ROCKFORD -- The downtown "Y" taking the high-tech workout experience to a new level. The facility upgrading it's cardio center with nearly $400,000 in upgrades, including new spin bikes, rowers and incline trainers. Managers say many of the older machines were simply getting worn out. The new machines are state-of-the-art-- many feature internet connections to Netflix, I-Pad and I-Phone-- all with touch screen technology.
"To be able to access your own data, videos, music," Rockford YMCA Executive Director Trisha Tousant says. "So it's just a better experience for you as a user".
The upgrade put 63 new workout machines total into the cardio center.
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