Octane Trifecta™ Provides Health Clubs with HIIT Experience

VANCOUVER, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS), the innovation leader in home fitness for over 40 years, announced that Octane Fitness is presenting fitness facilities and exercisers with a new cardio package that adds variety and motivation for small group training, HIIT, circuit workouts and more. As the company debuts its new Octane Rō™ rowing machine, the Octane Trifecta™ is now available and comprised of the Octane Rō™ rower, Octane Max Trainer® cardio machine and the Octane AirdyneX™ bike.

Applying its smart engineering and signature quality to indoor rowing with the Octane Rō, Octane now provides a total-body, low-impact solution to HIIT workouts on a sleek, inviting rowing machine that boasts innovative features and thoughtful extras.

“We are thrilled to fuel growing participation in indoor rowing with the exceptional design and performance of the unique Rō,” said Jim Barr, CEO of Nautilus, Inc. “And the powerful Octane Trifecta is a one-stop-shop, so fitness centers can meet the demand for functional training, and potentially boost revenue and retention, with a collection of intuitive, challenging and compact exercise equipment.”

New Rowing Machine

Refining the overall experience, the Octane Rō solves the typical hassle of strapping into and getting out of the pedals on a rowing machine. With a patent-pending design, the quick-release foot straps enable exercisers to efficiently insert their feet onto the footplate and pull up the handle for a secure fit. For an easy exit, a simple push of a button releases the straps.

Beginners to athletes benefit from total-body, low-impact Octane Rō workouts, as combined fan and magnetic brake resistance delivers a broader range of intensity levels to accommodate easy rows to grueling HIIT sessions. The MultiGrip handlebar offers different hand positions for custom comfort, kayaking and canoeing motions and greater activation of the upper-body muscles. And it’s simple to grab and securely store the handlebar using the oversized handlebar catch.

Even more, the large LCD console is backlit for readability, and features an addictive calorie meter that motivates exercisers to keep pushing.

Users can choose from six preset programs, including the Max 14 Interval routine, made popular by the Max Trainer cardio machine. This ultimate HIIT regimen consists of 25 seconds of all-out effort, followed by 80-seconds of active recovery – all in 14 minutes of pure invigoration.

For small group and circuit training workouts, MAX CiRCUIT facilitates use by multiple exercisers in rapid succession. The console tracks time and intensity for each person, and then automatically resets to zero between users for maximum efficiency.

For ease of ownership, the space-efficient Octane Rō rowing machine also has transport wheels, and can be stored compactly when not in use by tipping up the machine on its base.

Unique HIIT Product Package

The powerful combination of the Octane Rō, Max Trainer and AirdyneX exercise machines differentiates fitness facilities and invites participation from exercisers of various abilities in small group training, HIIT and circuit workouts. This highly durable trio of machines benefits users with ease-of-use and intuitive movements; total-body, low-impact exercise; progressive resistance; similar consoles with motivating feedback; and challenging variety.

Simple to get on and get going, the Max Trainer cardio machine has no required adjustments and offers instant intensity changes, inspiring exercisers to challenge themselves by keeping an eye on the same type of calorie meter as the Octane Rō rower. Easily accessible HIIT routines include the Max 14 Interval and MAX CiRCUIT.

The premium AirdyneX bike enhances the traditional air bike with a custom-designed, 26-blade performance fan and single-stage belt drive, which together increase efficiency so riders can generate more power. Exercisers enjoy greater variety in hand positions with the MultiGrip handlebars, HIIT programs to help drive effort and an addictive tachometer that fuels motivation to bury the needle.

Octane Rō Rower

The new Octane Rō rower includes the following features:

Shipping in December 2019, the Octane Rō is priced at $1599 and can be ordered now from Octane’s direct sales team and authorized specialty fitness dealers.

Octane Trifecta

Highlights of the Octane Trifecta include:

Contact Octane Fitness for additional details and pricing on the Octane Trifecta.

Find Octane at www.Facebook.com/OctaneFitness. For more information, contact the company at 888-OCTANE4 (888-628-2634) or www.octanefitness.com.

About Nautilus, Inc.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS) is a global technology-driven fitness solutions company that believes everyone deserves a fit and healthy life. With a brand portfolio including Bowflex®, Nautilus®, Octane Fitness®, and Schwinn®, Nautilus, Inc. develops innovative products to support healthy living through direct and retail channels as well as in commercial channels. Nautilus, Inc. uses the investor relations page of its website (www.nautilusinc.com/investors) to make information available to its investors and the market.


Erin Beck
Nautilus, Inc.
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