Step Up Your At-Home Workouts With a Machine that Does Both Cardio and Strength Training
By Elaine Selna
When it comes to working out, there are two categories people should do for a well-rounded fitness plan: strength training and aerobic exercise. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, adults should aim for at least 150 minutes of aerobic exercise a week and should do strength training two days per week.
Now, though, the pandemic has moved most people's workouts into the home. And while exercising in the same place you eat, sleep, and (now) work isn't impossible, getting all the right equipment isn't always easy. But with a machine like the CLMBR, which you can support on Indiegogo, you'll be able to get your cardio and strength training in on one machine, while taking virtual classes that guide you through the process.
CLMBR is a strength training and a cardio machine that helps you do low-impact, full-body workouts without being hard on your joints and tendons. According to the company, you’ll be able to burn 60 percent more calories than running or biking, and the machine engages 86 percent of your body’s muscles so you don’t have to worry about making sure you hit all the muscles you need to work.
The machine has adjustable handles and resistance levels, so you can decide how difficult your workout will be for the day. And thanks to Kevlar belts, CLMBR is super quiet when in use. It's also built with wheels to make it easier to move it around your home (the machine does need eight feet of ceiling space and three-square-feet of floor space, though).
The touchscreen monitor makes setting up a workout simple, and there are plenty of classes to choose from in the monitor’s library. There's also an app you can connect to that helps track your progress. And if you'd prefer to fly solo, you can use the CLMBR without any of the virtual classes or app connections.
Though CLMBR has already been backed by 357 people, there is still time to get your hands on one of these machines through their Indiegogo campaign. By contributing $1999, you’ll get a CLMBR vertical machine with six months of unlimited classes.
The CLMBR Indiegogo campaign ends on January 8, so you still have time to decide whether or not it's for you. CLMBR shipments will hopefully be released in June 2021.