New Products



Aaron's Better Bodies has launched its new web site. This site features different services related to training, has a store that carries unique health foods and accessories, and even has a free training tip sent monthly to subscribers. Contact: Aaron's Better Bodies, 137-85 75th Rd., Flushing, NY 113667; phone and fax: 718-793-9589;
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Tune Belt's sleek, form-fitting armband carrier fits most all of the latest portable MiniDisc and MP3 players. It features a mesh panel under the pocket flap to view and access controls and a zippered pocket on the flap to hold your ID, locker key or spare battery. The armband easily adjusts up to 20 inches and has a diagonal reflective strip. Contact: Tune Belt Inc., 11400 Grooms Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242; phone: 800-860-1175 or 513-247-4400; fax: 513-247-4410;
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Multi-Grip has the exclusive rights to manufacture, distribute and sell different cable system fitness products invented and designed by Jim Davis. The licensed products feature a unique set of cable handles, which will be marketed and sold as Multi-Grip handles. The patented design of the handles features two 360-degree rotations of the handle at different locations and bidirectional curves, allowing four different positions, each position focusing on a different part of the muscle group. Contact: Multi-Grip LLC, 10054 Mesa Ridge Court, Suite 116, San Diego, CA 92121; phone: 858-550-0800; fax: 858-550-0802;
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Life Fitness has introduced the 8500 and 9000HR treadmills. With a more contemporary design and larger running surface (60 inches by 20 inches) than their predecessors, the 8500 and 9000HR have welded steel frames and smaller footprints. Both models are powered by 3.0 HP DC motors and come with the patented FlexDeck shock absorption system. This system reduces impact to the body by nearly 30 percent. The console is simple to use, is in an upright position for easy access and viewing and includes an integrated reading rack and accessory tray. Both have speed ranges from 0.5 mph to 10 mph and incline ranges from 0 percent to 15 percent. Contact: Life Fitness, 10601 West Belmont Ave., Franklin Park, IL 60131; phone: 847-288-3300;
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Accurate Industries Inc. offers the AromaMist eucalyptus oil delivery system. It will convert your steam room into a eucalyptus bath. It is designed for easy installation and is adjustable for any-sized environment. The AromMist delivery system features microprocessor-comtrolled, menu adjustable speed, LCD backlit digital display, LED indicating lights with solid brass injector. Contact: Accurate Industries Inc., P.O. Box 624 Wheeling, IL; phone: 800-97STEAM (78326);
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Enercise's iTV is a 15-inch individual entertainment system. The high-definition monitor and adjustable mounting stand features a universal viewing angle. The stand provides for maximum stability, adjusting to accommodate any make or model of cardiovascular equipment with pre-drilled mounting holes. A base cover conceals wires and AC adapters. The xTV wireless transmitters connect to TV audio output jacks and provide a 35,000-square-foot transmission range. Exercisers plug digital stereo headphones into xTV receivers and select any wall-mounted TV or music channel. Contact: Enercise, 31127 Via Colinas, Suite 806, Westlake Village, CA 91362; phone: 866-492-9979; 818-540-4273;
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VHI has announced its Strength Training collection that contains 320 free weight, machine weight, cable, V-Bar, machine assist, Smith Machine and conditioning exercises. Also included are 35 pre-designed routines for 14 different sports. It is available in VHI's reproducible card format or the new software program PC-Kits. The computer version lets you choose male or female figures for exercise routines. All exercises and sport routines are available with Spanish captions. This library gives you all the tools you need to work with athletes and clients at any level. Contact: VHI, P.O. Box 44646, Tacoma, WA 98498; phone: 253-536-4922 or 800-356-0709;
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Weight-A-Minute International is offering a computerized weight management program based on an individual's oxidative typing. It also offers the best in sports nutrition for men and women, wellness programs and centers, corporate wellness and hydraulic circuit equipment for rehabilitation or workouts. This computerized program was developed by physicians and scientists and is state-of-the-art technology. The program will identify each individual's oxidative type, as well as plan their diet and supplement needs all within minutes. Contact: Weight-A-Minute; 502 West Blvd.; phone: 605-388-3755;
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