Recalls: Exercise Equipment

October 29, 2008 Cybex International Recalls Treadmills Due to Fall Hazard; Can Speed Up Unexpectedly

This recall involves 115V ONLY Cybex 445T, 455T, 530T, 450T, 500T, 515T, 520T, and 550T treadmills. The 220V model treadmills are not involved in this recall. The treadmills are black and gray with rectangular uprights. The 530T style treadmill is 81 inches long by 32 inches wide. The 445T style treadmill is 72 inches long by 32 inches wide. The treadmills have a display panel on a console as wide as the treadmill. “Cybex” and the model number are written on the console. Read more.

July 24, 2008 Reebok International Ltd. Recalls Exercise Cycles Due to Laceration Hazard

The Reebok Studio Cycle is an upright exercise bike used primarily in fitness centers and other institutional settings. The recalled bicycle is black with silver cranks. The unit has an internal belt drive. The base of the bicycle is a single piece that is welded to the frame. The legs are two straight horizontal bars with rounded edges. There is a logo located on the side of the exercise cycle that shows a person riding a bicycle. Read more.

December 11, 2007 Fitness Quest Recalls Eclipse Elliptical Trainers Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves the Eclipse® 1175e elliptical trainers. The elliptical trainer is a cardiovascular exercise machine. The machine has two foot platforms attached to a wheel at the rear of the machine. Each machine has “1175e” stamped on an oval decal located on the side of the wheel housing. Read more.

December 6, 2007 Nautilus Recalls Bowflex® Ultimate 2 Home Gyms Due to Risk of Injury

The recalled 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.

December 5, 2007 Icon Health & Fitness Recalls Inversion Benches Due to Fall Hazard

The recalled inversion benches invert a user by securing the ankles in a locking device and rotating the bench. The Nordic Track bench is model number 831.14595.0 and the Reebok bench is model number RBBE1996.0. The model number is located under the seat of the bench. Read more.

October 23, 2007 Cybex International Inc. Recalls Treadmills Previously Repaired Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves the treadmills "Cybex 400T," "Cybex 410T," "Trotter 510," "Trotter 525", "Trotter 535", and "CXT+" that were recalled (link) on October 8, 2003 and later repaired. The treadmills are black with gray coloring, have rectangular uprights, and measure 69 inches long and 30 inches wide. The brands and models are written on the display panel. The “CXT+” model does not bear the brand Cybex or Trotter. Read more.

October 11, 2007 Flaghouse Inc. Recalls Kidnastics Balance Beams Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The recall involves a foam balance beam measuring 72-inches x 4-inches x 1/2-inch with a blue vinyl cover. A yellow Kidnastics logo is printed on the top of the beam. Read more.

June 12, 2006 Vision Fitness Recalls Treadmill Console to Repair Unexpected Acceleration Hazard

The consoles were sold with Vision Fitness treadmill frames and control the operation of the treadmill. 2006 Premier Consoles can be identified by the word Premier or T9700HRT printed on the console face under the Vision Fitness logo. These consoles were sold under model numbers TCFP6, TCPP6 and C9700H6. Model numbers are printed on the underside of the console and located on the serial number tag. The following serial numbers are included in the recall: Model TCPP6: Serial numbers TC175B05060002 through TC175B05080480. Model TCFP6: Serial numbers TC176B05060002 through TC176B05080309. Model TC9700H6: Serial numbers TC184B05070012 through TC18405080143. Read more.

June 7, 2006 Endurance Treadmills Recalled for Unexpected Speed Changes Posing Fall Hazard

The recall includes the T7, T7.1, T8 and T9.1 models of the Endurance Treadmills. The treadmills are black and silver. The model number is located along the side of the running surface near the end of the treadmill. Consumers should check the serial number, located on the front lower shroud of the treadmill along the vertical surface on a white sticker, and contact the company to confirm their treadmill is included in the recall. Read more.

June 7, 2006 Fitness Quest Gazelle Freestyle Crosstrainers and Crosstrainer Pro Gliders Recalled for Fall Hazard

Gazelle® Freestyle Crosstrainer and Crosstrainer Pro exercisers are "glider-style" exercise equipment. The user moves two foot platforms in a striding motion back and forth while grasping handlebars attached to the platforms. The model name "Gazelle Freestyle Cross Trainer" or "Gazelle Freestyle Cross Trainer Pro" is printed on the side of each product's frame. Read more.