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Matrix unveils Glute Trainer

At this year's FIBO fitness equipment giant Matrix debuted a host of new products and innovations, including the Glute Trainer.

Designed to emulate biomechanics, the trainer maximises the activation of the glutes and hamstrings and mimics the movement of bar-hip thrusts without the need for free weights.

The Glute Trainer, which debuted on the stand at FIBO, offers comfortable user positioning and an efficient machine layout, making it easily accessible, while floating hip pads are designed to accommodate users of all shapes and sizes and an angled non-slip foot platform offers stability to enable better glute engagement.

Matt Pengelly, MD of Johnson Health Tech UK, says: "FIBO is the perfect event to connect with our key accounts, initiate new opportunities and showcase our latest products and innovations, such as our Glute Trainer and Target Training cycles."

Other products showcased at FIBO include Matrix Ride education, a training programme, which complements the new Matrix Training Cycles, and is designed to teach trainers how to lead group cycling classes.

Company Details
Matrix Fitness UK
At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out and sets new industry standards. Matrix provides equipment to facilities in all market sectors including private health clubs, hotels, local authorities, schools, professional sports teams and the uniformed services. We also offer a comprehensive backup support service, incorporating 2D and 3D CAD designs, marketing support and competitive warranty and maintenance contracts.

Matrix strives to offer equipment that will captivate your members, is easy to maintain and delivers the best return on investment. Our connected CV equipment offers the most complete connected solution available from personalised promotions to prescribing personalised workouts, helping you to reach your business goals; increase retention, build engagement, enhance differentiation, maximise ROI and boost revenue. We also offer a full strength range to address the spectrum of end-user needs, from fixed resistance to plate-loaded equipment.
Address
East Court
Riverside Park
Campbell Road
Stoke on Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 4DA
Telephone
01782 644900
At this year's FIBO fitness equipment giant Matrix debuted a host of new products and innovations, including the Glute Trainer.
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At this year's FIBO fitness equipment giant Matrix debuted a host of new products and innovations, including the Glute Trainer.

Designed to emulate biomechanics, the trainer maximises the activation of the glutes and hamstrings and mimics the movement of bar-hip thrusts without the need for free weights.

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Matrix Fitness UK
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