The hip abductors are a group of four muscles located in the buttocks and lateral hip region of the body. Their main function is to pull the leg away from the midline of the body. Abductor Machines allow you to specifically train these muscles leading to performance gains. Footballers and rugby players amongst others will appreciate the improvements that can be made using these machines.
The adductor muscles are a group of muscles located in the hip and inner thigh region of the body. Their main function is the cross the legs across the midline of the body - when kicking a football, for example. Adductor Machines allow you to specifically train these muscles in order to achieve performance improvements.
With our wide range of Arm Exercise Machines, you can develop some of the most iconic muscles in your body, including the biceps and the triceps. Some of these machines are designed to isolate specific muscles, whilst others incorporate different muscle groups of the upper body in more functional movements.
With our range of Back Exercise Machines you can develop the muscles of both your upper and lower back. These muscles help you maintain a strong core and good posture and strengthening them is important in preventing injury in what is one of the most vulnerable areas of the body.
Our Chest Exercise Machines help you to build size and strength in the pectoral region for both aesthetic and functional improvements. Most of these machines also recruit the upper limbs as a secondary muscle group. Rowers, swimmers and rugby players amongst others will find practical benefits in using these machines.
The benefits of a strong core are manifold: not only helping improve performance in both everyday activities and sports, a strong core can also help to relieve lower back pain. Our Core Exercise Machines can help you to train the muscles of the core, improving posture and stability in the process.
Cross Trainers allow you to undertake a cardiovascular workout involving both the lower and upper body. In addition, the smooth motion of elliptical trainers improves the comfort during the workout and helps to prevent injuries. The core is also engaged when the user attempts to maintain stability on the machine.
Exercise Bikes enable you to undertake a safe and controlled cardiovascular workout. Versatile, they can be used by complete beginners or experienced gym users - the difficulty of the workout is up to you. Many of our exercise bikes have recline seats or other special features so that they can be easily used by less mobile people.
Many end-users find that they prefer Free Weights to machines when training for functional strength. This is because unlike machines, which often isolate muscles, using free weights always activates more than the primary muscle group targeted. Free weights can be used for a wide variety of exercises and are available in different weights.
The legs contain some of the biggest and strongest muscles in the whole body. From our wide range of Leg Exercise Machines you can find machines which work all the muscle groups of your legs, such as the quadriceps, glutes and hamstrings. The most common types available are Leg Press, Leg Extension and Leg Curl Machines.
Every product in our Multi-Area Resistance Machines category can be used to train multiple muscle groups of the body. Using these multi-functional machines can be more convenient and cost-effective than purchasing separate bits of equipment. Target specific muscles for development or use these machines as the basis for a full workout regimen.
Multi-Hip Machines allow you to train all the muscle groups in the hips and pelvis with hip flexion, extension, abduction and adduction exercises. As well as helping you to achieve performance improvements in a range of sporting activities, this can be very effective for preventing injuries, including in the leg area.
Row Machines work on a similar principle to Rowing Machines but provide more resistance, meaning that they can be used for strength training rather than cardiovascular workouts. These machines are great for improving both core and back strength. This can be highly beneficial for gymnasts, footballers and swimmers amongst others.
Rowing Machines can be used to tone muscle and improve cardiovascular fitness. Rowing entails a full-body cardio workout with little pressure on the joints, reducing risks of injury. Most machines are resistance-adjustable and so can be used effectively whatever your ability.
Our range of Shoulder Exercise Machines allow you to carry out specific training of the shoulder muscles whilst also recruiting other muscle groups of the upper body. Shoulder training can lead to performance improvements in overhead sports such as tennis and badminton. It also has aesthetic benefits and can help to enhance posture and prevent injury.
Our range of Treadmills allow you to undertake a safe and controlled cardiovascular workout. While competitive runners are likely to be the first to appreciate a good treadmill, cardiovascular fitness is vital in a range of sporting activities. Some treadmills can be folded away when not in use, saving space and improving efficiency.
To really make the most of your free weights, see our range of Weight Benches, which can significantly increase the number of exercises that can performed with them. Soft padding improves comfort whilst sturdy frames provide stability and peace of mind. Our range includes benches with different constructions and orientations for training different muscle groups.