Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE

Bowflex Xtreme 2 SEBowflex Xtreme 2 SE Home gym is the best-selling power rod gym from Bowflex. As a trusted company, this home gym will give wonders to its users. The Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE allows you to change your exercise easily without changing the cables in between.

It is built with different stations with different attachments which allow you to do 70 different exercises for a total body workout. Its Power Rod technology comes with 200 pounds of resistance which you can upgrade to 410 pounds, depending on your own preference and fitness goal.

The 210 lbs. of Power Rod resistance will give you the feel of lifting free weights minus the possibility of having joint pains. The Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE also has a no-change cable pulley system that will shift you from one exercise to another without you taking a break to change the cables. It will save your time and will keep your exercise pace throughout your workout. It also has a 5-way Hand Grip and Ankle cuffs to add flexibility during your workout sessions. It includes an ankle cuff, foot cuff, shoulder cuff, non-grip cuff and the regular grip function.

Users don’t even have to worry about the size of this thing because even though it promises a complete workout for the body, it comes in a compact size that can fit through your house and an X-shaped base that will ensure the stability of the machine. The equipment also comes with an ergonomic adjustable seat made up with Polyurethane Cushion to support the back and legs during workout time.

Product Specifications

Model: Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE
Length: 4’ 10’’ (147 cm)
Width: 4’ 1’’ (125 cm)
Height: 6’ 11’’ (211 cm)
Area: 8’ x 6’ 5’’ (244 cm x 196 cm)
Rating: 83.9/100
Type: Power Rods Technology
Standard Weight: 210 lbs. (95 kg)
Maximum Weight: 410 lbs. (186 kg)
User Weight: 300 lbs.
Exercises: 70
Seat: Bench; Adjustable with Polyurethane Cushion
Leg Workout: Yes
Abdominal Workout: No
Rows: No
Preacher Curls Attachment: Yes
Pull-down: No
Lat Tower: Yes
Freedom Arms: No
Aerobic Rowing: No
Accessories: Bowflex Body Plan
Machine: 7 Years
Power Rods: Lifetime

Let’s take a closer look at the Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE.

The Pros

The Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE Home Gym has 70 exercises available for its users with 400 variations. You can use chest exercises such as the bench press and chest fly. For the shoulders, the home gym equipment will allow you to do the reverse fly, lateral shoulder raise, seated shoulder press, scapular protraction or retraction and the list just goes on.

In addition, Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE uses power rod resistance that is great for overall training and toning. Power Rod resistance rods are sheathed with a black rubber coating and are made from composite material. Each rod is labeled by its weight rating which you can use as a reference. You can move through different exercises more quickly which will save you time and you can focus more on your workout.

The adjustable seat is made up of polyurethane cushion ensuring the comfort of its users everywhere. You can also adjust the seats according to your height so you can easily avoid back pain due to improper alignment of the body during workout.  The Power Rods also have a lifetime warranty on them that makes them a wise investment for anyone who would buy it.

Features are also available such as the Abdominal crunch shoulder harness is built to help you define your abs. Leg Extension is also there to assist you develop stronger leg muscles. 4-position Lower puller or Squat station is also available for you to do squats and develop your quads, hamstrings and glutes. A lat tower with angled lat bar is also positioned to help you build back and shoulder muscles faster. Also, Bowflex has given a 6 weeks fitness result guarantee in which you could easily return the home gym equipment back if there is no progress in your body after 6 weeks.

The Cons

No matter how good a thing is, there has to be a downside to it and the Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE is not an exemption to this rule. Customers have complained about the price of this home gym equipment not being within their budget. Also, they find it hard to assemble the trainer and it took them a while to figure out how to put everything together even with the help of the manual especially for the six pulleys. Very few customers have complaints about the equipment being really noisy during workouts.

The Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE is for You

This is the best exercise equipment for you if you’re looking for total body workout and has used other home gym equipment like this before. Also, this home gym equipment is for you if you want a total body workout but does not have the time due to a busy schedule or even just because you don’t want to drive going to the nearest gym in your hometown. Professionals can also use this equipment as they have accustomed themselves into full body exercise.

The Rating

With the 6 weeks fitness guarantee and the 70 exercises available, Bowflex Xtreme 2 SE has been a popular buy on telemarkets, online shops or even at fitness stores. Customers rated this equipment a good 83.9% and in the last review done for Bowflex, XTreme 2 SE got 4.5 out of 5 stars which means customers are satisfied with the product they have at hand.


Bowflex Xtreme 2 is an actually good product that people can invest in as it offers a lifetime warranty. Coming from one of the best brands when it comes to home gym fitness equipment, it can be trusted that this equipment will actually deliver what it promised. With its best seller in power rods equipment status, we can be sure that this equipment is very much useful in helping you achieve you fitness goals and become a better you. As with everything, we know that numbers don’t lie. Take the number of buyers of this equipment as a proof of its usefulness.