New Products


Dataworks has introduced The Personal Trainer, a handy logbook for health club members to keep track of their daily nutrition and exercise. A dated and spiral bound quarterly book, The Personal Trainer provides individuals with a monthly tab to set fitness goals, develop a plan and track progress. Dated daily pages track nutritional information, calorie intake, cardio workouts and resistance training for the individual's fitness program. Contact: Dataworks, 4550 S. Windermere, Engelwood, CO 80110; phone: 800-526-9635; fax: 303-761-6985;
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Dex-O-Tex Elastatex 500 is a trowel-applied elastomeric surfacing designed for use as waterproof promenade roofing. It offers excellent resiliency and comfort underfoot and holds up even under the abuse caused by golf cleats and ski boots, and is durable under traffic even when constantly wet. It also reduces sound transmission to adjacent areas. Elsatatex 500 has excellent crack bridging and low temperature flexibility characteristics, and can also be used for renovating cracked concrete sidewalks, parking structures, pool decks, etc. It is installed over plywood, new and existing concrete and metal by factory trained professional applicators. Contact: Dex-O-Tex Division of Crossfield Products, 3000 E. Harcourt St., Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221; phone: 310-886-9100;
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Never lose your towel at the gym again with Flaps® wearable sports towels. The 14" × 20" sports towel attaches to a 2-inch plastic clip. It is easily attachable and detachable and is designed to be worn and to wipe perspiration while participating in most any sporting activity. It also has a pocket that can hold your license, gym card, keys, money, etc., and its water repellent liner prevents perspiration leakage. Contact: Flaps, 3140 Midway Dr. #A212, San Diego, CA 92110; phone: 619-890-7007; fax: 619-795-6873;
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Harbinger® has introduced a first-of-its-kind workout glove, the G2. The new glove applies the concept of multitasking to the workout glove. The G2 is actually two gloves that work together or separately giving exercisers total training flexibility without having to purchase several different gloves. Each component glove protects and supports exercisers' hands during cardio and/or strength training workouts. When used together, both gloves provide maximum protection for strenuous workouts. The glove features Harbinger's patented FlexClosure system for a customized and comfortable fit. Contact: Harbinger, 35 Executive Ct., Napa, CA 94558; phone: 800-729-5954; fax: 707-257-5843;
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Hide-a-Bench is a new type of fold-away bench that saves space while conveniently providing extra seating. When not in use, Hide-a-Bench folds against a wall and takes up less than six inches of valuable space. It can be opened or closed by one person in seconds. Constructed of aluminum and stainless steel, Hide-a-Bench is lightweight, durable and can be used indoors, outdoors and even in swimming pool areas. In use, the bench takes up only 39 inches of floor space and each 9-foot long, 2-tiered bench allows for seating of up to 20 students or 12 adults. Contact: Hide-a-Bench, 3624 Highlands Ranch Pkwy, Unit 205-126, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126; phone: 888-34-BENCH; fax: 720-344-3688;
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The eWeight Planner Program, version, 2.0, now features 14 participating fitness equipment manufacturers, as well as improved functionality and time-saving features. Simple one-click on-screen commands provide the ability to print, save and email individual estimates in a condensed report format. Iron Grip originally developed the eWeight Planner to calculate the appropriate amount of free weights required by a fitness facility. Upgrading to the new version is easy, and Iron Grip provides this tool to its customers and dealers at no charge. Version 2.0 of Iron Grip's eWeight Planner is available for download at the company's web site, or customers can request to have the program mailed to them on CD. Contact: Iron Grip Barbell, 4012 Garry Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92704; phone: 800-664-4766; fax: 714-850-6910;


Natural Edge, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of their Trans-Plex Natural Fat Burner formula, a 100% natural, delicious and complete meal replacement formula that delivers the additional fat-burning benefits of CLA and Chromium. With only three grams of net carbohydrates and 25 grams of pure-blend whey protein, the Trans-Plex Natural Fat Burner formula is the idea nutrition and weight loss tool for active individuals, and anyone looking to lead a healthy lifestyle. It comes in three flavors — chocolate, vanilla and orange cream — and in two sizes — one-pound jars or single-serve packets. Contact: Natural Edge, LLC, 2369 W. Orton Cir., Salt Lake City, UT 84119; phone: 800-768-1883; fax: 801-975-8144;


Fusion Fitness Training (FFT), is a new program that combines yoga and Pilates with fitness conditioning to offer a revolutionary approach to the mind/body workout. The FFT program is designed for those seeking the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the areas of Yoga and Pilates, while incorporating fitness principles. The course takes a modern approach to training traditional forms of Yoga and Pilates, integrating a blend of fitness conditioning and focusing on physiology and proper biomechanics. FFT blends the instructors' existing teaching methods and education with the core skills necessary to teach mind body integrated classes. Contact: Nautilus Health and Fitness Group, Inc., 1886 Prairie Way, Louisville, CO 80027; phone: 800-688-9991;


The FitBALL® Roller is a new exercise roll that combines the best aspects of inflatable exercise calls and foam rollers into one dynamic inflatable fitness roll for the entire body. It allows you to inflate to your personal comfort level to optimize exercises that strengthen and tone the abs, obliques and core muscle groups. The dynamic, adjustable firmness of the FitBALL Roller provides an ideal stability challenge for prone and supine exercises. It's constructed of durable, burst-resistant vinyl that will support up to 440 lbs, and comes with an illustrated poster featuring eight exercises and user guide. Contact: OPTP, P.O. Box 47009, Minneapolis, MN 55447; phone: 800-367-7393; fax: (763) 553-9355;


A slide board that lies flat on every surface, hard or carpeted, will not buckle, yet is lightweight and rolls up so you can easily take it with you. Sound like a good idea? The 2004 Perform Better catalog offers the new Goaler Slide Board with patented end stops. Available in two models: standard and professional, and both are 20-inches wide. Contact: Perform Better, P.O. Box 8090, Cranston, RI 02920-0090; phone: 888-556-7464; fax: 800-682-6950;


A much healthier alternative to greasy potato chips, Revival Baked Pasta Soy Chips have 50% fewer carbohydrates and 350% more protein per serving. The chips come in five flavors: Honey Mustard Heaven, Sour Cream N' Onion Dream, Oh My! Apple Pie, Sea Salt & Vinegar Voyage and Jalapeno & Cheddar Cha Cha. All soy chips are not created equal…especially when it comes to taste. Unlike common retail brands, Revival Baked Pasta Soy Chips are uniquely formulated for a soy-free taste without the gritty, grainy texture. In addition to the great taste, Revival Soy was able to preserve the crunch chips lovers crave. Contact: Revival Soy, 1030 E. Mountain St., Building 302, Kernersville, NC 27284; phone: 336-722-2337; fax: 336-722-7712;


Now, SPRI products can deliver all of the benefits of a Pilates workout, without the high cost of traditional Pilates machines and equipment. The Pilates Power Ring and Pilates Anywhere…Anytime are currently available at retail. The Pilates Power Ring is a 14-inch cushioned ring used for progressive abdominal, thigh and buttock exercises, and includes a 37-minute instructional video. Pilates Anywhere…Anytime includes SPRI resistance tubes in three resistance levels, a door attachment, exercise mat and Pilates workout video, and is a portable, easy to use total-body Pilates program. Contact: SPRI Products, Inc., 1600 Northwind Blvd., Libertyville, IL 60048; phone: 800-222-7774; fax: 847-680-7550;


How does each of us motivate ourselves to sustain our fitness improvement efforts — day after day, month after month, year after year? We'll do it, quite simply, by coloring in our positive fitness actions each day on a Streaming Colors Fitness Improvement Calendar. The calendar is specifically designed to help you track — in a colorful, highly-visual way — whatever health or fitness habits you're trying to improve. The calendar is available in two sizes, a 12-inch by 12-inch wall version and a 9-inch by 9-inch compact version. Contact: Luhrs Media Co., P.O. Box 2129, Stillwater, MN 55082; phone: 651-276-4050;
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VHI announces a unique new computerized collection of 174 balance training exercises. From the therapist or trainer working with an injured client, to the strength coach working with competitive athletes, this collection will help train the body in all planes of motion and all aspects of balance. Exercises for Lunges, Squats, One/Two-Leg Stand, Stability Ball, Unstable Surfaces and much more. The entire collection can be viewed with our free PC-Kits software demo. For a free demo visit our website. Contact: Visual Health Information, P.O. Box 44646, Tacoma, WA 98444; phone: 800-356-0709; fax: 253-536-4944;
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