The Equalizer 6000

Designed by a paraplegic, the Equalizer 6000 is made of heavy-duty steel and features a powder coating to deliver a long-lasting, smooth finish.

Precision made, the Equalizer 6000 is smooth and silent and boasts the following features:

- Each arm works independently
- The height and width for each arm can be adjusted
- Removable rolling stool
- Each press arm is fully adjustable
- Fully adjustable back rest for either deep or shallow bench presses
- Chest pad stabilises upper torso
- Prevents you from coming out of your chair when rowing
- Wide grip
- Narrow grip
- Reverse grip
- ‘S’ hooks
- Padded wrist cuffs for those with hand-impairments
- Bicep curls
- Reverse curls
-‘S’ hooks attach on end of cable
- Hip kicks

Exercises

Lat Pulldown

Exercise Muscles Strengthened Functional Benefits Postural Benefits
Lat Pulldown narrow grip Biceps Brachii, Lat Dorsi, Rear Deltoid, Teres Major, grip Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Upright body position, retracted shoulders, reduced strain on neck
Lat Pulldown reverse grip Biceps Brachii, Lat Dorsi, Rear Deltoid, Teres Major, grip Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Upright body position, retracted shoulders, reduced strain on neck
Lat Pulldown wide grip Lat Dorsi, Rear Deltoid, Teres Major, Biceps Brachii, grip Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Upright body position, retracted shoulders, reduced strain on neck
Alternate narrow grip lat pulldown Biceps Brachii, Latissimus Dorsi, Rear Deltoid, Teres Major, grip Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Upright body position, retracted shoulders, reduced strain on neck
Alternate wide grip lat pulldown Lat Dorsi, Rear Deltoid, Teres Major, Biceps Brachii, grip Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Upright body position, retracted shoulders, reduced strain on neck
Single arm lat pulldown Lat Dorsi, Rear Deltoid, Teres Major, Biceps Brachii, grip, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Upright body position, retracted shoulders, reduced strain on neck
Single arm lat pulldown reverse grip Biceps Brachii, Lat Dorsi, Rear Deltoid, Teres Major, grip, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Upright body position, retracted shoulders, reduced strain on neck
no picture Gripless lat pulldowns Latissimus dorsi Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Upright body position, retracted shoulders, reduced strain on neck
Anterior Pulldown Pectoralis major, latissimus dorsi, rectus abdominis Transfers, pressure relief, dressing and self-care activities Improved control of pelvis and lower back movement.
Triceps Pulldown Triceps, grip Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion Transfers, self-care activities
Single Arm Triceps Pulldown Triceps, Wrist Flexors, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion, sitting balance Transfers, self-care activities
Reverse triceps pull down Triceps, wrist extensors Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion Transfers, self-care activities
Single Arm Reverse triceps pull down Triceps, wrist extensors, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion, sitting balance Transfers, self-care activities

Vertical Press/Row

Exercise   Muscles Strengthened Functional Benefits Postural Benefits
Chest Press Pectoralis Major, Triceps, Anterior Deltoid Opening doors, pushing activities, driving, wheelchair propulsion, transfers  
Single arm Chest Press Pectoralis Major, Triceps, Anterior Deltoid, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Opening doors, pushing activities, driving, wheelchair propulsion, transfers  
Rowing Posterior deltoid, Rhomboids, Latissimus dorsi, Infraspinatus, Teres major and minor, Middle trapezius. Opening doors, pulling activities wheelchair propulsion, transfers Retracted shoulders, strong and active back muscles
Single arm row Posterior deltoid, Rhomboids, Latissimus dorsi, Infraspinatus, Teres major and minor, Middle trapezius, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Opening doors, pulling activities wheelchair propulsion, transfers Retracted shoulders, strong and active back muscles
Dips Triceps, Latissimus Dorsi, lower trapezius, rotator cuff Transfers, dressing and self-care, pressure relief Improved shoulder blade depression and retraction

Vertical Butterfly

Exercise   Muscles Strengthened Functional Benefits Postural Benefits
Vertical Butterfly Pectoralis Major and Minor Loading / unloading and lifting activities  
Single arm Vertical Butterfly Pectoralis Major and Minor, Transverus Abdominis, Obliques Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects  
Rear deltoid fly Rear Deltoids, Rhomboids Dressing, Loading / unloading and lifting activities Balances tight pectorals, assists in shoulder blade retraction

Mid Level Pulley

Exercise   Muscles Strengthened Functional Benefits Postural Benefits
External Rotation in neutral Infraspinatus Improved shoulder stability helping with reaching for objects, lifting and loading Improve shoulder positioning reducing strain on neck
Internal rotation in neutral Pectorals, Subscapularis Improved shoulder stability helping with reaching for objects, lifting and loading Improve shoulder positioning reducing strain on neck
Internal rotation in abduction Deltoids, Subscapularis Improved shoulder stability, lifting activities, self-care activities, wheelchair propulsion Improved shoulder range of motion, Balances tight pectorals, assists in shoulder blade retraction
Forward high-low diagonal Pectoralis major, Pectoralis minor Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects Improved shoulder range of motion
Reverse high-low diagonal Rear Deltoids, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Rhomboids Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects Balances tight pectorals, assists in shoulder blade retraction, Improved shoulder range of motion
High-low woodchucks Rear Deltoid, Quadratus Lumborum, Obliques Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects, transfers Improved lower back position, reduced slump.
Overhead triceps extension Triceps Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion, overhead activities Reduced thoracic kyphosis, improved sitting posture
Single Arm Overhead triceps extension Triceps, Wrist Flexors, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion, overhead activities, sitting balance Reduced thoracic kyphosis, improved sitting posture
Reverse overhead triceps extension Triceps, wrist extensors Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion, overhead activities Reduced thoracic kyphosis, improved sitting posture
Single Arm Reverse overhead triceps extension Triceps, wrist extensors, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion, overhead activities, sitting balance Reduced thoracic kyphosis, improved sitting posture
no picture Gripless triceps Triceps Transfers, self-care, pressure relief, wheelchair propulsion, sitting balance  
Low row Rear deltoids, rhomboids, lower trapezius, biceps brachii Opening doors, pulling activities wheelchair propulsion, transfers, sitting balance Retracted shoulders, strong and active back muscles
Single arm low row Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Opening doors, pulling activities wheelchair propulsion, transfers, sitting balance Retracted shoulders, strong and active back muscles
Row to triceps extension Rear deltoids, rhomboids, lower trapezius, biceps brachii, Triceps, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Opening doors, pulling activities wheelchair propulsion, transfers, sitting balance Retracted shoulders, strong and active back muscles
Punches Triceps, serratus anterior Opening doors, transfers, Loading / unloading activities.  
Seated abdominal curls Rectus abdominis, Obliques Sitting balance, reaching activities, transfers, bed mobility Improved control of lower back
Overhead lateral curls Latissimus dorsi, Obliques, Quadratus Lumborum Sitting balance, reaching activities, transfers, bed mobility Improved control of lower back

Low Level Pulley

Exercise   Muscles Strengthened Functional Benefits Postural Benefits
Preacher curl Biceps, Brachioradialis, Brachialis Lifting, transfers  
Anterior curl Biceps, Brachioradialis, Brachialis, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, Spinal erectors Lifting, transfers  
Lateral curl Biceps, Brachioradialis, Brachialis, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, Spinal erectors Lifting, transfers  
no picture Gripless biceps Biceps Lifting, transfers  
External rotation in abduction Deltoids, Infraspinatus Improved shoulder stability, lifting activities, wheelchair propulsion, Improved shoulder range of motion, Balances tight pectorals, assists in shoulder blade retraction
Anterior raise Anterior Deltoids, Pectorals Lifting activities, self-care activities, wheelchair propulsion Improved shoulder range of motion
Reverse Anterior Raise Anterior Deltoids, Biceps Lifting activities, self-care activities, wheelchair propulsion Improved shoulder range of motion
Lateral Raise Middle Deltoids, Supraspinatus Lifting activities, self-care activities Improved shoulder range of motion
Forward low-high diagonal Anterior deltoids, Pectoralis major Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects Improved shoulder range of motion
Reverse low-high diagonal Rear Deltoids, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Rhomboids Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects Improved shoulder range of motion, Balances tight pectorals, retracts shoulder
Low-high woodchuck Rear Deltoid, Quadratus Lumborum, Obliques Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects, transfers Improved lower back position, reduced slump.
High Pull Deltoids, Biceps Brachii, upper trapezius Lifting activities, self-care activities Improved shoulder range of motion, reduced thoracic kyphosis
Single arm shoulder press Deltoids, triceps, Obliques, Transversus abdominis, spinal erectors Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects Improved control of lower back
Overhead raise Deltoids Loading / unloading and lifting activities, sitting balance, reaching for objects, transfers Improved spinal mobility
Back extensions Spinal erectors, latissimus dorsi, gluteus maximus Sitting balance, dressing and self-care activities, sitting up after falling forwards. Reduced slump
Wrist extension Wrist extensors, grip Transfers, eating, lifting  
Wrist flexion Wrist flexors Transfers, lifting activities