Patent Number: 8,715,145

Title: Exercise apparatus for activating the muscles

Abstract: An exercise apparatus useful for activating particular muscles, for example, the oblique and bicep muscles that are engaged when an individual is running while wearing the apparatus. Apparatus may include a belt with two ends, mountable on the individual's torso region; securement means on the belt's ends for adjustably securing apparatus about individual's torso region; a pair of shoulder straps with two ends on the strap's distal portions, configured to be hung on the individual's shoulders extending from apparatus' rear to its front, whereby these ends of the shoulder strap are connected to the belt; a hand grip element extending from either the back support member or the rear shoulder straps; and the back support member positioned on the individual's back when worn, whereby the individual may insert their hands into the hand grip element when running, such that the individual's hands are immovably positioned behind their neck.

Inventors: Winbush; James Robert (Fort Lee, NJ), Zinati; Mahtab (Fort Lee, NJ)

Assignee: Absrunner, LLC

International Classification: A63B 21/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018