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2011-08-02 11:53:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautilus, Inc., a leader in health and fitness equipment with brands such as Bowflex, Schwinn Fitness and Universal has tapped WiseWindow's MOBI (Mass Opinion Business Intelligence(TM)) data service to help the company identify the next generation of exercise equipment. The deal will allow Nautilus to laser focus on innovation by assessing consumer sentiment around likes and dislikes, what consumers believe is missing, and what they expect to...

2011-05-04 09:22:00

ALBANY, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inventor of the Bowflex®, Tessema Shifferaw introduces The Shifferaw Oil Ocean Leak Prevention System, SOOLPS, guaranteed to put both environmentalists and oil companies at ease. Shifferaw designed this system in response to the lackluster solutions for the disastrous Gulf oil spill. Now, a year later, a sustainable preventative measure for deep-sea oil spills is taking the forefront. The innovative patent pending module,...

2010-01-05 06:11:00

Plus, how to decide which is right for your workout needs YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After putting 48 machines to the test, Consumer Reports Health lists 14 recommended treadmills and ellipticals for a home workout, including five Best Buy choices which combine performance and value. The report is part of "Get Fit In 2010," a do-it-yourself Web guide at www.ConsumerReportsHealth.org. The Web site includes new ratings of bathroom scales, fitness tips for a variety of...

2009-04-20 11:53:00

Nautilus and Life Fitness Equipment to be Featured at All Locations MINNEAPOLIS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Country Inns & Suites By Carlson(SM) today announced plans to install a new generation of fitness equipment from Nautilus, Inc. and Life Fitness to upgrade the fitness experience for guests at its more than 450 properties in the Americas. New standards ensure that within four years, fitness centers at Country Inns & Suites hotels will feature Nautilus(R) or Life Fitness...

2009-01-05 18:32:00

What's real and what's hype in infomercial fitness machines; plus tests of 40 exercise equipment machines include 6 Consumer Reports Best Buys YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new reports from Consumer Reports separate the wheat from the chaff in home workout equipment -- from ab crunchers, cardio gadgets, and upper-body devices sold on TV and Internet infomercials, to treadmills, elliptical exercisers, stationary bikes, heart-rate monitors, and pedometers. All of the...

2008-10-02 06:00:15

With this year marking 29 years of NBA action in the Western Conference for the Dallas Mavericks, the franchise is preparing for a promising season with a state of the art fitness center featuring top of the line fitness equipment from leading manufacturer Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS). Looking to add to their Conference and Division titles, an 11- piece assortment of Nautilus equipment is being installed this month at the American Airlines Center, the arena the Mavericks call home. The hand...

2008-07-26 18:00:17

By Craig Outhier, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jul. 26--Bret Contreras is a strong believer in the hip-thrust. And he's looking for converts. "Nothing can beat it," proclaims the 31-year-old Scottsdale entrepreneur and fitness trainer. "It's the most efficient, effective way to re-proportion the human body that I've ever seen. And most people don't know about it." If Contreras sounds a bit like an environmentalist touting the untapped benefits of solar power, there's a good reason. The...

2008-07-24 21:00:19

By Robert McCoppin rmccoppin@@dailyherald.com Listings for home exercise equipment on eBay often contain the same sales pitch: "Never used." The phrase is proof of our widespread tendency to delude ourselves. If we could only work out at home, the thinking goes, we'd transform ourselves into swimsuit models. Dave Raczak knows better. Over the years, he's bought all kinds of exercise equipment for his home in Schaumburg, only to find it collecting dust. He tried an elliptical...

2007-06-13 06:01:05

A new fitness club considered to be a flagship club for China's burgeoning fitness industry opened this month in the prestigious Jin Mao Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the world. The 32,000 square-foot (3,000 meter) Will's Gym contains wall-to-wall equipment from pure fitness company Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS), occupying two floors of the 88-story landmark skyscraper in the Pudong district of Shanghai, among the world's top 25 population centers. It is the eighth and largest club...


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