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Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation

Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest health and fitness products and services

By Lauren Heath-Jones, Leisure Media | Published in Health Club Management 2018 issue 1

Randy Hetrick on TRX’s new app and at-home training system

Randy Hetrick
Randy Hetrick

Functional training equipment supplier TRX has launched a new app and at-home training system, which clubs can sell onsite to members to help them continue their training at home.

The TRX Home2 System is an updated version of the Home Suspension Trainer. Designed to be used with the TRX app, the Home2 System provides an at-home training experience that users can personalise. The straps themselves have also been updated, and now boast a sleeker appearance and adjustable foot cradles.

The TRX app offers in-ear audio coaching that is designed to deliver a similar experience as working out with a personal trainer. Audio coaching is available for more than 80 different workouts.

Additionally the app features an extensive workout library covering a variety of disciplines, as well as a scheduling function that allows users to plan their workouts up to months in advance.

Randy Hetrick, founder and CEO of TRX, says: “By combining our industrial design, training and education expertise with our app technology to deliver audio coaching and biometric tracking, we’ve created a solution that allows users to achieve their goals more quickly and efficiently than ever.”

fitness-kit.net keyword: TRX

"We’ve created a solution that allows users to achieve their goals more quickly and efficiently than ever” Randy Hetrick

The updated system features adjustable foot cradles
The updated system features adjustable foot cradles

Neil Kelford introduces the Versaclimber contra-lateral climbing edition

Neil Kelford
Neil Kelford

Vertical climbing machine Versaclimber has undergone a makeover, moving from its original up-down climbing pattern of movement to a contra-lateral or crawling pattern.

Contra-lateral movement, also known as cross-crawl, occurs when the arm and leg approach each other on one side of the body, while the opposite arm and leg separate.

Released on 1 Jan 2018, the contra-lateral movement function now comes as standard across the full range of Versaclimbers. However, the traditional standard climbing pattern still remains available to purchase via special order.

The Versaclimber can also be used alongside an angle bracket, which attaches to a wall, squat or utility rack, allowing users to change their climb pattern from upright to horizontal.

Versaclimber managing director Neil Kelford says: “We are really excited to be offering this as an option as we think new users will find it even more intuitive and current users will discover they progress their fitness further, which they then find very rewarding.

“Cross crawl provides a new alternative to the standard climbing motion where the arms and legs move in unison on both sides of the body.”

fitness-kit.net keyword: VERSACLIMBER

“We are really excited to be offering this as an option as we think new users will find it even more intuitive” -
Neil Kelford

Device users can now cross-crawl
Device users can now cross-crawl

John Halls explains Physical Company’s combat fitness range

John Halls
John Halls

Physical Company has launched a comprehensive range of combat fitness equipment.

The line is available in a number of fabric options and consists of five styles of boxing and sparring gloves, three styles of punch pads and a strike shield. It also features a range of safety and comfort accessories including a full head guard, hand wrap tape and glove liners.

Designers worked with mixed martial artists (MMA) and safety experts during the design process, while protection, safety, durability and hygiene were taken into consideration throughout to ensure the safety and efficacy of the products.

Physical Company’s MD John Halls says: “Our range has something for everyone – from beginners and those who incorporate occasional combat moves into sessions right up to MMA enthusiasts and entry-level fighters.”

Halls adds: “By offering a comprehensive range of gloves, mitts and pads, plus important safety accessories, we can supply all that trainers and operators need to support their clients and members in boxing pursuits.”

fitness-kit.net keyword: PHYSICAL COMPANY

"We can supply all that trainers and operators need to support their clients and members in boxing pursuits" - John Halls

Five styles of boxing gloves are included in the line
Five styles of boxing gloves are included in the line

Nerio Alessandi introduces Technogym’s SkillRun

Nerio Alessandi
Nerio Alessandi

null,Technogym has launched the SkillRun, a new treadmill that combines both cardio and power training in a single solution.

The SkillRun, which was launched in December, is the third product to be added to Technogym’s growing Skill line – a range of fitness equipment designed for both elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Other products in the range include the SkillRow and the SkillMill.

The SkillRun is designed to provide users with the ‘ultimate running experience’, and features a top speed of 30km and an incline that ranges between -3 and 25 per cent.

The SkillRun also uses Technogym’s interactive Unity platform, which is designed to keep users engaged and motivated by offering a completely customisable workout including data tracking, digital content and personalised training programmes.

In addition, it includes four different patents: Multidrive technology, Parachute training kit, Biofeedback and SkillRun Class.

The Multidrive technology is a patent-pending innovation that enables users to change between cardiovascular and power training modes without dismounting the equipment.

The Parachute training kit is designed to reproduce the sensation of running outdoors in optimised conditions. It consists of a steel frame support and an ergonomically designed belt that can be used for parachute resistance training.

Biofeedback is an exclusive interactive technology that tracks the user’s performance in real time and offers colour-coded feedback.

SkillRun Class allows health club operators to manage group running workouts more effectively, from booking to results and data management.

Nerio Alessandi, founder and president of Technogym, says: “The new Skill line represents the ideal solution for providing consumers and operators with athletic performance training in response to the growing market trend for high intensity training, both in boutique studios and in full service clubs.”

fitness-kit.net keyword: TECHNOGYM

“The new Skill line represents the ideal solution for providing consumers and operators with athletic performance training” - Nerio Alessandi

SkillRun allows users to train to improve power and cardio
SkillRun allows users to train to improve power and cardio
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We round up the latest innovative health and fitness products from Versaclimber, TRX, Technogym and Physical Company
Randy Hetrick, CEO, TRX Neil Kelford, MD, Versaclimber John Halls, MD, Physical Company Nerio Alessandi, founder and president, Technogym,Technogym, Physical Company, Versaclimber, TRX, functional training, combat fitness equipment, SkillRun, treadmill
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features

Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation

Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest health and fitness products and services

By Lauren Heath-Jones, Leisure Media | Published in Health Club Management 2018 issue 1

Randy Hetrick on TRX’s new app and at-home training system

Randy Hetrick
Randy Hetrick

Functional training equipment supplier TRX has launched a new app and at-home training system, which clubs can sell onsite to members to help them continue their training at home.

The TRX Home2 System is an updated version of the Home Suspension Trainer. Designed to be used with the TRX app, the Home2 System provides an at-home training experience that users can personalise. The straps themselves have also been updated, and now boast a sleeker appearance and adjustable foot cradles.

The TRX app offers in-ear audio coaching that is designed to deliver a similar experience as working out with a personal trainer. Audio coaching is available for more than 80 different workouts.

Additionally the app features an extensive workout library covering a variety of disciplines, as well as a scheduling function that allows users to plan their workouts up to months in advance.

Randy Hetrick, founder and CEO of TRX, says: “By combining our industrial design, training and education expertise with our app technology to deliver audio coaching and biometric tracking, we’ve created a solution that allows users to achieve their goals more quickly and efficiently than ever.”

fitness-kit.net keyword: TRX

"We’ve created a solution that allows users to achieve their goals more quickly and efficiently than ever” Randy Hetrick

The updated system features adjustable foot cradles
The updated system features adjustable foot cradles

Neil Kelford introduces the Versaclimber contra-lateral climbing edition

Neil Kelford
Neil Kelford

Vertical climbing machine Versaclimber has undergone a makeover, moving from its original up-down climbing pattern of movement to a contra-lateral or crawling pattern.

Contra-lateral movement, also known as cross-crawl, occurs when the arm and leg approach each other on one side of the body, while the opposite arm and leg separate.

Released on 1 Jan 2018, the contra-lateral movement function now comes as standard across the full range of Versaclimbers. However, the traditional standard climbing pattern still remains available to purchase via special order.

The Versaclimber can also be used alongside an angle bracket, which attaches to a wall, squat or utility rack, allowing users to change their climb pattern from upright to horizontal.

Versaclimber managing director Neil Kelford says: “We are really excited to be offering this as an option as we think new users will find it even more intuitive and current users will discover they progress their fitness further, which they then find very rewarding.

“Cross crawl provides a new alternative to the standard climbing motion where the arms and legs move in unison on both sides of the body.”

fitness-kit.net keyword: VERSACLIMBER

“We are really excited to be offering this as an option as we think new users will find it even more intuitive” -
Neil Kelford

Device users can now cross-crawl
Device users can now cross-crawl

John Halls explains Physical Company’s combat fitness range

John Halls
John Halls

Physical Company has launched a comprehensive range of combat fitness equipment.

The line is available in a number of fabric options and consists of five styles of boxing and sparring gloves, three styles of punch pads and a strike shield. It also features a range of safety and comfort accessories including a full head guard, hand wrap tape and glove liners.

Designers worked with mixed martial artists (MMA) and safety experts during the design process, while protection, safety, durability and hygiene were taken into consideration throughout to ensure the safety and efficacy of the products.

Physical Company’s MD John Halls says: “Our range has something for everyone – from beginners and those who incorporate occasional combat moves into sessions right up to MMA enthusiasts and entry-level fighters.”

Halls adds: “By offering a comprehensive range of gloves, mitts and pads, plus important safety accessories, we can supply all that trainers and operators need to support their clients and members in boxing pursuits.”

fitness-kit.net keyword: PHYSICAL COMPANY

"We can supply all that trainers and operators need to support their clients and members in boxing pursuits" - John Halls

Five styles of boxing gloves are included in the line
Five styles of boxing gloves are included in the line

Nerio Alessandi introduces Technogym’s SkillRun

Nerio Alessandi
Nerio Alessandi

null,Technogym has launched the SkillRun, a new treadmill that combines both cardio and power training in a single solution.

The SkillRun, which was launched in December, is the third product to be added to Technogym’s growing Skill line – a range of fitness equipment designed for both elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Other products in the range include the SkillRow and the SkillMill.

The SkillRun is designed to provide users with the ‘ultimate running experience’, and features a top speed of 30km and an incline that ranges between -3 and 25 per cent.

The SkillRun also uses Technogym’s interactive Unity platform, which is designed to keep users engaged and motivated by offering a completely customisable workout including data tracking, digital content and personalised training programmes.

In addition, it includes four different patents: Multidrive technology, Parachute training kit, Biofeedback and SkillRun Class.

The Multidrive technology is a patent-pending innovation that enables users to change between cardiovascular and power training modes without dismounting the equipment.

The Parachute training kit is designed to reproduce the sensation of running outdoors in optimised conditions. It consists of a steel frame support and an ergonomically designed belt that can be used for parachute resistance training.

Biofeedback is an exclusive interactive technology that tracks the user’s performance in real time and offers colour-coded feedback.

SkillRun Class allows health club operators to manage group running workouts more effectively, from booking to results and data management.

Nerio Alessandi, founder and president of Technogym, says: “The new Skill line represents the ideal solution for providing consumers and operators with athletic performance training in response to the growing market trend for high intensity training, both in boutique studios and in full service clubs.”

fitness-kit.net keyword: TECHNOGYM

“The new Skill line represents the ideal solution for providing consumers and operators with athletic performance training” - Nerio Alessandi

SkillRun allows users to train to improve power and cardio
SkillRun allows users to train to improve power and cardio
Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
https://www.leisureopportunities.co.uk/images/HCM2018_1kit.jpg
We round up the latest innovative health and fitness products from Versaclimber, TRX, Technogym and Physical Company
Randy Hetrick, CEO, TRX Neil Kelford, MD, Versaclimber John Halls, MD, Physical Company Nerio Alessandi, founder and president, Technogym,Technogym, Physical Company, Versaclimber, TRX, functional training, combat fitness equipment, SkillRun, treadmill
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