Clorox Pro Quaternary All-Purpose Disinfectant Cleaner is a disinfectant that is EPA registered to kill germs, including healthcare-associated and community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA and CA-MRSA). The product is a one-step, labor-saving solution for killing both strains of MRSA as well as a variety of other illness-causing germs, such as Hepatitis B and C, Avian Influenza A, HIV-1 and HIV-2, SARS-associated Coronavirus, Rotavirus, Salmonella enterica and E. coli. This hospital grade disinfectant is also a cleaner with a no-rinse pH-neutral, bleach-free formula.
Contact: Clorox; phone: (888) 797-7225; www.cloroxprofessional.com.
Premium Power-Plyo Boxes
With a square tubular-steel frame and large landing area, the Premium Power-Plyo Boxes provide an option for plyometric training. An extra-thick, solid rubber mat covers the top, and the perimeter is rounded for safety. They are suited for training athletes of all sizes and abilities. Stable and stackable, these heavyweight boxes are sold individually in 12-, 18-, 24- and 30-inch heights or as a set of four. They have a five-year limited warranty.
Contact: Power Systems Inc.; phone: 800-321-6975; www.powersystems.com.
The Range3D has been developed to make stretching exercises straightforward. The body is supported in a comfortable and stable position, and the design ensures that the legs are moved in the correct anatomical planes. Each exercise starts from neutral, making it suitable for all levels of flexibility. Six muscle groups are isolated, and the range of motion can be displayed digitally to give accurate feedback.
Contact: Range3D Ltd; phone: 44 (0) 1246 43525; [email protected]; www.range3d.com.
The newly patented Sani-Shield and Sani-Scrub surface care products simultaneously clean, shield and protect surfaces. These multi-surface, multi-functional products leave a long-lasting antimicrobial barrier on surfaces to inhibit re-soiling and have been tested to prevent the growth of germs, including MRSA, Norovirus, Salmonella, and others for seven days or longer. Their organosilane quaternary technology prevents surfaces from being re-contaminated between cleanings. Unelko Corp. has a surface protection plan to support their use. The products are non-toxic and VOC free and are also earth and user safe.
Contact: Unelko Corp.; phone: 480-991-7272; www.sanishieldproducts.com.
SmartDraw 2009 helps businesspeople improve communications, better organize ideas and refine their operations. SmartDraw draws for them, illustrating a process with a flowchart, brainstorming with a mind map, planning a product launch with a project chart or organizing personnel with an organizational chart. It allows for 3D graphics. New features include seamless PowerPoint integration with built-in animation. Better, faster floor plans include smarter walls and easier manipulation of shapes, as well as easy snap-on windows and doors. New dimension lines and area measurements make creating accurate floor plans easier than ever. SmartDraw 2009 works with Microsoft Office, allowing one-click export to MS PowerPoint, Word and Excel. SmartDraw offers a variety of licensing options and programs, including educational pricing. A free trial is available at www.smartdraw.com and includes both online and telephone technical support.
Contact: SmartDraw.com; www.smartdraw.com.
STOTT Pilates has developed the STOTT Pilates Full Solutions team to help clubs create strong, profitable Pilates programs. The team can help club owners make up to $310,000 per year gross and a return on investment of 270 percent in one year. The team provides personal business consulting on how to develop a successful Pilates business. It offers advice on everything from staffing and strategic marketing to equipment and studio layout. The company helps owners build and educate their Pilates staff, determine available space (space planning/floor plans), assess equipment needs, evaluate current programming to determine new options and an implementation plan, and market and measure the program's success.
Contact: STOTT Pilates; phone: 800-910-0010, ext. 287; www.stottpilates.com/fullsolutions/index.html.