The SportStep is a versatile training system providing challenging balance, core stability and resistance training in one package. Ideal for every fitness level, the system includes a durable 24-inch by 15-inch, non-slip, stability-bubble platform; inflation pump; and removable resistance bands. Any floor exercise can be done with the SportStep system to enhance cardio, strength and sports conditioning. The SportStep weighs nine pounds and can support up to 350 pounds. Contact: Sportsmith, 5925 S. 118th E. Ave., Suite B, Tulsa, OK 74146; phone: 800-713-2880; fax: 918-307-0216; e-mail: [email protected]; www.sportsmith.net.
The Sea Jogger allows the user to exercise and relax at the same time. The personal water propulsion system provides no-impact exercise and is portable and lightweight, easy to assemble and disassemble. Sea Jogger fits into a custom bag, which makes it easy to carry on a shoulder or in a car. Sea Jogger uses a fin-propulsion system, which allows the user to glide effortlessly on water. It moves forwards or backwards and is easy to turn and change directions. Contact: Sea Jogger, phone: 1-866-550-5053; fax: 1-877-485-2368; www.seajogger.com.
Harbinger's redesigned Power glove is the perfect glove for beginning weight trainers, those who do light resistance training or women who've never tried a weightlifting glove. The glove is designed to deliver great performance at a value price. It features a slip-on design and patented Flexback technology — a flexible mesh that allows the glove to mold to the hand for ultimate comfort. The flex-mesh increases range of motion while allowing the hand to breathe naturally. The Power's palm features a layer of foam padding covered with durable leather for maximum protection and comfort. The inside thumb area features cushioning to protect against abrasion. The glove is double-stitched throughout for superior abrasion resistance and durability. The glove is available in short finger length for a natural feel and increased contact with lifting surfaces. The new Power glove is available in a gray/black color combination, in sizes XS-L. The glove can be hand washed and air-dried. Contact: Harbinger, 35 Executive Ct., Napa, CA 94558; phone: 1-800-729-5954; fax: 707-257-5843; www.harbingerfitness.com.
The Aquatrend Water Workout Station is a safe and sturdy apparatus that attaches to the side of the pool and provides an underwater platform, handles and foot pegs allowing for multiple exercises in the comfort of the water such as pullups and pushups, abdominal crunches, leg lifts and lateral raises. Constructed of marine-grade stainless steel, this personal water gym provides a specific place or station in a pool where one can regularly exercise in comfort and ease, eliminating the awkwardness of having to hang on to ladders or the edge. Aquatrend is designed to work all muscle groups and can be used for everything that land-based equipment is used for: weight loss, flexibility, cardio, strength training and more. Contact: Aquatic Trends, Inc., 117 U.S. Highway One North Suite 212, Tequesta, FL 33469; phone: 800-775-9588; fax: 561-775-2678; e-mail: [email protected]; www.aquatictrends.com.
The 108 Sports Model (SM) and the 108 Club Model (CM) are total-body, non-impact vertical trainers. The 108 SM features a new “SMART” interactive voice module that provides audio feedback on how to set up a workout and tips on maximizing performance. The 108 CM features a new 10-inch step height and feels more comfortable because it replicates total body stair stepping. The 108 CM also has an interactive voice module. Contact: Heart Rate Inc., 3190-E Airport Loop, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; phone: 1-800-237-2271; www.versaclimber.com
The Freedom Flex shoulder stretcher attaches to the Resistance Chair exercise system to increase and maintain range-of-motion in the shoulder joints. By stretching the shoulders in a controlled manner, the Freedom Flex helps treat “frozen shoulder syndrome” and increases shoulder flexibility in mature adults and those undergoing physical rehabilitation. The Freedom Flex's pulley system allows the user to control the amount of stretching on the shoulder. Adjustable hand straps accommodate a wide range of arm lengths. The Freedom Flex is easy to assemble and store and is suitable for use in both the home and/or rehabilitation facilities. Contact: Continuing Fitness, Inc.22600-F Lambert St., Suite 1206, Lake Forest, CA 92630; phone: 877-368-6800; fax: 949-461-3005; e-mail: [email protected]; www.continuingfitness.com.