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Entries in IHRSA 2014 International Convention and Trade Show (110)


IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: ASF Payment Solutions

Just think about the ebbs and flows, changes and improvements, and, gasp, apparel, ASF Payment Solutions has seen in its 40 years in the fitness industry.

The Denver company, which provides billing and club management software, will again be back on the Trade Show floor at IHRSA 2013 33rd Annual Convention & Trade Show, in San Diego. 

In addition to the software for billing products, there will also be demonstrations and information on its new mobil point-of-sale app. And, there will be plenty of give-aways.

Read on for the IHRSA Trade Show Profile for ASF Payment Solutions

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IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: Jonas Fitness, Inc.

You can have the best trainers, along with a wonderful gym facility and a huge member base, but if your health club lacks a behind-the-scenes comprehensive club management solution that allows you to take control with higher employee activity and tightened processes, then the above just won’t matter.

Jonas Fitness has many solutions that will boost the operational efficiencies of your health club. And it will be showing off its new executive KPI dashboards for its flagship product Compete® along with the new and expanded online and mobile services for their i4 Club Management software that have made them a brand leader in the industry. And as I am sure you guessed they plan to have these things available for demo and display at IHRSA 2014 33rd Annual International Convention & Trade Show.

Read on to see more on Jonas, in its IHRSA Trade Show Profile.

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IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: Total Gym

Total Gym won’t have far to go to show for IHRSA 2014 33rd Annual International Convention & Trade Show. The 40-year-old company is located in San Diego, the site of the event.

And what better situation to show off two new products – Total Gym Pull-up Trainer and Total Gym Press Trainer, two single station circuit training machines with targeted application to arms, shoulders and back.

Two new products. Forty years in the industry. Sure does add up to a great show for Total Gym.

Read on for Total Gym’s IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile.

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IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: Fitness On Demand

Short on staff but high on members who want to take part in a fitness class?

If so, then Fitness On Demand just may be the answer. Virtual group exercise is becoming very popular and Fitness On Demand is one of the most popular out there. It allows members to take classes even if a staff member is not there.

Read on to see the Fitness On Demand IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile.

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Ideas to help solve sedentary behaviors epidemic

In last month's entry by IHRSA on the Department of Health & Human Services blog we wrote about how only 1 in 5 Americans reported meeting the the Physical Activity Guidelines.

This month we talk about solutions to the low numbers and this country's slide into dangerous levels of sedentary behavior.

What better place to learn more about new programs and ideas, as well as a great time to brainstorm, than next month's IHRSA 2014 33rd Annual International Convention & Trade Show? The Convention offers numerous educational sessions in a wide variety of tracks, many that speak directly to this issue.

Read the column to see what some of them they are.


IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: Paofit

Paofit is another one of scores of new companies trekking to San Diego to show off its products to thousands of fitness professionals and club owners. And the Singapore-based company is traveling 9,000 miles to do so.

Paofit is an app that allows users to run in different parts of the world. Sure, that is not uncommon, but what s unique is other users running on the same course can be seen when you are using it. They can be family and friends, or just a stranger from the other side of the world.

Check out more on Paofit in its IHRSA Trade Show Profile.

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IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: GOJO Industries Inc.

You would be hard-pressed to have a full day of errands and not come across a GOJO Industries hand sanitizer as you enter or leave a store.

Many health and fitness clubs have been doing the same by providing ways to keep your hands, as well as equipment clean and germ-free.

GOJO will again be providing a way to recharge from the immense trade show with its Airheads Oxygen bar with aromatherapy Oxygen.

Read on for the IHRSA Trade Show Profile on GOJO Industries Inc. 

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Trade show exhibitors Escape Fitness is looking forward to seeing

Nothing like sharing the love.

That is what Escape Fitness is doing in the third IHRSA 2014 33rd Annual International Convention & Trade Show entry in its blog. The UK company is writing a weekly entry as the event nears and the latest plays up some of what it feels are interesting companies and products that will be sharing the floor.

Check out what Escape Fitness likes in its blog entry. For the first two entries, check out the IHRSA blog.


IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: StrongHold Fitness

StrongHold Fitness is coming to its first IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show with the perfect outlook: it knows the annual event is the top trade show in the industry and it knows it is the perfect place to build a foundation for its signature product.

The StrongBoard Balance and StrongBoard Balance Custom are great core workout products that also lay a foundation to be able to perfect most other exercises. 

Be sure to stop by the booth and get a photo and photo frame as you try them out.

Read on for the IHRSA Trade Show Profile on StrongHold Fitness.

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IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: Nexersys

The trade show at the IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show is a great opportunity for a company to show off a new product.

In addition to its sparring-partner like products, Nexersys will be unveiling its new Commercial 2.0 Software. Don't worry, there will still be plenty of athletes showing off the apparatus with hooks, jabs and uppercuts.

Read on for the IHRSA Trade Show Profile on Nexersys.

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