What do Planet Fitness weights go up to?

Overall, the dumbbells at most Planet Fitness locations are going to go up to 50 pounds. This can be enough for you to get quite a good arm workout in without having to use the barbell and the heavier weights. However, depending on what your goals are at the gym, this is an essential factor to consider.

How high do Planet Fitness weights go?

Yes, from 2.5 lbs to 75 lbs dumbbells. They also have free bar bells (10 lbs to 60 lbs). It depends where you are in the country, some planet fitness clubs only go up to 60 lb weights.

How much does Planet Fitness bars weigh?

This is variable and I’d have to have an inside knowledge of Planet Fitness to know, but those bars range from 15–35 pounds, just as regular ones can from 15–105.

Can you make gains at Planet Fitness?

No. Simply joining Planet Fitness doesn’t result in any changes to your physique. You will look, feel and move just like you did before joining Planet Fitness.

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Can I deadlift at Planet Fitness?

No, you can’t perform the standard barbell deadlift at Planet fitness. PF offers fixed barbells and a smith machine. You could perform smith machine deadlifts and Romanian deadlifts with free weights.

Does Planet Fitness have a scale?

Most gyms have scales readily available for use but Planet Fitness doesn’t. They take the position that the scale is not really the reason why you should go to a gym!

How heavy are the Smith machine bars at Planet Fitness?

The Smith machines at Planet Fitness will have the bar weight written on the side of the machine. So, you can just have a look, but they should range from 15-20lbs. Note: Some PF gyms may have heavier bars, as we’ve seen members claim their Planet Fitness gym’s Smith machine weighs 35lbs.

Do you count the weight of the bar when lifting?

Originally Answered: Do people count the weight of the barbell when discussing the amount of weight being lifted? Yes, you count the barbell towards the total amount lifted. If you were lifting an empty barbell, you’d be lifting (how much the barbell weighs)kg.

Is there a bench press at Planet Fitness?

Planet Fitness doesn’t have a bench press because this gym chain is specifically for the average person, not the serious bodybuilder. As such, having gear like a bench press, squat rack, or power rack is intimidating to the typical Planet Fitness member and only encourages “lunks” to overrun the gym.

How much should you bench press?

For example, the average man, in ordinary circumstances, should be able to bench press 90% of his body weight. If you’re relatively fit and already going to the gym, then 1 x your bodyweight should be a good standard.

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Does Planet Fitness have free weights and squat racks?

Then I have to warn you that Planet Fitness might not be the place for you, the biggest reason being that they do not have free weight bench press or squat racks. You have to use a Smith machine.

Can you get ripped from machines?

(Related: How to get ripped without using weights)

In physiological terms, machines are excellent for forging Man of Steel strength and size. You will always move more weight on a leg press machine than you can squat with a barbell. That’s because free weights require your muscles to multitask.

What is hack squat?

The hack squat involves standing on the plate, leaning back onto the pads at an angle, with the weight placed on top of you by positioning yourself under the shoulder pads. The weight is then pushed in the concentric phase of the squat. Simply put, when you stand back up, that’s when the weight is pushed away from you.