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LSU Study proves “Its easier to work harder on Jacobs Ladder”

LSU Study proves “Its easier to work harder on Jacobs Ladder”

A study just completed at Louisiana State University has concluded with statistically significant data that Jacobs Ladder uses less RPE (Relative Perceived Exertion) while offering a greater Energy Expenditure (Calorie Burn) and lower impact on joints than a similar workout on a treadmill.

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Fusion Physical Therapy & Sports Performance

“We currently have a Jacobs Ladder and absolutely love it. Fusion Physical Therapy & Sports Performance was actually written up in the NY Post and they mentioned how killer the Jacobs Ladder is! Since then we have received multiple phone calls in regards to training on it.” – Madalyn Marsh from Fusion PT and Sports Performance
Great to hear that you love the Jacobs Ladder! Thanks for mentioning us!
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These are the stories that make us LOVE what we do!

“My 8.5 year old son has Autism Spectrum Disorder and recently began a physical therapy program at our local gym. They happen to have one of your wonderful machines there and I thought that it would be a good thing for him to try as it has good hand over hand exercise which stimulates the brain in kids and best of all it works at his speed. It has been the best thing ever! He loves it. A lot of kids with ASD like deep muscle pressure and stimulation, it makes them feel calmer, centered and more in control. I think your machine inadvertently delivers exactly that. My boy has a deep pressure rug that is his life saver, he uses when he feels he is beginning to flip out or feel stressed, he said that your machine feels better than his rug which is very high praise indeed. … [Read More]

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Get Ripped! 4 Resources from bodybuilding.com

1. NO TRAIN, NO GAIN
Interview with Ex Marine Carl Roberts on his bulking workout routine and how dedication and flexibility are the keys to making successful physical changes that last.

2. PUMPING IRON WITH ROBERT DOWNING JR.
Wonder how one prepares to play the role of Iron Man? This article discusses how Downey transformed himself on and off screen with the help of a fitness professional. Also, a major part of his cardio routine was the Jacobs Ladder!

3. PERSONAL TRAINING PHILOSOPHIES
Personal Trainers answer questions to shed light on the method behind their madness. What is the number one training mistake you see people make?… [Read More]

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Take the Jacobs Ladder “Climb Mt. Everest Challenge”!

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Jacobs Ladder is excited to announce we’ve partnered with select Anytime Fitness™ and Gold’s Gym™ locations for an awesome new cross-promotion: The “Climb Mt. Everest Challenge”. The rules are simple. Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world at 29,035 feet above sea level. Individuals at participating gyms who climb this distance cumulatively on Jacobs Ladder will receive a FREE “I Climbed Mt. Everest” T-shirt, as well as an official “Congratulations” for both them and their gym on our social media sites for reaching the goal. After all, it’s not every day that somebody climbs the elevation of the tallest mountain in the world!… [Read More]

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Jacobs Ladder Used to Train Olympic Athletes

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With the Winter Olympics opening this week in Sochi, US athletes are climbing into top condition on Jacobs Ladders. Olympic athletes who train at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO have been using Jacobs Ladder to train since 2011. Many more use it in their personal training sessions. The Low-Impact, High Intensity nature of Jacobs Ladder offers high level athletes a way of building anaerobic capacity and fast muscle twitch without beating up joints. The results have been so good that the USOC just ordered 4 more Jacobs Ladders two weeks ago. GO TEAM USA!!!!!… [Read More]

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ACSM Announces the Top Fitness Trends for 2014

For the first time in seven years, a new trend has topped the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) annual list of fitness trends.

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) was named the top trend for 2014, taking the spot from educated and experienced fitness professionals. The list was based on a survey completed by more than 3,800 fitness professionals, and the results were released in “Now Trending: Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2014,” an article published in ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal.

Other trends that made the top 10 are body weight training, educated and experienced fitness professionals, strength training, exercise and weight loss, personal training, fitness programs for older adults, functional fitness and group personal training and yoga.… [Read More]

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The Holy Grail

“My background is that I *hate* most exercise equipment. Most of it doesn’t seem like it’s built for human beings to exercise on. Rather, it’s more like somebody built the equipment to satisfy some mathematical model of some elliptical curve, and then said “now all we need is some people to agree to get inside of this and move against it.” Instead of helping you build a tolerance for pushing your natural abilities, most equipment requires that you build a tolerance to the use of the equipment. The Jacobs Ladder is probably the most elegant design I’ve encountered in any exercise machine, and that simplicity alone is a great selling point.… [Read More]

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Climbing 100 Stories A Day !

Catherine Ray wrote to us last year about her goal to reach 80 stories on the Jacobs Ladder and just wrote to us again about how she has now reached 100 stories a day !!

“Well this year I am 81 and still “enjoying” Jacobs Ladder, only I climb to the top of a one hundred story skyscraper six days a week.. (Engineers tell me a story is 10 feet.) It takes me 18 minutes and I rest a minute every 5 minutes but when I finish I am ready to face the day! Thanks again.” – Catherine

Awesome results Catherine! Keep up the good work!… [Read More]

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Stairway – Differences between Stairway and other stair climbers:

When we decided to design a stair climber three years ago, we did it because we felt like we had an opportunity to offer the same Jacobs Ladder technology in a stair machine. However, today, there are a number of stair climbers out there, some good, some not so good. The Stairway offers a self-powered, self-paced workout. Just like on Jacobs Ladder, you control your own speed. It has a lower step height than other commercial stair climbers and a lower ceiling height requirement. It has a normal 8.5 “ step with 4 stairs visible to the user. It carries a 4 Year Parts, 1 Year Labor Warranty and is a lower cost than other commercial stair machines.… [Read More]

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