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Specifications

 Marcy Flat Utility Weight BenchMaxKare Flat Weight Bench
Marcy Flat Utility Weight BenchMaxKare Flat Weight Bench
Unit Weight20lbs22lbs
Dimensions43″L x 14″W x 17″H42”L x 11.8”W x 19″H
Max Weight Capacity (weights included)600lbs500lbs
Foam Pad thickness2.5″2″
Design and FeaturesHigh-density foam padding
Double stitched vinyl cover
Large diameter steel tubing frame
Powder-coated finish
Compact and easy to assemble
High-density foam padding
Boxed upholstered construction
Large diameter steel tubing
Powder-coated finish
Compact and easy to assemble
UsesStrength training exercises
Free weights
Abs workout
Full-body workout
Dumbbell presses
Chest presses
Squat rack or weights
Strength training exercises
Free weights
Abs workout
Full-body workout
Dumbbell presses
Chest presses
Squat rack or weights
StorageNot foldableNot foldable
Warranty2-yearLifetime warranty (frame)
2-year warranty (pad)
Cost (amazon.com)Check PriceCheck Price

Similarities

Both flat weight benches are recommended for the same use

  • Both Marcy and MaxKare flat weight benches can be used for different fitness workouts such as strength training, free weights, abs workout, full-body workout, dumbbell presses, chest presses, and squat rack or weights.

Neither flat weight bench is foldable

  • Neither the Marcy nor the MaxKare flat weight bench has a foldable option – both are as-is after assembly.

Differences

Both flat weight benches have different unit weights

  • The Marcy weighs slightly lighter at 20lbs, while the MaxKare is at 22lbs.

Both have different dimensions

  • The Marcy flat utility weight bench has a length of 43 inches, a width of 14 inches, and a height of 17 inches.
  • The MaxKare flat weight bench has a length of 42 inches, a width of 11.8 inches, and a height of 19 inches.

Both the Marcy and MaxKare have a different maximum weight recommendation

  • Marcy has a maximum weight recommendation of 600lbs, while the MaxKare is at 500lbs. Both maximum weight recommendation includes the user’s body weight and weights.

Both flat weight benches have a different foam pad thickness

  • The Marcy flat utility weight bench has a 2.5-inch foam pad thickness, while the MaxKare is at 2 inches.

Both offer slightly different design and features

  • The Marcy features a high-density foam padding with a double-stitched vinyl cover. It also has a large diameter steel tubing frame with a powder-coated finish. This flat weight bench is compact & easy to assemble.
  • The MaxKare features a high-density foam padding with boxed upholstered construction. Though compact and easy to assemble, it is also designed with large diameter steel tubing for sturdiness, and has a powder-coated finish.

Both flat weight benches have a different warranty

  • Marcy offers a 2-year warranty, while MaxKare provides a lifetime warranty for the frame and a 2-year warranty for the pad.

Conclusion

Both the Marcy and MaxKare flat weight benches help with the different types of an individual’s chosen workout. However, choosing between the two depends on your preference.

Here are some of the differences between both flat weight benches that you might want to consider:

  • The Marcy is slightly lighter at 20lbs, which makes it easier to move around when needed.
  • The Marcy flat utility weight bench has a higher maximum capacity of 600lbs than the 500lbs of MaxKare, which may limit the user’s weight training options.
  • Marcy uses a thicker foam pad by a half-inch.

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