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Conditioned Athletes & The Helix

Conditioned athletes such as Jared in the attached video generally spend a lot of time working out and are ‘exercise veterans’ who quickly recognize what will help them improve and maintain their conditioning.  At a recent trade show, therefore, we were not surprised that Jared immediately recognized many of the Helix Lateral Trainer’s key benefits [...]

Knee Pain & The Helix

At a recent trade show for club owners, gym managers, and trainers we were surprised by the number of attendees who stopped at the Helix exhibit (after a brief workout on either a Helix Upright or Recumbent) and mentioned how great the machine was for their knee pain.1  A sampling of comments from the video [...]

Martial Arts and The Helix

We at Helix love that our Lateral Trainers are making an impact with athletes from all manner of team & individual sports, so we've been delighted to recently hear from Helix users in martial arts. And not only are the machines being used in martial arts for conditioning but, because of the ingenuity of one [...]

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, [...]