I would like to introduce you to the Halo Trainer, it is a Physical Therapy approved device, great for Pilates sessions and overall fitness conditioning. But before I get into more details let me tell you about the creator of this amazing apparatus. The creator of the Halo Trainer is Bryce Taylor ( PT,MS) he is a practicing Physical Therapist with 15 years of Personal Training experience.
Here is a video to introduce you to the Halo Trainer:
The Halo Trainer adds a new dimension to your training routine. It incorporates strength work, flexibility training. injury prevention overall fitness conditioning. The Halo Trainer’s ergonomically made handle bars are safe and comfortable for the wrists. It is so versatile you can use it by itself with a a 65cm stability ball, BOSU or TRX trainer.
Using the Halo you will engage your core while strengthening your shoulders, hips and knees etc. There are 6 key ways to use the Halo Trainer in your sessions, here is a link to see how this is used.
In training there is no one size fits all, everyone’s body is different, the fitness levels are different and training needs are different and the Halo Trainer fits this perfectly. There are 4 levels of difficulty when using the trainer for the over 300 exercises in the repertoire. This enables you to progress or regress the exercises depending on your needs and or the clients needs.
If you are not familiar with this training system, hop over to their site and explore. I promise you will not be disappointed in adding the Halo Trainer to your current routine. I felt the work immediately, your core will be on fire.
Here are a few exercises using the Halo Trainer.
Standard Kneeling Pushup ( Level1)
Handles Up Tripod Mountain Climber (Level 2)
Handles Down Side Plank Leg Abduction (Level 3)
“Halo Training is an integrated approach to bodyweight training on variable surface stability to allow for progressive loading”. (Source)
Here is a video using the Halo Trainer with the TRX.
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