Exerpeutic Inversion Table Review 2017

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If you are looking for simplicity and affordability, consider buying the Exerpeutic Inversion Table.

Its basic design enables uncomplicated assembly and storage. It is also easy to use because of its height adjustment feature and high weight capacity.

It may have a few inadequacies but it will still allow you to have a secure and relaxing stretch.

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Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Easy to assemble
  • Sturdy and stable
  • Adequate foot support
  • Adjustable height
  • Smooth transition to upright position

Cons:

  • Heavy
  • Nylon strap and metal hook are not very strong
  • No head rest
  • Uncomfortable ankle holders
  • Poor customer service

Features

exerpeutic-inversion-table-ankle-release-systemAnkle Release System

When it’s time to get off the table, you simply push the pin on the handle in between your feet to release your ankles.

However, it would have been more helpful if the handle was a little bit longer so you didn’t have to bend over as much.

The ankle holders can get uncomfortable when you are inverted for longer periods of time, so it is advisable to wear thicker socks.

Adjustable Inversion

The Exerpeutic allows you to control the maximum angle of inversion.

It has a tether strap that you can adjust depending on your desired degree.

However, the strap is made of nylon that is quite weak. For your peace of mind, you can replace it with a stronger, adjustable belt.

exerpeutic-inversion-table-backrestLong Handle Bars

The length of the Exerpeutic handle bars allows you to easily return to the upright position.

Then again, the foam that covers it gets destroyed easily. While it does not affect the safety or functionality of the table, a tougher foam cover would have been more desirable.

Comfortable Backrest

Aside from a safe and sturdy frame, the quality of the backrest is another major consideration in buying an inversion table.

The Exerpeutic has a soft foam covered in vinyl. It is very comfortable and has a beautiful burgundy tone.

Design and Specifications

The Exerpeutic Inversion Table is 46.4x 27 x 57 inches (LxWxH).

It is foldable for easy storage but at 55 lbs., it is not advisable to move the table frequently.

It is flexible enough to accommodate a wide range of user sizes. The height is adjustable between 4’10” and 6’6″ and the maximum weight capacity is 300 lbs.

The frame is made of heavy-duty, powder-coated steel with a 1.5 inch diameter. Its square bottom design adds stability to the table.

F.A.Q.

Is it easy to set-up?

Yes. This simple equipment can be easily assembled in 30 minutes. It also comes with all of the tools needed for assembly.

Does it fold and fit under the bed for easy storage?

It is foldable although you need a tall bed frame to be able to store it underneath.

What is the maximum height and weight?

exerpeutic-inversion-table-adjustable-inversionThe table can accommodate users up to 6’6″ tall while the maximum weight capacity is 300 lbs.

Is there a lock for the inversion?

None. It only has a strap for rotational control.

Can I use it for doing sit-ups?

It is not recommended to do abdominal exercises on inversion tables, especially the Exerpeutic which has a rather weak nylon strap.

Other Options

Another affordable but efficient inversion table is the Ironman LX300.

This sturdy table has comfortable ankle locks with a pull pin release system. It is also compact and can be folded for easy storage.

For more choices, check out this post for our comparison of the best inversion tables.

Conclusion

If you want a basic table and you do not care about fancy accessories, the Exerpeutic Inversion Table is for you.

It can get the job done, although you need to be aware of its limitations like the weak tether strap.

For its price, the Exerpeutic is a decent table that can help you achieve the benefits of inversion therapy.

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