Workout with the Precor Adaptive Motion Trainer® (AMT)
The AMT from Precor delivers a total body workout that gets you going from short to long strides, walking to running, and climbing to lunging, all while targeting different muscle groups. As an added bonus, add in pushing and pulling with the moving handlebars, and you’ll fully engage your upper body for a full body workout.
To get started with your AMT check out these videos that showcase its versatility and adaptability to help you achieve the results you are looking for.
Getting Started on the AMT
The AMT facilitates nearly endless stride styles in the sagittal plane, or the longitudinal plane which is the anatomical plane which divides the body into right and left parts, of motion – from stepping, to jogging, to running. To get started follow the steps .
AMT Introduction Workout
Get to know your AMT with this introductory workout by following along with this 15-minute workout on your smartphone or tablet. You’ll break a sweat and learn how to maximize your training sessions by varying stride style, resistance, arm positions, and more..
AMT Core Foundations
Follow this five-minute core stabilization sequence on your AMT to help train your balance, coordination, and stabilization. This sequence can be performed before or after your workout, and uses only the pedals to create an unstable training environment that exposes single side imbalances..
AMT Tabatas: 4 Minutes to Fitness
Tabatas are a popular form of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) that include four-minute sets that alternate 20 seconds of work with 10 seconds of recovery. The following video describes how to incorporate the AMT into your Tabata workout.?
Balance and Stability
Complement your cardio workout with balance and stabilization training on the AMT. With the unit powered off, you can select from a variety of training positions and perform exercises to enhance your postural awareness and lower body strength. Precor Master Coach and global fitness educator Hayley Hollander shares some tips for transforming your AMT workouts..
AMT Cross-Training Tips for Runners by ACE
For those seeking a great cardiovascular workout that will help to maintain joint structures, the AMT is a perfect way to improve cardiovascular fitness for running while also reducing overall impact during your running program..
Are you looking to integrate High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) into your workout routine? If so, try this HIIT AMT workout that includes a 10-minute warm-up, 24-minutes of work, and a six-minute cool-down. Ready, set, go!.
AMT Superset Workout
Super setting strength with cardio is a great way to maximize workout time and results. The AMT® Superset Active Recovery Workout uses free weights and the AMT to deliver a total body workout by pairing seven free weight exercises with complementary AMT movements..
- Warm-up and cool down appropriately before beginning this workout
- Perform 2-3 sets of each superset before moving to the next exercise
- Minimize rest time within supersets
- Perform 12 reps of each free weight exercise and two-minutes of each AMT exercise