A bevy of "web extra" stories that accompany several articles in the GearTrends® 2007 Fitness magazine are now live and ready for SNEWS® subscribers to download.
1. A feature about how women in the outdoor industry decided to start their own association for additional mentoring and networking. It accompanies the magazine story, "Glass Ceiling in an Iron World," about women in fitness.
2. A summary of the "A-Trainer" equipment now available from a number of suppliers, as well as a short review of a few research studies done on some of these pieces. These accompany the magazine story, "Take the A-Train."
3. A look at a new device out of Finland that measures the impact of someone's exercise and assesses how beneficial it is to her bones. This accompanies the magazine story, "Measuring Up."
Click here to access all GearTrends® web extras, an added benefit for SNEWS® subscribers.
In addition, posted and live for SNEWS® subscribers on July 2 was the complete fifth-annual SNEWS® Retailer Survey. If you haven't had a chance to look at the entire results by category and by equipment, as well as read opinions on some key industry issues, don't miss it. Click here to access all surveys, including this most recent one.
If you lost, misplaced or didn't receive your GearTrends® magazine, out in early July, it will be available at the Health & Fitness Business Show in Denver, Aug. 2-4, and will appear online (under GearTrends® at www.snewsnet.com) within a few weeks after the show.