Benefits

FULL BODY WORKOUT

Upper Body

A strong upper body improves posture and overall endurance. Activ5 works your entire upper body with over 60 exercise routines.

Lower Body

Don’t let sitting at a desk “stand” in the way of a lower body workout. Activ5 exercises your lower body in both standing and sitting positions.

Core

A strong core is essential to everyday tasks such as bending, lifting, twisting and carrying loads. Your core muscles are vital to balance and back health, too. Activ5 exercises strengthen your core, giving you more power for sports and everyday tasks.

Strength Training For Everyone!

The World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control recommend that every adult do muscle strengthening activities that work every major muscle group two or more times per week.

Strength training has been shown to have physical, mental and disease prevention benefits.

Lowers Blood Pressure


Scientific evidence suggests that isometrics, as part of healthy lifestyle, may help lower blood pressure.

Aids In Weight Loss


Isometric exercise reduces both body fat and weight. In a test group, some subjects lost as much as 22 pounds over a 4-week period.

– Journal of Applied Research

Saves You Time


Isometrics provides a full body workout when you don’t have time to get to the gym.

Improve Range of Motion


Regular isometric exercises have been shown to significantly improve range of motion.

– Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research

Quit Bad Habits (Smoking)


Brief isometric exercise provides immediate relief in the desire to smoke.

– Human Psychopharmacology Journal

Get Stronger and Bigger Muscles


Isometric exercise is associated with an increase in muscle bulk, upper and lower body strength, increase in bone density, and a decrease in bone fractures.

– The Journal of Clinical Hypertension

Benefits Over Aerobic Exercise


Stretching and aerobic exercising alone have proven to be a less effective form of training than isometric strength training.

– Journal American Medical Association

High Endurance Exercise


Metabolic changes from a 30 second isometric contraction of the quads is similar to those of 30 seconds maximum sprint.

– Journal of Physiology

Improve Stamina


Isometric strength training can have beneficial effects on performance during endurance events.

– European Journal of Applied Physiology

Videos

Activ5 vs. Step Trackers

1:17min

Dr. Michael Wetter discusses trackers vs Activ5, the first bio-engagement device to coach users through workouts.

Dangers of Sitting, Weight Loss, Reduced Depression

2:22min

Dr. Wetter discusses additional benefits he discovered after using and analyzing Activ5.

Center for Disease Control Activity & Exercise Recommendations

1:54min

Dr. Wetter discussions the Center for Disease Control’s complete recommendation for weekly activity and exercise, on which most major step trackers are based.