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Preventive Maintenance – Strength Equipment 101

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Heartline’s master technicians, Mike Hess and Thomas Andrews, demonstrate the company’s approach to preventive maintenance as it applies to strength training equipment.  In a nutshell, Heartline’s preventive maintenance approach to strength training equipment encompasses the following: Inspection of all welds and weld joints for signs of metal fatigue. Inspection of all cables—cable crimps, cable farrels,… Read more »

Cardio Fitness Equipment – Treadmill Maintenance

How to video provides a primer on the cleaning and maintaining of a commercial treadmill, particularly between the belt and deck surfaces.  In a nutshell, Heartline’s preventive maintenance approach to cardiovascular fitness equipment encompasses the following: Test and run diagnostics on all cardiovascular equipment for proper operation and determine any error codes. Clean and vacuum… Read more »

Cardio Fitness Equipment – Cleaning Embedded Consoles and TV Screens

How to video provides a primer on how to properly care for “embedded” cardio equipment consoles and integrated TV screens.   In a nutshell, Heartline’s preventive maintenance approach to cardiovascular fitness equipment encompasses the following: Test and run diagnostics on all cardiovascular equipment for proper operation and determine any error codes. Clean and vacuum cardiovascular equipment… Read more »

Cardio Fitness Equipment – Calibrating eSpinner Touch Screen

How to video provides a primer on the proper calibration of an eSpinner touch screen.  In a nutshell, Heartline’s preventive maintenance approach to cardiovascular fitness equipment encompasses the following: Test and run diagnostics on all cardiovascular equipment for proper operation and determine any error codes. Clean and vacuum cardiovascular equipment per manufacturer recommendation. Inspect treadmill… Read more »

Cardio Fitness Equipment – Calibrating an Embedded TV Touch Screen

How to video provides a primer on the proper calibration of a treadmill embedded touch screen.  In a nutshell, Heartline’s preventive maintenance approach to cardiovascular fitness equipment encompasses the following: Test and run diagnostics on all cardiovascular equipment for proper operation and determine any error codes. Clean and vacuum cardiovascular equipment per manufacturer recommendation. Inspect… Read more »

Strength Equipment – Guide Rod Cleaning

How to video provides a primer on how to properly care for cleaning and maintaining strength equipment guide rods.  In a nutshell, Heartline’s preventive maintenance approach to strength training equipment encompasses the following: Inspection of all welds and weld joints for signs of metal fatigue. Inspection of all cables—cable crimps, cable farrels, S hooks and… Read more »

Amenities Play Important Role In Attracting Tenants And Employees

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There’s no question that state-of-the-art, amenities continue to drive office and apartment property success.  Here’s what happening in Stamford, Connecticut according to the Stamford Advocate….. Shrewd office-building owners try to get ahead of the competition in luring tenants.  Many do it by offering lower lease rates and deeper concessions than the building down the street,… Read more »

Maximizing Your Fitness Center Equipment Investment

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A terrific article by Avi Shanbhag, Star Trac Fitness’s Service Key Account Manager, describes the critical importance of optimizing your health club and/or fitness center equipment investment.   It’s the famous “Fram Oil Filter” commercial, “pay me now, or pay me later!”   Make sure your investment is getting the proper TLC…. One of the… Read more »

Heartline Fitness Updates Northeast Sales Group

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Heartline Fitness Systems is pleased to announce two additions to our Northeast U.S. sales team. Gaithersburg, MD, October 9, 2014 – Heartline Fitness Systems is pleased to announce new additions to our Northeast U.S. sales team.   Heartline has promoted its Washington, DC sales manager, Geoff Vogel, to oversee the company’s continued growth in the… Read more »

Ten Tips For Keeping Your Rec Center Looking Like New…

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A terrific article by Athletic Business and written by Erik Kocher of Hastings + Chivetta Architects in St. Louis, and Diane Guse Dahmann, Executive Director of MizzouRec Services and Facilities at the University of Missouri, providing interesting insight on how to create and maintain a world class, amenity fitness center…. After the long years of planning… Read more »