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Top 10 Rated Inversion Tables

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A fitness professional since 1997, Raina Casarez is an experienced group fitness instructor teaching a variety of formats. As a member of The Exergaming Network (TEN,) she specializes in the burgeoning field of Wii fitness. Casarez has received certifications from the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), SCW Fitness, and completed Georgia State University's tai chi program.
Top 10 Rated Inversion Tables
Instead of hanging upside down at the playground you can buy an inversion table for home use. Photo Credit upside down image by Sandra Henderson from <a href="http://www.fotolia.com">Fotolia.com</a>

While Teeter inversion tables consistently received the highest ratings by satisfied consumers and retailers of this brand, it is also one of the highest-priced. The top 10 rated inversion tables span the gamut from commercial-quality with accompanying higher-price tags to tables offering comparable value at a bargain price for the home user. Because of the different types and styles of inversion tables, try a few out for a "test hang" before purchase.

Teeter Hang Ups EP 950 Inversion Table

More than 300 customers who rated the Teeter Hang Ups EP 950 Inversion Table gave it five stars. Purchased primarily by those suffering back pain, consumers also commented on the product's easy set up, and gave it high ratings for ease of use and comfort. Teeter is a top-selling brand and has been making and marketing inversion tables since 1981. Pricier than its competitors, this product sells for $399 as of October 2010.

Ironman Gravity 4000 Inversion Table

Consistently given a five-star rating by over 200 purchasers, the Ironman Gravity 4000 Inversion Table's most popular features included its sturdiness, easy assembly, and the fact that it can support those weighing up to 350 lbs. The inversion table weighs 85 lbs. and is priced, as of October 2010, at $229.

Ironman Gravity 1000 Inversion Table

Customers who rated this moderately-priced inversion table, $230 as of October 2010, were pleased with its sturdiness, easy assembly and comfort. Unlike some inversion tables where you have to purchase gravity boots, the Ironman Gravity 1000 table has molded ankle holders that consumers reported as holding their legs securely, even without shoes. Consumers also gave high ratings regarding the quality of this product.

Teeter Hang Ups EP 550 Inversion Table

A redesigned F5000 model, the Teeter Hang Ups EP 550 Inversion Table features a five-year warranty and 30-day money back guarantee. It has received an average of 4 1/2 star ratings from purchasers who recommend it for its quiet operation, ease of use and comfort. Consumers also reported that it was simple to adjust the settings. This product is priced at $300 as of October 2010 and was rated by 433 users.

Body Champ IT8070 Inversion Therapy Table

Priced under $100 as of October 2010, the Body Champ IT8070 Inversion Therapy Table received four- and five-star ratings by purchasers. This model weighs 51 lbs. and can be folded for storage. Customers frequently rated this product highly because of the low price and satisfactory quality and functioning of the table.

Health Mark Pro Max Inversion Table

Rated for commercial use, this high-end table sells for $799 as of October 2010. Innovative design allows users to perform sit-ups and also enables the user to lie prone while inverted and engage in exercising the spine through back extention exercises. Retailer Inversion Tables Fast rated this table best for foot restraint lock release and for the stability and construction of the design supporting users up to 6'8" and a capacity of 600 lbs.

Calm Inversion Table

The Calm Inversion Table, rated by over 1,000 consumers, received an overall average of 4 1/2 stars from a possible 5 stars. Customers appreciated its price, $149 as of October 2010, and also gave it high ratings for easy set-up, adjustability, ease of use and comfort.

Stamina Assisted Pro Inversion Table

For those unable to bend over and touch their toes, this product received high ratings because of its extended release handle for the ankle supports. Also, they appreciated the extra control the handles gave when rotating to an upright position. Priced at $299 as of October 2010, customers also gave this product high ratings for sturdiness, ease of use and comfort.

Weslo Inversion Flex System

Inexpensive at $129 as of October 2010, the Weslo Inversion Flex System Inversion table received top ratings from satisfied customers. Most rated it highly for its low price, sturdiness and ease of set-up. Also, this product is light weight at 52 lbs. and can be folded for storage, attributes which contributed to the high ratings of this product.

Ironman ATIS 1000 AB Training System Inversion Therapy Table

More than an inversion table, the Ironman ATIS 1000 AB Training System allows consumers to use the table in different positions that lock for a stable platform to perform abdominal exercises and more. Customers rated this product high on satisfaction with the quality of product, ease of construction and all were pleased with the ability to lock the table at 10 different angles. High ratings were also given to this product for its low price for a combination table - $208 as of October 2010.

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