Outdoor Functional Training & Gym Stations
KOMPAN is dedicated to revolutionising outdoor fitness equipment with our latest range of outdoor functional fitness equipment. Developed by industry experts at our Fitness Institute, our functional training stations have been scientifically designed to provide an effective and well-rounded workout. Functional fitness training, or cross training, focuses on body movements that are commonly used in everyday life, such as pushing, pulling, and squatting. Outdoor functional training improves strength and endurance in a way that benefits daily tasks. Our outdoor gym stations simultaneously engage several major muscle groups, making them ideal for strengthening the entire body.
What is outdoor functional fitness training?
Traditionally, cross training is done at home or in a gym setting. However, outdoor workout stations have become increasingly popular in UK communities as more people opt to exercise outside. Installing an outdoor gym training station, provides a dedicated and safe space for users to complete their functional fitness workouts. KOMPAN offers an extensive range of outdoor fitness training stations, including outdoor functional training stations with magnetic bells, pull-up bars, and suspension trainers, designed to suit a range of ability levels.
We believe everyone should have access to the benefits of outdoor fitness equipment, which is why many of our products, including our outdoor training stations, are designed to be accessible for wheelchair users. KOMPAN's commitment to creating high-quality outdoor workout stations ensures that users of all fitness levels can experience the benefits of functional fitness training in the great outdoors.
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If you are looking to install high-quality outdoor fitness equipment then KOMPAN has the ideal solution for you. Our catalogue is filled with state-of-the-art equipment, including cardio machines, accessories and timers for outdoor gyms to help take your site to the next level. For more information, call us on 01908 201 002 or contact your local fitness expert by submitting an enquiry form.
Benefits of functional fitness training
1. Inclusive for all fitness abilities
Functional fitness is a diverse way of training that focuses on someone’s overall fitness level. It’s a highly adaptable way to exercise, as users can alter the difficulty of their exercises as they progress. When using a KOMPAN multifunction outdoor gym station, users can perform a wide range of movements at varying difficulty levels. If they are just starting out, the user may choose an exercise position that is easier for them. The next time they work out, they may undertake the same exercise in an alternate position to build up the intensity. That’s the beauty of functional fitness – while the equipment remains the same, the user controls how challenging their workout is. If you are looking for scalable fitness equipment, check out our strength training machines.
2. Reduced risk of injury
When exercise is too challenging, it puts a lot of stress on the joints and muscle groups. This can leave users susceptible to injury. However, the intuitive nature of outdoor training stations allows users to change their workout intensity to fit how they feel that day. For example, if someone’s upper body muscle groups feel sore, they can lower the challenge of the exercise and use an outdoor workout station for recovery instead. Functional training means users can access the equipment in whichever way suits them best, helping to reduce the risk of injury.
3. Improve Functional Movements
Functional movements and functional strength are aspects of fitness people use day-to-day. Most conventional weightlifting exercises do not feature functional movements, meaning that while specific muscle groups may improve, the user’s general strength and fitness remain the same. An outdoor functional training station encourages users to perform variations of movements they do every day, but with different intensity levels, to improve overall strength and endurance.
Why choose KOMPAN's outdoor functional training stations?
Not all outdoor fitness products are made equally. An outdoor gym is an important investment for your community, and you need to be sure the equipment is up to scratch. This is where KOMPAN comes in. At KOMPAN, we are dedicated to delivering high quality outdoor training stations that enable users to achieve an effective workout comparable to an indoor gym. Tried and tested at our Fitness Institute in Denmark, KOMPAN’s outdoor gym training stations are designed to withstand the test of time. You can be rest assured that when you choose a KOMPAN outdoor workout station, you are receiving a product that will continue to bring value for years to come.
Key features of KOMPAN’s functional training stations include:
Hardwearing Materials: From hot dip galvanised steel to UV stabilized PES, KOMPAN’s outdoor training stations are crafted from durable materials to resist excessive use, extreme weather conditions, and attempts of vandalism. For extra peace of mind, we offer industry-leading warranties on all outdoor fitness equipment.
Ergonomic Features: Exercise is not one-size-fits-all, which is why KOMPAN’s multifunction outdoor gym stations have ergonomic features to accommodate users of various shapes, sizes, and abilities. Our suspension trainer boasts three handle lengths for a comfortable experience regardless of user height, and our magnetic bells can be used in varying different positions to suit beginners and experts alike. These are just a few examples of the ergonomic choices we make when creating our outdoor fitness kit.
Versatile Equipment: KOMPAN’s outdoor gym training stations are designed with versatility in mind. Our products offer a range of exercises which are supported by our interactive sign boards and the KOMPAN Fit app, which is downloadable via the App Store or Google Play. Through this app, users can unlock the full potential of KOMPAN’s outdoor workout stations. Take our Cross Training Combi 1 for example – with one piece of kit, users can perform 36 different exercises!
Safety-Assured Design: User wellbeing is paramount here at KOMPAN. We ensure that all our outdoor fitness equipment complies with EN16630 regulations, and our expert team in Denmark undertakes extensive product testing to deliver a safe and secure exercise experience for all.
Award-winning functional training stations
We take pride in our craft, and it shows. As well as receiving fantastic feedback from our outdoor fitness clients across the globe, we have also received various design awards for our multifunction outdoor gym stations. KOMPAN’s cross training range, Cross Systems, has won the 2017 Good Design Award in Australia and the European Product Design Award.
Frequently asked questions about our outdoor cross-training equipment
How weather resistant is the equipment and can I train in any conditions?
Very. Made from the most durable and robust materials, the outdoor training stations are built to last. Weather shouldn’t be a problem, excepting extremes. The equipment will always be ready for action, are you?
Do I need instructions on how to get the most out of the equipment?
Why do I feel better after an open-air workout session?
The open air is very much the key. It helps clear your lungs. No amount of filtering can clean the atmosphere indoors to replicate fresh air. Indoor air often has a suboptimal balance of oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide, especially in enclosed rooms with little or poor ventilation. Of course, the positioning of the outdoor features is paramount to creating the perfect result. That opens the debate about which is better, sea air or mountain air. Mountain air contains less oxygen than air at lower altitudes, so breathing it causes the heart to beat faster and the body to burn more energy. A handful of studies have found that athletes training at high altitudes tend to lose weight. Sea air is really beneficial. The bracing climate by the sea is good for the respiratory organs and the skin, but also improves circulation and strengthens the body's defences.
What is a magnetic bell and how does it work?
The kettle bell comes in three weights, 6, 9 and 12 kilos and it goes up and down an aluminum post. The inner core contains magnets that create a resistance, so the faster you move the greater the resistance.
What happens if you drop the bell?
When dropped, it accelerates but the magnets slow it down by creating greater resistance.
Do you have to pick orange?
What is the target group?
Specifically made for a universal appeal from beginners who can choose to start at their own level. Elite athletes can also set their own level. Clear signage enables maximum benefit from every session.
Does KOMPAN's cross training enable social interaction?
Our outdoor gym training stations are designed to enable people to train side-by-side. For trainers, this means a fast overview, enabling them to offer support and guidance where needed. Besides that, our sites are installed with breakout facilities for rest periods and social interaction.
Can cross training systems be used for professional purposes?
Our outdoor functional training solutions are designed to provide therapists and other health specialists access to equipment that is comparable to what they normally work with in their professional setting.