The 5 Best Machines for Women
Home Gym Options
Looking for a home gym? Check out these female-friendly options.
Save: ToneTrainer Workout Bench from Reebok ($159.95; hsn.com) features an easily adjustable bench and comes with five sets of dumbbells (2 to 10 pounds), which tuck away underneath.
Spend: Tuff Stuff's AXT2 Home Gym ($1,599; gym source.com) offers more than 30 different strength exercises. Its ergonomic design is engineered to fit women of almost every height and weight.
Splurge: The Hoist V5 ($2,699; gym source.com, above) allows you to do more than 50 exercises. And it's small (four by six feet); you can tuck it into a corner so your living room doesn't look like a gym.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, November 2006.
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