Teeter EP-560 Inversion Table Review
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Teeter EP-560 Inversion Table Review

Those who’re even remotely familiar with inversion table exercise tools would have heard about Teeter. The Teeter Hang Ups’ tables are the most popular inversion tables on the market. They are famous for top-end design, exceptional performance, reliable safety features, ease of use, and trustworthiness.

The Teeter EP-560 Inversion Table is an updated version of the EP-550 model. Is the Teeter EP-560 better than EP-550? Why should you choose Teeter Inversion Table and not any other brand? What makes Teeter EP-560 Inversion Table special? Let’s find answers to these questions.

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The Many Reasons to Buy Teeter EP-560 Inversion Table

Uses

The updated new table is the perfect tool for both core workouts and inversion therapy. The product is used by fitness experts to help increase blood circulation, improve sleep, and treat knee, neck, and back problems. Exercising using a Teeter EP-560 is a great way to de-stress and also stay in good physical shape.

Workouts done on the inversion table can strengthen various muscles, improve posture, relieve stress in the muscles and joints, and improve blood circulation in the body by decompressing the spine. The benefits one can derive from the Teeter EP-560 are many; you can consult a fitness expert to learn how to effectively use the inversion table.

Durability

Since you’ll be hanging upside-down while using the inversion table, it goes without saying that the product needs to be durable. The body of the Teeter EP-560 is made of heat-treated carbon steel, which is strong and long lasting. To improve user experience, the makers have added squeak-free pivot bearings and auto-locking hinges. Users who are between 4’8’’ and 6’6’’ and weigh less than 300lbs can use the Teeter EP-560 Inversion Table.

Setup Manual and Instruction DVD

Users get the inversion table 90% pre-assembled, but there are still few adjustments that would take about half-an-hour of your time. Use the setup manual to assemble and adjust the height and weight features of the table.

Both beginners and experienced users will find the instruction DVD very useful. For the beginners, the first few times on the inversion table might be tricky. To make the initiation process easy Dr. Shawn, an experienced Chiropractor and fitness professional, demonstrates 5 easy-to-do stretching and strengthening to improve your back.

Comfort

Normally, assuming an upside-down position is hard, and exercising in that position is even harder. The Teeter EP-560 makes inverting, exercising, and returning process comfortable and smooth, by adding a few innovative techniques. The makers have made the table flexible so that it flexes when you bend the body. This simple technique ensures you’re absolutely comfortable exercising in the upside-down position.

Ankle Support

The Ankle Support is the most important part of the inversion table. It needs to hold your ankles in position without exerting too much pressure on them. The Teeter Inversion table is fitted with pressure-reducing soft ankle locks that are firm yet comfortable. The locks are curved and have soft padding. They fit the shape of your ankles, thereby reducing pressure while you’re in the upside-down position.

Safety

Users consider safety as an important factor in an inversion table. Teeter is the only brand that produces inversion tables with UL Certification. The Underwriter Laboratories is an independent organization that offers product safety certification after thorough examination and testing. Teeter Inversion Tables are also FDA approved.

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Unique Features

The Teeter EP-560 Inversion Table comes with three interesting features: The Adjustable Strap System (multiple angle options to support several workout techniques), Flexible Plastic Bed and Stretch Grips, and ComfortTrak Bed (the innovative bed can accommodate head pillow for comfort, lumbar bridge attachment, and acupressure nodes).

Warranty

Generally, you won’t see any brand offers more than 1-year warranty for fitness equipment. But, the Teeter Hang Ups EP-560 offers its users 5-year warranty for the instrument and all its components.

Pros/Cons

PROS

CONS

Easy to set up and store

Lacks extended reach ankle system

FDA approved Class 1 medical equipment, The product is UL (Underwriter Laboratories) Certified

The product is heavy

Comes with user manual and instructions DVD

Supports up to 300lbs of weight and a maximum height of 6’6’’

 

5-year warranty (equipment and components)

 

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