For an ef­fec­tive work­out

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Stroke Awareness -

EX­ER­CISE is one of the best ways to keep your­self healthy. It plays a vi­tal role in re­duc­ing your risk of stroke and can im­prove your over­all health.

Reg­u­lar ex­er­cise can help lower blood pres­sure and main­tain a healthy weight. Re­search shows that reg­u­lar ex­er­cise three to four times a week can re­duce your risk of stroke by 27%.

To­tal body work­out

If you are look­ing for a piece of ex­er­cise equip­ment that will give you a great car­dio work­out and im­prove your strength and mus­cle tone, an el­lip­ti­cal trainer is your best choice.

The No.1 fit­ness brand in the world, NordicTrack, of­fers the NordicTrack E 7.0 Z El­lip­ti­cal Trainer, which pro­vides a to­tal body work­out with less im­pact on your knees and quick ad­just­ment that al­lows you to mod­ify your in­cline to tar­get spe­cific mus­cle groups with­out los­ing fo­cus dur­ing your work­out.

Achieve your fit­ness goals

Other fea­tures of the NordicTrack E 7.0 Z El­lip­ti­cal Trainer in­clude:

20 pre­set work­out apps – Get the train­ing you want with built-in work­outs de­signed by a certified per­sonal trainer to help you reach your fit­ness goals. Choose from 10 calo­ries and per­for­mance work­out apps re­spec­tively.

Ad­justable ramp in­cline Tone and tar­get quadri­ceps, calves and glutes when you mod­ify your ramp in­cline be­tween zero and 20 de­grees. Sim­ple con­trols change the shape and length of your stride to ramp up your train­ing ef­forts for bet­ter re­sults.

20 dig­i­tal one-touch re­sis­tance con­trol ad­just your in­cline and re­sis­tance to vary work­out in­ten­sity. With SMR (silent mag­netic re­sis­tance), ev­ery ad­just­ment is quiet, smooth and nat­u­ral.

EKG (elec­tro­car­dio­gram) pulse grips – Stay in the right heart rate zone for your fit­ness goals. An in­te­grated EKG pulse grip sends an ac­cu­rate read­ing to the con­sole.

Up­per-body work­out arms with soft-touch grips – Burn more calo­ries with up­per-body work­out arms. Fea­tur­ing soft­touch, mul­ti­ple-po­si­tion grips that ac­com­mo­date any height, th­ese work­out arms are easy to hold and keep you com­fort­able through­out your work­out.

iFit-com­pat­i­ble – If you are ready to lose weight, do it with iFit Tech­nol­ogy. Work­outs pow­ered by Google Maps recre­ate routes any­where in the world, au­to­mat­i­cally ad­just­ing the re­sis­tance of the el­lip­ti­cal trainer to match the in­ten­sity of the ter­rain.

The NordicTrack E 7.0 Z El­lip­ti­cal Trainer is avail­able ex­clu­sively at all Fit­ness Con­cept stores na­tion­wide.

In con­junc­tion with World Heart Day, Fit­ness Con­cept ran a do­na­tion drive and body fat check to raise aware­ness for heart dis­ease and stroke pre­ven­tion.

Fit­ness Con­cept will do­nate RM25 to Yayasan Jan­tung Ne­gara with ev­ery pur­chase of a car­dio equip­ment.

Fit­ness Con­cept is Malaysia’s largest fit­ness spe­cial­ist chain as certified by The Malaysia Book of Records, with 45 out­lets in lead­ing shop­ping malls na­tion­wide.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 03-2282 3200 (Mid Valley store)/03-5631 3901 (Sun­way Pyra­mid store), e-mail en­quiries@fit­ness­con­ my or visit­ness­con­cept.

Face – Fa­cial numb­ness or weak­ness, es­pe­cially on one side. The eas­i­est way to de­tect a stroke is to ask the per­son to smile.

Check if the smile droops to one side, along with the cor­re­spond­ing cheek and eye­lid.

Some­times, it can be dif­fi­cult to de­tect fa­cial dif­fer­ences in the smile of a stranger. FAST op­er­ates on the be­lief that in most cases, the by­stander will be some­one who knows the pa­tient and is able to de­tect an un­usual smile.

Arms – Arm numb­ness or weak­ness, es­pe­cially on one side. Ask the per­son to raise both arms and check if they are un­able to raise one or both.

If they suc­ceed in rais­ing both arms, en­sure that they are able to

Main­tain a healthy weight and get a great car­dio work­out with the NordicTrack E 7.0 Z El­lip­ti­cal Trainer.

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