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EP1722869A4 - Upper body exercise and flywheel enhanced dual deck treadmills - Google Patents

Upper body exercise and flywheel enhanced dual deck treadmills

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Publication number
EP1722869A4
EP1722869A4 EP05724323A EP05724323A EP1722869A4 EP 1722869 A4 EP1722869 A4 EP 1722869A4 EP 05724323 A EP05724323 A EP 05724323A EP 05724323 A EP05724323 A EP 05724323A EP 1722869 A4 EP1722869 A4 EP 1722869A4
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Prior art keywords
upper body
body exercise
dual deck
enhanced dual
deck treadmills
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German (de)
French (fr)
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EP1722869A2 (en
Inventor
Douglas A Crawford
Andrew P Lull
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Nautilus Inc
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Nautilus Inc
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Priority to US10/789,579 priority Critical patent/US7618346B2/en
Priority to US54878604P priority
Priority to US54881104P priority
Priority to US54878704P priority
Priority to US54826504P priority
Priority to US10/789,182 priority patent/US7621850B2/en
Priority to US10/789,294 priority patent/US7553260B2/en
Priority to US11/065,746 priority patent/US7517303B2/en
Application filed by Nautilus Inc filed Critical Nautilus Inc
Priority to PCT/US2005/006753 priority patent/WO2005082114A2/en
Publication of EP1722869A2 publication Critical patent/EP1722869A2/en
Publication of EP1722869A4 publication Critical patent/EP1722869A4/en
Application status is Withdrawn legal-status Critical

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EP05724323A 2003-02-28 2005-02-28 Upper body exercise and flywheel enhanced dual deck treadmills Withdrawn EP1722869A4 (en)

Priority Applications (9)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US54878604P true 2004-02-26 2004-02-26
US54881104P true 2004-02-26 2004-02-26
US54878704P true 2004-02-26 2004-02-26
US54826504P true 2004-02-26 2004-02-26
US10/789,182 US7621850B2 (en) 2003-02-28 2004-02-26 Dual deck exercise device
US10/789,579 US7618346B2 (en) 2003-02-28 2004-02-26 System and method for controlling an exercise apparatus
US10/789,294 US7553260B2 (en) 2003-02-28 2004-02-26 Exercise device with treadles
US11/065,746 US7517303B2 (en) 2003-02-28 2005-02-25 Upper body exercise and flywheel enhanced dual deck treadmills
PCT/US2005/006753 WO2005082114A2 (en) 2004-02-26 2005-02-28 Upper body exercise and flywheel enhanced dual deck treadmills

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EP1722869A4 true EP1722869A4 (en) 2009-12-02

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US4204673A (en) * 1978-12-14 1980-05-27 Speer John Sr Dual-tread exerciser
US5226866A (en) * 1992-05-01 1993-07-13 Nordictrack, Inc. Trimodal exercise apparatus
US5282776A (en) * 1992-09-30 1994-02-01 Proform Fitness Products, Inc. Upper body exerciser
US5460586A (en) * 1992-09-16 1995-10-24 William T. Wilkinson Universal adaptable adjustable arm exercise device to supplement leg exercising
US5803871A (en) * 1997-04-24 1998-09-08 Stearns; Kenneth W. Exercise methods and apparatus
US5951449A (en) * 1998-03-12 1999-09-14 Oppriecht; Clair E. Exercise device
US6461279B1 (en) * 2001-07-25 2002-10-08 Hai Pin Kuo Treadmill having dual treads for stepping exercises
EP1316332A1 (en) * 2001-11-28 2003-06-04 Leao Wang Rocker arm for an electric treadmill

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US4204673A (en) * 1978-12-14 1980-05-27 Speer John Sr Dual-tread exerciser
US5226866A (en) * 1992-05-01 1993-07-13 Nordictrack, Inc. Trimodal exercise apparatus
US5460586A (en) * 1992-09-16 1995-10-24 William T. Wilkinson Universal adaptable adjustable arm exercise device to supplement leg exercising
US5282776A (en) * 1992-09-30 1994-02-01 Proform Fitness Products, Inc. Upper body exerciser
US5803871A (en) * 1997-04-24 1998-09-08 Stearns; Kenneth W. Exercise methods and apparatus
US5951449A (en) * 1998-03-12 1999-09-14 Oppriecht; Clair E. Exercise device
US6461279B1 (en) * 2001-07-25 2002-10-08 Hai Pin Kuo Treadmill having dual treads for stepping exercises
EP1316332A1 (en) * 2001-11-28 2003-06-04 Leao Wang Rocker arm for an electric treadmill

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