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Taking Steps to Protect Your Knees

Knee pain is, well, a pain. It slows you down and keeps you on the sidelines of life. And, while not all knee pain can be prevented, there are steps you can take to improve your knee function which can, in turn, protect your knees. If you’re dealing with knee pain, you’re not alone. In

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NuStep Upper Body Ergometer

What is an Upper Body Ergometer?

An upper body ergometer is a piece of exercise equipment that, as the name suggests, works the upper body. It also measures the work of the upper body muscles during exercise. Often referred to as an “arm bike,” the upper body ergometer uses a cycling motion like a bicycle, except that you “pedal” with your

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Boosting Your Immune System For Winter

This winter, even more so than years past, boosting your immune system to protect your health will be important – especially for older adults. As we head into the winter months, the combination of seasonal flu and the COVID-19 virus pose increased health risks for many older adults. What makes them particularly vulnerable? An aging

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I Have Limited Mobility. Can I Exercise on a NuStep Cross Trainer?

If you are living with limited mobility due to an injury, disability, chronic health condition, obesity or age-related frailty, the thought of achieving a total-body workout seems like an impossible feat. You may ask, “How could this be possible if I can’t move my legs, have severe knee pain, diabetic neuropathy, balance problems, etc.?” Here’s

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Is Financing a NuStep Recumbent Cross Trainer an Option?

It’s been months since you’ve been able to get a NuStep workout at the gym. You started the new year with a resolution to lose weight, get in shape or continue rehab after physical therapy ended. You signed up for a gym membership, got some new workout gear and started hitting the gym a few

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Is Intensity or Duration More Important When Exercising on the NuStep?

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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Can I Use a Recumbent Cross Trainer for Rehab at Home?

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

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Recumbent Stepper for exercise

Is a Recumbent Bike or a Recumbent Stepper Better for Exercise?

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.

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Can NuStep Cross Trainers Help Improve Functional Fitness?

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

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Are NuStep Cross Trainers the Right Equipment Choice for Beginners?

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. First things first. Even if you are a healthy older adult, talk with your doctor about

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USER STORIES

NuStep users tell how their lives have been transformed and the vital role their NuStep plays in that transformation.

“It was exciting. It was something I could do.”

- Fred and Judy Jahnke: I've lost weight, I can walk farther than I could before and I don’t have as much pain.

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“NuStep has helped me immensely!”

- Bob Anderson: It's made a great difference in what I can do with my knee.

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“Our residents absolutely love them!”

- Carlyle Place, Navicent Health: When we expanded, two additional NuSteps were at the top of our equipment list.

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