We have a variety of different functional trainers and cable cross over machines, with all the features you could want for your home gym setup. We offer our Best Price Guarantee (conditions apply) and various payment options include an interest free option. We also offer Australia wide shipping and usually dispatch the next day – for more information on our delivery see our delivery information.
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Benefits of Functional Trainer Machines
Functional trainers can be a perfect way to target specific muscles for strength training in a way that is safe and effective. These machines use cams and pulleys to target specific muscle groups, providing a great way of achieving the benefits of strength training. Here are a few of the advantages of using these sorts of machines:
Controlled path of motion – controlling the path of motion during training places the weight and pressure at the right point of the muscle for optimal results in a safe manner. It also assists the less experienced in getting the right technique in a safe way.
Resistance at the right point – Gaining muscle size and strength requires using external resistance to stimulate the contractile muscle elements responsible for muscle contraction (the actin and myosin protein filaments). This stimulation triggers the muscle to become capable of generating higher levels of force (i.e. greater strength). These machines are designed to apply this resistance to the right part of the muscle.
Metabolic Overload in a controlled manner – they provide the safest and most time-efficient means of creating a metabolic overload, which is one of the ways to trigger muscle growth. These machines allow users to bring their muscles repeatedly to this point in a safe way to stimulate strength and muscle growth.
Targeted training – these machines allow users to develop muscle definition in specific, targeted muscles groups.