Luxury gym equipment with a hefty price tag
Searching for more than just a high-quality gym product? Or just curious what a $175,000 punching bag looks like?
Whatever it is, the luxurious gym products featured below are more than what meets the eye. Find out what may or may not justify their price tag!
See what luxury gym equipment made the cut, below!
1. Ultra High Capacity Electric Treadmill
Wondering who would own a $25,000 treadmill and what could possibly justify that price tag?
Well we can tell you anyone you might’ve seen on MTV Cribs is likely to have one collecting dust in their private gym.
What gives it that price tag?
We’ve put together some research to try give the excessive price tag some justice!
As you’d expect from a treadmill that shares the same price as some brand spanking new cars, cutting edge technology and all the bells and whistles are there.
Technology features provide internet connectivity, a high-definition LCD screen, built-in radio and iPhone/iPod dock.
Another technological feature is it’s ability to recognise the user, adapting to your likes and needs with programs embedded and designed by personal trainers to help you reach your fitness goals.
The loud price tag delivers a quiet treadmill, built with a shock absorbing running board so you’re no longer thinking your footsteps are heavier than what they are!
Convinced a $25,000 price tag is justifiable? We’ll leave that up to you.
2. Water Rower Rowing Machine
Admired the rowing machine used on hit TV series ‘House of Cards’?
Well, for $9,500 you can own one just like it!
The hefty $9,500 price tag seems excessive, we know, but it could cover your gym membership for the next 5 to 10 years and you really can’t question it’s elegant and stylish exterior.
Let’s face it, this rower would compliment a $25,000 treadmill nicely.
Unlike the regular rowing machines we see everywhere today, this machine is unique.
Work-outs (if you were to dare dripping sweat on this beautiful wood finished machine) operates through a visible tank of water, which generates your pulling resistance.
We all need a little simplicity in our lives and the Water Rower delivers a simple work-out science, the harder you row the more resistance you’ll feel, therefore more physical gains.
Who needs a PT?
3. 18-karat gold Apple Watch
When we think of luxurious watches we think of Rolex, Cartier or Tag Heuer – not so much Apple.
As you probably know, Apple aren’t shy of breaking into different markets and to be honest they’re pretty good at it.
In a rare instance, Apple got this one wrong.
Already being an industry leader in the fitness technology sector, Apple tested the waters of luxury with a product variation of their popular Apple Watch.
The new look luxurious Apple Watch design featured an 18-karat gold plate and began at retail price of $10,000!
After a promising first 2 weeks of sales, the 18-karat gold Apple Watch sales declined at a rapid rate, causing the new product to flop, suggesting sweat and an 18-karat gold fitness watch just don’t mix!
4. Louis Vuitton Punching Bag
Ever wondered what a luxurious punching bag looks like, how much it would cost and who would own one?
Here’s your answer, it’s covered in Louis Vuitton branding, weighing in at a heavyweight total of $175,000 USD and most likely Floyd Mayweather!
The Louis Vuitton Punching Bag was designed by Karl Lagerfeld in 2014 and is known to be the most expensive and luxurious “Punching Bag” ever for Louis Vuitton.
However, this isn’t the first time Louis Vuitton have put up their dukes and tapped into the boxing world.
In 2012, Louis Vuitton put together a campaign with boxing great Muhammed Ali.
The campaign featured Ali with a classic Louis Vuitton bag packed for the gym.
The Karl Lagerfeld punching bag and stand came packaged in a Boxing Trunk while a seperate suitcase contained a pair a Louis Vuitton boxing gloves and a mat to match.
Special heritage details combined with vintage cowhide trim and brass hardware confirmed it quality, while it’s exclusivity of only 25 ever made were sure to get big spenders over the line for a must have collector’s piece in the home gym!
5. Bowflex Selecttech Dumbbells
The Bowflex is not your average dumbbell, it’s intelligence leverages it to be a cut above.
With a not so cheap price tag of $5,800 you must be curious about it’s luxury features?!
The Bowflex dictates the weight you’re lifting through the switch of a dial ensuring your days of going back and forth the dumbbell rack are no more.
This special feature enables the user to go from 4-41kg on the one dumbbell, talk about convenience.
The exterior of the Bowflex dumbbell is lacquered with technical metal spray giving it an everlasting colour and surface protection, ensuring it maintains it’s quality look in any luxurious gym!