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Wednesday
Mar082017

Precor Global Education Manager Erica Tillinghast Receives IHRSA Rising Star Recognition

Woodinville, WA - March 2017 - Erica Tillinghast, Precor Global Education Manager, is one of just 22 young professionals to have been recognized as a Rising Star by the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) in acknowledgment of her outstanding impact on the business and the global fitness industry. 

The IHRSA Rising Stars initiative was founded to showcase young talent (35 years old or younger) within the health and fitness sector; recipients were nominated by employers, peers or colleagues, and finalists were chosen by an IHRSA committee.

“I am thrilled to have been identified as a Rising Star in recognition for the work I undertake and for what I have achieved. The education services at Precor have evolved over the last few years and I have been fortunate to have played a significant role in its growth,” says Tillinghast. “With more than 50 Master Coaches on six continents, our team delivers workshops and courses and is an integral part of the business.”

Having worked in the fitness industry since 2004, Tillinghast has been with Precor for over three years and, prior to joining, worked as a professional performing artist, a personal trainer, a global program developer and athletic director.

Tillinghast continues: “The Precor Coaching Center (precor.com/education) is fundamental to the business and provides best in class training experiences to fitness professionals and operators. We are deeply committed to world class education that makes fitness professionals better at what they do, leading to increased revenue for the club and trainer and more targeted training programs for exercisers.”

With over 10,000 members in 75 countries and associations with many government agencies and organizations, IHRSA is dedicated to making the world healthier through the promotion of regular exercise and activity.  

About Precor

Precor, headquartered in Woodinville, WA, designs and manufactures premium end-to-end commercial and at-home fitness solutions. Precor delivers the personalized products, service experiences and resources operators need to grow their businesses, and the tools exercisers need to reach their fitness and lifestyle goals. Since 1980, Precor has been a pioneer in creating innovative fitness solutions for customers, including the EFX® Elliptical, Adaptive Motion Trainer® AMT® and Preva® Networked Fitness. In 2015 Precor added Queenax™ functional training to its product portfolio and announced its partnership with Spinning®, the world leader in indoor cycling.  Six new Spinner® bikes were launched in 2016.  Precor is part of Amer Sports Corporation, one of the world’s largest sports equipment companies, with internationally recognized sister brands that include Wilson, Atomic, Suunto, Salomon, Arc’teryx and Mavic.

Thursday
Mar022017

IHRSA 2017: Precor Reveals What’s Next in Fitness and Demonstrates the Brand's Versatile Fitness Offering

Woodinville, WA – IHRSA (Booth #1722) - March 2017 Precor will be launching a new addition to its Spinner® bike family, the Spinner® Chrono Power, and highlighting the versatility of its portfolio of products at IHRSA 2017, Los Angeles Convention Centre, USA. 

Adam Hubbard, Director of Product Management at Precor, said: “Versatility provides operators with the ability to build a fitness business that meets exercisers’ unique needs.  The new and extended lines from Precor continue to provide high quality, reliable equipment that gives operators, both large and small, a broad choice to grow their business and keep members engaged. 

After three years in development and testing, our aim was to bring to market a bike with premium features that exceeds expectations in all areas of Spinning® - the new Spinner® Chrono Power.”

Master Coaches will be on hand at the 8,000 sq ft Precor booth #1722 during IHRSA to advise and demonstrate the Precor product portfolio.  Showcasing a collection of cardio, networked fitness, strength and functional training products that help operators and exercisers discover the flexibility of the brand, the lineup features new products, as well as industry favorites.

Spinner® Chrono – Magnetic resistance and power measurement

Spinning® is the world’s number 1 brand in indoor cycling and the launch of the Spinner® Chrono™ the latest and most premium addition to the Precor Spinner® family of bikes. The breakthrough design of the new Spinner® Chrono™ Power bike eliminates the need to ever supply or replace batteries in either the console or power sensor, and eradicates the need to re-calibrate the resistance.  It offers direct power measurement at the power source, the most accurate way to measure personal performance on an indoor cycle, and uses a power sensor bonded directly on to the resistance system to measure actual wattage providing high accuracy and durability without using batteries.  An all new console supports SpinPOWER™ programming and is network capable using Bluetooth and ANT+.  The bike also includes a patent-pending magnetic resistance system, which eliminates non-linear effects common in other indoor cycles plus a new Kevlar® reinforced timing belt drive for efficient transfer of power. 

P62 touch screen console 

Available on the Experience™ Series 800 and 700 cardiovascular lines, the new P62 console features an industrial grade, high definition screen.   The 13” screen has touch screen controls permanently embedded in its surface enabling an optimum 10.5” media viewing experience to be maintained throughout the workout.  When networked, the P62 receives free automatic software updates and refreshed content.   An integrated asset management feature is included to enable facilities to easily access diagnostics and usage information.  As well as being a touch screen, the unit also features large motion controls, allowing exercisers to easily change the resistance and motion of a workout.

Preva MyUI™

Featured on the P82, P62 and backward compatible on existing P80 consoles, Preva MyUI is an enhanced user interface system, which turns the Precor networked cardio screens into an interactive communications platform.  Operators can now differentiate how they connect with exercisers by customizing screen content and personalizing branded messages, knowing they have the exerciser’s undivided attention during their workout. They can focus the experience they deliver by easily customizing the walk-up screen, generating awareness of new classes, additional products and services, allowing them to build a community, retain members and boost secondary revenue.   Through Preva MyUI, exercisers have the ability to click through to their facility’s web page to access class schedules and offers.

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