Telling our story is a proof that the answer to many of our daily doubts and problems rest within ourselves. It´s when life throws a curve ball at us or when we have an obstacle to pass that we show what we can really achieve and what we are really made of. Handy Gym is created in response to 11 years of Parkinson where each day our CEO Manuel Montes was struggling with a battle that challenged his energy, effort and motivation.
Then one day everything changed when he decided to do something for himself and take matters into his own hands. In 2015, this amazing adventure began to take its first steps where the main goal was to create a portable gym that allowed him to workout whenever he wanted, wherever he wanted and however he wanted. An innovative alternative to traditional training that helps any kind of person or user to train in a safe, new and comfortable way. Partnering with Michael Pérez, founder and creator of Micaton, let them to found the wonders of inertial training to develop the Handy Gym system. Inertial technology is a system used by NASA to keep the astronauts fit in an environment where gravity does not exist.
What was just a dream quickly became a reality after more than 6000 hours of work in association with experts from the University of Vigo and nowadays it’s been approved by many associations, many recovery centers, and by many elite athletes around the world.