The Swim & Spin focuses on trunk rotation and upper body strengthening. By engaging the muscles of the core, children are able to rotate the entire body on a pivoting platform while simultaneously pedaling the hand grips forward or backwards using the upper body.
This is an excellent piece of equipment for “de-conditioned” exercisers - Allows children new to physical activity to be successful, and to have fun while moving!
Unique movement exercises the external oblique and entire range of central core muscles including transversus abdominis back and pelvis, while providing a complete cardiovascular workout. Contoured kneeling pads ensure the child will always be properly positioned on the unit. Child size crank arms provide proper fit for children to push and pull utilizing the entire upper body.
The Ab Crunch machine is specifically sized for youth and is designed with the developing child in mind. The ab crunch focuses on strengthening children's core muscles.
Why is core strength important for children?
Poor core strength not only causes bad posture but is also a contributing factor in poor endurance and poor balance. Without core strength, the child's gross and fine motor skills are impaired. Strengthening the child's core is considered a vital building block in the developing body!
Meet with your ABL Expert for a tour of a school near you! Checkout an Action Based Learning Lab or Kinesthetic Classroom in Action! Allows educators the opportunity to talk with principals, teachers (and students!) to learn more about ABL.