From his early years, Poppinga demonstrated a remarkable dedication to weightlifting. He understood the importance of strength training for enhancing his athletic performance and overall physical well-being. However, his relentless pursuit of strength was not without its challenges.
Throughout his weightlifting journey, Poppinga encountered various injuries that hampered his progress and posed risks to his safety. These experiences fueled his determination to find a solution that would allow individuals to lift weights more safely and effectively.
Driven by his own experiences and a desire to prevent others from facing similar setbacks, Poppinga embarked on a mission to invent a safer form of weightlifting equipment. Through extensive research, experimentation, and collaboration with experts in engineering, he developed a groundbreaking concept: self-spotting racks.
Self-spotting racks, which Poppinga eventually brought to fruition, are innovative weightlifting apparatuses equipped with advanced safety features. These racks use cutting-edge technology and automated mechanisms that allow the lifter the ability to start and stop the bar on demand. This revolutionary design eliminates the need for a spotter and significantly reduces the risk of injuries during weightlifting sessions.
Poppinga’s invention is gaining recognition and is beginning to receive widespread acclaim within the fitness and athletic communities. His self-spotting racks are revolutionizing the way weightlifters approach their training, providing them with a safer and more efficient environment to pursue their fitness goals.
Beginning in March of 2020, the XPT brand is now offering a full line of strength and some cardio. The XPT Fitness equipment is manufactured in one of the highest quality factories that has been entrusted by some of the biggest names in fitness equipment for decades. The XPT line of fitness equipment’s craftsmanship, design and quality will be of the highest standard backed up by some of the industry’s strongest warranty guarantees.