are weight benches? It's not a simple answer, but we hope we've given you some guidance.

Ultimately, the cost will depend on the type of bench, the materials, the brand, and the features you want. And when it comes to types, there's a range to choose from, each with its own benefits.

Click the button below to check out or full line up of weight benches to suit your budget and needs.