Literature Showcase


The latest brochures from industry suppliers and manufacturers.

Adolph Kiefer and Associates
Adolph Kiefer and Associates’ current Competitive Training 2000 catalog has all the necessary products for every swimmer, including Olym-pic-caliber competitors. Kiefer Competi-tive Training 2000 offers all of the top names in swim wear and a great selection of caps, goggles and more. Competitive Training 2000 also contains flotation and resistance products.

Apex Fitness Equipment
Apex offers a complete line of strength equipment that features free weights, and single station and multi-station machines to accommodate a range of routines. The company also offers a Lady Apex line tailored specifically for women. A wheelchair-access line is also available. Apex offers a lifetime warranty on the frame and weight stack plates, a five-year warranty on major components and a six-month warranty on upholstery.

Benoit Built Inc.
Microloading—the act of strength training with smaller in-cremental increases—with PlateMate is the safe, scientific way to build strength at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels, states the company. PlateMates make microloading easy with their patented strong magnetic design, three versatile styles and micro-increments (from 5/8 pounds to 5 pounds).

Biodynamics Corp.
The Model 310e Body Composition Analyzer from Biodynamics is a rechargeable,whole-body bioimpedence an-alyzer that allows the user to measure body fat, lean weight, and fat weight percentages, as well as basal metabolic rate and total body water. It also analyzes body composition accounting for body type, age and sex. Completely portable, it comes with a rechargeable battery pack and a built-in printer.

Carlisle Surfacing Systems
Carlisle Surfacing Systems—which is a supplier of playground, fitness, recreational and architectural resilient rubber flooring—provides comprehensive product literature that includes product descriptions, schematics and project photography for each of its products. The literature consists of three informative brochures that cover Carlisle’s surfacing systems.

CCSI International Inc.
CCSI’s Atria/Garden Prairie swimming pool enclosures offer a light, airy indoor swimming environment. Atria’s opening roof system creates natural air circulation providing a unique appeal. Materi-als and designs of the enclosures minimize maintenance. The aluminum frames have powder-coated color and custom designs in freestanding or roof-only applications. Factory assembly is available worldwide.

CheckFree’s EFT program provides users with increased, predictable cash flow, while it significantly reduces their overhead, states the company. It also adds extra value by making an automatic payment plan available to users’ customers. CheckFree can collect from any U.S. checking or credit card account. Funds are moved electronically through the Federal Reserve ACH Network or via the major credit card networks.

The Exerflex Ae-robic Floor Sys-tem is made of 7/8-inch beech hardwood that provides durability and strength. This surface is prefinished with an aerobic traction polyurethane designed for precise footing. The boards meet at a tongue-and-groove joint and are held together by a spring steel clip, which allows the floor to flex along this joint upon impact. At the point of impact, the 3/4-inch foam underlayment absorbs the shock of impact on the floor.

E-Zone is an entertainment system designed specifically for the club environment. The system features an individual video screen and wireless headphones. Users have access to a variety of video channels, or they can choose to play their own CDs or audiocassettes. Exercis-ers may even watch television silently while they listen to their own music.

Fitness Products International
Brands from Fitness Products Internation-al include Icarian, the Abench and Flite. Icarian features more than 60 units, including single station machines, multi-stations, benches, racks and free-weight accessories. The Abench, an abdominal trainer, uses a rolling pivot design. The Flite product line features a cross-pivot technology that allows the user to exercise through a natural range of motion.

The Gatorade Exercise Physiology laboratory was founded in 1985 to fully explore the role of fluid re-placement and sports nutrition in athletic performance. Research continues to be a focus of the company. Company data shows that 89 percent of sports-drink users choose Gatorade, and also shows that the sports drink market has more than doubled in size over the last seven years.

Years of training and research were done before concluding how the Hoist commercial strength-training equipment should be designed. Stan-dard equipment with Hoist machines include Kevlar belts, silent steel weight stack, exercise placards and incremental weights, to self-adjusting roller pads, premium hand grips, weight stack shields and easily adjusted pads.

K&K Insurance Group
For insurance coverage that fits, K&K Health/Fitness Club Insurance offers club operators strength, flexibility, coordination and endurance. Coverage is designed specifically for the health/fitness industry and can include property, casualty, medical, professional and participants liability, excess and umbrella coverage, and flexible de-ductible/self-insured programs.

Kidzpace Interactives
Kidzpace Interactives Inc. offers a variety of electronic interactive products for entertainment and education. Kidzpace Interactive’s carousel mounting system can be ordered with up to four D-series interactives. Customers can choose from Nintendo, Sony and Sega video game technologies. Optional dual controls and game timers can be added to complement this design. Carousels are available in variety of colors.

Kraiburg offers a full line of rubber gym flooring systems for weight rooms, locker rooms, and aerobic and exercise floors. The athletic flooring line features zip-structured interlocks that is easily installed. Kraiburg’s solid rubber black weight plates absorb impact when barbells are dropped to the floor. They also help to extend the life of the weight room flooring and help reduce club noise.

Life Fitness
Life Fitness added a dual adjustable pulley system to its strength selectorized line. The new offering has two weight stacks of 190 pounds each and two adjustable pulleys that are similar to a cable crossover, state company officials. It features two pulleys that can be moved from approximately eight to 84 inches high in four-inch increments. The item’s resistance ratio can also be adjusted with a shift of a lever.

McArthur Athletic Towels
McArthur Athletic Towels’ Full-line To-wel Buyer’s Guide features an extensive line of towels, and laundry and hospitality linens. It also includes promotional items and offers fully licensed collegiate, NBA, NFL and NHL logo placement on its product line for awards, special events and pro-shop sales. Customized options are also available. McArthur has been manufacturing quality athletic towels since 1885.

Muscle Mixes Music
Muscle Mixes Music‘s Reebok Core Training Program is based on athletic training and physical therapy prin-ciples that include a workshop, a core board and core training music. In addition to the Reebok line, Muscle Mixes Music’s catalog includes special music styles for all fitness needs. If you aren’t satisfied after 30 days, the company will give you a full refund on the price of the product.

Natural Choice Corp.
Natural Choice provides a drinking water appliance that keeps health, purity and convenience in mind for consumers. It offers a technically so-phisticated design that provides hot, cold or sparkling water at the touch of a button with no need to lift, change or store a bottle again. Natural Choice offers high-capacity filtration systems, built-in water quality monitors and increased cooling systems.

Perform Sports Drink has been scientifically formulated by PowerBar to meet the demands of athletes. It combines a refreshing taste with an optimal balance of fluids, electrolytes and carbohydrate energy to refuel users, according to the company. Perform Sports Drinks have no preservatives and are fortified with antioxidants and B vitamins. The 20-ounce bottles are available in orange, lemon lime ice, berry and tropical punch.

Push Pedal Pull
Push Pedal Pull is a speciality fitness distributor with more than 14 years of service to the national fitness equipment market. With more than 25 retail locations in 13 states, the company specializes in sales and support of high-quality, brand-name equipment, including models for retail, institutional, rehabilitative and medical settings at competitive prices. A technical hotline also serves customers after the sale.

Science Foods
Science Foods sports nutrition drinks are designed to help athletes train and work more efficiently, maximize performance during competition and recover from intense exercise more quickly. The products’ bottles are color-coded and feature a unique image to indicate its proper use. The company claims that its formulas are blended with great-tasting, thirst-quenching ingredients to create satisfying sports drinks.

Supreme Audio Inc.
Supreme Audio’s Profes-sional Dance & Fitness Audio Buyer’s Guide, features Telex, Samson, Sony, Shure, Special Projects, Audio-Technica and Hydrophonics head-worn aerobic microphone systems. The catalog also includes Klipsch, RCF, Bose, Kenleigh, JVC, Sony, Denon, Technics, QSC, Marantz variable speed tape recorders, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, and BroadcastVision and ClubFM FM broadcast systems.

SportsArt offers a full range of patented elliptical products. All feature a smooth, flu-id, no-impact motion that delivers a superior feel—and great results, state Sports-Art officials. The SportsArt 8007 was built to withstand the rigors of club use. It has 12 preprogrammed courses, two custom interval programs, heart rate control, heart rate touch and manual quick start. It also delivers a wide range of resistance (14 levels).

The Sportsmith parts and service catalog has expanded to 88 pages. It features items including tread-mill decks and belts, as well as free weight equipment. The 13th catalog features a wide selection of cardiovascular and strength-training pro-ducts. Sportsmith technical support, parts and electronic repairs cover most brands of exercise equipment. All parts include a full warranty, say officials.

Vision Fitness
With the iNetTV Series, members have the option of working out while surfing the ’Net or watching TV. Almost anything you normally do on the Internet can be done while working out on an iNetTV Series product. Vision Fitness has built the iNetTV Series on its light institutional platform of products. You can choose from the E3600 Upright Bike to the R2600 Semi-Recumbent Bike to the X6600 Elliptical Trainer.

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