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Heartline Fitness Updates Southeast Sales Group

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Heartline Fitness Systems is pleased to announce two additions to our Southeast U.S. sales team. Gaithersburg, MD, August 12, 2014 – Heartline Fitness Systems is pleased to announce two additions to our Southeast U.S. sales team.   Heartline has hired 25-year industry veteran, Bill Pugh, to lead the company’s southeast build-out.  Bill joins Heartline’s service… Read more »

Life Fitness FlexStrider

  The Life Fitness FlexStrider™ Variable-Stride Trainer lets exercisers change stride length on the fly and choose a workout that feels the most natural.  The FlexStrider™ Variable-Stride Trainer lets exercisers change stride length on the fly and choose a workout that feels the most natural. The smooth motion of the variable-stride trainer feels more like… Read more »

Acquisition of Townsend Fitness Equipment Repair

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 (Pictured L-R: Jim Kennedy, Maryanne Townsend, Dave Townsend, Bob Burgess, Paul Coughlin, and Jeff Shipman) Gaithersburg, MD, April 1, 2014 – Heartline Fitness Systems has acquired Smyrna, DE-based, David L. Townsend Company (Townsend Repair). Owned by David Townsend, Townsend Repair has been providing commercial fitness equipment repair and maintenance services to the Northeastern United States… Read more »

Weightlifting With Shifting Sand

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A terrific article by Laura Johannes of the Wall Street Journal discussing the advent of using “Sandbags” in exercise workouts and do they offer a more complete workout to traditional dumbbells and barbells? Read on! The Claim: Dumbbells and barbells have become staples of weight training in part because of their stability. Now, sandbags—which provide… Read more »

Star Trac Treadclimber(R) – How To Video

Imagine the best features of a treadmill, elliptical and stepper combined into one machine. The TreadClimber® by Star Trac is just that, here’s how to properly use the product… Imagine the best features of a treadmill, elliptical and stepper combined into one machine. The TreadClimber® by Star Trac is just that, with the benefits of… Read more »

Star Trac Dual Adjustable Pulley Systems

The Star Trac Dual Adjustable Pulley System allows users to perform movements that mimic activities in both sports and life…. The Star Trac Dual Adjustable Pulley System functionally trains the muscles of the entire body to work together while building stability and core balance. Base Strength Benefits The Dual Adjustable Pulley System strengthens individual muscle… Read more »

Star Trac BoxMaster

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The Star Trac BoxMaster is a new form of boxing style conditioning that will wow your clients and tenants alike…. With the ability to cater to all types of members, tenants, and students, the BoxMaster will excite and encourage greater participation in boxing style fitness training. For the first time ever the BoxMaster creates the… Read more »

Star Trac HumanSport Strength Training Systems

The human body and the graceful, fluid motions it’s capable of has always been inspiring to Star Trac.  HumanSport(R) is a truly unique and human way of training…. Designed to reflect human body mechanics, HumanSport is so simple, so intuitive and so natural that it feels as if it were custom-built for each and every… Read more »

SCIFIT StepOne

SCIFIT’s New StepOne the only true total body, recumbent stepper.   A great product for medical rehab and overall fitness… The low impact StepOne recumbent stepper provides a smooth, total body functional exercise.  StepOne features low starting resistance, wheelchair access, natural movement and a step range that provides patterning similar to walking or climbing stairs.  The… Read more »

Exercise Kick-Starts Recovery

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Recent research states exercise can out-perform drugs after a stroke, heart attack… After sitting through some very disturbing news at the recent Sports & Fitness Industry Summit (i.e. Sports participation in the U.S. has dropped by over 4 million participants since 2007 and the number of inactive Americans has now grown to over 80 million…. Read more »