Author archive: STAK Team
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06
2015

The Hidden Cost of the Wrong Medicine Ball Choice

  This broken medicine ball is constructed of a 2 piece foam core and rubber shell. This is an air filled ball. You can see the two foam pieces are breaking the rubber shell along the seam. These balls are not made for continual slams Have you had the unfortunate experience of breaking your med...

11
03
2015

Is your fitness center a community for your patrons?

  Ever been to a local pub in England or Ireland? From that old television show, where everyone knows your name? That can be found in many towns in Canada as well, where you feel at home and comfortable when out for a pint and sandwich. There is a sport conditioning (And STAK Fitness customer)...

03
03
2015

Top 5 High School Fitness Trends

  The days of filling a room full of weight stack multi stations with fixed paths of movement (remember the bar stool bench),  arecoming to an end in high schools fitness programs across the country.  Old gear is not being replaced with the same 1980 style commercial fitness equipment.  Not onl...

19
06
2014

Body Weight Training Taken To The Next Level!

Article courtesy of Advantage Sport and Fitness Total Gym has introduced a new way to strength train with an alternative to selectorized and plate-loaded single-station machines for the gym floor. Taking proven functional training principles developed with their Flagship Line of multi-purpose machin...

19
06
2014

Research Based Treadmill Design Key to Operator Success!

According to a study, club members like comfortable, clean, low-impact treadmills that feel solid, stable and have a wide running surface. This treadmill is the TRM 885 from Precor. Photo courtesy of Precor. When evaluating treadmills for their gym facilities, fitness club operators prioritize relia...