Exercise device

  • US 8,491,506 B2
  • Filed: 09/09/2005
  • Issued: 07/23/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/09/2004
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An exercise device which includes:

  • at least one pair of independently movable leg supports which are pivotally connectable to a main body support to raise and to lower in a raising plane and a lowering plane, either separately or together, a user'"'"'s legs during exercise between an upper and a lower positions;

    means for swinging said at least one pair of independently movable leg supports in a plane transverse to said raising and lowering planes of said leg supports;

    an adjustment device comprising a rod and a piston, the adjustment device operating to tilt up or down an operating position of said at least one pair of leg supports, and wherein said adjustment device allows said leg supports to move between the upper and lower positions;

    a knee extension device, said knee extension device including a pair of foot plates for reception of feet of the user, each of said foot plates attached to an end of a rod sliding within a bearing block, an opposite end of the rod mechanically coupled to an electric motor such that the foot plate reciprocates relative to the main body support when the rod slides within the bearing block; and

    a pair of rowing handles coupled to said electric motor, the handles pivoting to allow the user to undertake a rowing exercise from a seated position.

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