LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. â€“ Dec. 17, 2012 â€“ SPRI Products, Inc., a leading distributor of rubberized resistance products, training equipment and fitness accessories, earned the title of top-selling brand of fitness accessories for the eighth consecutive year in the 2012 Specialty News (SNEWSÂ®) Fitness Retailer Survey.
â€œWe are honored to be recognized again by our customers as the best-selling brand in the industry,â€ said Pat Miles, the director of sales at SPRI. â€œOur goal everyday is to earn business in this very competitive landscape by providing innovative, high quality products and great service.â€
SPRI again dominated the category, winning 42% of the vote for the No. 1-selling accessory brand, which was more than five times as much as the next closest company named in a crowded playing field.
Survey participants also identified their top-selling accessory products, which included stability balls, resistance bands and tubing, mats, medicine balls, weight attachments and yoga mats. In its comprehensive offering, SPRI sells all of these products and many more, including its new Body Weight Trainer for functional workouts, Roll Out Ladder for agility training, Quick Select interchangeable tubing system for maximum efficiency and the innovative STEP 360Pro for balance, strength and cardio conditioning.
Each year, SNEWS, a trade publication covering the fitness and outdoor industries, surveys retailers nationwide on the state of the fitness industry.
For 29 years, SPRI Products, Inc. (a GAIAM company), has been the leading distributor of rubberized resistance exercise products, fitness accessories and exercise education programs for the health and fitness industry. Headquartered in Libertyville, Ill., SPRI provides professional fitness solutions to health clubs, personal trainers and health-minded consumers via the SPRI website, catalog sales and thousands of retail outlets nationwide. For more information, visit www.spri.com.
Director of Marketing and Operations