Health Magazine calls for Best of Fitness Awards submissions

Health Magazine is calling for product submissions for its third-annual Best of Fitness Awards.

Health Magazine is calling for product submissions for its third-annual Best of Fitness Awards. The deadline for submissions is June 10, 2006.

This unique, highly successful awards program spotlights the best buys for women across the fitness spectrum. Nominated products in five main categories undergo rigorous evaluation by a panel of top fitness experts, who rate them for effectiveness, innovation, and ease of use, among other criteria.

Winners will be featured in the January/February 2007 issue of Health magazine, which reaches more than 7.3 million readers. Honorees also earn the right to display Health's Best of Fitness seal on promotional materials and product packaging. In addition, winners will be heavily promoted via Health's public relations efforts.

Categories include:
Apparel: Bra/Bra Top, Pants, Shorts, Jacket, Top, Socks, Most Innovative
Footwear: Walking Shoe, Running Shoe, In-the-Gym Fitness Shoe, Light Hiking Shoe, Trail Running Shoe, Most Innovative
Equipment: Treadmill, Weight System, Elliptical Trainer, Stationary Bike, Most Innovative
Gear: Heart Rate Monitor, Pedometer, Mat, Watch, Bag, Hydration System/Water Bottle, Portable Music System, Reflective Device, Fuel (bars, gels, beverage), Most Innovative

Videos/DVDs: Yoga, Pilates, Cardio, Strength, Most Innovative

Winners will be notified by phone in August. Recently released products will be given preference, but we welcome all submissions. For your convenience, entry forms can downloaded at,23902,1174827,00.html. Entries can be mailed (with corresponding press materials) to Health Magazine, Best of Fitness Awards 2007, 2100 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35209. Or, email them to Feel free to call me if you have any questions.

Lisa Delaney
Special Projects Director
Health magazine