EP0307429B1 - Sports equipment - Google Patents

Sports equipment

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EP0307429B1
EP0307429B1 EP88902454A EP88902454A EP0307429B1 EP 0307429 B1 EP0307429 B1 EP 0307429B1 EP 88902454 A EP88902454 A EP 88902454A EP 88902454 A EP88902454 A EP 88902454A EP 0307429 B1 EP0307429 B1 EP 0307429B1
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Gerhard-Hugo Tölle
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Description

The invention relates to a sports device for Strengthening the upper body muscles, in particular Arm muscles while walking and running, with one elastic stretch band.

An elastic stretch band with a back cushion is known from FR-A-2 112 786.

However, it is not for use with Designed to walk or run.

In athletic endurance and strength training as large as possible over the skeletal muscles be used for a longer period of time. This is for Example when cross-country skiing or swimming, So sports that are always explicit for their favorable effects on the body are praised.

But when running and walking, the natural modes of transportation of man, they become almost exclusively Legs inserted and arms lead while running or Involuntarily go through load-free movements.

To strain the limbs more, weights are over Striped wrists and ankles; but exercise these weights more resistance to the respective flexor muscles. The more important muscles when running or walking are, however the extensors that support the body weight and the Effect jump.  

The object of the invention is a simple and Inexpensive but effective sports equipment too create that when running and walking a burden on the arms and thus the upper body causes what becomes a Whole body training, similar to swimming or Cross-country skiing, leads.

This object is achieved by the characterizing Features of claim 1 solved, still the individual characteristics listed in the subclaims represent advantageous developments of the task solution.

The object of the invention extends not only to the characteristics of each claim, but also on their combination.

The sports device according to the invention works when running and Respond to the inevitably swinging arms, which constantly creates a counterforce that is created by the Arms to be overcome, reducing the arm and upper body muscles is strengthened.

An elastic stretch band of the sports equipment crosses with at least two band areas on the back of the wearer at the level of the shoulder blades and these are opposite each over the shoulder of one and under the armpit the other side. They act on the Forearms on which they are adjustable cuffs or arm rings are attached. The stretch band is in shape an 8 misplaced and passed through the loops of a vest. The cross of the stretch band is in height the shoulder blades.  

The shoulder and back area is through the vest, on which the elastic bands are guided against Scrubbing and protecting the pressure of the tapes. Farther the vest keeps the stretch band in the required Location (course) and enables a problem-free Putting on and taking off the sports equipment.

The advantages achieved with the invention exist in making running training more effective can be. Due to the simultaneous loading of the These become poor in addition to increased movement causes, with time, the movement more harmonious and the overall coordination of movements should be improved.

The whole thing is like swimming and cross-country skiing Body strengthened when walking and walking In addition to running, no extra time is required to balance the upper body spent on boring stationary strength training to become.

The sports equipment is simple and inexpensive, easy to use and shows due to its good effectiveness, high utility value.  

Exemplary embodiments according to the invention are explained in more detail with reference to the drawings. Show it:

  • Figure 1 is a perspective view of a sports device formed from a vest and a stretch band in the disassembled state of both parts.
  • Fig. 2 is a schematic front view of the sports device when in use;
  • Figure 3 is a schematic rear view of the sports device in use.
  • 4 shows a front view of an adjustable arm and / or hand cuff arranged on the stretch band;
  • 5 shows a side view of a partial length range of an expansion band with length adjustment;
  • 6 is a perspective view of a cover cape as an additional part of the sports device;
  • 7 shows a perspective view of the cuff in a further embodiment of the expansion band fastening;
  • 8 is a perspective view of a conical sleeve;
  • Fig. 9 is a perspective view of a cuff with a stretch band extended to a handle.
  • The sports equipment consists of an elastic Stretch band (1), a vest (2) and, if necessary, a cover cape (3) together. Here is the stretch band (1) running crosswise on the back part (2a) of the Vest (2) held detachably and with two end arm and / or hand cuffs (4) equipped.

    This expansion band (1) is preferred by one flat cross-section having a rectangular cross-section Belt made of rubber and / or plastic Due to the flat design of the expansion band (1) this is free of pressure marks and chafing Back (5) and shoulders (6) of the sports equipment user.

    There is also the option of using an expansion strap (1) with circular or oval cross-section. Furthermore, instead of the stretch band (1) Tension springs may be provided.

    The vest (2) is on the outside of its back part (2a) with several crossing on two Lines from the shoulder area to the lower back area extending tabs (7) equipped, through which the expansion band (1) is guided and thus is held crosswise on the vest (2).  

    Either the expansion band (1) is closed Tabs (7) held firmly on the vest (2) or but the tabs (7) are by snap fasteners or other connection means one end on the vest (2) for insertion and for Removal of the expansion band (1) is provided releasably, so that the expansion band (1) can also be used without a vest (2) is.

    The expansion belt (1) is an endless belt by one Loop (8) of the two cuffs (4) out (Fig. 4). Furthermore, the expansion band (1) of two Ribbons should be formed with both ends are attached to both sleeves (4) (Fig. 1).

    7 and 8, this is Dehnband (1) equipped in its ends with eyelets (12), which hold around mounting bracket (13), which are attached to the cuffs (4). Through the Eyelets (12) is the expansion band (1) firmly on the cuff (4) held, i.e. the band areas cannot shifted relative to the sleeve (4) (in the longitudinal direction wander) so that the tape (1) is non-slip is held on the cuffs (4) and thereby the band areas of the expansion band (1) in the opposing arm movements also excited and be relaxed and thus show effect.

    The stretch band (1) is preferably adjustable in length run it once on different Set up body sizes and their tension to be able to adjust.  

    The endless expansion band (1) is at one point for this divided and the two elastic ends (1a, 1b) then arranged overlapping and by a slider (9), such as buckle closure, clamp closure, snap or Hook closure or the like, in the gradual or continuously adjustable length adjustment held together (Fig. 5).

    In the case of the two-band expansion band (1) in each volume a separation and a closure (9) intended.

    The cuff (4) is of a padded ring or a closed ribbon. Also it is preferred to use the cuff (4) for different strong arms or wrists adjustable form, with the cuff (4) is shared with its two cuff ends (4a, 4b) arranged overlapping and by a slide (10), such as buckles, clamps or latching or Hook closure, in gradual or stepless Circumferential size adjustment releasably held together will.

    Fig. 6 shows a cover cape (3) on the shoulders (6) and part of the back (5) of the person and part of the stretch band (1) and the vest (2) covers and serves as visual and thermal protection. This cape (3) can also be removed from the vest Fasten (2) so that he partially the expansion band (1) covered. To order hang (3) continues to serve as an optical beautifying part of the sports equipment and as protection when Rubbing the stretch band (1) by doing an uncontrolled The torn part of the belt does not snap back  

    The cape (3) can have different shapes and made of different fabrics and in different colors be made.

    The cape (3) possibly connected to the vest (2) forms with the expansion band (1) and the cuffs (4) connected sports equipment, what simple and convenient can be put on and off.

    2 and 3 show the sports equipment in use, one can see that the expansion band (1) the Back (5) of the person at the level of the shoulder blades crossed and over the shoulders (6) and under the armpits runs and then each with a cuff (4) pointing band ends to the forearms (11a) or wrists or hands and there is attached so that a tensile force in the arm movements exerted on the expansion band (1) and thereby the Arms (11) subjected to an increased load will. The expansion band (1) thus shows 8-shaped Band areas or bands that are each S-shaped run over the back (5) and the shoulders (6).

    7 to 9 is a buckle closure (10) visible for the cuffs (4).

    The cuff (4) of FIG. 7 is one cylindrical flat ring formed while the cuff (4) according to FIGS. 8 and 9 conical and corresponding the forearm longitudinal shape is formed so that it Forearm (11a) tightly encloses  

    The eyelets (12) of the expansion band (1) can be around the Provide mounting bracket (13) slidably to different To achieve leverage. The shift positions the eyelets (12) are by clamping members (14) or the like. Opposite the mounting bracket (13) fixable.

    9 are the ends of the expansion band (1) through clamping eyes (15) and beyond the cuff (4) to an end Handle (16) extended so that the expansion ends can be detected on the handle (16).

    Here are the clamping eyelets (15) around the mounting bracket (13) slidably and lockably provided (corresponding to the eyelets (12)), which increases the leverage adjusted and the muscles of the forearms (11a) can be charged.

    The vest (2) is made with stretchable areas (2b) elastic material and when changing the length of the stretch band to perform certain movements.

    Claims (17)

    1. A sports equipment for training the muscles of the upper body, in particular the arm muscles, in the course of running and walking, having an elastically expandable strap, characterized in that the expandable strap (1), extending crosswise, is removably disposed fastened in place across the back part (2a) of a vest (2) and in that it is provided at its ends with two arm and/or wrist cuffs (4).
    2. A sports equipment in accordance with claim 1, characterized in that the expandable strap (1) forms two strap areas which cross on the back (5) of the person at the height of the shoulder blades, which are alternately fastened over the shoulder (6) of the one side and under the armpit of the other side and with each of the frontal strap areas on a cuff (4).
    3. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 and 2, characterized in that the expandable strap (1) has a flat rectangular cross section.
    4. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 3, characterized in that the expandable strap (4) is in the form of an endless strap and is drawn through a loop (8) of each of both cuffs (4).
    5. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 3, characterized in the the expandable strap (4) is in the form of two crossing straps which are fastened with their ends on the two cuffs (4).
    6. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 5, characterized in that the expandable strap (1) is adjustable in the longitudinal direction, has at least one point of separation and has a closure (9) connecting the crossed strap ends (1a, 1b) which are disposed overlapping each other (Fig. 5).
    7. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 6, characterized in that the cuffs (4) are formed by padded rings or flat bands.
    8. A sports equipment in accordance with claim 7, characterized in that each cuff (4) is made adjustable in its circumference, has a seperation point and has a closure (10) detachably connecting the two overlapping cuff ends (4a, 4b) (Fig. 4).
    9. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 8, characterized in that the vest (2) has on the outside of its back part (2a) a plurality of flaps (7) extending along two crossing lines from the area of the shoulders to the lower back, through which the expandable strap (1) is guided.
    10. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 9, characterized in that the flaps (7) are detachably fastened on the vest (2) with one of their ends by means of snaps.
    11. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 10, characterized in that the expandable strap (1) is made of rubber and/or plastic.
    12. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 10, characterized in the the expandable strap (1) in comprised of tension springs.
    13. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 12, characterized by a cover (3) covering the shoulders (6) and parts of the back (5) (Fig. 6), which can be detachably connected with the vest (2) and the expandable strap (1) to form the sports equipment.
    14. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 3 and 6 to 13, characterized in that the ends of he expandable strap (1) are arrestably fastened by means of eyes (12) around fastening hoops (13) fixed on the cuffs (4) and are held by arresting means, such as clamping elements (14) (Figs. 7 and 8).
    15. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 14, characterized in that the cuffs (4) are cone-shaped (Figs. 8 and 9).
    16. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 13, characterized in that the ends of the expandable strap (1) are movably guided by eyes (15), movable and arrestable on fastening hoops (13) of the cuffs (4), and are connected at their ends with a grip (16) (Fig. 9).
    17. A sports equipment in accordance with claims 1 to 16, characterized in that the vest (2) is provided with expandable areas (2b) made of an elastic material (Fig. 1).
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