Krankcycle Rx Hand Cycle


Kranking for Health, Fittness and Enjoyment

The Krankcycle provides a new way to build aerobic capacity and upper body strength while burning calories and building core stability. Since it utilizes the upper body instead of the legs, it represents a unique cross training opportunity for individuals who can not use their legs. Kranking is fun, intuitive and easy to learn. The benefits include cardiovascular fitness, upper body strengthening, core strengthening, weight management and effective cross training.


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Inclusive Fitness

For tens of millions of people worldwide with a physical disability, fitness can be difficult to maintain and fitness centers can be a daunting environment. There are few options for cardiovascular exercise if you are unable to utilize your lower body.

Thanks to Johnny G and his Krankcycle, the opportunities are not only boundless but they are challenging, fun, and soulful. Inclusive Fitness is a concept that encourages the industry to become all-encompassing by considering the needs of the physically challenged.

The Krankcycle® is completely wheelchair accessible, and Kranking can be performed in a seated or standing position. For the first time, those without use of their legs due to central disabilities, spinal cord injuries and even those rehabilitating lower body injuries can perform an effective, fun cardiovascular workout. For the first time, wheelchair users and others with special needs can enjoy the benefits of exercising with the Krankcycle at home or in a group fitness setting at the MPOT gym.

Inclusive Fitness represents the "heart and soul" of Kranking.

Krankcycle Rx is the division of the Krankcycle company established to facilitate the sale of the Johnny G KRANKcycle® by Matrix to the Medical Rehabilitation, physiotherapy, personal use and Inclusive Fitness markets.  

The Benefits of Kranking

Cardiovascular Fitness

Studies have shown that Kranking increases VO2 max and will significantly improve cardiovascular fitness.

Upper Body Strength

One of the most exciting aspects of Kranking is its impact on upper body strength. Studies have demonstrated muscle growth and increased definition, so participants are developing strength while performing an effective cardio workout.

Core Strength

Krakning is a coordinated series of movements performed and reinforced by the activation of the core muscles to stabilize the body. Core strengthening and stabilization facilitates the use of even more muscles to increase the effect on cardio and strength.

Effective Cross Training

Kranking provides unparalleled benefits for those cross training for lower body activities, due to its substantial impact of the cardiovascular system. This allows athletes to train at a high level while resting primary muscles, recovering or rehabilitating after an injury.

Weight Management

Kranking helps burn more calories by increasing the upper body's ability to use oxygen to burn fat more efficiently. As an added benefit, it also increases resting metabolic rate as a result of improved body composition, for a bigger post-workout calorie burn.

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ISO Standards Approval

Australian Standards have been developed to ensure equipment meets recognised safety and reliability criteria. To achieve this status, equipment must pass a series of tests in which it is put under difficult conditions that are designed to be similar to those that the child or adult may face when the equipment is used. For example, wheelchairs are tested for safhas gained Australian Standard acceptance, it provides a sense of satisfaction and reassurance that it is safe to be used and will do the job.

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