US 10,888,728 B2
Kinetic resistance apparatus
Robert Omer Carriere, Kingston (CA)
Filed by AORTE FITNESS INC., Kingston (CA)
Filed on Feb. 14, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/276,280.
Application 16/276,280 is a continuation in part of application No. 15/085,749, filed on Mar. 30, 2016, granted, now 10,207,140.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/144,526, filed on Apr. 8, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2019/0175975 A1, Jun. 13, 2019
Int. Cl. A63B 23/12 (2006.01); A63B 21/04 (2006.01); A63B 21/00 (2006.01); A63B 21/02 (2006.01); A63B 21/055 (2006.01); A63B 23/035 (2006.01); A63B 23/04 (2006.01); A61H 1/02 (2006.01); A63B 21/16 (2006.01); A63B 21/008 (2006.01); A63B 71/00 (2006.01)
CPC A63B 21/0442 (2013.01) [A61H 1/0222 (2013.01); A61H 1/0237 (2013.01); A61H 1/0274 (2013.01); A61H 1/0281 (2013.01); A63B 21/00069 (2013.01); A63B 21/0087 (2013.01); A63B 21/00178 (2013.01); A63B 21/00181 (2013.01); A63B 21/023 (2013.01); A63B 21/0552 (2013.01); A63B 21/154 (2013.01); A63B 21/1609 (2015.10); A63B 21/4005 (2015.10); A63B 21/4009 (2015.10); A63B 21/4025 (2015.10); A63B 21/4035 (2015.10); A63B 21/4043 (2015.10); A63B 23/0355 (2013.01); A63B 23/03541 (2013.01); A63B 23/04 (2013.01); A63B 23/1209 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1261 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1418 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1436 (2013.01); A61H 2201/165 (2013.01); A61H 2201/1642 (2013.01); A63B 2071/0018 (2013.01); A63B 2208/0204 (2013.01); A63B 2208/0233 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus configured to be mounted to the back of an individual or to a fixed structure, comprising:
a series of sheaves, wherein one or more of the sheaves are tensioned adjustably;
a single length of cord which tracks around the series of sheaves to provide an adjustable tension on the cord, the cord having free ends on each side of the apparatus;
wherein the series of sheaves are tension adjusted for shifting force from a first end of the cord to a second end of the cord; andwherein the series of sheaves comprise one or more movable central sheave and one or more linear track bearing, wherein each of the one or more movable central sheave is anchored to and movable along one of the one or more linear track bearing as a result of pulling of the cord.