Recalls: Exercise Equipment

March 1, 2011 Dick's Sporting Goods Recalls Fitness Resistance Tubes Due to Contusion and Laceration Hazards

This recall involves Fitness Gear and Fitness After 40 branded resistance tubes and adjustable resistance tube kits. The resistance tubes are yellow, blue, red, orange, gray or black and are attached to handles with a plastic clip. "Fitness Gear" is printed in red on the handles of the Fitness Gear-branded products. The Fitness After 40-branded resistance tubes have blue handles with thin green and red stripes. The recalled model numbers are: FAF00004, STA00017, STA00018, STA00019, STA00020, STA00021, STA00022, STA00023, STA00063, STA00064, STA00066. The model number can be found on the bottom of the package. Read more.

February 17, 2011 Perfect Pullup Recalled by Perfect Fitness Due to Fall Injury Hazard

This recall involves Perfect Pullup, an adjustable height pull-up bar that is installed in a doorway with screw-in holders. The recalled handles have a rectangular shape, are silver colored with a red hook, and display the Perfect Pullup logo in white lettering across the top. The recalled models were manufactured between December 2007 and April 2008. Read more.

August 17, 2010 Powertec Recalls to Repair Leverage Gyms Due to Injury Hazard

This recall involves the Workbench Leverage Gym, 2010 version, which has a lock and load removable bench section opening up the lever area for power exercises such as squats, shrugs and rows. The gym has black upholstery and either a black or yellow frame. The Powertec logo with the Workbench series name is printed on the removable bench. The models affected by this recall are WB-LS10 and WB-LS10-B. . Workbench Levergyms™ with model numbers WB-LS10 and WB-LS10B sold after February 2010 are not affected by this recall. Read more.

April 28, 2010 ICON Health & Fitness Recalls Inversion Benches Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves the Nordic Track Revitalize Inversion Bench 2.0 model 831.14895.0, Gold’s Gym Inversion System models GGBE0867.0 and GGCCBE0867.0 and Weider Club Inversion System model WEBE0878.0. The model number is located under the backrest of the bench. The inversion systems consist of a frame with a backrest, headrest and leg clamp assembly. Read more.

August 13, 2009 Exercise Units Recalled by Nautilus Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves Nautilus F3 Chin Dip stationary exercise units. The model number (F3CD) is located on the frame of the product. Read more.

July 21, 2009 Elliptical Exercise Gliders Recalled by Thane Due to Fall Hazard; New Instructions to Be Provided

This recall involves Orbitrek Elite (“OE”) and Orbitrek Elite Magnetic (“OEM”) elliptical gliders with model numbers BK2080 (OE) and BK2280 (OEM). The recalled gliders have a blue and gray plastic cover. The model name can be located on the side of the machine. No other models of Orbitrek-branded elliptical gliders are included in this recall. Read more.

July 21, 2009 Stamina Products Recalls Elliptical Machines; Provides New Warning and Assembly Instructions

This recall includes the following elliptical machines: Read more.

April 27, 2009 Leg Curl Fitness Machines Recalled by Paramount Fitness Due To Crushing Hazard

This recall involves the Paramount Fitness PL2100 leg curl machine. The single station weight machine is designed to exercise the hamstring muscles. Serial numbers involved in this recall include: PL21-9301-000 through PL21-9510-099. The serial number is printed on the back of the weight stack frame on the lower right. Model number PL2100 is printed on the exercise procedure label on the front of the machine. The Paramount Fitness logo is printed vertically on the frame. Read more.

April 16, 2009 Fitness Balls Recalled by EB Brands Due to Fall Hazard; New Assembly Instructions Provided

This recall involves rubber fitness balls sold in 55-, 65- and 75-cm diameter sizes. The fitness balls were sold with a pump and inflation instructions. The fitness balls were sold in various colors with the Bally Total Fitness, Everlast or Valeo logo printed on the ball. Read more.

March 3, 2009 Nautilus Recalls Bowflex Home Gyms Due to Risk of Injury

This recall involves the Bowflex® Ultimate 2 Home Gyms. The home gyms are equipped with pulleys, resistance rods, and other equipment, which allow the user to perform a variety of exercises. “Bowflex Ultimate 2” is written on the vertical part of the frame. Read more.