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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. Get Medical Clearance First things first. Even if you are a healthy older adult, talk with

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Cardiac Rehab Programs and NuStep Cross Trainers: A Healing Connection

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

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How Do I Clean My NuStep Recumbent Cross Trainer?

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,

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Exercising on the NuStep may be beneficial for polio survivors

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

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NuSteps in a Mile

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

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I’ve decided on a NuStep for my home! Now what?

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.

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

“The NuStep Has Helped Save My Life.”

- Susan Marchegiani: We purchased a T5 and have never regretted it.


“I'm already feeling stronger.”

- Syvilla Fry: Mine arrived this week and I've used it every day.


“It's the First Piece of Exercise Equipment That Doesn't Hurt My Joints”

- Kelly Flint:



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