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Check out the newest products as seen in the November | December 2016 issue.
The handles of the PRO + Commercial TRX® Suspension Trainers™ now feature Microban antimicrobial technology for an added level of protection against the growth of bacteria, providing health clubs, gyms and yoga studios with a product that remains cleaner in between product cleanings. The technology is applied to the handles of the TRX Suspension Trainer during the manufacturing process to deliver proactive protection that will not wash off or wear away.
New DuraTech™ deck drains are designed specifically for commercial aquatic facility renovations. The drains have a generous 35 percent open area, allowing a large amount of water to move away from the pool deck quickly and efficiently. DuraTech deck drains are made from heavy-duty PVC to prevent flexing during concrete pours. Manufatured in the United States and to meet ADA guidelines, they are also the only deck drains available with a continuous exterior embed angle that "bites" into the surrounding concrete.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
The new Fabric House Building is an updated design of a ClearSpan classic. The structure utilizes a Hybrid Building frame covered completely in fabric, an option previously only available by custom order. The Fabric House Building features a peaked roof and overhanging eaves to provide extra outdoor coverage. The sidewalls are available in heights of 13 or 20 feet, ensuring plenty of clearance for any application. The unique design, combined with multiple foundation options, ensures that each building can be quickly installed without sacrificing strength or durability. The building is constructed using a dependable, American-made steel frame. Like other ClearSpan buildings, the Fabric House Building comes with a 50-year warranty on the frame and a 20-year warranty on the fabric cover.
Backed by the experience of six Olympic Games, 20 million everyday users in 10,000 facilities and 20 billion workouts, the world's widest range of equipment now boasts a new look with new connectivity options, workouts and performance features. EXCITE is the first cloud-connected line of cardio fitness equipment, seamlessly motivating, entertaining, and tracking users' fitness progress inside and outside the gym. The cloud-connected UNITY 3 display powers adventurous programming options that keep users engaged and motivated to come back for more.
PLYOSTACK is a set of four plyometric boxes that can be interlocked with Velcro to provide 15 different height combinations. The multilayer foam technology provides a heavy base for stability and a safe, padded surface to jump on. With a combined weight of more than 190 pounds, these plyo boxes are incredibly stable. Each box includes unique surface material to help feet stick on every jump. Comprised of heavy-duty, UV-stabilized, mildew-resistant vinyl, the boxes feature attention-grabbing graphics and are made in the United States. The 6-, 12-, 20- and 24-inch plyos are sold individually or as a set.
The newly patented 5500 Stretch-in-Motion Motion Trainer™ helps users improve dynamic and rotational flexibility, as well as balance and performance in less time and to greater levels. The dynamic stretch trainer is endorsed by top trainers, and helps reduce the potential for injury to the lower extremities involving the ACL, ankle, groin, hamstring, core or low back. The 5500 will be on display at booth 1609 at the Athletic Business Show.