Exercise apparatus with adjustable lever arm

  • US 5,800,321 A
  • Filed: 07/25/1997
  • Issued: 09/01/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/18/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. Exercise apparatus, comprising:

  • a vertical support frame;

    resistance means on said frame for providing resistance to exercises performed on said apparatus;

    an elongate lever arm having a rear end pivotally mounted on said frame for rotation about a first, horizontal axis, and a forward end spaced outwardly from said rear end;

    releasable locking means for releasably locking said lever arm in a selected orientation about said first axis;

    a first pulley attached to said lever arm for rotation about a second axis adjacent said rear end parallel to and spaced forwardly from said first axis and a second pulley attached to said lever arm adjacent the forward end of said lever arm; and

    a cable having a first end linked to said resistance means and a second end, the second end of said cable extending first around at least part of said first pulley and then around at least part of said second pulley for attachment to an exercise device or tie-off.

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