ElliptiGO, creator of the world’s most advanced elliptical bicycles, and Ride Fit™, a leading provider of virtual workout videos, today announced the release of the ElliptiGO World Championshipstraining video - the first outdoor live-action training video specifically designed for the elliptical trainer and stationary elliptical bike. The ElliptiGO World Championshipsvideo includes an overlaid digital dashboard that provides elliptical users and stationary cyclists all the information and motivation necessary for a great structured workout. A perfect gift for fitness lovers this holiday season,this intense training video by Ride Fit features a who’s who of elite athletes and is available by download for $11.99 MSRP or on DVD for $21.99 MSRP at www.ride-fit.com.The video is also part of the “ElliptiGO winter package” bundle that includes a stationary trainer, riser block and the training video on DVD for $394.99 MSRP at www.ElliptiGO.com.
“According to a 2011 survey conducted by SGMA Research, more than 28 million fitness enthusiasts turned to elliptical training and elliptical cycling as their main source for low-impact high-intensity exercise last year,” says Bryan Pate, Co-Founder and Co-President of ElliptiGO. "With the popularity of our indoor stationary solution, we're confident that this video training package will give people a year-round training option that will make their indoor experience even better and help them stick with their workout routine throughout the winter months."
The Ride Fit ElliptiGO World Championshipselliptical training video puts you in the middle of the action as some of the world’s top athletes compete to win the 2012 World Championships of Elliptical Biking. From the comfort of your living room you can race legendary Olympians Adam Goucher and Mary Decker Slaney and keep pace with the lead pack as they battle to win the ElliptiGO Founders’ Cup and become World Champion. The grueling 11.7 mile climb up Palomar Mountain provides an engaging backdrop for your ride as you ascend 4,209 feet in just over 70 minutes.
“We were absolutely thrilled to work with ElliptiGO Inc. to film this incredible event and turn the captured footage into a virtual workout video,” says Gary Hawkins, Founder of Ride Fit™. “The ElliptiGO World Championships training video is a unique product that will bring virtual workouts to a whole new segment of fitness participants – those using elliptical machines and the ElliptiGO.”
With the widespread proliferation of devices like the Apple iPad, tablet PCs and smart phones, users can stay focused and motivated while doing their elliptical workout at home, at the fitness center or in the hotel gym. The ElliptiGO World Championshipstraining video combined with either the ElliptiGO/stationary trainer or an elliptical machine is a valuable tool to help rehabilitate injuries, improve fitness, promote recovery, enhance motivation, get a break from formal training and enjoy participating in another sport for all cyclists, runners and elliptical machine users.
About Ride Fit™
Making exercise enjoyable, entertaining and goal orientated is essential to keep people coming back for more. Ride Fit™ (http://www.ride-fit.com), an exciting series of virtual indoor cycle and now elliptical training videos, provides just such an environment for two of the best types of cardio workouts available – indoor cycling and elliptical exercise. To provide the most realistic virtual workout experience possible, Ride Fit™ videos are shot from the first person perspective using bike-mounted video cameras. Users will experience, as closely as can be achieved in an indoor environment, actually being there on the road. For more information go to http://www.ride-fit.com
ElliptiGO, Inc. is a San Diego-based company that created the world’s first elliptical bicycle. By modifying the elliptical trainer motion and combining it with the functionality of a bicycle, the ElliptiGO line of bikes delivers a high-performance workout experience that closely mimics running outdoors while eliminating the impact. It provides the most comfortable, fun and efficient way to get out and stay active. The full line of ElliptiGO bikes is available for purchase at select retailers nationwide and through the company’s website, http://www.elliptigo.com.
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