SportsArt Fitness Receives Major Award for Recumbent Cycle

SportsArt Fitness, a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative, premium quality fitness equipment, recently received the Shape You 2008 Top Gear Award for their C531R recumbent cycle.

The C531R becomes the 4th SportsArt Fitness product to receive the Top Gear Award, joining the TR33 treadmill, E825 elliptical trainer, and E870 commercial elliptical trainer. SportsArt Fitness is the only fitness manufacturer to receive Top Gear Awards in every major cardio category (treadmill, elliptical, and cycle), and is the only fitness manufacturer to receive Top Gear Awards for both residential and health club products. Shape You ( is one of the nations leading on-line rating services for health, fitness, sporting goods, and natural products.

SportsArt Fitness cycles have a long legacy of excellence. In 2006, Health magazine named the C53R as the Best Recumbent Cycle on the market over $1500, and named the C51R as the Best Recumbent Cycle on the market under $1500. In 2007, the Fitness Professor Review rated the C530R as the Best Recumbent on the market, and rated the C52U Best Upright under $1500, and the C530U Best Upright under $2000.

2008 has been a significant year for awards at SportsArt Fitness. In addition to Shape You, Prevention Magazine named the E83 elliptical as the Best Joint Friendly Elliptical on the market, and Health Magazine named the E825 as the Best Elliptical Trainer on the market. In addition, SportsArt received the Nova 7 Award as the Best Strength Supplier in the health club industry, and SportsArt's ECO-POWR treadmills received the highly coveted Nova 7 Award for Health Club Product of the Year.