Fitness equipment

Fitness equipment

Intent: 

To promote both cardiovascular and muscle-strengthening exercise by providing complimentary access to on-site fitness equipment.

BACKGROUND

Convenient access to varied types of fitness equipment can make regular exercise habits easier to achieve. Aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities each provide unique health benefits, including weight control, lower risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, better bone health, cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness, and improved cognitive function. Providing equipment that allows for a variety of exercise options can give occupants a wider range of health benefits.

Part 1
Cardiorespiratory Exercise Equipment

Some combination of the following is provided in the interior fitness space free of charge, in a quantity that would allow use by at least 1% of regular building occupants and accompanied by instructions for safe use:
a.27
Treadmills.
b.27
Elliptical machines.
c.27
Rowing machines.
d.27
Stationary exercise bicycles.

Part 2
Muscle-strengthening Exercise Equipment

Some combination of the following is provided in the interior fitness space free of charge, in a quantity that would allow use by at least 1% of regular building occupants and accompanied by instructions for safe use:
a.27
Multi-station equipment.
b.27
Bench-press with a self-spotting rack.
c.27
Full squat-rack.
d.27
Pull-up bar.

Part 3
Age-Appropriate Equipment

Some combination of the following is provided in the fitness space free of charge and accompanied by instructions for safe, age-appropriate use:
a.
Pull-up bar.
b.
Suspension training equipment.
c.
Resistance bands.
d.
Free weights.
e.
Kettle balls.
f.
Inflatable exercise balls.