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Old 12-27-2013, 10:13 PM   #11
Evelyn Scarborough
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Re: Windfall = a significant add to my home gym. Any thoughts?

Could make a good case for either one. I have found in my home gym I use the rower a lot more than the GHD. You can get a cheap Yukon/off brand GHD, although having had one of these I'd stick with the "poor man's" version or alternate posterior chain exercises (good mornings, RDLs, etc) until you can spring for a nice one.

However, pick the one you know you will use the most - if you dislike rowing/rowing by yourself the choice is easy.

When picking stuff for the home gym I stick with only things I know I will use a lot. Too little real estate in the garage and cash to do otherwise.
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Old 12-28-2013, 05:35 AM   #12
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Re: Windfall = a significant add to my home gym. Any thoughts?

I personally would buy a C2. A GHD would be nice but man, I'd love a Rower even more. It is a good idea to consider if your focus is strength or conditioning.
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:26 AM   #13
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Could make a good case for either one. I have found in my home gym I use the rower a lot more than the GHD. You can get a cheap Yukon/off brand GHD, although having had one of these I'd stick with the "poor man's" version or alternate posterior chain exercises (good mornings, RDLs, etc) until you can spring for a nice one.

However, pick the one you know you will use the most - if you dislike rowing/rowing by yourself the choice is easy.

When picking stuff for the home gym I stick with only things I know I will use a lot. Too little real estate in the garage and cash to do otherwise.
I found a local place that sold both, so I didn't have to pay for shipping for either. Also, they had a (relatively) inexpensive GHD that was already assembled, so I could try it out in the store. Between the GHD being on sale, and not having to pay for any shipping, I was able to afford both. Thanks for your input, guys!
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:51 AM   #14
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Re: Windfall = a significant add to my home gym. Any thoughts?

sounds like you need more weights to me. what's the heaviest you can get your barbell? what's the point of dumbbells under 50?
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Old 12-29-2013, 11:16 AM   #15
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Re: Windfall = a significant add to my home gym. Any thoughts?

I went with a C2 and its one of the best purchases I've made!
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Old 12-30-2013, 07:48 PM   #16
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Re: Windfall = a significant add to my home gym. Any thoughts?

Airdyne is the best. Try doing the same number of calories on the AD that you do on a rower. No comparison. Get a used one and use the leftover money for a GHD. If you really want the rower, get a C2 used if you can—they're a lot less expensive.
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Old 12-30-2013, 07:55 PM   #17
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I'd take the money that a c2 would cost and get an airdyne another 53lb kb and the ghd
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