|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 50 인용 특허 : 8|
The invention provides an exercise apparatus with a hemispherical support frame and a rigid ball mounted to the support frame with a low-friction bearing system in between the ball and the support frame so that the ball is freely rotatable in any direction. In one embodiment, the bearing system comprises a plurality of ball bearings and a retainer. The present invention also provides for an exercise system with two omnidirectional rolling apparatuses and a band that tethers the pair of apparatuses. The present invention also provides for methods of using...
What is claimed is: 1. An omnidirectional rolling apparatus for performing strength training exercises, comprising: a hemispherical stationary support frame, the frame comprising a top cover and a bottom cover; a first rigid ball mounted between the top and bottom covers with a low-friction bearing system in between the ball and the top cover, the first ball having a first weight; a hemispherical outer shell attached to the top cover, the shell having a gripping surface and being dimensioned so that a user can grip the rolling apparatus with one hand; a...