If you're thinking about setting up a complete home gym, look no further; the Marcy Smith Machine SM-4033 Multi-functional Cage System is more than just a smith cage; this colossal piece of equipment can satisfy all your training requirements!
The Marcy Smith Machine SM-4033 Multi-functional Cage System looks sturdy at first sight. Its broad base, big-sized uprights, and multi-grip pullups station at the top provide a robust look and offer stability to the machine even under intense use. It is enormous and is a heavy-weight machine; the cage is constructed using heavy-duty 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm / 3×3" 14-gauge steel tubing, and the smith machine guide rods sliding weight post guides are chrome plated for durability. The smith bar glides smoothly over the angled guide rods with the help of linear bearings. This single well-built machine allows a maximum user weight or loaded bar of 136 kg/300 pounds on any exercise station. It's enough equipment you need until you reach advanced weightlifting level, giving you a commercial gym experience round the clock at home.
With a maximum weight capacity of 272 kg (user + load) on the bench, this smith cage and the adjustable bench can accommodate lifters of different sizes and bodyweight. The bench back and seat pads, the ankle holders, the detachable preacher curl pad, the pec dec arm pressers, and the backrest all have high-density cushioning. They are covered with water and sweat-resistant engineered leather. The height of the bench seat and preacher pad is adjustable to accommodate different sizes of users. Just below the preacher pad, you’ll find a curl bar rest to easily rest in between sets. The back pad of the bench has 6 adjustable angles between -27 to 76 degrees to allow you to pinpoint other muscles. The semi-circular front and straight back base keep it sturdy through the moves.
What you get with the Marcy Smith Machine SM-4033 Multi-functional Cage System are nine major workout stations: smith machine, squat rack, cable crossover, pullups station, T-bar landmine station, pectoral pec dec, dip station, lower pulley with footrest, and a dual pulley system adjustable in height, with 68 kg-force on each side for crossover and functional movements. The SM-4033 is a versatile setup that can fulfill almost all your exercise requirements. The overall space required for this setup, along with the bench, is around 7×7 feet. It accommodates everything with weight plates, complimentary bar, attachments, etc. In addition, the machine has dedicated storage space for everything: 6 storage posts with the capacity of 45 kg each for your weights and a bar holder to store your free weight bar vertically, eliminating the need for any other machine in your home gym. It also needs a ceiling height of about 9 feet for full functionality. This, coupled with the adjustable bench and the accessories included in the package, can be used in different ways to perform more than fifty exercises!
With as many cable pulleys, bodyweight workout stations, and adjustability as the Marcy Smith Machine SM-4033 Multi-functional Cage System offers, the possibilities of exercises that you can do on this machine are countless.
- Here is the list of accessories that come along with Marcy SM-4033: triceps rope, 2 single handles with 4 length options, barbell pad, long straight pulley bar, ankle strap, adjustable dip bars, shiver bar, T-bar landmine post, detachable preacher curl pad, footplate, weight plates storage posts, and barbell storage post. These accessories add up to the functionalities of this already versatile smith machine multi-functional cage.
- Bodyweight training - The power tower on this home gym has a multi-grip bar where you can perform pullups, chin-ups, leg raises, and other bodyweight exercises with pronated as well as supinated wrist positions. Easy to hook in and remove, the height-adjustable dip bars for effective triceps dips complete the bodyweight training options.
- Cable pulleys and arm pressers - The loaded sliding weight posts at the rear use Olympic weight plates to provide that resistance to the cable-pulley systems and the pectoral dec arms. The Pec Dec arms use 100% of the weight resistance, the lower pulley too. The 50 % applied on each side of the dual cable pulleys at the front, and their ability to adjust at 15 different positions from top to bottom along with the attachments like long handles, triceps rope, Lat. pulley bar, short bar, etc. offers a wide variety of functional training exercises like cable pulley row, triceps pushdown, cable crossovers, standing bicep curls, and much more.
- The Smith bar - The easy to rack and un-rack smith machine bar of the Marcy SM-4033 provides a safe platform to perform squats, bench, and overhead presses without needing a spotting partner. The bar comes with a barbell pad providing the cushion you need during weightlifting exercises. In addition, there are heavy-duty springs at the bottom safety catchers for the smith bar to dampen the pace and noise of the falling smith bar in case you fail to rack the bar at any of the 17 holes.
- Get a free weight bar and use the half-rack on the front side of the machine for powerlifting moves up to 135 kg too. The strong bar holders of the squat rack are lined on all sides to protect the bar and reduce the noise. In addition, the bar will allow you to use the landmine press with 5 different positions for T-bar rowing to target the chest, shoulders, and triceps in a very effective way.
- The Bench with biceps curl pad and leg anchors can be used on its own for the biceps curl, ab crunch, and more; or combined with the cage and it offers a platform for a variety of exercises. Here is a list of a few exercises you can do on SM-4033 to get you started until you explore them yourself: barbell and smith machine bench press, seated row overhead press, and upright row. The bench does not have a leg press or leg developer, but calf raises and squats using the included smith bar would target the same muscles.
The Marcy Smith Machine SM-4033 Multi-functional Cage System is a heavily built, long-lasting smith machine home gym. If you are starting your fitness journey or switching from gym club membership and planning to set up a home gym from scratch, you must consider buying Marcy SM-4033. It is one of the most affordable multi-functional home gyms that provide multiple exercise options in the safest way possible. Once assembled, you will have a platform for almost all your favourite exercises in your home gym. The machine does have some moving parts like the smith bar, the sliding weight posts, and the linear bearings. Clean them regularly and apply some lubricant. Other than this, the Marcy SM-4033 doesn't need any periodic maintenance. The matt finish anti-corrosion powder coating in red and black combination and the red-coloured Marcy logo on black leather cushions add to its aesthetics in the proper proportions. The Marcy SM-4033 smith machine has many things to offer. The addition of an adjustable bench, preacher curl pad, arm pressers, lower pulley, adjustable cable pulleys, dip station, pullup bar, etc., makes it a complete home gym. In addition, it offers an extensive range of exercise options at a wide range of intensity options to accommodate almost all training requirements of beginner to advanced lifters.