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The SYNRGY360 training system has evolved to increase training options consistent with today's hottest exercise trends. Reminiscent of an indoor playground for adults, SYNRGY360 creates a hub for functional training. New connector options literally bridge between SYNRGY360 and multi-jungles, bringing a new level of integration and limitless exercise combinations. The evolution also includes a new series of exercise spaces, including a slam-ball target, a continuous rope pull and stall bars, and on-product QR and NFC codes allow users to view detailed instructional videos.
Spectrum Aquatics, a leading manufacturer of commercial pool equipment, is pleased to announce its new starting block cover. Spectrum starting block covers fit a large variety of blocks with tops up to 25 by 32 inches. The covers are precision vacuum formed from 1/4-inch white UV-protected and textured ABS material for durability. Covers nest for ease of storage and are shipped with an elastic cord to secure to the starting platform.
Rumble-N-Rods by U-Quake is a form of oscillation training that creates instability in targeted muscles and joints, forcing them to react. Adding it to workouts increases muscle recruitment and improves joint and core stability while boosting performance. Muscle fiber activity increases to higher levels, stimulating muscle growth. In addition, injured joints and muscles can recover faster, proprioception and agility is enhanced, and control and speed are improved.
Planet Beach Franchising Corporation
The new Hot Box Detox patent-pending infrared sauna and accompanying spa program represent a fusion of cutting-edge technology and centuries-old, proven methods of exercise. The three-person unit incorporates isometric postures with infrared sauna therapy to flush toxins from users' bodies while burning fat and increasing metabolism. Equipped with a monitor for the playing of video instruction or simply setting the mood, the Hot Box is ideal for enhancing any facility's wellness program.
Synthetic Surfaces Inc.
With the recent development of hydrophobic "4-Series" adhesives and a reputation for unsurpassed resistance to fresh and salt water, NORDOT® Adhesives are becoming the adhesives of choice for a variety of aqua-bonding applications. They are used worldwide to install waterslides, swimming pools, flow-boarding and wave machines, and more. Their strong bond holds surfaces together, even when they are regularly exposed to and/or submerged in fresh or salt water, and jobsite installation is facilitated by their ease of handling and spreadability.
Power Plate accelerates workouts using patented whole-body vibration technology. The Power Plate platform moves 25 to 50 times per second, allowing users to achieve results in a fraction of the time of typical exercise. The Power Plate pro7 features a touch screen to guide users through a variety of exercises for a complete workout and also includes resistance cables for enhanced upper-body work. Using Power Plate can improve overall heath and wellness through increased balance, strength, circulation, flexibility and pain alleviation. It also supports weight loss through metabolic enhancement and can reduce the appearance of cellulite.
RockSolid™ by S.R. Smith expands the company's line of Swim N' Dunk basketball games. With its 30-inch setback, this new extended-reach game will work well for pools with overflow or parapet gutters. Its 2 1⁄2-inch commercial-grade stainless steel square post and rim are vinyl-coated with SealedSteel® for extra protection, and the patented anchor virtually eliminates frame movement. RockSolid is a removable unit, with an optional safety anchor cap, and conveniently ships in one box. An 18-inch setback model also is available. More information, including product specifications and AutoCAD drawings, is available online.