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Cardio and Strength Training

New Equipment Debuts in the RecPlex February 2016!

The RecPlex turned 10 this year and what better way to celebrate than with new equipment? We've made the investment to enrich your recreation experience, now get on the move and try something new!

Cardio Equipment


Our members love a good treadmill, so we've replaced some of the well-worn pieces with the latest models to make sure you have quality equipment to keep you flying! Treadmill upgrades include:

  • 2 Woodway 4Runners
  • 2 Cybex 770T
  • 5 Matrix T7xe


We're adding two SPIN bikes and some new brands of upright and recumbent bikes for when you bring your ride inside! These new models have great user features and ergonomics to make sure you get the best workout possible. New bikes include:

  • 2 Matrix Uprights
  • 2 Cybex Uprights
  • 2 Matrix Recumbents
  • 2 Cybex Recumbents
  • 2 SPINNING Cycles

AMT's and ARC trainers

The new AMT is an improvement of an already great piece we've featured in the Fitness Center before. The ARC trainer continues to be a UD favorite, so we added more of what you love! Equipment upgrades include:

  • 2 Precor AMT's
  • 4 Cybex ARC Trainers

Strength Equipment

New strength equipment includes a few additions as well as simple upgrades of staples in the Fitness Center. Dumbbell racks have been added to make better use of space, and a new functional cable trainer upgrades the previous model. Also new are a hack squat and leg press to keep your progress on track! The complete listing of new strength equipment is the following:

  • 1 StarTrac Hack Squat
  • 1 StarTrac Leg Press
  • 2 Cybex Preacher Curl Benches
  • 4 Cybex Dumbbell Racks
  • 1 StarTrac Assisted Chin/Dip
  • 1 Matrix Functional Cable Trainer

Additional Equipment

Other additions include new plyo boxes to replace worn equipment, as well as stretch trainers to help improve your flexibility, coordination, and overall athletic performance by stretching daily whether before and after a workout or as the start to your day! The StretchTrainer places you in ergonomically correct stretching positions for maximum benefits in an effective, seated stretching regimen. Additional equipment purchases include:

  • 2 Precor StretchTrainers
  • 2 Plyo Box sets
Questions about the new equipment? Ask one of the Fitness Center Attendants for more information!

Cardio and Strength Training

Cardiovascular Equipment

The fitness center offers over 60 pieces of cardiovascular equipment. This includes treadmills, ellipticals, steppers, rowers, recumbent & upright bikes and arm ergo-meters.

Strength Equipment

The strength equipment offers a full line of Cybex Eagle selectorized machines as a circuit. A mini circuit offers Cybex's Total Access pieces that are also handicap accessible. A cable modular system includes two cable columns, two rows, two lat pull downs, and one cable crossover. Functional trainers are cable driven equipment that allows participants to perform almost any exercise imaginable. Dumbbells are available and range in weight from 3 to 100 pounds. Adjustable benches, plate loaded equipment, Smith machines, power racks and Olympic benches will offer a well-rounded approach to build strength.

Equipment Orientation

View the Equipment Orientation Help Guide for an introduction to a few of the selectorized and cardio machines available. And when you're in the RecPlex, the fitness staff is also available to answer general fitness and equipment questions.


Campus Recreation

2 Evanston Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45409