Saturday, 19 August 2017

Drive Medical Bobcat X4 versus X3 Compact Transportable Power Mobility Scooter, Comparison Review

Drive Medical Bobcat X4 Compact Transportable Power 4-Wheel Mobility Scooter, review features compared with Bobcat X3
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The Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X3 are compact transportable power mobility scooters, offering comfort and performance for a relatively low price.

The Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X3 Mobility Scooters are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use and are straightforward to use with easy-to-control steering, easy finger-pull throttle control and electromagnetic brakes that work by simply releasing the throttle to come to a stop.

Bobcat X4/X3 controls on Drive Medical mobility scooter
Bobcat X4/X3 controls
Both the Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X4 Mobility Scooters offer speeds up to 4 mph and a distance range of up to 7.5 miles on a single charge.  The scooters utilize a 24V x 270W x 4700rpm motor and come with a rechargeable battery pack (12V x 10AH) and a 1.5A Offboard charger.

The main difference between the Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X3 comes down to the amount of wheels and turning radius each scooter offers.  The Bobcat X4 has 4 wheels and offers a turning radius of 53”, while the X3 has 3 wheels and allows for a tighter turning radius of 45” making it better for turning in smaller spaces.  Both scooters have anti-tip wheels for safety.

For ultimate comfort and a custom fit, the Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X3 feature a height-adjustable padded seat with backrest, and armrests that are width- and angle-adjustable and can be flipped up for easy getting on and off the seat.  The tiller is also angle-adjustable for easy reach of the controls.

Bobcat X4/X3 anti-tip wheels on Drive Medical mobility scooter
Bobcat X4/X3 anti-tip wheels
Additional features of both the Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X3 Mobility Scooters include a speed dial, battery gauge, ignition switch and key, forward and reverse motion, freewheel option,  8x2” non-marking flat-free wheels, 2.5” ground clearance, 6 degree climbing angle, and large front metal carry basket.

Both the Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X3 Mobility Scooters allow for a maximum user weight capacity of 265 lbs.

For ease of transportation, the Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X3 can be disassembled into 3 manageable pieces, making it easy to fit in the trunk of your vehicle so you can take it with you wherever you need to go.





Let’s take a closer look at the main differences and similarities in features and specifications between the Drive Medical Bobcat X4 and X3 to help you decide on which is the best mobility scooter for your needs:


Monday, 14 August 2017

3 Wheel Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter SFSCOUT3, Review

3 Wheel Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter SFSCOUT3, with 45.5" turning radius, up to 4.25 mph speed, up to 9 miles distance range, disassembles into 5 manageable pieces for transporting
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The 3 Wheel Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter SFSCOUT3 is similar in features and specifications to the SFSCOUT4 except with 3 wheels instead of 4.

The SFSCOUT3 is slightly lighter than the SFSCOUT4 and its 3 wheels give it a shorter turning radius of 45.5” compared to the 53.75” of the 4-wheel version.  Both mobility scooters are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, but the 3-wheel version is specially designed for nimble indoor navigation thanks to its shorter turning radius.

The compact Drive Medical Scout 3 Wheel Mobility Scooter is designed to be quickly and easily taken apart – it disassembles into 5 manageable pieces - so you can easily fit it in the trunk of your car to transport it wherever you need to go.

Ergonomic and comfort features of the Drive Medical Scout 3 Wheel Mobility Scooter include a height-adjustable and swivel-lockable padded seat with padded backrest and angle-adjustable and width-adjustable padded armrests.

Delta-shaped steering handle & control panel on Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter 3 Wheel
Delta-shaped steering
handle & control panel
The Scout 3’s tiller is also angle-adjustable for easy reach of the delta-shaped steering handle and control panel.  The wrap-around design of the steering handle allows for effortless driving for people with limited strength or dexterity.

The Drive Medical Scout 3 Wheel Scooter’s control panel is straightforward and easy to use, featuring a speed dial, throttle, horn button, battery indicator, key and key switch.  It offers variable speed range up to 4.25 mph and a distance range up to 9 miles (on a single charge).

For safe stopping on the SFSCOUT3, simply release the throttle and the scooter will come to a stop using electromagnetic brakes.  Once the scooter is at a complete stop, the scooter’s park brakes will automatically lock the wheels.

The Drive Medical Scout 3 Wheel Mobility Scooter utilizes a 24V 270W 4700rpm motor and comes with a quick-connect rechargeable 12Ah battery pack and 1A Offboard charger.

Additional features of the Drive Medical SFSCOUT3 Mobility Scooter include 8x2” non-marking flat-free anti-tip wheels, 2.5” ground clearance, 6 degree climbing angle, front-wheel lock, forward and reverse operation, manual operation option, interchangeable blue and red colored panels, and a 300 lb user weight capacity.




4-Wheel Drive Medical Scout Mobility Scooter also available:



Let’s take a closer look at the features and specifications in detail of the 3 Wheel Drive Medical Scout to help you decide if it’s the best mobility scooter for you:


Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter SFSCOUT4 4 Wheel, Review

Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter SFSCOUT4 4 Wheel, up to 4.25 mph, up to 9 miles distance range
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The Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter SFSCOUT4 4 Wheel is designed for comfort and effortless navigation for both indoor and outdoor use with enhanced stability for rougher terrain.

The 4 Wheel Drive Medical Scout Mobility Scooter is constructed with a lightweight compact but sturdy design that’s easy to disassemble and reassemble (in 5 manageable pieces) for easy transportation in the trunk of your car so you can take it with you wherever you need to go.

To maximize comfort, the Drive Medical Scout SFSCOUT4 features a padded seat, backrest and armrests.  The 16.5” wide padded seat is height adjustable and swivels clockwise and anti-clockwise (lockable at 45 degree intervals) for easy mounting and dismounting.  The padded armrests are width and angle adjustable, and the tiller is also angle adjustable.

The Drive Medical Scout Mobility Scooter is straightforward and easy to use, featuring a delta-shaped wrap-around steering handle which offers effortless driving even with limited strength or dexterity.  The control panel features a battery indicator, horn button, speed dial, throttle, key and key switch.

Delta-shaped wrap-around steering handle for effortless driving even with limited strength or dexterity on Drive Medical Scout Mobility Scooter
Delta-shaped wrap-around steering handle for
effortless driving even with limited strength or dexterity

The electromagnetic brakes on the Drive Medical Scout are simple to use - just release the throttle to come to a stop.  This mobility scooter also features park brakes which will automatically lock the wheels once the scooter has come to a complete stop.

The 4 Wheel Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter utilizes a 24V 270W 4700rpm motor with rechargeable 12Ah advanced quick-connect battery pack, offering speeds up to 4.25 mph and a distance range up to 9 miles on a single charge.

The Drive Medical Scout features 8” by 2” non-marking flat-free anti-tip wheels and allows for a turning radius of 53.75”.  This mobility scooter has a 2.5” ground clearance and allows for a 6 degree climbing angle.

Additional features of the Drive Medical Scout Compact Travel Power Mobility Scooter SFSCOUT 4 Wheel include: manual freewheel lever, front wheel lock, forward & reverse motion, interchangeable blue and red colored panels, and a 300 lbs user weight capacity.


Let’s take a closer look at the features and specifications in detail of the Drive Medical Scout to help you decide if it’s the best compact travel power mobility scooter for you:


Friday, 4 August 2017

JTX Tri-Fit versus JTX Zenith Elliptical Cross Trainer, Comparison Review

JTX Tri-Fit Elliptical Cross Trainer, review features compared with JTX Zenith
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JTX Zenith Elliptical Cross Trainer, review features compared with JTX Tri-Fit
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The JTX Tri-Fit and JTX Zenith Elliptical Cross Trainers are built to high standards and are ergonomically designed for maximum comfort, offering an effective total-body low-impact workout.

Both the JTX Tri-Fit and JTX Zenith Cross Trainers utilize a 17 kg flywheel with electro-magnetic resistance (16 levels) which combine to give smooth, stable and quiet operation.

The JTX Tri-Fit Cross Trainer has a more compact overall design making it ideal for home use, while the JTX Zenith has a larger commercial-size design and utilizes commercial gym-quality components making it ideal for more intensive workouts.  (See tables below for full features and specifications compared.)

Although smaller in overall size, the JTX Tri-Fit doesn’t compromise on stride length and offers a variable stride length of between 16 and 20”, so users of different heights can find the most comfortable stride length for them.  The JTX Zenith offers a fixed extended stride length of 21” which is a gym-standard stride length.  Both cross trainers feature ergonomic footplates with a Q-factor of 150 mm (distance between footplates).

JTX Tri-Fit adjustable 16-20" stride & 4 incline levels, image
JTX Tri-Fit adjustable 16-20" stride
& 4 incline levels
JTX Zenith gym-quality 21" stride, ergonomic footplates, 150mm Q-factor
JTX Zenith gym-quality 21" stride,
ergonomic footplates, 150mm Q-factor

The JTX Tri-Fit has the added benefit of 4 adjustable incline levels which the JTX Zenith does not have.

Both the JTX Tri-Fit and JTX Zenith Cross Trainers feature bio-mechanical handles with multi-grip positions on the moving handles to give users of different shapes/size the best ergonomics.

The JTX Tri-Fit and JTX Zenith both come with an advanced programmable console, offering 19 pre-set programs as well as Bluetooth connectivity to your mobile phone or tablet for online fitness tracking apps and additional workouts.

JTX Zenith console & bio-mechanical handles, image
JTX Zenith console &
bio-mechanical handles
JTX Tri-Fit console, image
JTX Tri-Fit console

The JTX cross trainers’ preset programmes include heart-rate (via pulse sensors in handles or telemetry wireless chest strap), intervals, sprints, endurance, fat burning, fitness tests and custom programmes.  The difficulty of each programme can be adjusted to make it easier or harder to suit your current fitness level, allowing you to progress at your own pace.

Bluetooth & free  iConsole app on JTX Tri-Fit and JTX Zenith Cross Trainers
Bluetooth & free  iConsole app
Additional programmes can be accessed via the JTX cross trainers’ Bluetooth connectivity and with the free iConsole app which offers interactive motion videos and training routes from around the world.  With the iConsole feature, the resistance on the cross trainer will automatically be adjusted to match the type of terrain in the training route and there’s also a photo scroll feature which will transport you to the area you’ve chosen.

With Bluetooth connectivity, you can even control the JTX cross trainers with your mobile phone or tablet!

Other useful features which both the JTX Tri-Fit and JTX Zenith cross trainers both have include built-in speakers with MP3 input so you can listen to your favourite music as you exercise, water bottle holder so you can keep hydrated without having to get off the machine, handy mobile holder, adjustable floor stabilizers for levelling, and front-mounted transport wheels for easy relocation.

Being gym-standard, the JTX Zenith Cross Trainer allows for a higher user weight capacity of up to 165 kg compared to the JTX Tri-Fit’s maximum 135 kg user weight capacity.





Let’s take a closer look at the main differences and similarities in features and specifications between the JTX Tri Fit and JTX Zenith to help you decide on which is the best cross trainer for you:


Saturday, 29 July 2017

How to Combat Exercise Nausea

Anybody can suffer from feeling sick during exercise.  Even experienced pros can suffer on occasion, but you may be particularly vulnerable to nausea if you are new to exercise, push yourself too hard too soon, perform HIIT exercises (high intensity interval training), don’t take in enough fluids, or eat too big a meal too soon before or after exercise.

Let’s take a look at some of the main factors that can cause exercise sickness, why it affects you and what you can do to help minimize its effects on you.


Sunday, 23 July 2017

JTX Strider X7 versus JTX Tri Fit Elliptical Cross Trainer, Comparison Review

JTX Strider X7 Elliptical Cross Trainer, review features compared with JTX Tri Fit, with 16" stride length
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JTX Tri Fit Elliptical Cross Trainer, review features compared with JTX Strider X7, with variable 16-20" stride length
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The JTX Strider X7 and JTX Tri Fit are robustly built Elliptical Cross Trainers with a near gym-quality feel but with a compact design that’s ideal for home use.

Both the JTX Strider X7 and JTX Tri Fit Cross Trainers are ergonomically designed to give you a low-impact comfortable yet very effective total-body workout that’s easier on your joints compared to many other types of exercise.

JTX Tri-Fit's 16-20" variable stride length & adjustable incline, image
JTX Tri-Fit's 16-20"
variable stride length &
adjustable incline
The JTX Tri Fit is the higher-end model over the JTX Strider X7, utilizing a heavier flywheel (17 kg compared to 12.5 kg of the Strider X7) and a variable stride length of 16-20” compared to the Strider X7’s fixed 16” stride length, making the Tri-Fit cross trainer more suited to the taller and heavier user or for households where several people of different heights/builds wish to use the cross trainer on a regular basis.

JTX Tri-Fit Bluetooth & iConsole app, image
JTX Tri-Fit
Bluetooth & iConsole app
For the extra cost of the JTX Tri Fit Cross Trainer, you also get additional features which the Strider X7 does not have such as Bluetooth connectivity, iConsole app for additional workouts and training routes from around the world, adjustable incline (4 levels), multi-grip handles, resistance control in handles, tilting console, speakers with MP3 input, water bottle holder, and polar chest strap.

Both the JTX Strider X7 and JTX Tri Fit Cross Trainers offer plenty of variety in workout programs and resistance levels to keep your workouts interesting and progressively challenging.  Both cross trainers offer 16 levels of magnetic resistance with both forward and backward motion, and the JTX Strider X7 offers 21 workout programs while the Tri-Fit offers 19 (programs include heart-rate, fat burning, intervals, custom and more).

JTX Strider X7's console with 20cm colour touch-screen
JTX Strider X7's console
with 20cm colour touch-screen
TX Tri-Fit's tilt console with blue display, Bluetooth, speakers & MP3 input, image
JTX Tri-Fit's tilt console
with blue display, Bluetooth,
speakers & MP3 input


The JTX Strider X7 and JTX Tri Fit’s programmable consoles are both easy-to-use but differ in style/design.  The JTX Strider X7’s console features a large colour 20cm touch-screen display, while the JTX Tri-Fit’s console tilts for easier viewing for people of different heights and has a blue display and easy-to-use controls.

Both the JTX Strider X7 and JTX Tri Fit Cross Trainers’ consoles display motivating feedback as you exercise including stats such as time, speed, distance, calories and pulse.  Both cross trainers offer pulse-grip and telemetry heart-rate monitoring (polar chest strap included with the Tri-Fit but not with the Strider X7).

The electric-powered JTX Strider X7 and JTX Tri Fit Cross Trainers are sturdily constructed and feature adjustable floor stabilizers for uneven floor surfaces and front-mounted transport wheels for easy relocation.  The JTX Tri Fit is heavier and larger than the Strider X7 (see full features and specifications in tables below) and allows for an extended  maximum user weight capacity of up to 135 kg compared to the Strider X7’s maximum 110 kg user weight capacity.





Let’s take a closer look at the main differences and similarities in features and specifications between the JTX Strider X7 and JTX Tri Fit to help you decide on which is the best cross trainer for you:


Sunday, 16 July 2017

3G Cardio 80i Fold Flat Treadmill, Review

3G Cardio 80i Fold Flat Treadmill, fold to a height of just 9.75" to roll under bed, with 3.0 hp motor, 18.5" x 58" running belt, up to 12 mph speeds, 15% incline, 8 programs
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The 3G Cardio 80i Fold Flat Treadmill is a runner’s treadmill with exclusive fold-flat design.  This unique treadmill can be folded flat to a height of just 9.75” and can easily be rolled under the bed for storage.

 It also has vertical folding capability so you can fold the deck up and wheel it out of the way when not in use.

The electric-powered 3G Cardio 80i Fold Flat Treadmill utilizes a heavy-duty 3.0 HP motor and an 18.5” wide by 58” long running surface, providing solid stability for running up to 12 mph on a cushioned suspension deck for a more comfortable workout.

To keep your workouts challenging, the 3G Cardio 80i Treadmill features a motorized adjustable incline up to 15% and for variety there are 8 built-in programs including fat burn, heart-rate, summit climb, long distance run, rolling hills, speed intervals, speed burst and custom.

The speed and incline can quickly and easily be changed via the Quick touch buttons on the handrails.

G Cardio 80i's console with blue backlit LCD display
3G Cardio 80i's console
The 3G Cardio 80i Fold Flat Treadmill features an easy-to-use console with blue backlit LCD display that shows motivating workout stats including time, speed, distance, incline, program, calories and pulse (built-in hand pulse sensors in handrails for measuring heart-rate).

Additional features of the 3G Cardio 80i Fold Flat Treadmill include audio input with speakers and MP3 input so you can listen to your favorite music as you exercise.  There’s also a handy water bottle holder so you can keep hydrated as you workout.

Sturdily built, the 3G Cardio 80i Fold Flat Treadmill supports a maximum user weight capacity of up to 325 lbs.

Folds flat to a height of just 9.75", 3G Cardio 80i Treadmill, image
Folds flat to a height of just 9.75"
Folds up vertical, 3G Cardio 80i Treadmill, image
Folds up vertical




Let’s take a closer look at the features and specifications in detail of the 3G Cardio 80i to help you decide if it’s the best treadmill for you: