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Xpodz is an innovative fitness system that combines Yoga, Pilates, Strength Training, & Cardio in one smart, sustainable workout.
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Roy Wallack from LA Times reviews Xpodz!
Roy Wallack from LA Times reviews Xpodz!

 http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-gear-solutions-20141108-column.html

Xpodz featured in LA Times!  Please check out the great review!

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Xpodz is the brainchild of Rodger Thomason, an ex-collegiate gymnast from UCLA and active fitness buff, who has long suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome. 

EVOLUTION OF Xpodz
About developing Xpodz, Rodger said, “I set out to solve my own problem of reducing the wrist pain I felt while working out. I found that an ergonomic shape, rather than a handled gripping device, was the key to eliminating pain and improving the workout experience. From there the product development snowballed to having limitless possibilities, and garnering resounding positive feedback from professional trainers, yoga instructors, and Pilates teachers.”  

Rodger, with his business partner Bill Conley, have over 50 years of combined experience as product design engineers.  They have engineered many enormously successful products that have generated millions of dollars for clients whose dreams were realized.  With your support, now they can realize their own dreams.

Xpodz is not only a dream come true for the pair, but a great fitness product that will positively impact the lives of others. This means that your support not only helps Rodger and Bill, but countless others who will feel and look better by using their revolutionary fitness invention.

For Rodger and Bill, Xpodz represents the first entrepreneurial product venture of their own.  Recently, they formed Rocket Innovations, LLC with Julie Kang, also a UCLA graduate and management consultant.  Xpodz is the first of many great consumer products you can expect from Rocket Innovations.  Be a part of this exciting launch and get in better shape yourself!  

Softball Inspiration (Early Prototype)

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The magic of American-made Xpodz is the patented ergonomic shape that reduces hand & wrist pressure.  

All Pink* Xpodz components are exclusively offered during the Kickstarter campaign.  

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, for every Pink* Xpodz ordered by a backer, we will donate Pink Xpodz to breast cancer patients. 

Orange Xpodz Base                Pink* Xpodz Base          Green Xpodz Base

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Xpodz Instability Cones easily snap onto the bottom of the Xpodz Base. Instability forces the user to engage more muscle groups to produce a much more intense workout.

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Xpodz Hand Sliders easily snap onto the bottom of the Xpodz Base giving the user a variety of intense core exercises.

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Xpodz Foot Sliders can be used on their own or with different Xpodz components to create a full-body workout. Xpodz Foot Sliders are the perfect tool to enhance cardio, balance and core strength.

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Xpodz Mat: 72" x 24" - Each mat comes with a carrying sling. Top side is a sliding fabric & bottom side is rubber material. Xpodz mat must be used only with top side up at all times for safety.

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Xpodz Travel Bag:12" x 12" The Xpodz System (Xpodz Base, instability Cones, Hand Sliders, Foot Sliders) fits into the Xpodz Travel Bag (excluding Xpodz mat).

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Xpodz System: Xpodz Base; Instability Cones; Hand Sliders; Foot Sliders: Xpodz Mat (also comes with Xpodz Travel Bag and Mat Carrying Sling )

Please Note: All individuals shown exercising with Xpodz in videos and photos are using prototype units.
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                 PRODUCT KEY  (images not to scale)

           All parts come in 3 colors: Green, Orange, Pink*
 
(only Green shown below; *Pink is a Kickstarter exclusive color)
  


REWARDS (all Pink Xpodz are Kickstarter Exclusive)

BRONZE ($3 ~ $36)

SILVER ($42 ~ $48)

GOLD ($99 ~ $321)

PLATINUM ($385 ~ $1500)

KRYPTONITE ($2500 ~ $5500)

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TIMELINE

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THE ROCKET INNOVATIONS TEAM 

Risks and challenges

With any new start-up there are always challenges and risk. It's been an incredible journey and we've learned a lot along the way. Securing enough financial resources to complete tooling and to go into production are no easy tasks. That's why we are asking for your support and we need your help to get Xpodz into your hands!

We'll ensure that all of the parts pass our high standards of excellence and quality assurance. There will be issues to address along the way, that's the manufacturing world, but nothing will inhibit producing a quality product. Rodger and Bill can resolve any issues quickly. They are product design engineers with 50+ years of combined experience and seasoned veterans in trouble shooting designs, where most engineers give up. They are humble, hard working guys who have quietly engineered many products generating millions in sales for their clients. I (Julie) still marvel at the serendipitous way I met Rodger and Bill to form Rocket Innovations, LLC . Our team strives to be the best at what we do - and we believe we are!

We'll be in the same garage you see in our video, packaging your Xpodz, and shipping boxes to you. This will be challenging and rewarding! We are all looking forward to the manual labor - including our dogs, Rocket and Logan, we love our dogs!

What are the risks? We have already assumed most of the risk by building production tools and spending countless hours finalizing every detail of Xpodz because we are passionate about our product and believe in our ability to successfully cross the finish line. With your support, we'll be able to produce the first production units and launch Xpodz. We want you to share this journey with us!

One day, we'll share all our trials and tribulations, and celebrations, to hopefully inspire others to take risks to fulfill their dreams no matter how old or young they are.

A very sincere, heart-felt thank you from your Rocket Innovations Team.

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    Be one of the first to own production Xpodz Base and Hand Sliders! (Choose: Green; Orange; Pink). You get a pair of Xpodz Base; a pair of Instability Cones; Xpodz Travel Bag. (Hand Sliders slide on carpet and Xpodz Mat) Includes shipping in U.S.

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    GRAB THIS DEAL BEFORE IT SELLS OUT! Be one of the first to own 2 pairs of production Xpodz Base! Keep a pair for yourself and give a pair as a holiday gift! Makes a great, unique, healthy gift and they will love Xpodz! (Choose one: Green or Orange) You get 2 pairs of Xpodz Base and 2 Xpodz Travel Bags. MSRP for 2 pairs of Xpodz Base plus shipping is $99.90. This offer Includes shipping in U.S.

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    GRAB THIS DEAL BEFORE IT SELLS OUT! Kickstarter exclusive color! Pink* Xpodz Base offered exclusively on Kickstarter! Be one of the first to own 2 pairs of production Pink Xpodz Base! Keep a pair for yourself and give a pair as a holiday gift! Makes a great, unique, healthy gift and they will love Xpodz! You get 2 pairs of Pink Xpodz Base, and 2 Pink Xpodz Travel Bags. (All Pink* Xpodz parts are Kickstarter exclusive; for every Pink Xpodz ordered, Pink Xpodz will be donated to breast cancer patients). MSRP for 2 pairs of Xpodz Base plus shipping is $99.90. This offer Includes shipping in U.S.

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    Be one of the first to own the Xpodz System!(Choose one: Green; Orange; Pink) You get a pair of Xpodz Base, pair of Hand Sliders, pair of Foot Sliders, pair of Instability Cones, Xpodz Mat with Carrying Sling, and Xpodz Travel Bag. Includes shipping within U.S.

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    AMAZING DEAL THAT WILL NOT BE OFFERED AFTER THE CAMPAIGN! GRAB IT NOW! Be one of the first to own 2 SETS of the Xpodz System!(Choose one: Green; Orange; Pink) Keep a set for yourself and give a set as a holiday gift! Makes a great, unique, healthy gift and they will love Xpodz! You get 2 pairs of Xpodz Base, 2 pairs of Hand Sliders, 2 pairs of Foot Sliders, 2 pairs of Instability Cones, 2 Xpodz Mats with Carrying Sling, and 2 Xpodz Travel Bags. MSRP for 2 sets of Xpodz Systems plus shipping is $340! This is an extraordinary deal! Includes shipping within U.S.

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    Extraordinary offer to purchase 10 sets of Xpodz System! (Choose: number of Green; number of Orange; and/or number of Pink) You get 10 pairs of Xpodz Base, 10 pairs of Hand Sliders, 10 pairs of Foot Sliders, 10 pairs of Instability Cones, 10 Xpodz Mats with Carrying Sling, and 10 Xpodz Travel Bags. AND 3 sixty-minute Xpodz workout classes led by an Xpodz certified instructor. Classes will be led in Southern CA ONLY. Includes shipping within U.S. Estimated delivery for production parts is Dec 2014. See below for classes.

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    AMAZING DEAL THAT WILL NOT BE OFFERED AFTER THE CAMPAIGN! GRAB IT NOW! Be one of the first to own 2 SETS of the Xpodz System!(Choose one: Green; Orange; Pink) Keep a set for yourself and give a set as a holiday gift! Makes a great, unique, healthy gift and they will love Xpodz! You get 2 pairs of Xpodz Base, 2 pairs of Hand Sliders, 2 pairs of Foot Sliders, 2 pairs of Instability Cones, 2 Xpodz Mats with Carrying Sling, and 2 Xpodz Travel Bags. MSRP for 2 sets of Xpodz Systems plus shipping is $340! This is an extraordinary deal! Includes shipping within U.S.

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    Be one of the first to own the Xpodz System! (Choose one: Green; Orange; Pink) You get a pair of Xpodz Base, pair of Hand Sliders, pair of Foot Sliders, pair of Instability Cones, Xpodz Mat with Carrying Sling, and Travel Bag. AND 1 sixty-minute personal training session with an Xpodz certified trainer. Will be in-person if in Southern CA or via video conferencing for everywhere else in U.S. Includes shipping within U.S. Estimated delivery for production parts is Dec 2014. See below for training session.

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