The bold, sleek design of the Discovery™ Smith Machine features high head clearance and a clean, walk through design. The 11 degree angle and innovative Smith Bar design produces a smooth, natural feel and an exceptional user experience.
Over the past few years, we have seen many different trends inside the fitness industry driven by the upcoming millennial generation
According to behavioral psychologists, color affects a person’s mind as well as body. Light enters from eyes and skin, travels through neurological pathways and affects the pineal gland in the brain, which in turn affects our body, mind, and emotions.
After a long work week, taking a trip to the gym on a Friday isn’t very appealing to most people. However, with more and more people sitting all week at sedentary office jobs, the need for exercise as a healthy daily routine is ever-increasing. So, if employees are too tired after work to travel to the gym, why not bring the gym to the office?
There are many ways the design of a weight lifting facility can impact an athlete’s workout. When planning a weight room build or upgrade, there’s more to consider than the equipment if you want to make the space as motivating as possible.
Undertaking the design or redesign of a fitness center can be intimidating. There are so many factors to consider, and how can you know ahead of time what solutions will be the most effective for you? Don't worry! With over 30 years of experience, our team has come pretty close to "seeing it all." Here are three keys to keep in mind as you design a fitness center for the modern exerciser:
As students return to campus, it’s the perfect time to consider how your recreation center can help keep them motivated and healthy year-round.
Equipping your hospitality facility with high-quality fitness options no longer falls in the category of “nice to have.” According to a TripAdvisor survey, over half of travelers always or often exercise while traveling. There is also evidence to suggest that sub-par fitness equipment is part of the reason some guests choose not to exercise while traveling. Therefore, having quality fitness offerings could be the deciding factor between a traveler choosing to stay with you, or your competition down the street. While the ROI of hospitality fitness centers can be difficult to quantify, the true value and measure is customer satisfaction.
Recently, Precor has made huge efforts to diversify their treadmill offering. Not only do they continue to refine and perfect the highly rated Experience series treadmill (completely revamped in 2014), they have also become an authorized dealer of Assault Fitness’ non-motorized treadmill and designed a treadmill specifically for interval training to add to their portfolio.
Some of the greatest advancements in fitness technology in the last few years have been in entertainment options. Touchscreen consoles, internet access, RSS feeds, Pro:Idiom television programming…all of these and more have found their homes on the humble treadmill, exercise bike, and other cardio machines. Facility managers have access to more options at a better price point to offer an immersive experience to their members. But with any advancement comes new challenges, and these exciting entertainment options require careful planning of infrastructure for optimum user-experience.