These products appeared in the January/February issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
2XL Corp./Gym Wipes
The improved Force Wipes product has a non-residue formula that kills more than 50 different pathogens — from MRSA to HIV — within four minutes, the fastest time in non-alcohol cleaning. The new formula contains no alcohol, bleach, phenol or other solvents and has virtually zero residue, increasing utilization on screens and sensors.
Cybex International Inc.
Cybex has introduced Cybex Care, a web-based asset-management system designed to help gym owners save money, reduce equipment downtime and manage their cardio machine usage. This useful feature is available on all Cybex 500, 600 and 700 Cardio Series machines. Also available is the Service Wheel, an easy-to-engage third wheel that allows gym staff to rotate, relocate, maintain and clean treadmills simply, safely and quickly.
GymValet® holders for sanitizing spray bottles and towels can be attached directly to cardio and strength equipment or adjoining walls, railings or poles. This places sanitizing supplies precisely where they should be — on or near the equipment, at every exerciser's fingertips. Convenient user-to-user cleaning is the best guard against both germ and virus transmission and sweat-soaked, smelly equipment.
The T7xi treadmill features a true app interface that gives users intuitive access to social media and web content during their workouts. With an iPod-compatible console, the T7xi connects users with their audio and video libraries, charges their devices and displays playlist selections. The immersive Virtual Active programming motivates users, while crossbar speed and incline controls make mid-workout adjustments easy.
Technogym's Group Cycle Connect indoor cycling bike tracks workout power, heart rate, cadence and calories via a console connected to the Technogym mywellness cloud platform. The bike features a wireless, connected console powered by the rider's motion through an innovative battery-free system. Data tracking allows riders to log into personal accounts through the mywellness cloud to track performance and compare results over time. On-the-fly settings allow for four-way adjustments with one simple touch.
Traverse and Spectrum are part of the all-new HIT Series from TRUE. The smooth lateral motion of the Traverse allows users to exercise in all three planes of motion, helping them reach their target heart rate 30 percent faster than traditional machines. The Spectrum embodies three separate machines in one: stepper, elliptical and runner. Users can also completely customize a workout with easy-to-use thumb controls to adjust stride.