Jacobs Ladder: Choosing to Be Earth Friendly

"Going green" is a concept that we have all heard repeatedly in the past few years and seems to be losing its meaning. As citizens of this planet, we all know that we should concentrate on becoming more earth-friendly. We can all choose to be earth-friendly in a number of ways. In fact, as members of an industry that promotes physical health, it stands to reason that, given the opportunity, we should promote planet health in every way that we can.

Jacobs Ladder has chosen to do just that. Starting in 2006, Jacobs Ladder LLC made the transition from a powered unit that had to be plugged into an outlet to a self-powered model. So, you not only could place Jacobs Ladder anywhere in a facility without regard to an outlet, but we also looked to conserve one of our precious resources. At that time, Jacobs Ladder also made the decision to convert to recycled plastic (ABS and Polyethylene), which is one of the major reasons that Jacobs Ladder continues to come in black. This gives us the opportunity to reuse plastic that otherwise would go to a landfill.

Jacobs Ladder’s unique design and patent is written based on the restriction of airflow. So, instead of using expensive motors and clutches for resistance and speed, Jacobs Ladder uses airflow. This fact makes Jacobs Ladder a very reliable machine and reduces the need for replacement parts.

Jacobs Ladder continues not only to work toward providing a unique fitness experience, but also toward becoming more and more earth-friendly.


Jacobs Ladder is a patented piece of commercial fitness equipment designed specifically for fitness enthusiasts and training professionals. Its unique design places the user at a 40 degree angle placing the spine in a more neutral position and taking stress off of the lower back. Jacobs Ladder is self-paced and self-powered. Jacobs Ladder is the ultimate fitness experience.

Jacobs Ladder LLC, is an advertiser in the February 2010 issue of Club Industry magazine and the Feb. 16, 2010, Going Green Special Report e-newsletter.

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