Thinking about opening a tenant-only fitness center in your building?

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Here are some great idea-generators, shared with Heartline by Robert Francis, CEO, Planned Companies, on building a fitness center for your business office tenants. Robert introduced us to Gary Klencheski, President of First Fitness Management, LLC, out of Boston. They have designed and managed dozens of fitness centers for landlords, companies, schools and private institutions,… Read more »

Make Your Fitness Amenities Stand Out

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Americans get the message to exercise and eat healthy from all around…and they want to do better, to feel better. A multitude of surveys and studies show that the message is getting through.  There’s nothing more engaging to working out than having fitness-centric amenities right in your community! A fully outfitted fitness center, offering fitness… Read more »

Heartline Fitness Acquires ABR Tech LLC, Expanding The Company’s Current Georg...

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Gaithersburg, MD, August 5, 2017 – Heartline Fitness Systems, a division of American Amenities, LLC, has acquired Atlanta, GA-based, ABR Tech, LLC (“ABR”). Owned by Adam Gelatka and Ryan Abram, ABR has been providing commercial fitness equipment repair and maintenance services in the Atlanta area since 2010. Bob Burgess, CEO of Heartline Fitness, commented on… Read more »

FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV; TSX: FSV) Enters Fitness Services Space W...

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Gaithersburg, MD, October 21, 2016 – American Amenities, LLC, the amenity services platform of FirstService Corporation (FSV), has completed the acquisition of Heartline Fitness Products, Inc. (t.a. Heartline Fitness Systems). Heartline’s core business is the fitness space design: placement and service of commercial fitness equipment in multi-family, office management, hospitality, education, and government markets. Heartline… Read more »

Heartline Acquires Assets of Todd Harris Company’s Fitness Repair Division

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Gaithersburg, MD, September 14, 2015 – Heartline Fitness Systems has acquired the fitness repair division assets of Edison, NJ-based Todd Harris Company.  Since 1973, the Todd Harris Company has built a highly successful Pool & Fitness retail and services business.   The unfortunate passing of the company’s founder and leader, Todd Harris Applebaum, in November, 2012,… Read more »

5 Reasons To Implement An Amenity Fitness Center Preventive Maintenance Plan

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You’ve made a significant investment in a new fitness center and state-of-the-art equipment, is on-going preventive maintenance really necessary? Your fitness center has been running fine for a few years now and all of a sudden you are looking at escalating repair costs, could this have been avoided? Without preventive maintenance in place, unplanned service… Read more »

Star Trac Turbo Trainer (TM)

Great total body, self-powered bike that will not break the bank!   For more, check it out…. Star Trac Turbo Trainer (TM) The Turbo Trainer™ by Star Trac is a commercially designed air-driven bike that delivers simultaneous upper and lower body exercise through a distinctive isokinetic resistance mechanism. The flywheel design displaces air at a rate that… Read more »

ADA Fitness Guidelines – The Basics…

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Does your fitness center meet ADA compliance standards?  If you’re not sure, read on….  The following summarizes the basics about ADA compliance as it relates to private and public facilities, and their fitness centers.   For complete information, visit or IHRSA’s issues page,    Also, be sure to review your state’s requirements concerning… Read more »

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