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PRODUCT INNOVATIONS Industry suppliers tell Health Club Management about their latest health and fitness products and services

Technogym’s Stephen Barton reveals a more natural way to row indoors

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settings, and offers vast eveloped in collaboration connectivity options to enrich with Olympic athletes the user’s experience, including and research real-time biofeedback and institutes, Technogym’s engaging team boat races in an SKILLROW has been immersive 3D setting.” designed to improve SKILLROW’s resistance anaerobic power, aerobic follows the natural curve of the capacity and neuromuscular stroke in the water, closely abilities in a single selfreplicating the unique feel of powered product. Stephen Barton rowing on water. “SKILLROW draws upon This feature, coined ‘Aquafeel’, means the knowledge of Olympic rowers to the resistance is gradual, creating an replicate the unique feeling of rowing on experience that is closer to rowing on water,” says Technogym UK managing water for professional athletes, but also director, Stephen Barton. significantly reducing the strain on the “It also boasts more training lower back, making it ideal for gym goers. possibilities thanks to multidrive Users can monitor their performance technology, which provides a power data with the SKILLROW app. mode as well as the traditional resistance

SKILLROW recreates the feeling of rowing on water fitness-kit.net KEYWORD

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Reaxing’s Gionata D’Alesio outlines the various benefits of the new Reax Board

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eaxing has recently launched the Reax Board, a ‘smart’ floor able to reproduce and generate sudden interferences during movements. “Reax Board destabilises any movement performed on it,” says Reaxing CEO Gionata D’Alesio. “Standard exercises become unpredictable and much more fun and effective. All muscles are activated and focus must always be kept high and steady.” Thanks to the dedicated app, the user or PT can select the difficulty level and

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choose from preconfigured programmes. Some sessions are available only in the presence of a trainer, to keep intense, customised programmes safe. Users can perform free body exercises on the board, or use it in combination with other functional tools, adding

unpredictability and boosting effectiveness. The unstable surface works to improve balance and proprioception, neuromuscular efficiency and calorie burn, while reducing risk of injury. fitness-kit.net KEYWORD

REAXING Users can perform free body exercises or use other functional tools

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Health Club Management May 2017  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.

Health Club Management May 2017  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.