Fitness Equipment Company Releases New, Martial Arts-Themed Personal Training Solution

Fitness equipment provider Nexersys Corp. is introducing a new, interactive home gym on the market.

The trainer, which shares its name with its parent company, will incorporate elements of mixed martial arts fighting strategies for a high-intensity, user-directed workout.

Nexersys features a truly unique level of user interactivity.  While other home gyms often feature a platform on which a series of prescribed exercises may be done, the Nexersys experience is actually built around nuanced interaction with its users.

At its core, the Nexersys trainer is a striking machine featuring seven padded accelerometers. The accelerometers gauge how powerfully users strike the pads.  This information, along with caloric burn rate, heart rate and more, will be displayed on a 19-inch flat-screen LCD monitor in order to help provide the user with real-time exercise feedback.

A readout of workout metrics is nothing particularly new in the world of fitness equipment.  Nexersys takes the metrics to a new level by including sophisticated interactive software with sound.  This software uses the monitor to help guide exercisers through a carefully calibrated series of follow-me programs.  These exercises are supplemented with unlimited number of unique training programs using an on-board personal UFC trainer.  Users can practice what they’ve learned by working through unlimited free-form strike rounds.

Nexersys got its start when CEO Terry Jones, who has a strong background in developing and launching products, decided to bring strike-based workouts into the home.  Rather than requiring an exerciser to work directly with a personal trainer, the product Jones had in mind would enable that exerciser to control his or her pace and development in a high-intensity impact training environment.  In order to counteract the loss of the personal trainer while still providing useful training, the exercise equipment would need to feature a then-unprecedented level of user interactivity.  These general ideas, requirements for Jones’s as-of-yet uninvented brainchild, would give shape to the product that is now Nexersys.

In entering the home fitness market, Nexersys is preparing to go toe-to-toe with a slew of highly recognizable brands, including Bowflex and Nautilus.  All told, the industry generates a yearly revenue of roughly $3 billion and consists of around 100 unique companies in the United States alone.  In order to compete more effectively with more established presences in the market, Nexersys hired Craig Gatzlaff, a marketing and sales expert with a successful track record in the industry, to head up the product push.  Gatzlaff has had previous experience working as the Vice President of sales for Nautilus.

Exercise equipment products have evolved dramatically in the past two decades.  The accelerating incorporation of cutting-edge technology into home gyms and other pieces of fitness equipment has led the charge.  At the same time, shifting tastes in experiences in exercise have molded workout habits.  The Nexersys trainer, with its marriage of high-tech interactivity to high-intensity impact training, represents the latest innovation in home fitness.

The Nexersys trainer will be on the market this July and is expected to cost around $1,800, a price point well within the range of comparable home gyms.

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Andrew G.   New York, NY 

"Just received the 3.2 update - outstanding!"

I really like the 3D effect for the Mitts and Sparring. Curious as to what would be involved to have the new center strike pad that is new with the N3.


Lalo A.   Santa Fe, NM 

"The best workout I have ever had"

I downloaded the update yesterday, let me tell you it's the best workout I have ever had. It's fun - like working out with a trainer. And the sensors are so much better, I don't have any problem with them. Thank you!


Angela I.   Greenacres, Australia 

"We have had some real positive feedback from our members..."

We have regulars that use it here on a daily basis. It’s a great alternative to a cardio and strength workout plus, it’s not boring and keeps you motivated. We encourage all our members to give it a go!


Suzanna H.   Cookeville, TN 

"Having the Nexersys on campus has gone over great..."

The students have seen it on TV, on YouTube and in the magazines and are ready to make it a regular part of their fitness routine. We are super happy with our Nexersys and I expect we’ll have to get another one.


Jenna H.   Loves Park, IL 

"Love coming in and using the Nexersys..."

My son, Jaxon, and I love coming into the Northeast Family YMCA and using the Nexersys. I teach group fitness classes at the YMCA so it is important to me that my son stays active and leads a healthy lifestyle.


Thomas H.   Chubbuck, ID 

"This machine is AWESOME..."

I have trained with some of the worlds best coaches. This machine is AWESOME. I get the best of both worlds. It increases your agility, power, and cardio. The cardio segment really works the hard to reach muscles and the abdominal routine is insane. I have yet to find a better machine or exercise to do high Intensity Interval Training on. This machine is everything it says it is and more.

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