Body-Solid was founded in 1989 in Chicago, Illinois with the intention of providing value-priced fitness products to specialty retailers. Body-Solid’s first product was a gray olympic bench with burgundy upholstery. The company continued rapid growth developing dozens of new products including home gyms, weightlifting bars and plates. Body-Solid introduced the industry’s first Lifetime Warranty for fitness products in 1994. Starting in 2016, Body-Solid embarked on a significant expansion of their existing product offerings including a new power rack series, several new additions to their commercial Series II line and more.
Founded in Chicago, IL in 1989, Body-Solid, Inc. grown from its original 10,000 square foot warehouse in Lombard, Illinois to an over 200,000 square foot distribution facility and worldwide headquarters, based just outside Chicago in Forest Park, Illinois.
As of this year, Body-Solid features over 500 different product SKUs covering all facets of fitness and all levels of use including home and garage gym, commercial workout facilities, schools, police and fire departments, military and government, rehab/medical facilities and more.
Body-Solid sells its products in the United States, Canada and over 100 other countries worldwide. The company is known for its “Built for Life” lifetime warranty for products and holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Body-Solid’s current product lines include selectorized single and multi-station home gyms, free weight machines, functional equipment, power racks, weight plates, kettlebells, dumbbells, Olympic bars, fitness accessories and much more. Body-Solid also produces several cardio options like treadmills, rowers, fan bikes and more.
Body-Solid Inc. is founded to provide value priced fitness products to Specialty Retailers. First Product is a gray olympic bench with burgundy upholstery.
Body-Solid relocates to a 10,000 sf facility in Lombard, IL.
Body-Solid produces the first half cage ensemble, the Power Flex Gym.
First Smith Machine developed for home use.
Body-Solid Introduces the industry’s first Lifetime Warranty for fitness products.
Body-Solid moves to 75,000 sf facility in Broadview, IL.
Body-Solid introduces the Pro ClubLine commercial single station line. Converts primary equipment color from black to white.
Patented bi-angular technology for press arms and the Powerline brand debut.
Body-Solid gets its first Best Buy for a home gym (The EXM-2500) followed by many others.
New website “BodySolid.com” goes on-line.
Body-Solid Moves to current 200,000 sf facility in Forest Park, IL.
Body-Solid starts producing product in China.
Endurance line of cardio products debuts. Body-Solid converts primary equipment color from white to silver.
Debut of ProClubLine Leverage commercial equipment.
Body-Solid introduces Best Fitness Line of Strength products.
Powerline changes to silver color. First Functional Trainers Introduced. Kettlebells take off.
New interactive Body-Solid website debuts.
Body-Solid launches Body-Solid Tools brand. Patented CenterDrive Ellipticals introduced.
Body Solid is ranked best home gym supplier, best free weight supplier, second best fitness accessory supplier, and highest ranked home use strength company in the annual fitness retailer survey by SNEWS.
Body-Solid completes its commercial cardio suite with the introduction of the T100 treadmill and B5 bikes.
Body-Solid opens its first international warehouse in Nantong, China. Body-Solid Celebrates 25 years in business.
Body-Solid opens introduces the SDKR modular Dumbell Rack system.
Body-Solid introduces the SPR1000 Commercial Power Rack
Body-Solid opens its second international warehouse in Adelaide, Austrailia.
Body-Solid introduces the T150 Commercial Treadmill and celebrates 30 years in business.