World No. 1 tennis star Novak Djokovic joins Jay-Z, Pitbull as investors in at-home exercise machine CLMBR

Vinciane Ngomsi
·Yahoo Sports Contributor
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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves against Dominic Thiem of Austria during Day 7 of the Nitto ATP World Tour Finals at The O2 Arena on November 21, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by TPN/Getty Images)
Serbian tennis star Novak Dojokic is throwing his support behind at-home fitness startup CLMBR. (Photo by TPN/Getty Images)

As at-home exercise equipment grows in popularity, a number of celebrities are finding the benefit in throwing their support behind startups hoping to turn your living quarters into a home gym. Last month, top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic and Grammy-winning rapper Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter revealed they invested in CLMBR, an at-home vertical climbing machine.

“Vertical climbing has been known to be an incredibly efficient total body workout without impact,” Djokovic said in a statement. “In addition, it puts your body in a neutral spine alignment, which is important for me as an athlete. The on-demand classes and programmatic workouts are a huge bonus! I'm excited to be part of this team and look forward to sharing this fun and powerful workout with the world.”

Slated for a 2021 launch, CLMBR is the first machine of its caliber to feature a large-format touch display with on-demand sessions led by certified trainers. In addition to a high-quality build and a minimal level of required maintenance, additional highlights in the machine include an integrated audio system that can fill an entire room with sound and a supplementary app that delivers key metrics like vertical feet climbed and workout targets reached.

No wonder why CLMBR’s mission also attracted the likes of Pitbull. On Tuesday, it was revealed that the Miami-born musician also signed on as an investor, vowing to donate a CLMBR Connected machine along with full, unlimited access to classes to every Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM!) public charter school across the nation.

“It’s an honor to be involved with a great group of investors at CLMBR, as we’ve all climbed our way to the top,” the 39-year-old added. “What caught my eye about CLMBR is its unique workout, it reminds me of performing on stage. I know people are going to enjoy this new way of working out at home.”

With two models to choose from, find out more information and pre-order CLMBR in time to set your 2021 fitness goals into action.

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