HEART RATE MONITORS
The RCX5 heart rate monitor from Polar is made to fit the needs of endurance and multisport athletes. It quickly switches between sports during training to save time and data, creates personalized heart rate zones and tracks training to prevent strain. Users can track their progress online by syncing the monitor to polarpersonaltrainer.com. Accessories are available, including a GPS sensor that can provide an online map view of training and a transmitter that can report heart rate data even under water.
Bradley Corp. has launched a new line of Lenox XL-Lockers, available with 21-inch or 24-inch depths, in four styles and 24 colors that can be mixed and matched. Made of recycled materials that withstand dents and scratches, the lockers provide up to 30 percent more space than conventional lockers and come with a 20-year warranty. XL-Lockers are shipped pre-assembled for quick installation and feature a sliding latch that runs the length of the door for extra security.
WEB DESIGN SOFTWARE
Serif has introduced WebPlus X5, website design software that allows small businesses, organizations and home users to create professional-quality sites without technical knowledge. The drag -and- drop simplicity, editable templates and intuitive user interface make design easy even for those who have never done it before. The software includes six months of free Web hosting to get sites online quickly, as well as functions that enable secure e-commerce, forms, photo galleries, blogs and a booking system.
Zogic’s new Xlerator hand dryers are energy efficient, help reduce the cost of paper towels by 95 percent and keep facilities clean. A low-maintenance option for 24-hour clubs, the units dry hands in 10-15 seconds and come in a variety of voltages and finishes, including graphite, chrome and brushed stainless steel. Xlerator models qualify for LEED credit and are the first hand dryers to be listed on GreenSpec, an independent listing of environmentally friendly products.
Paramount’s XFT-300 Extreme Functional Trainer has dual weight stacks that can accommodate two exercisers. With a pullup bar, exercise guides and easy-to-adjust Extreme Swing Arms, the trainer gives users a variety of exercise choices for training, conditioning or rehabilitation. The compact piece of equipment offers up to 75 pounds of resistance, 14 feet of cable extension per arm and cable fittings that prevent twisting and allow 360-degree handle rotation.