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Roy Simonson: Simulated hill-climbing exercise apparatus and method of exercising. CYBEX International, December 21, 1999: US06004244 (94 worldwide citation)

An exercise apparatus is provided comprising a frame having a front and a rear. A pair of arms are pivotally mounted at one end to the rear of the frame and a pedal is mounted to the other end of each arm. The arms are linked to each other such that when the arms are aligned, the arms extend forward ...


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Roy Simonson: Shoulder press exercise machine and method of exercising. Lumex, December 3, 1996: US05580341 (62 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for performing a shoulder press exercise are disclosed. A user support and a primary hinge are mounted to a frame. A secondary hinge is mounted to the primary hinge. An arm mounted to the secondary hinge has a handle adapted to be grasped by the user. The two hinges permit ...


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Roy Simonson: Chest press exercise machine and method of exercising. Cybex International, July 1, 1997: US05643152 (61 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for performing a chest press exercise are disclosed. A user support and a primary hinge are mounted to a frame. A secondary hinge is mounted to the primary hinge. An arm mounted to the secondary hinge has a handle adapted to be grasped by the user. The two hinges permit the ...


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Roy Simonson: Cable crossover exercise apparatus. The Simonson Family Partnership RLLLP, Hoffman Wasson & Gitler PC, May 29, 2001: US06238323 (56 worldwide citation)

A highly versatile exercise apparatuses is disclosed. More particularly, the invention relates to a cable crossover exercise apparatus including a central weight stack and opposed extension arms. The invention also relates to a functional lift exercise apparatus including a central weight stack and ...


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Roy Simonson: Method and apparatus for leg press exercise with counterbalance. Cybex International, April 1, 1997: US05616107 (51 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for performing a leg press exercise with counterbalance are disclosed. A user support, such as seat and a backrest, is mounted to a frame. A swing, such as a four-bar linkage, is mounted to the frame distal to the user support. A footplate is mounted to the four-bar linkage ...


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Roy Simonson: Lat pulldown exercise machine and method of exercise. January 28, 1997: US05597375 (45 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for performing a lat pulldown exercise are disclosed. A user support and a primary hinge are mounted to a frame. A secondary hinge is mounted to the primary hinge. An arm mounted to the secondary hinge has a handle adapted to be grasped by the user. The two hinges permit th ...


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Roy Simonson: Range limiting device for exercise equipment. Cybex International, March 3, 1998: US05722921 (43 worldwide citation)

A range limiting device for use in an exercise machine having a cam and an input arm fixed to a shaft, wherein the shaft is pivotally mounted to a frame. The range limiting device includes a cam arm pivotally mounted to the cam arm so as to maintain a tether substantially tangential to the outer per ...


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Roy Simonson: Squat press exercise machine. CYBEX International, May 13, 1997: US05628715 (38 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for performing a squat press exercise are disclosed. A user support, such as a seat and a backrest, is mounted to a frame. A four-bar linkage is mounted to the frame distal to the user support. A footplate is mounted to the four-bar linkage. A lever is mounted to the four-b ...


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Roy Simonson: Plate-loaded shoulder press exercise machine and method of exercise. September 16, 1997: US05667464 (29 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for performing a shoulder press exercise are disclosed. A user support and a primary hinge are mounted to a frame. A secondary hinge is mounted to the primary hinge. An arm mounted to the secondary hinge has a handle adapted to be grasped by the user. The two hinges permit ...


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Roy Simonson: Cable crossover exercise apparatus. Workman Nydegger and Seeley, October 1, 2002: US06458061 (29 worldwide citation)

A highly versatile exercise apparatuses is disclosed. More particularly, the invention relates to a cable crossover exercise apparatus including a central weight stack and opposed extension arms. The invention also relates to a functional lift exercise apparatus including a central weight stack and ...