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The Best Home Gyms on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed products and single out the most convincing ones. (You can learn more about our rating system and how we pick each item here.)

And while we’ve written about lots of workout equipment — including the best kettlebells, the best adjustable dumbbells, and yogi-approved yoga mats  — here, we’ve rounded up the best home gyms, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon. 

Best-rated (least expensive) home gym

Weider Ultimate Body Works
$168

“Sure, it’s a complete knock-off of the Total Gym,” admits one reviewer, summarizing a common remark about this home gym, “but it will cost you a couple of hundred dollars less, it does the same thing, and it even has the added advantage of resistance bands.” One user, who “always believ