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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…

Room of exercise equipment

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 ada.gov or IHRSA’s “Issues” page, ihrsa.org/ada.    Also, be sure to review your state’s requirements concerning… Read more »

5 Keys to a Successful Fitness Center Installation

orange gym facility with cardio machines

Alot of thought goes into a successful fitness center delivery and installation, here are the 5 keys…. Like my ole mentor used to say, just click the computer button and it gets done.   Well, unfortunately, fitness center installs involve a little more coordination than just clicking the EASY button.  It all starts with an… Read more »

Trade Show News

A 4 minute video of the biggest health club trade show of the year….this year the show was in Los Angeles, CA and features every major manufacturer and supplier to the fitness industry.

Paramount Training Zone

A modern and comprehensive yet space efficient and fully customizable functional training system designed to meet the performance, reliability, and budget demands of today’s commercial fitness market.  This video from the 2014 IRSHA trade show demonstrates how cool and efficient Paramount’s Zone training system is… A modern and comprehensive yet space efficient and fully customizable functional… Read more »

Fitness Center Ideas…

follow the rules of the fitness center and read the sign

Just in case you don’t have your fitness center rules in place for the New Year’s rush, here you go!  Happy Holidays from Heartline! If you’re interested in having Heartline personalize the fitness center rules with your facility’s name/logo, or simply want us to provide you a framed product, please click the service wrench above and fill-out… Read more »

Helix Lateral Trainer – How To Video

A scientific study found Helix Lateral Trainer outperformed a leading elliptical on 4 out of 5 muscle groups, with 50% more core activation, 50% more outer thigh activation and 39% more glute activation.  This video shows how to properly use the Helix Lateral Trainer… Most machines work front-to-back. The Helix turns tradition on its side—… Read more »

Helix Lateral Trainer

A scientific study found Helix Lateral Trainer outperformed a leading elliptical on 4 out of 5 muscle groups, with 50% more core activation, 50% more outer thigh activation and 39% more glute activation….. Most machines work front-to-back. The Helix turns tradition on its side— literally. With lateral (or side-to-side) movement, you use more muscles, which… Read more »

Spirit Fitness CU800 Upright Bike

Introducing Spirit Fitness’s five-piece, ISO-Certified C Series of cardiovascular products.    The CU800 Upright Bikes deliver high-quality, reliable systems at an affordable price…. The Spirit Fitness CU800 Upright Bike was specifically engineered for the commercial environment.from its heavy duty steel frame to its durable powder coat finish.   User comfort and reliability make the CU800… Read more »