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Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations

Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest newly-released products and services

By Lauren Heath-Jones, Leisure Media | Published in Health Club Management 2018 issue 5

“Big future for indoor cycling and for self-development”, says Johnny G of Dyaco partnership

Johnny G
Johnny G

Spinning guru Johnny G has announced a partnership with Dyaco and its Spirit Fitness brand, to create the new Johnny G by Spirit Bike.

The bike, which launched at FIBO 2018, offers an indoor cycling solution for riders of all abilities. It features 20 levels of electronically-controlled magnetic resistance and electronic shifters which enable users to change resistance at the touch of a button.

An LED display shows RPM, time elapsed, resistance level, watts, distance, speed and heart rate and retains this data for post-training analysis.

It has a corrosion-resistant steel frame that’s been electroplated and powder-coated and a hybrid-feel, toothed cog drive belt, which combines the immediate power transfer of a chain and the low maintenance operation of a belt.

“I’ve turned the philosophical and practical into what I think fitness is, which is enjoyment of life. It’s the right time and place for this – there’s a big future in indoor cycling and there’s a big future in self-development”, Johnny G told Health Club Management.

“There’s been a lot of attention to detail throughout production, with the cockpit-style console being strategically crafted to transport users into an elevated state of performance through the integration of mind and body.” he added.

fitness-kit.net keyword: DYACO

"I’ve turned the philosophical and practical into what I think fitness is, which is enjoyment of life" - Johnny G

The new Johnny G by Spirit Bike from Dyaco
The new Johnny G by Spirit Bike from Dyaco

“Virtual exercise is experiencing exponential growth”, says Phillip Mills on Les Mills Virtual platform

Phillip Mills
Phillip Mills

Les Mills, the provider of group fitness workout solutions, has launched the next generation of its Virtual fitness programming.

Virtual combines ‘cinematic quality’ video content and music with expert trainers and scientifically-proven fitness choreography to maximise gym use in off-peak times and encourage members to attend more live classes.

It was developed to give clubs the opportunity to offer member’s a virtual group fitness experience, as close to that of a live class as possible.

Philip Mills, CEO of Les Mills, said: “Virtual exercise is experiencing exponential growth. There are now more than 12,000 clubs around the world offering virtual workouts.

“However, members’ needs are continually changing and their expectations are increasing as quickly as technology evolves.

“Clubs need to innovate to remain competitive and relevant to their users and should be looking for high-quality, cinematic content to create a step-change by maximising off-peak times and enticing participants into live classes,” he continued.

In addition to the Virtual programme, Les Mills are also launching a range of high-resolution screens and a user-friendly app.

fitness-kit.net keyword: LES MILLS

"Clubs should be looking for high-quality, cinematic content to create a stepchange by maximising off-peak times and enticing participants into live classes" - Phillip Mills

Les Mills Virtual – maximising off-peak gym use
Les Mills Virtual – maximising off-peak gym use

Elevate launch ‘a great chance for people to see what we can do’, says Physical Company’s John Halls

John Halls
John Halls

Fitness equipment manufacturer Physical Company has announced the launch of the Evo Bench, a single-station multi-functional workout bench.

Set to launch at Elevate 2018, the Evo Bench is a space-saving functional training solution targeted at both boutique and mainstream gyms.

It features an adjustable seat and backrest, which can be used in a number of different positions, targeting all of the major upper body muscle group, and also includes a welded anchor point for battle rope training.

It can house a variety of functional training equipment, including: dumbbells, kettlebells, a slam ball, battle ropes and resistance tubing.

Additional features include an NFC tag, which gives trainers access to Physical Company’s digital exercise library, simply by scanning the tag with an NFC-enabled device.

Physical Company’s managing director John Halls says: “We’re really excited to be exhibiting at Elevate for the first time this year and to be bringing our new EVO bench for visitors to try.”

“The Elevate event is the perfect place to launch our EVO bench. It will be a great chance for people to see what it can do firsthand and we’re also keen to hear their feedback”, Halls adds.

fitness-kit.net keyword: PHYSICAL COMPANY

"We’re really excited to be exhibiting at Elevate for the first time this year and to be bringing our new EVO bench for visitors to try out" - John Halls

Phyiscal Company’s Evo Bench saves space in the gym
Phyiscal Company’s Evo Bench saves space in the gym

Ben Steadman on EXF Fitness’ new Performance Flooring

Ben Steadman
Ben Steadman

Flooring company EXF Fitness has announced that will be exhibiting at this year’s Elite Sports Performance Expo.

The Expo, which runs alongside Elevate, will take place on 9 and 10 May, at London’s Excel Centre exhibition centre and EXF will showcase its new range of Performance Flooring which is designed for use in health clubs and gyms.

The flooring features six flooring options – Essential, Freedom, Function, Strength, Agility and Control Performance – each one suitable for a different type of gym training areas.

The range – which includes tiles, rolls and turf – is designed to be durable and long-lasting, as well as easy to install. It has anti-slip and shock absorption technology, and is made from recycled rubber, using an ethical manufacturing process to make it environmentally friendly.

“We’re delighted to be showcasing our brand new flooring range at this year’s Elite Sports Performance Expo,” says Ben Steadman, business development director at EXF Flooring.

“It’s a great opportunity for people to come and see our offering up close and to get a proper look at this new range that we’ve worked so hard to develop,” he continues.

fitness-kit.net keyword: EXF FITNESS

"We’re delighted to be showcasing our brand new flooring range at this year’s Elite Sports Performance Expo" - Ben Steadman

The new flooring range is made from recycled rubber
The new flooring range is made from recycled rubber
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features

Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations

Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest newly-released products and services

By Lauren Heath-Jones, Leisure Media | Published in Health Club Management 2018 issue 5

“Big future for indoor cycling and for self-development”, says Johnny G of Dyaco partnership

Johnny G
Johnny G

Spinning guru Johnny G has announced a partnership with Dyaco and its Spirit Fitness brand, to create the new Johnny G by Spirit Bike.

The bike, which launched at FIBO 2018, offers an indoor cycling solution for riders of all abilities. It features 20 levels of electronically-controlled magnetic resistance and electronic shifters which enable users to change resistance at the touch of a button.

An LED display shows RPM, time elapsed, resistance level, watts, distance, speed and heart rate and retains this data for post-training analysis.

It has a corrosion-resistant steel frame that’s been electroplated and powder-coated and a hybrid-feel, toothed cog drive belt, which combines the immediate power transfer of a chain and the low maintenance operation of a belt.

“I’ve turned the philosophical and practical into what I think fitness is, which is enjoyment of life. It’s the right time and place for this – there’s a big future in indoor cycling and there’s a big future in self-development”, Johnny G told Health Club Management.

“There’s been a lot of attention to detail throughout production, with the cockpit-style console being strategically crafted to transport users into an elevated state of performance through the integration of mind and body.” he added.

fitness-kit.net keyword: DYACO

"I’ve turned the philosophical and practical into what I think fitness is, which is enjoyment of life" - Johnny G

The new Johnny G by Spirit Bike from Dyaco
The new Johnny G by Spirit Bike from Dyaco

“Virtual exercise is experiencing exponential growth”, says Phillip Mills on Les Mills Virtual platform

Phillip Mills
Phillip Mills

Les Mills, the provider of group fitness workout solutions, has launched the next generation of its Virtual fitness programming.

Virtual combines ‘cinematic quality’ video content and music with expert trainers and scientifically-proven fitness choreography to maximise gym use in off-peak times and encourage members to attend more live classes.

It was developed to give clubs the opportunity to offer member’s a virtual group fitness experience, as close to that of a live class as possible.

Philip Mills, CEO of Les Mills, said: “Virtual exercise is experiencing exponential growth. There are now more than 12,000 clubs around the world offering virtual workouts.

“However, members’ needs are continually changing and their expectations are increasing as quickly as technology evolves.

“Clubs need to innovate to remain competitive and relevant to their users and should be looking for high-quality, cinematic content to create a step-change by maximising off-peak times and enticing participants into live classes,” he continued.

In addition to the Virtual programme, Les Mills are also launching a range of high-resolution screens and a user-friendly app.

fitness-kit.net keyword: LES MILLS

"Clubs should be looking for high-quality, cinematic content to create a stepchange by maximising off-peak times and enticing participants into live classes" - Phillip Mills

Les Mills Virtual – maximising off-peak gym use
Les Mills Virtual – maximising off-peak gym use

Elevate launch ‘a great chance for people to see what we can do’, says Physical Company’s John Halls

John Halls
John Halls

Fitness equipment manufacturer Physical Company has announced the launch of the Evo Bench, a single-station multi-functional workout bench.

Set to launch at Elevate 2018, the Evo Bench is a space-saving functional training solution targeted at both boutique and mainstream gyms.

It features an adjustable seat and backrest, which can be used in a number of different positions, targeting all of the major upper body muscle group, and also includes a welded anchor point for battle rope training.

It can house a variety of functional training equipment, including: dumbbells, kettlebells, a slam ball, battle ropes and resistance tubing.

Additional features include an NFC tag, which gives trainers access to Physical Company’s digital exercise library, simply by scanning the tag with an NFC-enabled device.

Physical Company’s managing director John Halls says: “We’re really excited to be exhibiting at Elevate for the first time this year and to be bringing our new EVO bench for visitors to try.”

“The Elevate event is the perfect place to launch our EVO bench. It will be a great chance for people to see what it can do firsthand and we’re also keen to hear their feedback”, Halls adds.

fitness-kit.net keyword: PHYSICAL COMPANY

"We’re really excited to be exhibiting at Elevate for the first time this year and to be bringing our new EVO bench for visitors to try out" - John Halls

Phyiscal Company’s Evo Bench saves space in the gym
Phyiscal Company’s Evo Bench saves space in the gym

Ben Steadman on EXF Fitness’ new Performance Flooring

Ben Steadman
Ben Steadman

Flooring company EXF Fitness has announced that will be exhibiting at this year’s Elite Sports Performance Expo.

The Expo, which runs alongside Elevate, will take place on 9 and 10 May, at London’s Excel Centre exhibition centre and EXF will showcase its new range of Performance Flooring which is designed for use in health clubs and gyms.

The flooring features six flooring options – Essential, Freedom, Function, Strength, Agility and Control Performance – each one suitable for a different type of gym training areas.

The range – which includes tiles, rolls and turf – is designed to be durable and long-lasting, as well as easy to install. It has anti-slip and shock absorption technology, and is made from recycled rubber, using an ethical manufacturing process to make it environmentally friendly.

“We’re delighted to be showcasing our brand new flooring range at this year’s Elite Sports Performance Expo,” says Ben Steadman, business development director at EXF Flooring.

“It’s a great opportunity for people to come and see our offering up close and to get a proper look at this new range that we’ve worked so hard to develop,” he continues.

fitness-kit.net keyword: EXF FITNESS

"We’re delighted to be showcasing our brand new flooring range at this year’s Elite Sports Performance Expo" - Ben Steadman

The new flooring range is made from recycled rubber
The new flooring range is made from recycled rubber
Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
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Check out the latest inspiring innovations and new launches, from Technogym, Dyaco, Les Mills, Physical Company and EXF Fitness
Johnny G, Spirit Fitness brand Phillip Mills, Les Mills Steve Barton, managing director, Technogym John Halls, managing director, Physical Company Ben Steadman, business development director, EXF Flooring David Hughes, managing director, Dyaco UK,Les Mills, Physical Company, EXF Fitness
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