Horizon Fitness Wins Two Health Magazine Awards

Horizon Fitness was named the winner of Health magazine’s 2006 Best of Fitness Awards in the Elliptical Trainer (under $1,500) and Treadmill (under $1,500) categories, making Horizon one of only two companies to win multiple times for equipment.

DEFOREST, Wis. (January 5, 2006) – Horizon Fitness was named the winner of Health magazine's 2006 Best of Fitness Awards in the Elliptical Trainer (under $1,500) and Treadmill (under $1,500) categories, making Horizon one of only two companies to win multiple times for equipment. Health magazine, established in 1986, is one of America's most-trusted health and wellness magazines, giving women the most credible, useful and up-to-date information about how to live a healthier, happier life. Health's prestigious Best of Fitness Awards highlight the best in clothes, gear, gadgets, shoes, equipment and more.

“Since the beginning, our goal has always been to develop high-quality, performance-based fitness equipment at prices that are affordable for the average consumer,” said Bill Sotis, vice president of product and marketing for Horizon Fitness. “At Horizon, we take pride in delivering value, performance and durability at every level—no matter what you have to spend on fitness equipment. To be recognized by Health magazine in this area truly validates our commitment to providing exceptional quality and performance at an affordable price point.”

The Horizon Fitness EX-44 Elliptical ($1,199) offers a full 20 resistance levels and 10 preset programs, with the added convenience of telemetric heart rate and rubberized footpads and wider handgrips for enhanced comfort. There are even speakers and a workout calendar in the console to keep you moving and motivated.

The PST 6 ($1,499) is a quiet and sturdy treadmill, offering speeds up to 12 mph and inclines up to 12 percent. Contact heart-rate monitors are located conveniently on the handlebars.

Horizon Fitness is a leading manufacturer of treadmills, ellipticals and stationary bikes. The company's fitness equipment is marketed under two different product lines: Horizon Series and Horizon Elite Series. Horizon Series products can be found at sporting goods retailers across North America, while Horizon Elite Series products are sold at specialty fitness dealers.

Horizon Fitness is a subsidiary of Johnson Health Tech. Co., Ltd., the fifth largest fitness equipment manufacturer in the world. Horizon Fitness differentiates itself in the marketplace, by designing and manufacturing fitness equipment that is durable, easy-to-use and provides peak performance for maximum value. All key components that go into a piece of equipment are designed and manufactured at a Johnson Health Tech. facility. This translates to well-designed, high-performance equipment that is backed by one of the strongest warranties in the industry.


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