Stairmaster 8 Gauntlet
Benefits of using the Stairmaster 8 Series Gauntlet
Increase Core Muscle Strength Using the Stair Master 8 Series Gauntlet requires simple balance but significant strength, more so than other cardio machines.
The simple act of maintaining balance engages core muscles with every step, building strength and endurance of this critically important muscle group.
Tone and sculpt your entire lower body Stair climbing on the Gauntlet engages every major muscle in your lower body as many as 120+ times/minute: glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps and calves. High repetitions are famous for building lean muscle and burning fat which results in toned and sculpted muscles.
Low Impact The 8-Gauntlet makes you work hard without being hard on you. You can achieve high work efforts while moving at very low speeds relative to other workout options, minimizing the toll/stress on the body. For example, climbing at 1mph on the Stair Master Gauntlet is roughly equivalent to running at 6mph on a flat treadmill.
Better than “Real” Stairs Climbing “real” stairs usually means you get to the top and then have to go back down. Descending stairs is much harder on your knees than climbing up because your muscles and connective tissues are being used as “brakes” to fight the effect of gravity, and you are hitting each step with more impact. With the Gauntlet, you get all the benefits of climbing while avoiding the negative elements of descending.
Make 20 minutes count for 30 Combining so many positive effects (cardio, strengthening, muscle building, toning) in one workout means it takes less time to get the results you are looking for.
Broad oval handrails that provide more comfortable hand support.
Dual over-sized water bottle holders near console that allow easy access without interfering with workout space.
Deeper step surface (9”) with durable and rust free polypropylene construction.
Ergo-bar hand grip that provide alternative hand positions.
Accessory storage area.
Injection-molded plastic shrouding with lighter, modern color scheme.
Step-up assist allowing easier access to mount or dismount the machine.
At the heart of the new Stair Master 8 Series Gauntlet are three new console options. The top of the line console option has an intuitive and attractive 10” touch screen display, integrated TV tuner, iPod video playback, charging and audio controls, as well as the Landmark Challenge that allows users to climb famous landmarks from around the world.
The new unit also boasts numerous ergonomic upgrades including improved handrails, step-up assist, and the Ergo-bar hand grip to provide alternative, more comfortable hand positions. Unchanged are Stair Master’s 30 years of proven performance with tough and reliable core mechanics, telemetry HR, and CPAT/WFI Step Mill Fitness Test.
Stair Master 8 Series Gauntlet Specifications:
Frame Color: Hammer tone Black steel frame finish
Requires a minimum ceiling height of 10 feet Drive System: Electronically controlled alternator with chain drive precisely controls the stair speed allowing a wide range of users to exercise smoothly within their comfort zones
Step Action: Revolving staircase with eight steps, 8″ high, 9″deep and 22″wide Product Dimensions: 58″ L x 34″ W x 89″ H
Machine Weight: 343 lbs.
Shipping Dimensions: 59″ L x 32″ W x 62″ H | 443 lbs.
Power Requirements: Input Voltage: 100-240 VAC 50/60 Hz 100 VA
Max User Weight: 350 lbs.
Frame: 15 year
Parts: 3 years
Labor and Wear Items: 1 year
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