Elder Wellness & Fitness Equipment

The health benefits of exercise for elders are many and well known. An abundance of studies confirm that regular exercise helps prevent falls and fractures, reduce the risk of strokes, heart disease, and some cancers, lessen cognitive decline and control obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure.  Play By Design offers a variety of Elder Wellness and Fitness Equipment designed to help improve a range of muscles and motion.  The equipment can be used as a rehabilitation tool, or as an everyday exercise to improve overall health.  Each wellness station has been designed to target a specific area.  Play By Design offers a range of accessible wellness equipment.  The accessible equipment can be used by a wheelchair bound person to enhance their everyday exercises, some of the stations can be used by both able and disable bodied persons.

Please contact a Play By Design team member for more details.


 

2 person accessible chest press

 

2 Person Accessible Chest

Press

Strengthens chest, shoulders, upper and mid abs, forearms, and triceps. Can be used by two people simultaneously & independently of each other Wheelchair accessible side may be used by the able-bodied in a standing position Side with seat may be used by those in wheelchairs who can transfer.

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2 Person Accessible Lat Pull

Strengthens back muscles, shoulders, and arm muscles.
Can be used by two people simultaneously & independently of each other Wheelchair accessible side may be used by the able-bodied in a standing position Side with seat may be used by those in wheelchairs who can transfer.

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2 Person Air Walker

Lower body, develops endurance and flexibility in the gluts, hamstrings, quadriceps, and calves. This frictionless gliding unit creates a “walking on air” sensation, while providing a cardio workout.

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2 person chest press

Strengthens chest, shoulders, upper and mid abs, forearms, and triceps. Can be used by two people simultaneously & independently of each other Wheelchair accessible side may be used by the able-bodied in a standing position Side with seat may be used by those in wheelchairs who can transfer.

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2-person-cross-country-ski Play By Design2 Person Cross Country Ski

Lower body, develops endurance and flexibility in the legs, gluts, and upper body muscles. The Cross-Country Ski is a low-impact exercise that also provides anaerobic and muscle toning workouts in one session.

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2 Person Lat Pull-Down

Upper body, targets the latissimus dorsi and upper back muscles; such as the rhomboids and teres-major. Great exercise for developing good posture and grip strength.

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2 Person Lat Pull and Vertical Press Combo

Strengthens upper back, chest, shoulders, biceps, upper and mid abs, forearms, triceps, and core. Great social activity. Can be used by two people simultaneously & independently of each other.

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2 Person Leg Press

Strengthens calves, hamstrings, glutes, and quadriceps. Can be used by two people simultaneously & independently of each other.

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2 Person Vertical Press

Upper body, develops strength in the pectorals, anterior and posterior deltoids, as well as the triceps brachii. Good exercise for developing upper body strength and endurance for overhead lifting and reaching.

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4 Person Pendulum, Abs & Dip Station

4 Person Pendulum, Abs & Dip Station

Strengthens chest, shoulders, biceps, forearms, lower back, and abdominals. Loosens hips and side. Can be used by four people simultaneously & independently of each other. Great social activity.

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4 Person Leg Press - Play By Design

4 Person Leg Press

Leg Press is a great multi-joint exercise which helps developing strength in quadriceps, hamstrings, calves, and gluts. Multi-joint exercises closely simulate the way your body works in daily functional activities. The Leg Press is a great exercise for tightening and toning legs.

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4 Person Twisting Station

Mid Section, rotational exercise that develops strength and flexibility in the abdominals, hips, and lower back. The Twisting Station provides a core exercise great for improving the mobility of your spine.

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Accessible Lat Pull & Vertical Press Combo - Play By Design

 

Accessible Lat Pull & Vertical Press Combo

Strengthens upper back, chest, shoulders, biceps, upper and mid abs, forearms, triceps, and core. Great social activity. Can be used by two people simultaneously & independently of each other.

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Accessible Reverse Butterfly - Play By Design

Accessible Reverse Butterfly

Strengthens arms, shoulders, and back muscles. Full wheelchair access.

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Accessible Butterfly - Play By Design

Accessible Butterfly

Develops chest, front shoulders, and upper and mid-abs. Full wheelchair access.

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Leg Extension - Play By Design

Leg Extension

Strengthens abdominals and leg muscles, particularly quads.

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Recumbent Bike - Play By Design

Recumbent Bike

Lower body, develops endurance and flexibility in the quadriceps, hamstrings, gluts, and hips. Stationary bike work outs are low impact, so they are ideal for individuals with bone problems or back issues. Its a great cardio vascular workout made simple and fun.

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Seated Core Station - Play By Design

Seated Core Station

Strengthens abdominals and thigh muscles.

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Single Air Walker - Play By Design

Single Air Walker

Strengthens and stretches leg muscles. Increases lower body range of motion.

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Tai Chi - Play By Design

 

Tai Chi

Upper body, rotational exercise developed strength and flexibility in shoulders, arms, wrists and rotator cuff muscles. The Tia-Chi Spinner helps prevent injury to the wrists and shoulders by increasing their range of motion.

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Upright Bike - Play By Design

Upright Bike

Strengthens hamstrings, glutes, quadriceps, calves, lower back, and core.

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Rope Bridge Wellness Station

Rope Bridge Wellness Station

The Rope Bridge Wellness Station makes exercise fun and brings you back to the playground while enhancing the skills needed to reduce falls. The bridge walk may appear challenging, but it is the best assessment to understand one’s susceptibility to falling. The Rope Bridge walking pads are designed within inches of the surfacing to ensure a safe product. This station also offers events that promote further balance, upper-body flexibility, and enhance relaxation and mediation.

 


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Balance Beam Wellness Station

Balance Beam Wellness Station

People who have trouble maintaining their balance have an increased risk for falling. This can be a particularly dangerous situation for older adults. The Balance Beam Wellness Station improves overall upper and lower body strength, and gives confidence to walk in areas or conditions that may be more difficult to navigate. This station also offers events that promote flexibility and enhance relaxation and meditation.

5 ACTIVITIES: Balance Beam, Hand Bike (x2)*, Tai Chi Wheels*, Balance and Hip Twist. * ADA Compliant

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Platinum Wellness System
Platinum Wellness System

Platinum Wellness System

The made in USA Senior Fitness Equipment Platinum Wellness System includes four different Wellness Stations connected by a center deck allowing easy transfer between activities for senior fitness and rehabilitation.

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Rope Course Wellness Station
Rope Course Wellness Station

Rope Course Wellness Station

The Rope Course Wellness Station is the ultimate exercise for improving eye-foot coordination by challenging individuals to step in between each rope square from moving front to back and from side to side. The repetitive process improves mobility and balance to navigate tough conditions and reduce falls. This station also offers events that promote cognitive exercises, hand-eye coordination, upper-body flexibility, and enhance relaxation and mediation. 4 ACTIVITIES: Rope Net Floor, Snake Pipe with Hand Ring, Balance and Hip Twist Sitting Hand Throttle Bar. * ADA Compliant.

 


Stair Walk Wellness Station
Stair Walk Wellness Station

Stair Walk Wellness Station

Walking up and down stairs is one of the best kept secrets in preventive medicine. Too often, many elderly people stop climbing stairs too soon, which can increase the probability of a fall. The Stair Walk Wellness Station will build confidence and ability to walk up and down stairs by improving balance and grip strength. This station also offers events that promote cognitive exercises, hand-eye coordination, upper-body flexibility, and enhance relaxation and mediation. 4 ACTIVITIES, Fitness Steps, Zig Zag Pipe with Hand Ring*, Hand Bike*, Tai Chi Wheels. * ADA Compliant.

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