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Senior Fitness & The Helix

We receive tons of positive feedback from Helix users, ranging from trainers and serious athletes, to gym & fitness club members staying in-shape, to folks coming back from injury or an extended period of inactivity. Not surprisingly, some of the most informed and satisfying comments we get are those coming from older Helix users. These [...]

The Helix Recumbent, Demographics and Science

At the IHRSA 2017 Trade Show, Helix introduced its revolutionary Helix Recumbent, thereby also unveiling an entirely new category of fitness - Recumbent Lateral Training. This groundbreaking advance in fitness training focusses on two outcomes and one very large demographic: building lateral strength & increasing stability for everyone. Many of you know Helix as the [...]

The Complete Helix Workout Guides

If you own a Helix Lateral Trainer or use one at your club, having a copy of the Complete Helix Workout Guides is a must. The Guides provide detailed directions for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced users covering a range of fitness objectives. Whether you’re new to the Helix or have been using one for years, there’s [...]

TABATA Workout On The Helix

Tabata Conditioning In addition to our guide for the HIIT Workout, we thought it appropriate to publish a companion guide for the Tabata Workout on the Helix.  Tabata is essentially HIIT on steroids - shorter and more compressed than HIIT, Tabata is designed to offer maximum fitness and weight loss benefits in a very brief (8-10 minutes) [...]

HIIT Workout On The Helix

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) One of the most popular cardio workouts to emerge in recent times is called High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, and the Helix Lateral Trainer provides the perfect machine to capture the benefits of this intensive fitness technique.  Among the most appealing benefits attributed to HIIT are shorter, albeit much more intense, workouts, [...]

CPA, Bikini Model, Helix Lover

How many folks can say that their CPA competes as a Bikini Model?  Okay…how about that their CPA is over 50 years old and WINS Bikini Contests?  Meet Tina Mattis from San Pedro, CA, owner of a successful CPA practice for the past two decades and competitive bikini model for the past couple of years. [...]

Solving the Booty Problem

Solving the 'booty problem' is a challenge - diets help reduce 'non-booty' bulk, weights help on the arms, crunches help with the mid-drift, but how can you effectively get at the REAL problem…your lower body? This video shows you a series of takes from first-time users of the Helix Lateral Trainer - no filter, this is the [...]

Makes Cardio Enjoyable

Have you ever heard the phrase, “it’s fun, it makes cardio enjoyable”? Probably not, since most folks view cardio as boring and a bit unpleasant. But when group fitness instructor Carolyn finished her first workout on the Helix Lateral Trainer, that’s how she described the experience. “It’s a fun new piece of equipment that I’d [...]