Nautilus, Inc. Brings Ground-Breaking Max Trainer® to the Gym | Business Wire

VANCOUVER, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS), a leader in innovative fitness equipment,

continues to provide ground-breaking products for commercial fitness

facilities and specialty markets with the introduction of the Octane

Fitness Max Trainer® machine. The new product was unveiled at the

Octane Fitness® booth (#2917) during the International Health, Racquet

and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) Convention.

Intuitive to use, with no adjustments required, the Max

Trainer machine is designed to drive the ultimate ROI for every

level exerciser. The 14-minute Max Interval workout has time-crunched

exercisers pushing hard, recovering and repeating to build stamina and

blast fat. Research shows that Max Interval workout users may burn up to

43 percent more calories than users using a rower. Up to 26 percent

more calories than users using a standing elliptical, both at self-pace.*

“We’re very excited to debut the Max Trainer for the commercial and

specialty markets. The launch of this new product is a great example of

how we’ve taken advantage of expanding unique modalities to reach more

consumers across our key channels,” said Ryan Simat, vice president and

general manager of commercial and specialty, Nautilus, Inc. “By

Octane’s New AirdyneX™Air Bike Now Available to Fuel Commercial Facilities | Business Wire

VANCOUVER, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE:NLS), a leader in innovative fitness equipment, announced that the new AirdyneX air bike from Octane Fitness is now available for health clubs, fitness centers, specialty studios, and athletic training facilities. The heavy-duty AirdyneX bike was adapted for commercial use from the iconic Schwinn® Airdyne® Pro bike and can be seen and experienced at the CrossFit Games August 3-6 in Madison, Wisconsin.

“As part of the Nautilus family of brands, we recognize the time-tested popularity of the Airdyne, and have refined this gym mainstay for high-volume intense usage at commercial facilities,” said Ryan Simat, vice president and general manager of Octane Fitness. “The AirdyneX expands Octane’s lineup of premium, zero-impact cardio equipment that delivers efficient, effective total-body workouts worldwide.”

Performance Redesigned

Featuring a 26-blade performance fan and a responsive, single-stage belt drive, the intuitive AirdyneX bike delivers virtually unlimited resistance and maximum efficiency by converting the exerciser’s effort to intensity. Pedaling slowly yields lighter resistance, whereas a faster cadence results in greater resistance.


redefining intensity and maximizing efficiencies for both HIIT

(high-intensity interval training) and steady-state cardio, this

total-body trainer creates buzz in the gym and extra motivation for

every functional training area and cardio floor.”

Maximum Output

All about efficiency, the Max Trainer machine enables exercisers to get

on and get started immediately, offering 10 levels of progressive

resistance via the high-velocity fan and magnetic brake. Dual hand grips

engage the upper body to yield more muscle work. Intensity is

entirely controlled by the user’s efforts, facilitating continual

responsive challenge. In addition, some studies suggest that HIIT

workouts may help stimulate higher calorie burn for hours after workouts

due to excess post-exercise oxygen consumption – which leads to better


Key features of the new commercial Max Trainer include:

  • Ideal for functional training, small group sessions and circuit

    workouts, the Max Trainer machine offers instant resistance changes,

    eliminating any ramp-up time where heart rates can drop and intensity

    decreases. With the Max Circuit program, the console individually

    calculates time and intensity for each user, automatically resetting

    to zero between exercisers.

  • Additional programs include Manual, Interval and the CROSS CiRCUIT®

    workout, whereby exercisers combine cardio intervals on the machine

    with strength-training exercises for superior conditioning and

    effectiveness. Health clubs can opt for the CROSS CiRCUIT® Pro Kit,

    which includes two PowerBlock dumbbells, adjustable from four to 32

    pounds each. An integrated PowerBlock stand on the Max Trainer


  • To drive motivation, the calorie meter provides instant feedback

    throughout workouts on calories burned per minute, which keeps

    exercisers striving to meet goals and improve. The machine is equipped

    with an intuitive console that offers multiple placement locations for

    mobile devices and provides feedback on time, floors climbed, pace and

    total calories.

The cordless Max Trainer machine offers clubs valuable versatility, with

a compact design that takes up less floor space than treadmills,

ellipticals and steppers. Priced beginning at $3,799 MSRP, the Max

Trainer machine will be available in the third quarter of 2018. For more

information, visit

*Study conducted by the Human Performance Lab at a university

comparing calories burned during a 14-minute guided workout on a Max

Trainer machine versus the calories burned during the first 14 minutes

of a 30-minute self-paced workout using a standing elliptical and a

rowing machine.

Find Octane at

For more information, contact the company at 888-OCTANE4 (888-628-2634)


About Nautilus, Inc.
Headquartered in Vancouver,

Washington, Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS) is a global fitness solutions

company that believes everyone deserves a fit and healthy life. With a

brand portfolio including Bowflex®, Modern Movement®, Nautilus®, Octane

Fitness®, Schwinn® and Universal®, Nautilus, Inc. develops innovative

products to support healthy living through direct and retail channels as

well as in commercial channels.

Nautilus, Inc.
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