[in 3,731,921  May 8,1973
3,381,958 5/1968 Gulland 272/79 R
Primary Examiner—Richard C. Pinkham
Assistant Examiner—R. T. Stouffer
Attorney—Clarence A. O'Brien and Harvey B. Jacob-
A horizontally disposed elongated but short bench including an extension support projecting outwardly from a first forward end thereof and having a pair of opposite side crank arms supported therefrom for swinging about a horizontal transverse axis. The bench is to be laid upon by a person in horizontal chest downward position with the chest resting upon the bench and the crank arms engaged by the hands. A rearwardly displaced portion of the bench includes opposite side vertically reciprocal foot receiving portions and the person laying upon the bench may exercise in a manner simulating various swimming strokes, the crank arms being adjustable in effective length and adjustable angularly relative to each other about their axis of rotation. Further, the foot-receiving portions may be supported either for equal inverse reciprocation or simultaneous reciprocation.
6 Claims, 11 Drawing Figures