TuffStuff’s Bio-Arc Seated Chest Press (BA-701) offers an intuitive way to train the pectorals, front delts and triceps muscles. Each Bio-Arc machine is designed and tested with biomechanics in mind. The Bio-Arc Seated Chest Press safely places users of all sizes and physical abilities in the optimal position – with no seat adjustment required. Head, back and seat pads are positioned to maintain neutral positions. And it comes equipped with TrakFitness cable handles. The first and only handles to include 3 axis of rotation, which allows users to move through multiple planes of motion. With each repetition, the user’s entire body moves along a linear arc trajectory to optimize muscle recruitment.
TuffStuff is proud to introduce the Bio-Arc strength series, the first resistance machines to incorporate multi-planar movement of each machine’s seat, along a linear arc trajectory. The seat movement allows the user to move along the arc path in conjunction with the machine, helping to maintain more optimal muscle length and improving the force of contraction and training stimulus.
Three years in the making, from concepts and engineering prototypes, to testing and countless refinements. Each Bio-Arc machine was tested by an independent exercise consulting company. Pilot research studies combining joint positioning – using goniometry testing, along with muscle recruitment and activity measurements – through electromyographic (EMG) testing. Each machine was tested to determine the optimal dimensions for final production. Every detail was measured, and design modifications were executed to exact specifications and re-tested. The end result is our patented Bio-Arc Technology that allows full body linear arc trajectory motion during exercise.
TUFFSTUFF COMMERCIAL STRENGTH
Since 1971 TuffStuff Fitness International has focused on one thing, the design and development of premium strength equipment.
Over the last five decades, TuffStuff has manufactured the highest quality strength equipment and set the industry standards against which all other equipment is measured. TuffStuff’s craftsmanship is recognized worldwide, and their products are sold across the United States, Canada, Mexico and in more than thirty other countries.
Today TuffStuff is the only fitness company in the United States with a full-service manufacturing facility, capable of producing every product they sell. Every design and engineering process begins in Chino, California – from concepts to prototypes, testings and design refinements. As a result, TuffStuff has greater flexibility to customize products, faster turn around times, and maintains a higher level of quality control than competitors.
TuffStuff’s commercial strength equipment is built to exacting standards, with full commercial-grade components including 7 and 11-gauge tubular steel, inert-gas MIG welded construction, and certified USA-made cables. Whether you are looking to outfit the world’s finest health club, or you just need a single equipment station that will stand the test of time, with TuffStuff you will receive unmatched product quality and exceptional support.
|Dimensions||72 × 63 × 58 in|
10 YEARS: Frames, welds, linear shafts and weight plates.
5 YEARS: Pivot bearings, pulleys, bushings, gas-shocks, and guide rods.
3 YEARS: TrakHandles
1 YEAR: Linear bearings and pull-pin components.
6 MONTHS: Upholstery, cables, finish and rubber grips.
ALL OTHER PARTS not mentioned, one year from the date of purchase to the original purchaser.
3" and 4-1/2” 11-gauge 120 wall round tubular steel with a combination of 2×4” 11-gauge 120 wall tubular steel.
All welded construction by inert-gas MIG welding conforming with all Structural Welding Code-Steel Standards and Specifications.
Molded PU foam glued to 1” industrial plywood backing, combined with double-stitched premium upholstery.
Premium Bolta Sport vinyl with PreFixx, formulated to resist bacteria, stains, mildew, oil and UV stabilized pigments. Meets most flammability test requirements. All upholsteries are double-stitched with “hidden” borders. Bolta Sport color swatches are available upon request. Sixteen standard colors. Custom colors are available – please inquire with your sales representative.
Choice of two primary colors: Gloss Charcoal Gray with Matte Black accent or Platinum Sparkle with Matte Black accent. Custom colors available, please inquire with your sales representative.
3/16” USA-Made Certified EXERFLEX PRO® high performance fitness cable.
3/4” solid steel 1045 (tgp) highly polished hard chrome finish.
1/2" push-pull spring loaded solid steel adjustment pins with ultimate load of 9040 lbs. and 46042 sheer strength.
4-1/2", 3-1/2" and 2" fiberglass reinforced nylon pulley.
3/4" black painted solid steel plates with reduced noise and self-aligning low friction sleeves. The Bio-Arc includes a 245 lbs. weight stack; the weight lifted is the approximate combined user’s weight and weight selected (see Weight Guide label).
IMPORTANT NOTE: Equipped with 245 lbs. weight stack: weight lifted is the approximate combined user's weight and weight selected (see weight guide label).
CUSTOM STABILIZER FEET: Heavy grade molded rubber base feet insures stability, prevents equipment movement, and may be bolted to the floor.
SELECTOR WEIGHT PINS: Weight pins are solid steel, magnetic with ball-end to ensure a tight connection and secure fit.
FASTENERS: All frame bolts and nuts ard 3/8" and 1/2" zinc plated grade 8. Meets ANSI specifications.
LINEAR SHAFTS: 1" precision Rockwell C60 grade solid shaft.
BEARINGS: 2" High precision linear sealed ball bearing (load rating of 1900 lbs.).
US PATENT NO. 9,533,188 B2; 9,539,462 B2 AND OTHER PATENTS PENDING.