Cable crossover exercise apparatus

  • US 6,458,061 B2
  • Filed: 05/25/2001
  • Issued: 10/01/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/14/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An exercise apparatus, comprising:

  • a resistance assembly;

    a cable linking a first extension arm and a second extension arm to the resistance assembly, wherein the cable includes a first strand and a second strand;

    the first extension arm includes a first end pivotally supported adjacent the resistance assembly at a first pivot point rotating about a first axis and a free second end from which the first strand of the cable extends for engagement by a user, the first end of the first extension arm further including a pulley having an axis of rotation offset from the first pivot point and rotating about an axis substantially parallel to the first axis;

    the second extension arm includes a first end pivotally supported adjacent the resistance assembly at a second pivot point rotating about a second axis and a free second end from which the first strand of the cable extends for engagement by a user, the first end of the second extension arm further including a pulley having an axis of rotation offset from the second pivot point and rotating about an axis substantially parallel to the second axis.

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