The Technogym Cardio Wave™ 700 is the only cardiovascular machine that engages the user on 3 different planes of movement simultaneously; Extension, Abduction and External Rotation. This unique, multidimensional workout enables you to appeal to and engage a broader range of customers with a variety of fitness goals. The Cardio Wave™ gives users a fabulous low-impact workout like an elliptical, but your legs work side to side with a movement similar to in line or ice skating. The Cardio Wave™ delivers the results that fitness seekers are looking for, a high calorie workout that strengthens the glutes and lower limbs while focusing on the core stabilizer muscles, a full body coordination in three dimensions that is a safe, non-impacting routine. Cardio Wave’s™ patent pending biomechanics ensures natural foot positioning during the workout, which not only keeps you safe but also maximizes the effectiveness of your efforts It appeals to all ages and fitness levels and with its unique biomechanical features, Cardio Wave™ delivers natural, effective and safe movements. This makes it suitable for all users, including active aging members and those recovering from injury or sickness. It has a unique entertainment appeal and the optional Active Wellness TV gives user’s access not only to TV, but also to video from their iPods or other compatible devices. In addition, the natural rhythm of the Cardio Wave™ has an intrinsic beat which encourages training to music. It uses exclusive biomechanical solutions patented by Technogym to allow a natural, effective and safe movement with no impact on the joints. With ErgoStride it is possible to adjust the position of the board simultaneously on the three axes throughout the entire movement to ensure correct posture and the greatest effectiveness of the exercise. The Cardio Wave™ is moreover the only machine equipped with the SoftStride board dynamic connection device that ensures extremely easy access and use. The multiplanar movement permits a global involvement of the muscles of the glutes, lower limbs and stabilisers of the backbone. Muscle activation has been tested with both the electromiographic method and the NIRS (Near Infrared Spectroscopy) method that permits measuring the consumption of oxygen on the single muscle groups. Independent research has provided scientific confirmation that the Cardio Wave™: can burn more calories in less time. With the Cardio Wave™ an aerobic exercise is performed, and it can be done for long periods of time at medium-high intensity generating high calorie expenditure. The pleasure of the movement is engrossing for users doing the workout, and this leads them to work out harder than on other equipment, with an accordingly greater calorie consumption. The Cardio Wave™ also permits accomplishing the best ratio between calorie expenditure and muscle toning in every exercise session. Everything about the Cardio Wave™ 700iE is designed to help create an easy workout. Our factory serviced, inspected and refurbished Technogym Cardio Wave™ 700 is "like new" but priced below market value. It might have some slight cosmetic flaws, but it will provide you exceptional performance at only a fraction of the price of a new unit!