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P4r4d0xxx
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Nu step

Post by P4r4d0xxx » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:39 pm

I am looking for a used Nu step trainer

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Re: Nu step

Post by ElliotB » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:15 am

I just decided to get a similar machine (expecting to receive it in about a week) and found this one which is much for affordable (easily less than 1/4 the price) and my hope is that the unique leg movement it provides (up/down) will be superior to the 'traditional' circular leg movement on most such equipment (I have an elliptical and a cross trainer stationary bike) which does not seem to target the muscles I need help with. I also have a vertical climber which offers great leg specific exercise as compared to most exercise machines and I find it helps more with muscles used for walking. This machine, like the Teeter, offers up/down muscle support which I feel is a more important movement to help with walking muscles.

From the manufacturer:
https://teeter.com/freestep/

$100 off deal through HSN:
https://www.hsn.com/products/teeter-fre ... er/8682665

Even used on eBay the NuStep is still quite expensive. Good luck in your search.

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Re: Nu step

Post by P4r4d0xxx » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:08 am

Thanks. I’ll look into it.

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Re: Nu step

Post by NHE » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:50 am

P4r4d0xxx wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:39 pm
I am looking for a used Nu step trainer
Have you tried Craigslist?

https://www.google.com/search?source=hp ... cCPKTugfhw

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Re: Nu step

Post by P4r4d0xxx » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:12 am

Yes. No luck

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Re: Nu step

Post by THX1138 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:04 pm

I picked up a used Octane XR6 in great condition.
Here is the model I have: https://www.johnsonfitness.com/Octane-x ... -P234.aspx
I like it better than the older and very new Nu step machines that I have used.
The movement is different.
- The (older) new Step machines I've used are kind of noisy, whereas the XR6 is very quiet and very smooth.

Everyone that has ridden my XR6 likes it and they say they like the motion. I do too! For some reason, when I ride the machine, time just flies by. Almost always more time has passed than I would have guessed. I like riding it and the time goes quickly.

- With the Nu Step machine, your feet mainly move horizontally, foreward and backward.

- With the xr6 your feet move in an elliptical motion so your feet are moving in an oval in which they move both up and down.
- The XR6 is referred to as a recumbent elliptical machine.
- The Nu Step has a simpler motion. It also feels a bit flexible, whereas the XR6 feels much more rigid.
- The Nu Step has an advantage of being easier to get on.
- The Nu Step machine sells for a good deal more money than the xr6. This is probably because the Nu Step is the machine that physical therapy departments typically buy.

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Re: Nu step

Post by ElliotB » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:57 am

That is an amazing exercise machine!

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