Fierce45 Denver
high intensity | low impact | intentional movement

Springs + Machine


M2 MEGAFORMER INFO


 
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MACHINE EQUIPMENT

1. FRONT/BACK PLATFORM:  Non-moving base at the front and back of the machine. Front platform lifts for spring change and students should always have both feet on platform to transition.

2.  RESISTANCE/SPRINGS:  Spring-loaded tension for machine.  Spring changes completed by lifting front platform and hooking springs fully around knob. Yellow springs are for light tension and blue springs are for heavy tension.

3.  CARRIAGE: moving portion of machine.  Center and horizontal lines for proper body-positioning. 

4.  BUNGEE: located on the front bar of the front platform. Tension is not based on springs and is used typically in transitions.

4.  HANDLE BARS: Located on the front/back of the machine and can rate to various positions as needed. To adjust handle bars by gripping the curved portion of the handle and rotating to correct position. Bars will click into place when locked. 

5.  "S" or CARRIAGE STRAP:  Strap on the back of the carriage used for giant or giant reverse moves.

6.  "X" STRAP:  Located on the floor between the carriage and back platform.  Can be moved forward and back depending on need and different body types.

7.  EYELETS: Slots on the back carriage area.

8.  SHORT RED CABLES:  Located at the back of the machine and most frequently used for lunges and upper body exercises on the back. Cables and get tangled in back cable and students often need assistance for primary moves.

9.  LONG BLACK CABLES: Located at the back of the machine and consists of a foam handle and long strap. Cues should specify which handle to use in initial movements.

10. WEIGHTED RED POLE: Used for balance or for up-leveling compound movement.

BODY POSITIONING ON MACHINE 

  • BASIC/NORMAL: on the front, facing the front.
  • REVERSE: on the front, facing the back.
  • GIANT: on the back, facing the front
  • GIANT REVERSE; on the back, facing the back
 
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SPRING LOADS

1 YELLOW: Used for light-load core, oblique, lower body, and upper body exercises.

2 YELLOW: Used for specific core or upper body moves. Can also be substituted for 1 yellow for beginners for regular and reverse moves or as up-level for giant or giant reverse moves.

3/4 YELLOW: Used for upper body and scrambled eggs + kneeling torso twists.

1 BLUE: Equal to 6 yellow springs and used for heavy pushing lower body. Can be used for up-level in upper body if 4 yellow is not enough.

1 BLUE + YELLOW: Typical heavy-pushing spring load for experienced class.

EFFECTIVE INTENSITY

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