Dips are not a go-to exercise for calorie burn - but like any movement, they can benefit by adding to the burn of your overall workout session. The big benefit associated with dips is muscle definition and tone. The increased strength in the triceps, chest and general upper body area deliver bigger muscles and more definition. Considered a Closed Kinetic Chain Exercise (CKC) which involves moving your body while your hand or feet are in a flexed position, dips are one of the few upper body CKC exercises that simultaneously work opposing muscle grounds while lifting and lowering.
Greenfields Stair Climber
Strengthens quadriceps, hamstrings, calves, glutes abs and forearms as well as Cardiovascular conditioning by increasing your heart rate.
Rowing machine workout is a great low impact for fitness and full-body toning. It activates the abs, back, shoulders, chest, triceps, wrists, glutes, hamstrings, and calf muscles. Rowing exercises are great for people with knee joint pain or arthritis.
Greenfields Wheelchair Accessible Hand Cycle
This equipment provides a wheelchair accessible workout. Strengthen muscles and cardiovascular fitness. Like all other forms of exercises, handcycling also causes one's heart rate to increase exponentially. It is common knowledge that increased heart rate comes with a number of health benefits that include cardiovascular fitness. The fact that you will utilize the upper body strength more than any other part of your body means that there will be increased heart rate which improves the overall blood flow in your body and strengthens your heart muscles properly. This has a ripple effect of reducing your stress levels and generally increasing your mental fitness as well.
HAGS Push Hands
Upper body strength training for all ages. Improves grip strength, shoulder and arms as well as cardiovascular benefits.
The elliptical is good for all ages and fitness levels. The easy motion can give people confidence and a sense of security without the impact on your joints. The functions of the elliptical are to improve cardiovascular endurance and strengthens leg muscles.
MREC Push Up Bar
Pushups are a form of exercise which helps the upper body's muscles. Similar to many body exercises, pushups too can be carried out using a piece of equipment. A pushup bar is a piece of equipment that has a grip bar on each hand. Instead of carrying out pushups using your bare hands, you can use the push up bar. The difference in these two ways of exercise is that your wrist joints are completely elongated as they firmly clutch on to the bars.
MREC Dip Leg Raise
Leg raises are most beneficial when you perform them slowly. Swinging your legs back and forth creates momentum rather than working the focus muscle groups, so avoid swinging. Benefits of a Leg Raise Exercises are that they strengthen the legs and build strong abs and hip flexors. Works on balance and stability.
MREC Youth Fitness Balance Beam
The balance beam requires precise movements, poise, strength and a developed sense of stability. The beam's steep learning curve usually requires kids to start with easy movements, such as walking forward and backward and eventually progressing to more advanced skills including leaps, jumps and tumbling moves.