Total Gym Supreme Review – Is It Really The Best Budget Home Gym?

In our busy lives, it’s hard to find time to hit the gym every day, but does that mean you need to put a stop to your healthy lifestyle routine? Well, no.

And with the right product like a total gym supreme, you can maintain a full-fledged gym routine from your home.

The Total Gym Supreme is the ultimate budget home gym with versatile applications that enables you to performs different exercises without going to the gym. With this versatile system, you can do a total body workout. Let’s take an in-depth look at the features of the Total Gym Supreme.

Total Gym Supreme Review

In this article, we’ll do a complete review of the Total Gym Supreme so you can judge if it is the right home gym to get.

Product Specifications

  • Weight Capacity: 275 lbs
  • Length: 93″
  • Width: 15.5”
  • Height: 43.25″
  • Foldable: Yes
  • Other Features: Ab crunch accessory, leg pull attachments, squat stand


The Total Gym Supreme comes fully assembled right out of the box. You can easily fold it to reduce its footprint when you’re not using it. The dimension of the product is 15.5 inches wide by 93 inches long by 43.25 inches high when unfolded. When folded for storage, the dimension becomes 15.5 x 50.5 x 8 inches.

Moreover, the product is made with high-grade tubular steel and a quality double-stitched padded glide board. This glide board isn’t as thick for most persons’ preference but still good enough to help you to sit and lie on in comfort.

Ease Of Use

Ease Of Use

Getting a gym system with complicated usage procedures is nothing but a hassle. One of the best features of the Total Gym Supreme is that it’s super simple to use and operate. Many persons tend to get lost while using a home gym system due to their complicated usage process.

However, with the total gym supreme home gym, you will face no such issues as you’ll get 4 DVDs with the machine to give a clear guide on the usage procedures. The videos are beneficial for the newbies and even for the professionals. We recommend you to watch the videos before you start using the machine. It also comes with a bunch of accessories to get you up and running without any hassle.


Beginners often struggle about the starting point of most workout programs. If you’re one of them, then you don’t worry as this product comes with four workout programs. These include the Todd Durkin’s Beginner DVD, John Carleo’s 6 to 8-minute workouts, Rosalie’s core cable flow, and total gym basic workout with Rosalie.

It also comes with seven accessory attachments: Ab crunch, wing attachments, leg pull accessory, dip bars, press up bars, large stability mat, and a squat stand. These attachments help you to increase the number of exercises and also allow you to perform some foundational moves you would do in a gym.

And if you are a fan of squats, then with this total gym, you’ll be able to do all the squats you can imagine thanks to the squat stand attachment.

Weight Capacity

You’ll be surprised to know that the weight capacity of this product is quite low compared to the previous model they provide. Even though this gym doesn’t look any less durable than their older models, but still the total gym supreme has a max weight capacity of 275 lbs.

There are two other total gym models with 350 lb weight capacity, and higher-end models come with 400 lb limits. So, with this weight capacity, individuals over 275 lbs wouldn’t be able to use this home gym. This low weight is one of the cons of buying this model, and with this price tag, you would expect a limit of at least 300 lb.

However, if you weigh less than the max weight capacity, then you’ll be fine with this home gym model.

Height Capacity

Height Capacity

It comes with 12 different levels of resistance, which is significantly more than most of the budget-friendly models and even more than the higher-end model XLS. Resistance levels give you more control over workout intensity, and with more resistance levels, you can increase or decrease the intensity more.

So, having the 12 levels of resistance for the Supreme is something that sets it apart from the other models.


Almost all Total Gyms can provide you a full-body workout with many exercise options for arms, legs, and core training. The more expensive models, however, offer you more workout variety. Nonetheless, with this product, you’ll get a little over 60 exercises, which we found to be plenty for fitness equipment of this price.

While we think 60 is enough, if you feel like you’ll need to be able to perform more exercises, then you might be better off buying the Total Gym XLS. With that model, you’ll be able to do over 80 exercises.


When it comes to the warranty, the Total Gym is very generous in offering you adequate protection for your dollars. This gym system has top-notch quality; however, you’ll still get a 2-years limited warranty with the machine. Within the given period, if you face any problem, then within that period, you may ask the manufacturer for a refund or replacement. Make sure to check the warranty sheet you receive and consult with it before reaching out to Total gym support.

Pros & Cons

Here are some of the things we liked and disliked about this total gym.


  • Great Budget friendly home gym
  • Comes with training DVDs
  • Low impact full-body exercise
  • Four attachments include a squat stand
  • Portable and folds for storage
  • It comes fully assembled


  • Weight capacity only 275 lb
  • Anyone, more than six feet can’t use this
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Here are some frequently asked questions that we typically get asked about this model.

Q. Do I need to assemble the Total Gym Supreme?

Ans: No, it arrives fully assembled.

Q. Are squats on this model effective?

Ans: Yes, they’re one of the best functional exercises that anyone can do.

Q. Is there any trial offer?

Ans: Yes, there is a 30-day trial offer and the trial period begins on the day you receive your product.

Q. Can you build muscle on the Total Gym?

Ans: Yes, with a total gym, you can build, train, and tone almost every muscle in your body if you perform the correct exercises.

Q. Does it come with a warranty?

Ans: Yes, you’ll get a 2-year limited warranty with the Total Gym Supreme.


Considering the price, the Total Gym Supreme is probably one of the best, if not the best bodyweight resistance-based home gym systems. You can have a full-body workout with over 60 exercises and 12 different resistance levels.

Though the product offers you only a little over 60 exercises, it should be enough for you if you’re after improving overall fitness and trying to get in shape. However, if you’re over six feet five inches tall, you’ll struggle to use the Supreme as the glide board isn’t long enough.

Overall, it’s a highly recommended product as a quick, effective, pain-free way to get in shape at home. You can also find our comparison of how total gym compares with other bodyweight systems like Weider, Vigorfit, and Bowflex.

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