Custom exercises on Technogym Live
Set every single detail of your workout to maximize your performance and achieve superior results faster.

The Custom section is a very peculiar area of Technogym Live.

Within this section, you have the opportunity to customize every single aspect of your workout at 360°, starting from setting your own training parameters to follow a program oriented toward a specific goal.

In fact, the main characteristic of this area is to include all of the classical Task Domain programs present on the sport field, like:

  • Goal Driven Programs;
  • Heart Rate Driven Programs;
  • Profiles or Pre-set Training Profiles.

All of these program are divided and classified under 4 important macro categories, each geared towards the purpose you are trying to achieve:

  1. Keep Fit
  2. Lose Weight
  3. Boost Cardio
  4. Tests

Please note that some programs can refer to more than one single goal, so they may be found in multiple categories.

Depending on the equipment you are training with you can see different training modes.
Below, you'll find a detailed explanation of the many training options lying within the Custom Section, starting from the Goal Driven Programs.

Goal Driven Programs

(The programs are present in each category)

These programs are the most immediate because they can be started only setting one parameter to keep under control. You can choose among the total duration, in terms of time, calories to be burned or distance to cover.

After selecting one of the 3 goal driven programs, all you need to do is to enter the value of the parameter you have chosen (you can do this by pressing the "+" and "-" keys or by swiping your finger along the slide bar), then select the green vertical bar on the right to start the workout.

CPR HR Driven Program

(Program present in each category)

This program is a training mode specially designed by Technogym in which the HR (heart rate) guides the level of effort, speed or incline, and it's carefully developed to increase your aerobic endurance, resulting in better performance.

These parameters will be continuously reprocessed in an automatic way to ensure that your HR remains constant throughout the whole duration of your workout.


Before hitting your training, however, it is necessary to manually insert some parameters, such as the general goal you want to achieve, the time you want to dedicate to the workout, and the HR you want to stay at (identified on a window ranging from 50% to 100% of your maximal heart rate).

The choice is obviously personal, and it will mostly depend on your fitness level and goal.

In any case, your equipment will make sure that throughout the entire exercise, your HR remains perfectly in line with the level you selected.

The level will then determine the type of training you will do.

We have included an example of the objective you are going to hit according to the frequency chosen:

  • Get moving - HR between 50% and 60% (98-118  beats/min)
  • Fat burning - HR between 60% and 70% (119-137 beats/min)
  • Improve stamina - HR between 70% and 80% (138- 156 beats/min)
  • Boost performance - HR between 80% and 90% (157-176 beats/min)
  • Maximize sprint - HR between 90% and 100% (177-196 beats/min)

Please note that in case your equipment is no longer able to detect your heartbeat anymore (due to sweat, temporary disconnection or device discharges), you will receive an immediate notification and after 30 seconds the workout will switch to free mode (so that you will be free to change the parameters of your equipment).

Weight Loss

(Program present in the Lose Weight category)

Weight Loss is a program specifically designed to help you staying in shape, and will adapt each time to your current fitness level, for constant and effective improvement.

To determine your starting fitness level, you will be provided a short 3 minute CPR processing stage, then you will be recommended the appropriate heart rate at which you will achieve maximum caloric expenditure, based on the duration and mode of your workout.

The more your fitness level increases, the more it will increase the difficulty or duration of the exercise, to ensure that you are constantly challenged in a proper way.

Training zone

(Program present in each category)

Training Zone is the latest program designed by Technogym oriented towards heart rate.

After entering the duration and the mode in which you want to perform the exercise (whether running or walking), you can choose between three different levels of intensity:

  • Light: the exercise must be done at 65% of your maximum HR;
  • Moderate: requires you to perform at 65% + 10 beats per minute;
  • Hard: 65% + 20 beats per minute.

Again, the choice of intensity level is personal, and strictly depends on your fitness level and time at your disposal. Consistent exercise with this training format will allow you to improve your overall fitness and decrease the plateau effect.

Hills Intervals

(Program present in the Lose Weight category)

This type of exercise uses a form of variable speed that mimics the flow of a little wave.

With this profile your equipment increases the intensity through various automatic micro-corrections that will allow you to burn more calories, without perceiving the increase in effort.

Hi-Low Blocks

(Program present in the Lose Weight and Keep Fit categories)

Hi-Low Blocks is a program in which sprint and recovery phases are alternated through automatic variations of intensity peaks. 

Before starting the workout, you must indicate the difficulty level at which you want to train (you can do this via the "+" and "-" keys or directly by swiping along the slide bar). 

Levels from 1 to 8 are considered appropriate for beginners, 9 to 18 are suitable for intermediates, and the difficulty between 19 and 25 is the best scenario for the most advanced users.


(Program present in the Lose Weight and Keep Fit categories)

The category Profile collects preset training profiles. Choose your favourite and customize it.

You can personalize the profile chosen by selecting multiple parameters like the goal, the duration, and so on.

Create your own

Within Create Your Own, you have the possibility to define your own workout program by creating multiple profiles. Each profile will represent your specific workout, which may be divided into one or several blocks of intervals.

To build and register a new profile, you need first to:

  1. Press the white button "Create New" on the left;
  2. Select your goal;
  3. Within this window, the command center*, you have to customize each step of your personal training profile.
  4. Press the green button on the right and you will start training with your own custom profile.

Every time you save a new workout, it will be accurately recorded within the "Create Your Own" section, where you can resume it at your own pleasure by viewing the details, editing or simply, starting it!

*Command center

This new interface acts as a kind of personal command center, a place where you'll be able to set any command to your liking.

This screen is structured in 2 main parts:

  • The top one consists of two separate panels: the first, the larger one, represents a graph in which you will be shown a general overview of the speed (and the inclination) that you’ll maintain all along your training steps. This panel is extremely important, as it allows you to keep an optimal track of all the workout you are configuring.

    The second panel on the right instead, will inform you about the total kms, speed and average
    incline of all the steps you have created so far.

  • The lower part is the one dedicated to your training steps. In order to create a new step, you will have to press on the box with the little white button “Add New”. Once you have done so, you will find yourself in front of a new window, where you can enter the parameters of your intervals by sliding your finger along the many bars (or simply using the "+" and "-" buttons at the end).

    Keep in mind that for each step that you create you can decide whether to set it with a distance goal or a time goal.
    Tap the white button "Done" at the bottom of the screen to save the various data: you can now
    see your newly edited set magically inserted in the bottom left corner.

That's great, isn't it? And remember that you can insert a maximum of 50 steps!

And you will not only be able to add them, but also move them, changing their position thanks to the drag and drop! (go to the box of the interval you are interested in, keep your finger pressed on the interval number and move the block where you want it). 

To create other steps, you’ll have two different options at your disposal: either you repeat the procedure just listed (and then go back to the "Add” button) or, if you like to insert an interval equal to the previous one, you can create a perfect copy by pressing the "+" icon on the right of its box, and that's it: you will have a new step totally equal to the previous one.

Remember that you are free to modify even the copy parameters. You can do this by pressing anywhere in the box, and then you will quickly return to the editing screen.

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