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Stamina Power Towers are an ideal, all-in-one solution for building (or maintaining) the sculpted physique you desire through bodyweight training. Bodyweight training is a proven way to build muscle, burn fat and tone the upper and lower body. The compact, vertical design and multiple use stations make power towers efficient and versatile for many different bodyweight movements. Many of our power towers include the capability for exercises like pull-ups, tricep dips, push-ups, sit-ups, knee raises and more.
- Product Dimensions: 49 x 42.5 x 81 inches ; 54 pounds
- Shipping Weight: 58 pounds
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
- ASIN: B002Y2SUU4
- Item model number: 50-1690
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22 people found this helpful
Hey Hey all, I recently bought the Stamina 1690 Power Tower for my apartment and here is my review, as concise as I can get it: Ease of assembly: Putting this fitness contraption together was no harder than the lego sets I used as an eight year old boy, so 5/5. Aesthetics: The picture is an accurate representation of what the SPT will look like. I would compare it to wearing jeans and a t-shirt, in the sense that its presentable and no frills. Design: Going back to the no frills comment, I would appreciate more grip options on the pullup bar and pushup handles. Also, as a taller person i have noticed that the cross bars are exactly where I want to space my hands for chinups, so I have to use a slightly wider than desired grip unless I’m doing neutral grip. The pullup bar is a little narrow for my grip, it is very good for gripping though. The entire structure does wobble laterally during dips/pullups, Overall Impression: I’m pleased with the SPT as my first fitness tower, I think it will serve as a good starting piece of equipment for my home gym.
Great In-Home System That I Actually Use
286 people found this helpful
Having this system in my home has enabled me to gradually build the muscle strength necessary for chin-ups and pull-ups. It was easy to assemble, and has proven over the past year to be stable and well built. My only complaint is that the main vertical bars angle slightly inward (I assume for added stability), which crowds the pull-up bar space between them. I’m still able to do great wide-grip pull ups, but basic pull-ups can feel a little cramped. Overall, though, I’m very glad I bought this system and would buy it again without hesitation.
Great for limited space — Some tug/swing to it.
19 people found this helpful
I am 5’9″ and the height is about right — higher than a door-based pull up bar, but low enough to fit in a tight loft area for pull ups (not muscle ups). It is deep enough to do dips along the wall. I have limited space on both the front and back of the bar and found the push up bars are good to do pike push ups from various angles. That was unexpected! The bar DOES have swing to it, more than what would occur with a door-based pull up bar. Yes, it should not swing if you use good form. However, pushing yourself to get the last rep often results in that tug, and that tug has never resulted in feeling as though the tower would fall over.
Beats door units by a landslide
10 people found this helpful
This is pretty lightweight for what it does. Although the box and instructions advised it to be carried and assembled by two people I did both by myself. It took me about 104 minutes to assemble. Mine rests on carpet fine although instructions recommend a mat. Its very sturdy. I’m about 170 lbs. I’ve done weighted dips and plyometric pull ups and this thing stayed put. Pushup and situp pads work great too. The best bang for buck that can be found for home pullups/dips. Only negative is if you are going to move it you’ll have to disassemble to get it out of the door.
Easy to assemble, and rock solid.
8 people found this helpful
Easy to assemble, and rock solid. I’m a ~200 lb male and I’ve been using this daily for the past 2-3 months since I bought this thing. It arrived in good condition, was pretty easy to assemble, and is rock solid. It’s light enough that I can move it around to make the most of my limited space depending on the workout I’m doing. And it’s got a large enough footprint that it’s plenty stable while doing pullups, dips, etc. Love this thing.
Love it. Very satisfied.
17 people found this helpful
I love this thing. I bought it primarily for the dip rack, as the cost wasn’t that much more than a dedicated one and included the other features – seemed like the best deal for the money at the time. When I first got it, I lived in a house with a lot of space and a garage, and it was a great addition to my home gym. Now, I’ve moved into a 1 bedroom apartment, and it is even more useful. I had to let most of the other equipment (i.e. weight bench, punching bag, etc.) go due to the reduction in space, but this thing fits perfectly. It has a fairly large footprint on the ground (about 3 x 4 ft), but because there isn’t too much going on above that, it doesn’t dominate a space. I have it tucked into a corner in the living room, and it works out just fine. The dip rack itself is perfect – it’d be hard to mess that up. The pull up bar works great, and I appreciate that it has the down-turned ends. The push-up pads work great for handstand push-ups, and if you have it against a wall it’s a perfect distance for supporting your legs. I don’t really use the the crunch pads, and I think it’s a bit of a stretch to list them as a feature, but whatever.
I like this exercise tower but it may be too short …
6 people found this helpful
I like this exercise tower but it may be too short for taller individuals. I primarily purchased this item for the pull-up bar but the tower is almost too short for pull-ups. I am 5’7″ so a taller individual may feel uncomfortable when they do pull-ups. However, the height of the item allows it to fit in my basement.