Simulacrum wrote:I wouldn't do it. Buy a Bowflex and you're locked into the same set of exercises over and over again. Plus you're going to get darn sick of being stuck in that one room of the house every time you want to work out. Personally I'd just buy a nice rack of dumbbells and a bench.
I'll echo this opinion as well. If you have room/financial ability, buy a heavy punching bag too. A dumbbell workout/punching bag combo got me into the best shape of my life.