Have you ever wondered which is more important when you’re exercising on your NuStep cross trainer, intensity or duration? Is one better than the other for achieving your fitness goals? The short answer? They’re both important. That’s why, when the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) released Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in
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A recumbent cross trainer is a great piece of exercise equipment. But, is it useful for continuing your rehab at home? When rehabilitating from a health event, choosing the right equipment is important. Using the equipment properly is also important. After all, if you push yourself too hard or use the wrong equipment, you can
If you’re searching for exercise equipment for your home gym, you may end up comparing a recumbent stepper to a recumbent bike. Both machines are solid options for people who cannot or do not want to use a traditional bike. But like any large purchase, you need to know what to look for before deciding.
Did you know that functional fitness is one of the major factors in our ability to maintain our independence and quality of life as we age? Why is functional fitness so crucial? It affects our ability to safely and easily perform activities of daily living or participate in leisure activities. As we age, we experience a
For older adults who are new to exercise and want to buy exercise equipment for their home, a NuStep cross trainer can be the right equipment choice for beginners. But, before making that decision, there’s a lot to consider. Get Medical Clearance First things first. Even if you are a healthy older adult, talk with
First, A Little History NuStep cross trainers have been mainstay of cardiac rehab programs since the 1990’s. However, NuStep’s origins date back to the 1960’s. That’s when Dick Sarns, a biomedical engineer started his first company, Sarns, Inc., to develop medical devices for heart surgery. Among those was the heart lung machine used in open
One of the benefits of owning a NuStep recumbent cross trainer is being able to exercise whenever you want. No waiting in lines to use the NuStep. No time limits on the NuStep. Another benefit is not having to contend with another user’s sweat, or worse, germs on the NuStep at the gym. Now, certainly,
Currently, there are about 12 million Polio survivors. The first effective polio vaccine was developed by Jonas Salk in 1952. It wasn’t introduced to the public until 1955. Polio, or poliomyelitis, is an infectious viral disease. It may strike at any age and affects the nervous system. Between the late 1940’s and early 1950’s, polio
Every day we hear about NuSteppers who set goals or hold competitions to “go somewhere” with all those steps, but have you ever wondered just how far you could go? We put together this fun infographic that we hope will inspire you to keep on stepping! Now we want to hear your step count! Visit
So you’ve finally decided to invest in your health and get a NuStep for your home. You can rest assured that you’re making the right decision. The NuStep has transformed countless lives around the world, and having the ability to jump on the NuStep and get a workout any time of the day is priceless.