Started in 2003, The Human Trainer and Astone Fitness were created by International Certified Trainer and Semi-Pro athlete Darren Shane, who partnered with a friend to enter the portable fitness equipment market. As an athlete and fitness professional, Darren show more » recognized that many of his clients were finding it difficult to keep up with their workouts at home and on their own time and schedule.
With Astone Fitness came the opportunity to fill a need and demand for fitness products that could help people get and stay fit, anywhere. Their flagship product, Ripcords resistance bands, was launched via infomercial in 2004, and Ripcords quickly became the leader in the resistance band category. The success was owed to a commitment to a commercial quality product, its innovative, ergonomic handles, unparalleled warranty and satisfaction guarantee, and value. This reinvention of the versatile resistance band brought a variety of celebrity, military, and fitness professional endorsements.
Building on the success of Ripcords, Astone Fitness expanded its brand in keeping with its motto and commitment to portable training tools and accessible fitness for all. Astone Fitness added complimentary products including the Stretch Buddy stretching aid, Complete Chin-Up doorway mounted chin up bar, and the expansion of the Circuit7 line of cross-training workout DVDs.
In 2010, after multiple years of research and development, Astone Fitness announced the global release of The Human Trainer, the first Dual Anchor Bodyweight Suspension Gym System. Responding to the demand for more versatile functional training tools for exercisers, both for home and professional use, The Human Trainer offers a completely portable, packable, versatile and expandable body-weight leveraged training tool that could accommodate any age, fitness level and training environment.
The Human Trainer is a Dual Anchor bodyweight gym that offers FULL body weight exercises like chin ups, pull ups and dips, and the addition of a variety of handles and accessories to further expand workout options, The Human Trainer and its innovative, patented design and advanced functionality, is now widely recognized as the leading functional fitness product on the market today.« show less
|Date Added:||13 Jan 2018|