The machine was purchased for my husband who is undergoing Chemo. He gets so tired and week from treatments he will loose his balance. After using this machine he is able to maintain his balance and has more energy. The machine does all the work so he is not burning calories but his muscles are working out! The mat that comes with this machine holds it in place and does not slip as others did. I would recommend this to all who have any muscle problems or experience weakness in their legs or arms. I also have used this machine for his arms and that too worked wonders on his arms, shoulders and strengthened his breathing. You can NOT go wrong purchasing this machine!
Had to buy a little 240v transformer, but I knew this.
Good machine, can exercise my replacement knee and knee awaiting replacement without my weight on them.
Exercise has helped the circulation in my legs which was a big problem with water retention.
Much better than going to the gym as no problem of getting ready is involved and 2 short sessions a day are better for the circulation than one big session once a week.
How accurate was the sizing? Fine
Please tell us about the quality of the product. OK
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Pedals came loose and had to be retightened with threadlock adhesive
from Brackley. Northamptonshire, UK,
Sep 15, 2012
although we haven't used this a lot as yet because the holidays seemed to get in the way of the exercise we do believe that it is perfect for anyone that has trouble using a pedal bike for exercise. With the remote control and speed control at your fingertips even someone with infirmities can use it. It will strengthen the legs quickly.
How accurate was the sizing? accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. seems to be good
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? yes
Very impressed with the quality of the machine. Durable construction with metal encasement; can be moved with attached hand grip but individual must be able to lift ten pounds. Dual application for upper body and arm rotation as well as leg rotation workouts, with simple adjustments to pedals. Can be placed on floor for lower leg activity, and also on counter/table surface for arm acitivity. Adjustable tension for increased resistance; adjustable speed for passive workout routine. Ideal home exercise equipment for individuals unable to do active movement, such as those with limited range of motion, stroke impairment, incapacity for active ambulation, lower limb DVT (deep vein thrombosis), etc. Individual should be assisted with this equipment during its use.
Purchased for my stepdad who has some health issues, and finds it hard to get out and exercise. He is able to sit in his chair and use this easily. Since received the swelling in his legs has decreased.
My right leg doesn't work well because of polio so I'm having a time getting used to this exerciser. That is the fault of the person and not the machine. It is taking some time but I think it will work out well.
My father had a stroke and is paralyzed on his right side. He has some strength in his right foot. His doctor recommended him to get a pedal machine to loosen and strengthen his leg. I hope it works, there have been so many mixed reviews. I do not need it for a cardio workout, only to help dad get some movement in his leg. on Mar 10, 2015
For my son Jacob, he's a paraplegic. This will help him get blood circulation in legs & help him with his ankle swelling. on Apr 13, 2015
Hi, I live in Australia where the voltage is 240 V. I have looked through the answers to the voltage questions and there is inconsistency in them. One answer indicated the product is 110 V only. Could you please clarify?magnix on Jan 10, 2015Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello magnix, this pedal exerciser requires 220-240V consuming 60W. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 14, 2015
How do you adjust the tension for the manual use of the machine?jjl05d on Apr 1, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello jjl05d, The knob on the front of the unit is used for adjustment of tension.Thanks for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 7, 2014
Hello martini777, you should check with your physician before considering this product. If you have any additional questions please feel free to let us know. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 10, 2014
As long as someone is attendance while it is being used. There are foot straps to stabilize the foot, but the slightest shift of the foot could harm the interior ankle bone if it grazes the center support.bethanly on Jan 11, 2014
So this will work with the 240v power we have in Australia wth out a transformer? Is the plug suitable for Australia or will I need an adaptor? Thanks for considering.thommo1954 on Apr 22, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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