Compact multi-station exercise machine

  • US 5,779,601 A
  • Filed: 02/02/1996
  • Issued: 07/14/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/02/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A multi-station exercise machine for operating in a corner area comprising:

  • a frame assembly having a rear upright corner frame and frame extensions extending as first and second wings from said corner frame in respective first and second vertical wing planes which are in generally perpendicular relationship to one another at the rear of the corner area, said frame assembly having a ground engaging outrigger projecting by an outer end into said corner area;

    high pull and low pull exercise stations facing said area and located at the top and bottom, respectively of said corner frame so as to be arranged to be used by an exerciser occupying said area;

    a butterfly exercise station mounted at the outer end of said first wing to occupy a position entirely within said corner area, said butterfly exercise station including a seat extending into said area in generally parallel relation to said second wing plane and including two butterfly arms arranged to swing over said area about vertical swing axes within said area;

    a press exercise station at the outer end of said second wing and including a press arm arranged to swing within a swing range entirely over said area about a horizontal swing axis which is perpendicular to said first wing plane;

    a bench in said area partly seated on said outrigger and adjustable in position horizontally at one end relative to said outrigger;

    a weight load at said corner frame;

    and a pulley and cable system mounted on said frame assembly and continuously operatively connecting said exercise stations with said load whereby said load is moved responsive to performance of the respective exercises at said exercise stations.

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