PRODUCT TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

Workout Glove

Giving exercisers total training flexibility, the new G2 workout glove is really two gloves in one. Each component glove protects and supports exercisers' hands during cardio and/or strength training workouts, and when used together, both gloves provide maximum protection. The under glove can be used alone on cardiovascular training equipment to prevent blisters and calluses from holding onto cardio machine handles. The over glove is a leather and neoprene sleeve with TechGel molded palm pads that provide cushioning for strength training. Contact: Harbinger Fitness, 35 Executive Court, Napa, CA 94558; phone: 800-729-5954, 707-257-5838; fax: 707-257-5843; www.harbingerfitness.com.
Circle No.100 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Wood Flooring

Taraflex ActionSport 45 Flooring has added two wood shades to its color choices. The new Maple and Oak colors join ActionSport 45's 11 other shades, in the versatile, 4.5-mm thick flooring that can be used for multipurpose applications, basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer. The surface of the flooring is coated with a food stain and scuff mark resistant coating that also reduces the chance of friction burns. The flooring is also coated with Sanosol, which prevents bacteria, mold and microorganisms from developing on or under the floor. Contact: G2I, Inc., 3069 McCall Dr., Suite 7, Atlanta, GA 30340; phone: 770-455-7072, 800-727-7505; fax: 770-455-4577; [email protected]; www.gerlortaraflex.com.
Circle No. 101 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Elliptical Trainer

FreeMotion Fitness has updated its NordicTrack Commercial Cardio line with the 9600E Elliptical Trainer. It boasts one of the most natural movements in the smallest effective footprint available and introduces the new Workout TV Console series. This line will offer facility operators a choice between the Basic and Workout TV consoles. The new Workout TV monitor is over 43 percent larger than the original screen, with a 12.1-inch screen compared to 6.8-inch original. The Elliptical Trainer contains eight preprogrammed workouts accessible by way of easy-to-use QuickTouch functions. The custom designed ERS (Electromagnetic Resistance System) applies consistent resistance at each of the 20 settings and generates power to the Basic Console. Contact: Free Motion Fitness, 1096 Elkton Drive Suite 600, Colorado Springs, CO 80907; phone: 877-363-8449, 719-533-2900; fax: 719-955-1104; www.freemotionfitness.com.
Circle No.103 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Pilates Equipment

The new Allegro Tower of Power, a complete reformer, half-trapeze and mat system that retrofits the Allegro Reformer. The Tower of Power expands the versatility of the Allegro, allowing clubs to increase the scope of their Pilates programs. The Allegro Tower of Power can be ordered as a complete system, which includes an Allegro Reformer at 14-inch personal training height, a tower with detachable springs and bars, and a drop-in mat. The system gives clubs the flexibility to start their Pilates programs with Allegros only, then add Towers as their programs grow. Contact: Balanced Body, 8220 Ferguson Ave., Sacramento, CA 95828; phone: 800-745-2837, 916-388-2838; fax: 916-379-9277; [email protected]; www.pilates.com.
Circle No. 105 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Children's Hydraulic Equipment

Pro*Fit Enterprises has designed a Kid's PE hydraulic circuit training program for children ages 7 to 11. The program was created to be a fun and safe way to introduce kids to a fitness lifestyle. Kid's PE is for elementary schools, recreation and community centers, co-ed health clubs, women's clubs, weight loss/medical centers, YMCAs, dance/gymnastic centers, church youth groups, etc. Contact: Pro*Fitness Enterprises, P.O. Box 852, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678; phone: 888-604-2244; www.kidspaceexpress.com.
Circle No. 102 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Vacuums

The Tennant 3110 and 3120 and Nobles UltraGlide vacuums are the three newest upright commercial vacuums in Tennant's line of carpet care products. The vacuums offer interchangeable parts across all models, and are available in 12- and 15-inch single motor and 12-, 15- and 18-inch dual motor models. They also include a lighter handle weight for reduced fatigue, increased brush speed, reduced noise and other amenities. Contact: The Tennant Co., 701 N. Lilac Dr., P.O. Box 1452, Minneapolis, MN 55440; phone: 800-553-8033, 763-540-1200; fax: 763-513-2142; [email protected]; www.tennantco.com.
Circle No. 104 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Lifting System

ProSpot Fitness has introduced its newest model, the P-600. Features include a self-spotting barbell with dual-weight selection, a cable crossover system with 360 degree rotating pulleys, easy-adjust weight stack positioning, side-to-side barbell ratcheting capability, optional bench with leg extension / curl and optional vertical knee raise. The cable crossover can be used traditionally to perform a variety of cable exercises or crossover stacks can be used as added resistance to the barbell, eliminating adding weights. Contact: ProSpot Fitness, 1325 Oakbrook Drive, Suite E, Norcross, GA 30093; phone: 770-446-9299; fax: 770-446-7213; www.prospotfitness.com.
Circle No. 106 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Vibration Platform

VibroGym International has released the VibroGym, a platform that generates vibrations that are transferred from the platform to the body. Depending on the selected vibration, muscles will contract and expand 30 to 50 times per second. This additional muscle contraction expedites fat loss while increasing bone density and muscle tone. Compared to traditional training methods, exercises performed on the VibroGym achieve better results in less time and with no extra effort. Moreover, the vibrations increase the production of regenerative and repair hormones, improve blood circulation in skin and muscles, strengthen bone tissue, improve lymph drainage, and increase the basal metabolic rate. Contact: VibroGym International, Tingietersweg 16, 2031 ES Haarlem, phone: +31 023 517 35 80; fax: +31 023 517 35 81; [email protected]; www.vibrogym.com.
Circle No. 107 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

LCD Television

BroadcastVision has added the Sharp Aquos LCD television to its personal screen product line. The screens will be provided with a fitness industry modification that allows the exerciser to use the televisions with headphones and the new BroadcastVision ORBIT, direct access screen controller. BroadcastVision also offers entertainment solutions for all size facilities and budgets. Contact: BroadcastVision, 5126 Clareton Dr., Suite 160, Agoura Hills, CA 91301; phone: 800-770-9770, 818-879-9780; [email protected]; www.broadcastvision.com.
Circle No. 108 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Online Nutrition Program

Vitabot has created a new online nutrition program. The system helps members create personalized meal plans for optimal nutrition and/or weight loss. The program is designed for use on clubs' websites to increase revenue and retain clientele. Contact: Vitabot, Microwaves Corporation, P.O. Box 8, Riverdale, MD 20738; www.vitabot.com.
Circle No. 109 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Lockers

ProTough has introduced a new line of all-welded, fully framed lockers designed for corridor and athletic installations at schools, recreational facilities and other venues. Lockers are available in various styles and are designed to withstand more brute-force stress. Contact: Penco Products Inc., 99 Brower Ave., P.O. Box 378, Oaks, PA 19456; phone: 800-562-1000; fax: 610-666-7561; www.pencoproducts.com.
Circle No. 110 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

Strength Cages

Bowflex has introduced strength cages into its line of home gym equipment. Initial offerings include a folding Olympic bench, a half cage, a full cage and a smith machine. All models are equipped with adjustable safety spotters and bar-holders. Tubes are designed to keep the appearance consistent with other Bowflex home gyms. The industrial design gives the cages a modern, slick aesthetic, and folding benches and convenient weight handles make them easy to store and fit into smaller spaces. Contact: Nautilus Group Inc., 1400 NE 136th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684; phone: 800-618-8853; [email protected]; www.nautilusgroup.com.
Circle No. 111 or visit freeproductinfo.net/club

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