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Thanks to Leonel for sending through some feedback and pictures of his new ATX-PRX-750 Power Rack. It is set up in Leonel’s studio where he trains clients. These racks look so good it is not just the clients who are impressed. When the garage door is up it sounds like there is a bit of […]

The Ab Plus Bench is the only abdominal bench of its kind to provide a total ab workout. Train the upper and mid abs in the crunch position. Insert the handle bar accessory and work the lower abs and hip flexors. The bench adjusts into three positions to vary the level of resistance. As a […]

A Leg Press is a massive piece of gym equipment. Plus a good quality machine is expensive too. It is generally the exercise that you lift the most weight so you are going to a lot of Olympic plates. Have I turned you off yet??? That is why the Powertec Leg Press Accessory is such a great […]

“An affordable compact Workbench home gym designed to train the entire body” The Powertec Vertical Gym is a new addition to our highly successful “Workbench Series”. It is an upright frame structure design which makes it the most space saving multi gym in the line. It is the only gym of it’s kind to incorporate […]

The Compact Gym is the perfect tool for someone to get in shape who doesn’t have an abundance of space or time to squeeze in a workout at the gym. This multi gym will fit easily into a study, corner of bedroom or small garage. As you can see it is tiny when folded up for storage. Despite […]

The “New” Leverage Power Bench Press is finally the answer to perfecting one of the best exercises of all time. Nothing beats the old fashioned barbell bench press for packing on muscles to the chest, deltoids and triceps. The problem for years is how to really work to the maximum, push out that last one […]

Powertec has had many requests for this machine over the past few years. The Leverage Squat Calf is a tough act to follow but when it comes to refining and shaping the legs there is no better machine then the Leverage Leg extension/curl machine. The extension trains the entire thigh while the leg curl works […]

The problem with the typical seated row to date is that the trainer is forced into a predetermined pattern of movement and the upper body is isolated by a restrictive chest pad, which not only limits the motion, but also can be quite uncomfortable pressing into your rib cage and chest area. The traditional cable […]

The new Muscle Shaping System from Powertec was introduced due to the overwhelming trend generated from the health club market over the last few years. What are called “Functional training systems” in the gym have become very popular. While they fill the need of the serious trainer to perform basic cable cross exercises, they also […]

The new generation of Shoulder press machines are now set at a comfortable angle. You can really contour your body into the movement. The angle not only makes the exercise feel great, it also eliminates undue stress on the deltoids often experienced with traditional upright machines. The arc of the motion is still the same […]

The Powerlever was originally developed to duplicate the pattern of the traditional standing barbell curl for biceps and forearms. This has been accomplished in probably the best arm curl machine you’ll ever feel. It was also discovered that the unique scissors type lever arm motion provides the perfect patterns for many strength building exercises such […]

Great value home gym for the free weight trainer The well-established hot yellow color is not the only thing that makes the Powertec Bench/Rack System different. The bench can be removed allowing access to a heavy duty squat rack. The bench is on wheels so it can be easily moved in and out. Simple yet […]

The POWERTEC Leverage T-Bar Row is a simple yet highly effective piece of equipment. If you want to add size and strength then you won’t go wrong with this unit. The angled footplates put you in the perfect position to perform this exercise properly. There is no cheating here! It can really stop you in […]

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Functional Weight Training System with Compact Footprint The redesigned Powertec Shape System has taken the traditional cable crossover to new levels. The compact footprint and folding bench allows you to perform many functional exercises. The adjustable pulley heights enable you to target specific muscle groups. The Powertec Shape System offers an alterative to traditional barbell […]

Powertec Leverage Pec Fly Delt

The old Powertec Leverage Pec Fly was the perfect machine for isolating the chest muscles. The angle of the back rest plus the range of motion puts you in the ideal to work the pecs. Combined with super smooth resistance that is common to all the Powertec Leverage gym equipment, the Powertec Pec Fly was […]

The Powertec Leverage Lat Pulldown/Tricep allows you to work the lats without the friction of cables and pulleys. The result is a movement that replicates the motion of a chin-up but with the control that is common to all Powertec Leverage Gym Equipment. The dual lever setup ensures that there is constant tension through the […]

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The Powertec Leverage Arm Curl has combined simple and heavy-duty design with several handy features to make the best value bicep machine on the market. The angle of the preacher curl bench has 3 adjustment levels. The steep setting targets the lower bicep. Increase the weight and drop the reps and set the preacher pad […]

Rock-solid flat bench with some handy design features All flat benches seem to be built the same. Not this one. The Powertec Flat Bench is engineered with a sleek look and heavy-duty construction. Its gym style low to the ground profile allows for easy access to dumbbell training and solid footing for heavy bench presses. […]

The Powertec Half Rack is very popular in Sydney as it is a great free weight alternative for people who have limited space. As house prices soar, home gym sizes shrink, so people are always looking for gym equipment that is more compact. But don’t think because this half rack is compact, it won’t be up for some serious training. It is rated for 700lbs.

The Workbench Functional Trainer is the latest addition to the Powertec range. They have taken many elements of the old Shape System and built on them to produce a Functional Trainer that is different to the competition.

The Powertec Basic Trainer helps you do all of your bodyweight training – chin ups, dips, vertical knee raises, push ups & squats – with just one machine!

Finally, a Leg Press that doesn’t cost a bomb, can take plenty of weight and doesn’t take up half your gym. Utilising tried and tested technology from Powertec, get a leg machine that looks and performs just like a high end commercial leg press, but at a fraction of the price.

The Powertec Compact Leg Sled is an all around leg machine with an equally excellent performance as that of a 45degree Leg Press but at a lower price tag. Transfer more weight onto your quads by using this leg sled, it doesn’t take much space and can be a great tool to build leg strength without putting the extra stress on your lover back or shoulders unlike squats.

The Assisted Dip and Chin Up helps you perfect your form while training for upper body strength. Recommended for beginners & advanced trainers on rehab.

Use this powerful Powertec Olympic Bench Press for your flat, incline and decline bench press, and even shoulder press. The Powertec Olympic Bench Press is packed full of features including incline/decline functionality plus it’s designed to shift back in the upright position, so you can get under the bar for shoulder pressing.

Increase your chest and shoulder strength with the Powertec Workbench Multi Bench Press Machine! Its self-spotting feature offers you maximum protection.

The Powertec Lat Machine offers industrial-grade cables & pulleys combined with commercial upholstery. The Powertec Lat Machine combines a silk-smooth movement with a serious weight load capacity. Perfect for your home gym or studio.

If barbell squats don’t agree with your knees and back then the Powertec Leverage Squat will enable you to get the benefits from this exercise without the pain.?Do your squats and standing calf raise safely with the Powertec Leverage Squat & Calf Machine. Plus the standing calf raise is as good as any that you will find in a gym. A spotter bar supports the load if you can’t finish your set.

Designed for use with Powertec machines such as Bench Press, Multi System & LeverGym. Powertec Leg Lift Attachment will transform your leg workout with some much needed variety. Can be used for leg extensions, leg curls or can be locked for ab or decline bench press.?Add variety to your leg training with the Powertec Leg Lift Attachment!

Blast your biceps without the additional expense! Simply attach this extremely versatile Powertec Curl Machine Accessory to your other Powertec machines.

Experience greater comfort during your shoulder or incline press with the Powertec Utility Bench 2016 model. The Powertec Workbench Utility Bench was always popular due to it’s versatility. The re-designed 2016 version makes it a stand out as a gym bench alone, without factoring in the handy optional extras. Features a roller system for bench adjustments!

Its aircraft quality cables, industrial pulleys and 300lbs load capacity make this Workbench Lat Tower Accessory an ideal high and low pulley for your workbench.

Target your inner pecs with the Workbench Pec Fly Accessory! Simply attach to your Powertec Workbench or Multi Press for a more compact pec deck machine. Add leverage pec flys to your workout with this great attachment for your Powertec Workbench Gym.

The Workbench Dip Machine Accessory helps you perform dips on your Powertec Workbench Gym Equipment. For beginners & trainers who need to build strength.

If you own a Powertec Power Rack you can add an Optional Lat Tower, it simply bolts to the back of the power rack. Do your seated rows, lat pulldown & tricep pressdowns with this Powertec Workbench Lat Tower Option. Just connect to your Powertec Half Rack or Power Rack.

A proven performer in it’s class, the Powertec power rack is world renowned for being heavy duty and great value. It’s a 1,000lb (450kg) load capacity power cage with a home gym price tag! The quality construction and highly adjustable spotter bars let you train safely and save a few dollars without compromising on features.?With its sturdy construction & compact footprint, the Powertec Power Rack offers great value for serious weight trainers. With 1000lbs (450kgs) capacity.

The Powertec LeverGym – with Iso Lateral Arms proves even the best gym equipment for over 20 years can still get better. The Powertec Workbench LeverGym has proven to be the most heavy duty and functional compact home gym system for over 20 years. The list of exercises is limited only to your imagination, plus they handle heavy weight with ease.?For beginners & advanced trainers.

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This ultra compact Workbench Multi System – Iso Lateral Arms from Powertec offers excellent safety and perfomance to beginners and serious bodybuilders alike. The Powertec Workbench Multi System has been the market leader in multi station gyms for nearly 20 years now. The revolutionary design brought the feel and quality of commercial leverage machines into a more compact footprint.

Powertec LeverGym

It was with a heavy heart that I stopped importing Powertec, and the LeverGym was one of the reasons why. This gym was a big part of my life for many years. Not just in a business sense, training on this machine got me through some tough times.

Jammer Arms for power cages and squat racks have been a relatively recent phenomenon to hit the gym equipment market. Not only do they look impressive, they actually add loads of functionality to your workout. A set of Jammer Arms will turn your humble power rack into any number of your favorite lever arm machine. […]

The covid pandemic managed to convert more people to home training virtually overnight than anyone thought possible. Imagine a large portion of gym-goers all trying to buy gym equipment all at once. This sent demand through the roof – and sadly, prices too. When the prices went up people thought they could make a killing. […]

A Power Rack is one of the best investments that you can make in any gym environment. They allow you to do loads of exercises safely. Most importantly, some of those exercises like bench press and squats, are considered the most effective in terms of building strength and muscle mass. In a home gym, or […]

German engineers seem to sacrifice their precious sleep and weekends to offer the best power racks in the world for the price. Just recently they have released 10 new Power Cages. Add an ever-growing list of various accessories to the mix and you have got yourself into something called choice overload. Knowing this information will […]

A healthy diet can help muscle growth.

This diet is designed for people who are looking to get the correct nutrition while weight training. Muscle growth is the body’s response to the overloading of muscles through weight training. The muscle growth process requires certain essential nutrients – the Basic Weight Training Diet ensures that your body has all these bases covered. The […]

It is great to hear that while the gyms were closed for months, people did not give up on training entirely. A fair few of them picked up home gym training! The only downside is a lot of the athletes did not know how to target a specific muscle group without the specialty machines from […]

“hi mate, Thanks for your speedy delivery of this gym. I would like to say i am very impressed with the quality and craftsmanship and have no hessitations in reccomending you to anybody i know. I purchased another simular setup like yours about 4 months off ebay and the guy ripped me off and its […]

The Australian IFBB Pro Bodybuilding Show is less than 6 weeks away. Here is a list of the competitors.

Do not be fooled, the simple chin-up bar can outperform some very expensive and complicated back machines. If done in the correct form, pull-ups can be the best exercise you could do to have a well-developed back. It activates a ton of different muscle groups and even allows you to target a specific area based on the grips […]

Here is a barbell buying guide for the new range of ATX bars. The range is so comprehensive that it can get a bit confusing. But after reading this barbell guide you will see that we have Australia’s best range of barbells! First up, a bit of background on the barbells. Given the growth in […]

Break through plateaus by making your body comfortable with lifting heavier weights

I have been busted by the Form Police! Just recently I’ve posted a video update of my training progress. While the weight might seem impressive for some of you (190kgs), the form wasn’t. I completely understand why I received the critique. My glutes lost contact with the bench, so the lift would have been given […]

What does Smith Cable Rack and MMA have in common? You can’t be lacking strength, agility or versatility if you want to be the best. The Barbarian Line Smith Cable Rack is like a super heavyweight in the current multi gym market. It has a commercial quality smith machine, half rack, functional trainer and multi-grip […]

The new ATX Blackline Cable Attachments have been a real eye opener for not just our customers but also myself. Being a simple man with simple tastes, I go for the basic things in life. As long it functions right and is durable it gets a green light. To put it in perspective one of […]

Just thought I would post my highly biased review of the Ironmaster IM1500 after reading a review of the half rack on It copped a bit of a hammering, which I thought was a bit harsh considering that the people making the comments don’t actually own one. But everyone has a right to their opinion, […]

Build up slowly for best results

A good way to set up a strength program is to use your own body weight (BW) as a reference point. For example, if you weigh 80kg set up your program as such. Bench press 30% of BW x 15 reps – 50% of BW for 10 reps – 75% of BW for 5 reps. Now […]

Straight off the bat I would like to make it clear that this is not a Powertec bashing exercise. I love the Powertec brand and literally spent a big part of my life devoted to it. I deliberated long and hard before I stopped buying from them. In my office gym, I still have my […]

Recently we were called out by a member on the Facebook group Garage Gyms Australia for charging exorbitant shipping. The member was located in country NSW and they were looking at a bench. Our website was charging him $160 from memory. Whereas Verve was shipping benches for around $60. So I quickly checked what the […]

Huge shout out to Scott for sending his thoughts on his decked out Ironmaster inspired multifunction home gym. What makes this review even more special for me is that it has come all the way from Great Britain! For the record I do not make a cent from the sale of Ironmaster products out of […]

Now you’ve done a few bicep curls with your shiny new Olympic EZ Curl Bar, you might be wondering what other exercises you can do with it. Well stick around to find out. “My gym is far away and I cannot afford a home gym”, therefore I will not train. A statement which could not fly […]

If you’ve stepped into a commercial gym in January then you’ll know how much gyms can feel like a chimpanzee exhibit. Obviously to avoid this stressful experience we’d advise getting home gym equipment, but not everybody has the space or the money. Here’s a list of the main laws of gym etiquette. We’d strongly advise […]

This article is all about dumbbell storage racks! Most of our dumbbell sets already come with a rack, but not everyone purchases all their dumbbells in one go. Instead we find a lot of people pick up a couple of pairs to begin with, then buy more as they get stronger or need lighter dumbbells for accessory movements. […]

The Standing T-Bar Row Machine is highly recommended if you want to build a strong back. But we understand it may be out of everyones price range, and you might be working with limited space. If that’s the case we can offer you a second best: a landmine attachment for use with your Olympic bar. The landmine attachment functions […]

Landmine attachments exploded in popularity when functional training burst onto the scene. However the original landmine could be considered the practice of jamming an Olympic barbell into the corner of a gym and doing t bar rows with cable row handle. This gave rise to a couple of issues. Firstly gym goers can be notoriously […]

A lat pulldown machine is an age old piece of gym equipment – traditional lat pulldowns were popular because they mimicked the movement of a pullup but you could use less weight and go for more reps if you weren’t great at pullups (like me). There are also countless lat pulldown variations you can perform on your […]

If you’re starting a home gym from scratch, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of choice you have. Especially which piece of equipment should be the centrepiece of your new gym. For most people, we’d highly recommend a power cage, an adjustable bench, an Olympic barbell and some Olympic weight plates. Plus maybe […]


The Man With The Best Arms in The World Who better to learn arm training secrets from other than Lee Priest. Lee has been voted in several polls by his peers and fans as the man with the best arms in the world. At the age of 50, Lee is still rocking 20″+ plus arms. […]

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