‘Must-See Companies’ of IDEA 2018
From June 27 to July 1, health and fitness professionals will gather in San Diego, California, for the 2018 IDEA World Convention. In between the sessions, use this “Must-See Companies of IDEA” guide to the top companies that will be on display at this year’s show!
AV Now is the Sound of Fitness, offering group ex sound systems, sweat-proof wireless mics, aqua-aerobic sound systems, all-in-one portable sound and full club zone sound. All products are fitness-rated to withstand the demands of the rugged group ex fitness environment. Every day AV Now sound gear powers thousands of group exercise classes across the U.S. — in boutique clubs and the nation’s largest fitness chains, franchises and instructor programs, the U.S. Military, YMCAs, JCCs, schools and wellness centers. Nationwide installation available.
Balanced Body is the global leader in Pilates and Mind-Body Fitness equipment and education. For over 40 years, we’ve produced premium equipment and training tools for clubs, studios and trainers. Our education inspires professionals to develop their minds, bodies and careers with curriculum rooted in Balanced Body Movement Principles. With 400-plus educators worldwide we conduct courses, conferences and seminars. At IDEA, we’re highlighting small group training on Reformer, MOTR, Bodhi Suspension System and Mat & Toys.
Body Fit Training
Body Fit Training (BFT) is Australia’s newest and most advanced group training methodology, with franchise opportunities just launched in the U.S., and the best territories now available. BFT has incorporated scientifically proven training techniques aimed at reducing fat and creating lean muscle into a variety of 50-minute sessions that are overseen by accredited coaches and on-screen technology in a dynamic group environment. Their programs are built on progressive, results-driven 4 to 6-week blocks.
Intelivideo is a Video On Demand (VOD) platform that enables brands to offer their videos for secure on demand streaming or download from almost any device for a monthly or annual fee. Established in 2013, Intelivideo has led the way in the OTT industry from technological capabilities to onboarding and business strategy. Intelivideo reports on the state of the VOD industry, best practices for running subscription video channels and industry-specific topics to help clients capitalize on this branch of their business.
The Kinesis Centre
Imagine changing the world while gaining market share from an untapped segment. Are you prepared? The Kinesis Centre has created the “Training the Bariatric Client” course, based on the most up-to-date research. This course provides clubs and trainers with more credibility, increases referrals from allied health professionals, boosts membership revenue and sells training packages, all while changing lives one member at a time.
Les Mills inspires millions of people to get moving every week through their world-class group exercise programs and unparalleled instructor training. As the future of fitness merges physical and digital, this global leader of group fitness continues to lead the way by providing premium virtual, immersive and on demand workouts, while continuing to provide world-class live programming. Fresh class content is released every three months to motivate and support engagement of both instructors and members. Stop by the booth to learn more about the benefits of partnering with Les Mills.
Booth #1419 & #1601
Matrix is among the world’s premier commercial fitness brands that helps trainers connect and engage with members. The new CXP Target Training Cycle by Matrix gives trainers everything needed to attract more riders with the ability to track meaningful metrics using all-original Matrix Ride programming. The MX4 Training System combines exclusive equipment and turnkey programming to deliver results, build community and drive revenue. Visit Matrix at IDEA to learn more.
Myzone delivers a wearable and digital technology solution for the fitness industry. The wearable fitness tracker shows and rewards effort when you workout. Myzone displays real-time heart rate, calories and intensity with five simple color-coded personalized zones. The telemetry can be displayed collectively in group settings and exercise classes or individually direct to your smartphone via the Myzone app. The app allows engagement, motivation and communities to flourish.
Omni Fight Club
Omni Fight Club (OFC) is the industry’s most complete fitness franchise system from the workouts to the operations. Our unique class format features step-by-step programming with our exclusive music-driven class timing system. OFC is designed to empower coaches to focus on technique and motivation while delivering a small group experience in a large class format that drives results for members. The OFC franchise platform provides exclusive tools you and your team need for long-term results, recruitment and retention. Want a piece of Omni? We’re looking for new owners to join today!
Polar is the innovator in heart rate monitoring, activity and sleep tracking and GPS sports training solutions for elite athletes, coaches and active fitness enthusiasts. For over 40 years, we have helped athletes understand, track and improve their performance. Our award-winning product range includes pioneering sports wearables that work elegantly with Polar training apps and cloud services. Headquartered in Finland, Polar is a privately held company that operates in more than 80 countries. Polar products are sold through over 35,000 retailers globally. For more information, please visit polar.com.
We’re Here To Power Your Potential – Since 1986, Power Systems has been developing the most extensive line of products in the fitness industry. We take the time to understand your business and recommend the right products for you and your clients, and provide quick and accurate delivery. OUR PROMISE is to always give you the support you need, to help you inspire your clients, and to work together to power your potential.
Squat Fit America is the fitness trifecta — it simplifies the fitness process, magnifies fitness results and increases the bottom line profitability for fitness clubs. This is accomplished through the use of the Squat Master and a 15-minute iso-calisthenic class workout routine, which now allows clubs to triple the number of classes they can offer every day. Squat Fit America also provides the necessary training and certification for health professionals to conduct these classes.
Have you ever wanted to know you or your clients’ exact body measurements and fat percentage? Check out Styku. In 35 seconds with 2mm accuracy, Styku reconstructs your body’s unique 3D shape through data-driven technology. Set comprehensive, visual fitness goals for customers and patients who see their body like never before. By setting tailored fitness goals that help motivate members, Styku has proven to increase ROI in multiple industries and is becoming the gold standard of body composition technology.
With over 35 years of experience as a manufacturer of premium fitness equipment, TRUE Fitness has full lines of treadmills, indoor bikes, ellipticals, cross-trainers and strength and flexibility equipment for any commercial fitness facility. TRUE understands premium commercial fitness equipment can mean the difference between added value and added expense, which is why the company is dedicated to providing superior products, service and support to their customers. Visit TRUE at booth 2613.
TRX®, creators of Suspension Training and industry leaders in functional training education, provides 360-degree training solutions that include: education, dynamic programming, gear and cutting-edge technology. Some stand-out products released in 2017-2018 include TRX Studio Line, customizable suspension anchoring and storage systems; TRX MAPS, a body movement scan that addresses areas of weakness and provides exercises for improvement.