Activbody Commits to Isometric Innovation to Enhance Workouts for People with Disabilities

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Health tech innovator announces improved support for people with disabilities seeking increased exercise options using the Activ5 Portable Fitness Device and Training App's isometric workouts.

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Activbody, maker of the Activ5 Portable Fitness Device and Training App, has announced the release of workout categories designed to include people with disabilities who are looking to maintain fitness while avoiding exercises that could potentially risk injury. The Activ5 workouts were developed with three focused subcategories: limited range of mobility, seated exercises, and avoiding direct impact during workouts.

"We have seen a meaningful increase in the number of users with disabilities on the Activ5 platform," said Seth Cummings, Chief Marketing Officer at Activbody. "The exercises that are most relevant to this community are featured three subcategories in our App Workouts section. Our exercise development team received feedback from people living with disabilities to align the most appropriate exercises into a well-organized, easy-to-follow sequence of workouts."

Each of the workouts consist of 14 to 20 individual exercises that last either 15- or 30-seconds each. The total workout time for the individual workouts are 2.5 to 5 minutes. This allows users to achieve a healthy, efficient workout, while getting coached and tracking their ongoing progress. Because all Activ5 workouts are isometric-based, muscles sustain a constant contraction throughout each exercise that deliver efficient and effective results in short periods of time.

Performing multiple workouts can be done to increase intensity and results, as desired. Additionally, each isometric workout is either designated as a seated or standing workout to provide flexibility and further personalize options for users with disabilities.

Sample Activ5 Limited Mobility Workouts

Seated Workouts

A Shoulder to Lean On (seated exercises focused on shoulders)
Get it Off My Chest (seated exercises focused on chest area)
Call to Arms (seated exercises focused on biceps, triceps and forearm areas)
Gut Feeling (seated exercises focused on core and oblique areas)
Back in the Days (seated exercises focused on back area)
Knee Saver (seated exercises focused on quads, hamstrings, glutes, hip flexors, calves, shins, abductor & adductor areas)

Standing Workouts

Shoulders Up (standing exercises focused on shoulder areas)
Chest Height (standing exercises focused on chest area)
With My Bare Hands (standing exercises focused on arms and full-body)
Standing Crunches (standing exercises focused on core and oblique areas)
Back to Basics (standing exercises focused on back and full-body)
Activbody is committed to providing health and fitness solutions for all ages and physical capabilities, from kids and athletes to busy professionals and seniors. Learn more about the top exercises for people living with disabilities and how the Activ5 portable fitness device and workout app can be used for those with limited mobility.

About Activbody

Activbody is a consumer electronics and software-driven company developing health and wellness solutions that leverage its portfolio of patented technologies. Activbody aspires to keep the world active through fitness and health technologies designed to make exercise fun, convenient and trackable. A revolution in daily fitness, athletic performance and rehabilitation, Activ5 is a first-of-its-kind, wireless-enabled, isometric-based strength training device that coaches users through short duration, low impact, full body workouts and quantifies muscle activity. Activbody was born out of founder Dr. Kosta Yanev's desire to create fitness and wellness solutions that could help him integrate regular exercise into his life. Learn more about Activbody and Activ5 at https://activ5.com.

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