Buying used fitness equipment can be a terrific way to build your home gym on a limited budget. Because of the rate at which many commercial fitness centers purchase new equipment to attract and retain members, savvy shoppers can always find a huge selection of used machines with plenty of quality years left in them. The key is to know where to look and what questions to ask before handing over your cash. Toward that end, here are Push Pedal Pull’s essential tips for buying the best used fitness equipment available:
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At Push Pedal Pull, we like recycling. It’s green-friendly, both for the environment and your wallet. But buying used fitness equipment can be a tricky task, especially if you don’t know the risks involved. If you’re not careful, you may end up spending more money and effort towards your so-called affordable refurbished option. Here are three major questions to keep in mind:
Last December, we wrote a buyer’s guide to understanding used, refurbished and previously owned equipment. We know that selecting the right machine can seem like a daunting task, especially when buying used. Pre-owned machines can take a variety of adjectives — remanufactured, refurbished, serviced, demo model, floor model — and we wanted to arm our readers with helpful knowledge to find the perfect machine. We defined these fuzzy terms and wanted to assist readers in selecting quality equipment.