If you don't like sharing equipment with other people at the gym but still want a great work out, the all-in-one Marcy® Smith Machine is ideal for your home. It doesn't take up too much space and offers a variety of exercise options. You can get creative with the Marcy Combo Smith Machine by creating split set workouts. The Combo Smith Machine allows for a full body workout in and includes space for Olympic weight plate storage posts, plus safety catches for an Olympic bar, which you can purchase separately. Each feature of this machine will allow you to hit all the important muscle groups for a complete workout without going to the gym.
How Can I Use the Combo Smith Machine for a Split Set Workout?
If you’re hitting the legs, this is the best Smith machine for getting the hamstrings to burn. You can easily pair leg curls with deadlifts for a great hamstring split set workout.
How Much Weight Can This Marcy Workout Machine Handle?
The Combo Smith Machine has a 400-pound weight capacity. Keep in mind that the bars and the weights themselves are included in the weight capacity. Squat and chest press bars are typically 45 pounds. You can purchase bars that are 35 pounds to save weight space to store more plates on the machine.
Can I Use the Marcy Combo Smith Machine for Body Weight Workouts?
Yes. This machine is great for body weight workouts. The chin-up bar is ideal for body weight back workouts. You can arrange the bar so it’s on the lowest or second lowest catch for inverted rows. Inverted rows are incredibly effective for developing your back because. When done correctly, inverted rows force your muscles to engage in new ways because you’re lifting your body weight.