San Diego, CA (September 8, 2014)— ElliptiGO Inc., creators of the world’s first outdoor elliptical bicycle, today announced that Recharge Sport in Bend, Oregon has begun offering both members and non-members access to their new fleet of red ElliptiGOs. On Mondays and Thursdays, one of Recharge’s instructors takes groups of riders on a 45-minute, low-impact workout through the surrounding area, offering tips on how to get the most out of the ride. Everyone can customize their individual workout intensity as they go, making these group rides suitable for all levels of athlete, as well as those still recovering from injury. During the rest of the week, the ElliptiGOs are available for rent so that anyone can get in a low-impact workout through the Bend area on their own.
Recharge co-owner and professional runner, Renee Baillie, was the force behind bringing the fleet of ElliptiGOs into the gym. “I was introduced to the ElliptiGO over a year ago while searching for a way to supplement my training without impact,” stated Baillie. “I’ve had numerous injuries over my career and I truly believe that the ElliptiGO has aided my training and helped keep me healthy. I think that athletes of all levels can benefit from using the ElliptiGO and now I’m pleased to offer our members and the Bend community access to this innovative way to train.”
In addition to being a good option for a low-impact workout, the “fun factor” was a major reason that Baillie wanted to offer the ElliptiGO to its members. “The ElliptiGO has several benefits for runners, including helping to improve running form by teaching your body to better activate glute and core muscles,” said Baillie. “But the ElliptiGO is fun, too! Instead of being indoors, you can feel the exhilaration of riding outside with the wind in your face while you get stronger with less risk of injury. It’s training that both our members and I look forward to, and now we have the ability to do it as often as we like.”
“We’re excited to see performance and recovery centers like Recharge successfully integrating the ElliptiGO into their fitness offerings and setting themselves apart from other fitness facilities,” stated Bryce Whiting, Chief Enthusiast at ElliptiGO. “By offering both rentals and classes, they also provide multiple opportunities for someone to experience the ElliptiGO in a very compelling way and, in turn, fall in love with it. We’re looking forward to supporting Recharge and getting the ElliptiGO integrated into more performance centers and fitness facilities in similar ways in the future.”
For more information about Recharge, their group fitness classes, and their recovery and performance tools, visit www.rechargesport.com. For more information about ElliptiGO and its products, visit www.elliptigo.com or follow them on Twitter @elliptigo and Facebook at www.facebook.com/elliptigo.
Recharge Sport’s mission is to help people reach their full potential by delivering accessible, affordable, and professional athletic recovery & performance tools. Co-owned by professional runners Austin and Renee Baillie, both they and their staff are excited to share their love of sports and years of competitive athletic experience with everyone. Find out more about Recharge’s fitness and recovery options on their website: www.rechargesport.com
ElliptiGO, Inc. is the San Diego-based company that created the world’s first outdoor elliptical bicycle. Combining the best of running, cycling and the elliptical trainer, the ElliptiGO® delivers a high-performance workout experience that closely mimics running outdoors while eliminating the impact. Elliptical biking is an effective way to build cardiovascular fitness without aggravating injuries and is great for everyone from the weekend warrior to the elite athlete. The ElliptiGO provides the most comfortable, fun and efficient way to get outside and be active. The full line of ElliptiGOs is available for purchase at select retailers nationwide and through the company’s website: www.elliptigo.com.