Patents Assigned to Cybex International, Inc.
  • Patent number: 10357680
    Abstract: Apparatus (10) for performing an arm curl exercise comprising: a frame (12), a seat (16), an elbow pad (19) an input arm assembly (24) interconnected to a resistance mechanism (42) and a manually graspable mechanism (30h), the seat (16) being arranged relative to the input arm assembly (24) to position the user in a user start position (USP) that enables the user to manually engage the manually graspable mechanism (30h) with a posterior surface (PSE) of the user's elbow user's elbow (13e) engaged with the engaging surface (ES) of the elbow pad (19), the input arm assembly comprising a first arm (30r) and a second arm (30f) pivotable around a first linear axis (AA).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 10343012
    Abstract: A stair stepping apparatus comprising: a plurality of stairs forming a treadmill or endless belt on which a user steps, wherein each stair comprises: a first link comprised of a major step portion joined to a minor riser portion by a rigid elbow, and a second link comprised of major riser portion joined to a minor step portion by a rigid elbow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventor: Gordon Andrade
  • Patent number: 10335631
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus comprising a foot support movable by the user on the frame back and forth through any one of a plurality of complete, reproducible and different arc segments of a master arcuate path, the foot support being interconnected to an arc segment selection device that is manually actuatable to enable the user to manually select any one of the plurality of different arc segments, the foot support being interconnected to an arm having a handle manually graspable by the user to reduce or increase power or energy required by the user to move the foot support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 10322310
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus for performing an abdominal exercise comprising: a frame, a seat having a seating surface (PS) and a pelvic stabilization pad having a lower back engagement surface (ES), an input arm assembly interconnected by a first interconnection to a first resistance mechanism, the input arm assembly including a manually graspable mechanism for manual engagement by a user along a path of travel forwardly away from the pelvic stabilization pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo, Stephen Wendt
  • Patent number: 10300330
    Abstract: A stair stepping apparatus comprising: a plurality of stairs forming a treadmill or endless belt on which a user steps, wherein each stair comprises: a first link comprised of a major step portion joined to a minor riser portion by a rigid elbow, and a second link comprised of major riser portion joined to a minor step portion by a rigid elbow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventor: Gordon Andrade
  • Patent number: 10213639
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus comprising a weight stack, a flexible elongated cable having a downstream portion that is interconnected to a user selectable number of the one or more individual bodies of weight and to a second resistance device, a manually movable actuating device interconnected to a proximal end of the cable, a downstream portion of the cable being interconnected to the one or more individual bodies of weight and to the second resistance device in an arrangement that pulls on both the one or more individual bodies of weight and the second resistance device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 10201728
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus comprising a foot support movable by the user on the frame back and forth through any one of a plurality of complete, reproducible and different arc segments of a master arcuate path, the foot support being interconnected to an arc segment selection device that is manually actuatable to enable the user to manually select any one of the plurality of different arc segments, the foot support being interconnected to an arm having a handle manually graspable by the user to reduce or increase power or energy required by the user to move the foot support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 10166435
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus for performing a back extension exercise comprising: a frame, a seat having a seating surface and a pelvic stabilization pad having a lower back engagement surface, an input arm assembly interconnected by a first interconnection to a first resistance mechanism, the input arm assembly including a manually graspable mechanism and being arranged on the apparatus such that the input arm assembly is pivotable beginning from a start motionless position along a path of travel toward the pelvic stabilization pad under resistance exerted by one or both of the resistance mechanisms, wherein the first resistance mechanism is adapted to increase resistance as the degree of pivoting of the input arm assembly increases along the path of travel away from the start motionless position rearwardly toward the pelvic stabilization pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo, Stephen Wendt
  • Patent number: 10105569
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus comprising: a foot support, a user interface that includes a visual display, the foot support being movable by the user on the frame back and forth through any one of a plurality of complete, reproducible and different arc segments of a master arcuate path, the foot support being interconnected to a selection device that enables the user to select any one of the plurality of arc segments, one or more detectors adapted to detect one or more of force, energy or power exerted by the user over time on the foot support or distance or velocity of travel of the foot support or resistance assembly during the course of the user's performance of all or a portion of an exercise cycle, the visual display displaying a visually recognizable format of one or more of the force, energy, power, distance, time or velocity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 10052514
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus for performing a back extension exercise comprising: a frame, a seat having a seating surface (PS) and a pelvic stabilization pad having a lower back engagement surface (ES), an input arm assembly interconnected by a first interconnection to a first resistance mechanism, the input arm assembly including a manually graspable mechanism and being arranged on the apparatus such that the input arm assembly is pivotable beginning from a start motionless position along a path of travel forwardly away from the pelvic stabilization pad under resistance exerted by one or both of the resistance mechanisms, wherein the first resistance mechanism is adapted to increase resistance as the degree of pivoting of the input arm assembly increases along the path of travel forwardly away from the pelvic stabilization pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo, Stephen Wendt
  • Patent number: 10004935
    Abstract: Apparatus for performing a pull down exercise comprising: a frame, a seat, an input arm assembly interconnected to a resistance mechanism and a manually graspable mechanism disposed vertically above the user's trunk in a start sitting exercise position, the input arm assembly being pivotably mounted on the frame for back and forth travel along a generally forward to rearward direction and along a generally side to side direction orthogonal to the forward to rearward direction, the input arm assembly being rotatably pivotable around a first linear axis and a second linear axis in the respective directions on exertion by the user of a rearwardly downwardly directed force on the manually graspable mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 9999799
    Abstract: Apparatus for performing an arm extension exercise comprising: a frame, a seat having a seating surface (S), an elbow pad having an engaging surface (ES), an input arm assembly interconnected to a resistance mechanism and a manually graspable mechanism, the input arm assembly being adapted to reside in a start motionless position (SMP) that disposes the manually graspable mechanism in a start exercise position (SEP) that is disposed vertically above UW) the user's elbows, the input arm assembly being pivotable around a linear axis disposed rearwardly of the user's elbow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 9981155
    Abstract: Apparatus for performing a pull down exercise comprising: a frame, a seat, an input arm assembly interconnected to a resistance mechanism and a manually graspable mechanism disposed vertically above the user's trunk in a start sitting exercise position, the input arm assembly being pivotably mounted on the frame for back and forth travel along a generally forward to rearward direction and along a generally side to side direction orthogonal to the forward to rearward direction, the input arm assembly being rotatably pivotable around a first linear axis and a second linear axis in the respective directions on exertion by the user of a rearwardly downwardly directed force on the manually graspable mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 9937380
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus comprising: a foot support, a user interface that includes a visual display, the foot support being movable by the user on the frame back and forth through any one of a plurality of complete, reproducible and different arc segments of a master arcuate path, the foot support being interconnected to a selection device that enables the user to select any one of the plurality of arc segments, one or more detectors adapted to detect one or more of force, energy or power exerted by the user over time on the foot support or distance or velocity of travel of the foot support or resistance assembly during the course of the user's performance of all or a portion of an exercise cycle, the visual display displaying a visually recognizable format of one or more of the force, energy, power, distance, time or velocity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 9795828
    Abstract: A stair stepping apparatus comprising: a plurality of stairs forming a treadmill or endless belt on which a user steps, wherein each stair comprises: a first link comprised of a major step portion joined to a minor riser portion by a rigid elbow, and a second link comprised of major riser portion joined to a minor step portion by a rigid elbow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventor: Gordon Andrade
  • Patent number: 9757614
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus comprising: a foot support, a user interface that includes a visual display, the foot support being movable by the user on the frame back and forth through any one of a plurality of complete, reproducible and different arc segments of a master arcuate path, the foot support being interconnected to a selection device that enables the user to select any one of the plurality of arc segments, one or more detectors adapted to detect one or more of force, energy or power exerted by the user over time on the foot support or distance or velocity of travel of the foot support or resistance assembly during the course of the user's performance of all or a portion of an exercise cycle, the visual display displaying a visually recognizable format of one or more of the force, energy, power, distance, time or velocity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 9707432
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus for performing a back extension exercise comprising: a frame, a seat having a seating surface (PS) and a pelvic stabilization pad having a lower back engagement surface (ES), an input arm assembly interconnected by a first interconnection to a first resistance mechanism, the input arm assembly including a manually graspable mechanism and being arranged on the apparatus such that the input arm assembly is pivotable beginning from a start motionless position along a path of travel toward the pelvic stabilization pad under resistance exerted by one or both of the resistance mechanisms, wherein the first resistance mechanism is adapted to increase resistance as the degree of pivoting of the input arm assembly increases along the path of travel away from the start motionless position rearwardly toward the pelvic stabilization pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo, Stephen Wendt
  • Patent number: 9700755
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus comprising: a foot support, a user interface that includes a visual display, the foot support being movable by the user on the frame back and forth through any one of a plurality of complete, reproducible and different arc segments of a master arcuate path, the foot support being interconnected to a selection device that enables the user to select any one of the plurality of arc segments, one or more detectors adapted to detect one or more of force, energy or power exerted by the user over time on the foot support or distance or velocity of travel of the foot support or resistance assembly during the course of the user's performance of all or a portion of an exercise cycle, the visual display displaying a visually recognizable format of one or more of the force, energy, power, distance, time or velocity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 9662531
    Abstract: Apparatus (10) for performing an arm curl exercise comprising: a frame (12), a seat (16), an elbow pad (19) an input arm assembly (24) interconnected to a resistance mechanism (42) and a manually graspable mechanism (30h), the seat (16) being arranged relative to the input arm assembly (24) to position the user in a user start position (USP) that enables the user to manually engage the manually graspable mechanism (30h) with a posterior surface (PSE) of the user's elbow user's elbow (13e) engaged with the engaging surface (ES) of the elbow pad (19), the input arm assembly comprising a first arm (30r) and a second arm (30f) pivotable around a first linear axis (AA).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo
  • Patent number: 9656116
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus comprising a weight stack comprised of one or more individual bodies of weight, a flexible elongated cable having a downstream portion that is interconnected to a user selectable number of the one or more individual bodies of weight that exert a first resistance and to a second resistance device that exerts a second resistance, a manually movable actuating device interconnected to a proximal end of the cable, the actuating device being manually movable by the user to exert an exercise speed, velocity, force, energy or power through the cable on the selectable number of one or more individual bodies of weight and on the second resistance device, the second resistance device exerting a second resistance that increases non-linearly with an increase in the degree of speed, velocity, force, energy or power exerted on the actuating device or on the second resistance device by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Cybex International, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Giannelli, Mark Buontempo