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Find Plus Size Recliners, power lifts, rockers and standard oversized recliners for big men on display here. Categorized into weight capacities to make buying a Big Mans recliner chair hopefully less stressful and easier for you.
As the overweight and obese population continues to grow in large numbers, it’s no surprise manufacturers are finally catching onto our plus size needs. Instead of abusing us and telling us to loose weight, they are actually taking positive steps to help the heavy community enjoy life to the fullest. Which is great considering obesity rates have risen to 27.7% and continue to grow year after year. So now that we know we are being taken care of now and into the future, lets have a look at some Plus Size Recliners on the market.
We have categorized the Recliners into individual weight capacities where you can find the appropriate Power Lifts or Rockers for that weight limit if available. Click on the appropriate links or images to get the full lists, read more reviews and where you can buy one for yourself. It’s important to remember we should all aim for a recliner with a higher weight capacity then our body weight. This is because our initial impact of sitting down has a greater force then our standalone body weight. As a rule of thumb I generally recommend someone buy a recliner at least 50 lbs heavier then there weight.
I’m going to start by recommending my all time favorite plush recliner for big men who need a 450 pound weight capacity rating. The Omni Catnapper – Power Lift. A couple years ago, one of my friends was suffering severe back pain (A fellow big guy as well), so much so that he could no longer use the lever on his recliner to get into the recline position. The pain was too intense on his back that his old and dated recliner was rendered useless. So he came to me for advice as he knew I had some previous experience with the Catnapper.
It only took one quick demo and my friend was sold on the Catnapper Power Lift. Fast forward a couple years and he still continues to thank me for the recommendation. He even bought a second recliner for his Wife, as she become to too familiar with ‘sleeping’ in his recliner. Smart move my friend.
The comfort level is something else, especially when reclined. It works wonders for when I’m getting to sleep when the bed is just not doing the job. It seems to cure that ‘I just can’t get comfortable feeling’ when finding it hard to sleep.
Some important information about the Catnapper. Well as you can tell form the name, it’s powered. So with a handy remote you have full access to any available recline position with the push of a button. Which is very handy for big people with sore bodies, back pain and or illness. Oh, this chair also has battery power back up installed. Just incase your taking it very easy one day, fully reclined loving life and out of nowhere you loose power. The battery power should kick in and can be used as an emergency power source.
The lift feature is particularly handy too if you’re an obese person, suffer from bad knees/back or have a weakness disorder. Without a lift feature, I find it almost too hard getting in and out of any recliner. So an extra large recliner needs to have this lift feature in my opinion. It’s just too helpful to disregard as a large person myself.
If your in the market to buy a 500 pound Big and Tall recliner chair, but have no idea where to get one. I’ve narrowed down 500 lb capacity chairs to just 2 suitable candidates we recommend. These 2 chairs are beasts when it come to spaciousness and width. One’s a Power Lift recliner and the other is a standard recliner. If you are a really big person, I highly recommend getting your backside into a Lift recliner. It could change your life in regards to easy access in and out of the chair.
The Malone Catnapper Recliner is the Big Man’s recliner with a weight capacity limit of 400 lbs of choice. This huge recliner is available in store from Jackson Furniture and is also available online. Check availability at Amazon.com.
The 400 pound weight limit is possible because of the Catnapper’s unique heavy duty frame. The reinforced steel frame and full steel seat support are what contributes to this recliner’s ability to hold heavy weights.
I must say I do like the idea of gel memory foam inserts on a recliner like this one. Memory foam is especially comfortable in office chairs, and mattresses. I’m liking the idea of it becoming more popular in recliners too. Memory foam is a comfortable material that molds itself to the shape of your body for what I reckon is complete comfort. The added ottoman or leg rest on this oversized chair is a great idea for the especially tall big guys. Nothing worse then feet hanging off the end and being uncomfortable.
With a weight capacity rating of 375 lbs, this Easy Comfort Recliner is a good option for the overweight people in the range of 300 lbs to 350 lbs. Over the years this lift recliner has proven itself to be a highly durable recliner. It’s a popular choice for the bigger population and the elderly. I put this down to it’s increased ease of access to get in and out of, plush just look hos comfortable this thing looks.
The base mechanism is reinforced steel and the chair frame is made from quality hardwood which makes up it’s plus size 375 pound weight limit. it’s extremely well padded, which is another critical feature for us bigger guys and also the elderly. Extra padding equals extra safety and comfort if you ask me. Like many of the other leading recliners in the business, this lift chair also has back up battery power. Worth having, especially if you like to take naps in the full recline option.