Videos - Powertec Shape System

The Powertec Shape System is not only a great multi gym it can also be an awesome addition to any gym. If you are just looking to maintain strength and tone your muscles then the Powertec Shape System is a great choice for a multi gym. If you already have a gym and you are looking at adding some variety to your training then the Powertec Shape System offers numerous exercises that can supplement basic pressing movements

Here is Lee Priest doing his thing on one of my favourite pieces of gym equipment - the Powertec Shape System. People incorrectly assume that you can't do cable crossovers with the Powertec Shape system because it is not as wide as the traditional machine. However as Lee demonstrates in the video you can do them easily. As a matter of fact, the exercise is more like a traditional pec fly because the resistance is coming from behind. Whereas on a wide cable crossover the resistance is coming from the side. Having the cables closer together also opens up a wide variety of e..
Once you have worked hard at developing your shoulders through shoulder pressing, you might like to target the specific shoulder muscles. Brad goes through different exercises on the Powertec Shape System that work the front delt, side delt, rear delt and traps.  As I have written before, I have got bad shoulders. I can't sustain heavy pressing for long periods so I have to rely on these isolation type exercises to supplement my shoulder training. The only problem with doing these isolation type exercises is that if you are not doing them properly, you nearly always end up..
One of the main reasons people buy cable crossovers is to do cable crossovers. This video shows you two great exercises that will work your chest better than the traditional cable crossover movement. It is this functionality plus the fact that the Powertec Shape System takes up a fraction of the space of an old style cable crossover that make this new design a better option for your gym.  These are my two favourite chest exercises on the Powertec Shape System. The seated chest press is a real unique movement on this machine and completely different to the movement of a seated ..
There are several great leg exercises that can be performed on the Powertec Shape System. These exercises give you a full body workout and make the Powertec Shape System a great choice for a multi gym for people who are looking at toning and maintaining strength. In a home gym situation the Powertec Shape System is a real handy piece of gym equipment. The wife or girlfriend can use it as multi gym. The man of the house can use it to add some variety to his heavy training on the Powertec Power Rack or the Powertec Multi System. To add even more variety to your leg training on the Powertec Sh..
This is a video of Brad going through some extra back exercises on the Powertec Shape System. These exercises are great for some variation from lat pulldowns, seated rows etc. Using the cable and pulley allows you to really isolate the muscles and apply constant tension. ..
If you are looking at adding some variety to your arm training, the Powertec Shape System offers one of the best arm workouts around. As Brad explains, you have loads of variety plus you can superset biceps with triceps to really blast your arms.  The Powertec Shape System adds another dimension to a superset arm workout. When I superset biceps with triceps on the high and low pulley on the Powertec Power Rack System or the Powertec Lat Machine, I have to use the same weight for the bicep exercise as I use for the tricep exercise. This is sweet as I just add an extra couple re..
The Powertec Shape System is a highly versatile piece of gym equipment. Not only can it be an awesome addition to an existing gym, it is also a great multi gym for people who are looking to maintain their strength and tone their muscles. In this video Brad goes through some of the exercises that can be performed on the Powertec Shape System. If you are not after explosive strength and muscle mass this is a perfect multi gym. The cable and pulley arrangement is great for weight trainers who are not confident with dumbbells. It also has a compact footprint and the bench folds away so..
Here is Brad going through an arm workout on the Powertec Shape System. You could also perform this on the high and low pulley on the Powertec Power Rack System, Powertec Leverage Gym and Powertec Lat MachineWorking biceps and triceps together is like chicken schnitzel and chips - they were made for each other. I usually only superset one bicep and one tricep exercise and that does it for me. Brad expands and goes through two exercises each for biceps and triceps. After ruining my arms with tendinitis from doing heavy curls, I now like concentrating on form and isolating the muscle instead ..
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