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Clustas Portable Weight Training System
Clustas Portable Weight Training System

Whoever you are, whatever your fitness level, Clustas is the best exercise companion you will ever find. Whether you are feeling like a vigorous Rucking workout or just a light stroll around the block, Clustas can be easily adapted to your moods and needs. Clustas is the ultimate soft portable fitness solution in a backpack.

Clusta Hand Straps
Clusta Hand Straps

Clustas is not just a weighted Rucksack for Ruckers although it is perfect for that. It is a whole gym inside a rucksack that can be taken apart and used as dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine balls and sandbags. Forget about heavy slabs of metal to weigh you down. The backpack called a ClustaRuck has handles everywhere you need them for lifts and maneuvers and when you take out the ClustaBells full of balls, you can lie on top of the ClustaRuck to do your bench presses. It is sooo versatile.

Clusta Bells
Clusta Bells

The Clustaballs, each weighing 1 kilo (2.2Lbs), are pliable magnetic weights and fit perfectly in your hand like a stressball so you can do all your mobility and coordination exercises while building your endurance at the same time. And your fitness exercise class will never feel the same.

ClustaSeniors
ClustaSeniors

Grandma and kids can join in because Clustas are safe and fun for everyone. Clustas are easy to transport and store. They come with you to the park, beach or even the office and were designed to be compatible with treadmill and vibrating plate machines.

ClustaBelt
ClustaBelt

I personally like juggling with Clustas. This is the ultimate in bringing fitness and coordination together and is also great for collective fitness games for kids of all ages. Several older people who have tried Clustas prefer the feel of them to the small dumbbells. Clustas fit the shape of the hand better than a straight handle and encourages the normal ergonomics of the clasping motion.

Jon Koga on Clustas
Jon Koga on Clustas

No more feeling intimidated by using weights. Clustas are soft and will not hurt you if you drop them on your foot or accidentally bump your head or leg. This means that some exercises that were formerly unsafe can now be enjoyed without fear of getting hurt.

Stack of Clustas
Stack of Clustas

And no more waiting for someone to finish using the weight you want. With Clustas you just add or subtract balls to make any weight you need. Even if you do prefer an actual dumbbell for a certain exercise, you can add a Clustaball or two by magnetizing them to the end.

Clustas Indoor Training
Clustas Indoor Training

They are also compatible with other machines like the treadmill and they are much easier to get rid of without interrupting your workout on a vibrating plate machine. Just toss them on the floor or magnetize them to the side of the machine for using again.

ClustaRuck
ClustaRuck

Transport is a cinch with Clustas. I recently observed a high school weightlifting club carrying all the normal gym equipment out to the football field from the gym so they could work out in the open air. They were walking past cars and people up sidewalks and around corners where any number of accidents could have occurred.

Beach run with Clustas
Beach run with Clustas

So, if gyms decide to make the investment into a safe versatile alternative to the range of products that are normally used they will find there is more open space to accommodate a wider range of activities without having to carry around bulky weights when you want to work out. Clustas fit into a backpack and can go where you want them to go fitting easily into the trunk of any car.

ClustaKids
ClustaKids

No more feeling like a dumbbell. Get Clustas, the undumbbell!

Team members

Team Clustas
Team Clustas

Fresh Track Capital Road Pitch Winners. 

FreshTracks Capital pursues investing opportunities in high-growth, private companies in the under-served capital markets of Vermont and the adjacent counties of New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Fresh Tracks Capital Road Pitch
Fresh Tracks Capital Road Pitch

Here in Vermont Fresh Tracks Capital awarded us first place in our area for our Clustas concept. We are looking forward to be in the final statewide “Pitch-Off” event in October. 

Clustas - Road Pitch Award Winners
Clustas - Road Pitch Award Winners

Allocation of Funds

Where the money will be going
Where the money will be going

 Rollin in China

Rollin went to China to source suppliers to make and ship all the Clusta products. Here is a picture of his time in Shanghai.

Rollin sourcing suppliers in China
Rollin sourcing suppliers in China

Timeline

Product development timeline
Product development timeline

Shipping Clustas abroad

Clustas is intending to ship products internationally if there is enough interest. Please leave a message under comments and let us know if you live abroad and would like to be informed when we get that far.

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Risks and challenges

We have to ensure that all of our products are manufactured to the highest level in order to ensure your safety and the longevity of your Clustas; we also need to keep Clustas affordable.

We are pleased to have a supplier in China, whom we visited, and with whom we have established a trustworthy relationship, that can produce the whole range of Clustas. While this keeps the cost down for you, the main risks are: quality control; cost of shipping; and a minimum order requirement.

Quality Control

Producing ClustaBells, ClustaBelts and ClustaRucks is fairly straight-forward, and inexpensive. It's also pretty light to ship these products internationally from China. We'll continue to work with our supplier in China on these products. ClustaBalls, however, will also be produced in the USA to support American manufacturing especially for government contracts.

So, in line with our commitment to bolster business in Vermont, USA, we are in talks with a Vermont-based company that can manufacturer great quality ClustaBalls and fulfil all Clustas orders from its warehouse.

Transportation & Fulfilment

We have decided to have our bags and belts produced in China, and shipped to a factory near Clustas's home in Vermont that will make our ClustaBalls. Then, this factory will ship out all of the Clustas orders from there.

Minimum Order Requirement

The company in China requires a large minimum order, which may be greater than our Kickstarter Campaign demand. That is a risk we are not willing to take.

The Vermont-based company does not impose a minimum order. That makes things a lot easier and lightens our load.

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    This is just to say, 'Clustas Team, I really like what you are doing and just want you to know we support you in your efforts. Keep up the good work!' You will receive an email from me personally.

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    Clustas T-Shirt

    Take pride in and support this fitness revolution by wearing a ClustaT-Shirt. T-Shirts come in Adult Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large.

    We also have t-shirts for our ClustaKids in Small, Medium and Large.

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    2 x ClustaBalls

    You'd be amazed at how much two little ClustaBalls add to your normal workouts. Each ball weighs 1kg, or just over 2 lbs. Put two of these babies in your hands and you're away! Great for walking, adding to fitness class routines and yoga classes.

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    4 x Mini ClustaBalls

    Clustas come in small packages for people who are little or people who have had some kind of injury or illness that has weakened them. They are great for ClustaKids, ClustaSeniors & ClustaRehabers

    They are easy to lift, soft, and won't hurt you if you drop them. A great place to start getting fit.

    Each of these Clustas weighs a 1/2 kilo (or 1.1 lbs).

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    4 ClustaBalls and 1 ClustaBelt

    Ramp up your workout with 4 ClustaBalls, each weighing 1 kilo (2.2 lbs). Put two in each hand and see how long you can last as you build up your strength and endurance.

    You also get a nice belt that you can put your ClustaBalls in when you need a break. You can still keep the extra weight of the balls on you without having to carry them.

    Great for general resistance training, and for walkers and joggers.

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    Complete ClustaBell

    10 1 Kilo ClustaBalls
    2 1/2Kilo Balls
    1 ClustaBell (like a Kettlebell bag that holds balls)
    1 T-Shirt

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    1 Complete Mini-ClustaBalls Set

    Great things also come in small packages. Kids love Clustas! Keep them challenged and fit.

    Studies show that kids' fitness improve when they respond to positive role models. This a great reward for children and adults who want to work and play together.

    This complete system contains:

    4 x ClustaBalls (1kg each)
    16 x Mini ClustaBalls (0.5kgs each)
    1 x ClustaBell

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    1 Complete Clustas Set

    The whole package gives everyone a level of versatility that is hard to find in equipment that's already out there.

    Perfect for storing in indoor gyms, and easy enough to bring on the road with you so you don't have to break your routine.

    This complete system contains:
    20 x ClustaBalls (1kg)
    2 x Mini ClustaBalls (0.5kgs)
    2 x ClustaBells
    1 x ClustaBelts
    1 x ClustaRucks

    Total set weights approx. 50lbs

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    2 Complete Clustas Sets

    The whole package gives everyone a level of versatility that is hard to find in equipment that's already out there.

    Perfect for storing in indoor gyms, and easy enough to bring on the road with you so you don't have to break your routine.

    This complete order contains:

    40 x ClustaBalls (1kg)
    4 x Mini ClustaBalls (0.5 kgs)
    4 x ClustaBells
    2 x ClustaBelts
    2 x ClustaRucks

    Combined weight of approx. 100lbs

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    Clustas Family Camp in Vermont

    We love a party. We love Vermont. We'd love for you to come and party with us in Vermont.

    It'll all be happening Memorial Day weekend, May 27th - 28th, 2017. So book your place now with this great reward.

    A fun-filled weekend jam packed with seriously structured Clustas fitness sessions and interactive games for all. Try things like yoga, Zumba, aeorbic exercises, juggling, walking, running and rucking with a Clustas twist!

    The package includes:

    Entry for 2 adults and 2 children (additional children under the age of 10 can come for free)

    1 Complete Set of Clustas for the whole family to share, enjoy and take home with them (see '1 Complete Clustas Set' reward above for what's included)

    An array of healthy meals and snacks

    Free camping on site for those who like that kind of thing

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    Clustas Pros - 10 Complete Clustas Sets

    The whole package gives everyone a level of versatility that is hard to find in equipment that's already out there.

    Perfect for storing in indoor gyms, and easy enough to bring on the road with you so you don't have to break your routine.

    This complete system contains:

    200 x ClustaBalls (1kg)
    20 x Mini ClustaBalls (0.5 kgs)
    20 x ClustaBells
    20 x ClustaBelts
    10 x ClustaRucks

    Combined weight of approx. 500lbs

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