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Hydro Physio Lifestyle Water Resistance Treadmill

Hydro Physio Lifestyle (Image courtesy Hydro Physio)
By Andrew Liszewski

It’s no secret that swimming provides a great workout, and the extra resistance that comes from moving through the water is why a lot of athletes choose to exercise or train in a pool. And that’s basically the whole idea behind the Hydro Physio. It’s a treadmill built inside a clear glass tank filled with water that provides a more intense workout than just a treadmill alone.

The tank is filled and emptied each time which means you can enter through a door on the back, rather than having to climb in which would be problematic for people using the treadmill for rehabilitation purposes. This also means the water level can be adjusted on the fly to allow different muscle groups to be targeted during the exercise routine.

And even though the website only has photos of the 3D mockup, a Hydro Physio prototype does exist as is evident in this video. However I have no idea when they’ll be available to fitness clubs, or for home use.

[ Hydro Physio Lifestyle Treadmill ] VIA [ Chip Chick ]








  • http://www.hydrophysio.com Nicky Kelly

    Glad to see the interest in this fantastic product is gathering speed.
    Hydro Physio has been available on the market for just over 12 months now, and we have progressed much further than just a prototype, not only have we had clinical trials released, indicating a 3 x reduction of fat compared to land based running, we have also sold many across the world. This is fantastic for training, rehabilitation or general physiotherapy – and yes hopefully we should be available in a gym near you – or if you’re really interested get one of your own, and keep this fab product to your self!

  • gilbertg

    How soon does that clear water get foggy with sweat and assorted body fluids? Think I’ll pass on this one.

  • http://www.usb-blog.de usb

    Hmm I don´t think there is much effect. This reminds me of the theories of Johan Sebastian Kneip, a German munk, lifed in 1821, Stephansried, Germany. The use of water to treat rheumatic diseases has a long history. Today, hydrotherapy is used to treat musculoskeletal disorders such as arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or spinal cord injuries and in patients suffering burns, spasticity, stroke or paralysis. It is also used to treat orthopedic and neurological conditions in dogs and horses and to improve fitness.

    Also it´s for me the same thing, pimped up for commercial purposes.

  • brian

    The water doesn’t get “foggy” or cloudy, the water is filtered and treated and/or heated by a filter system like a pool or spa. Each time it fills and emplties it is filtered. It fills in less than 3 min. It will stay clear and clean and can be completely changed out from the holding tank easily depending on the amount of use. The perfect environment for training or physio therapy!