2013 Fitness Gifts for the Holidays

Gifts include Spinner® Aero, Spinning® Apparel, MVe® Chair, Pilatesstick®, Ugi® at Home System, and Bodyblade® Classic Kits

Nov 07, 2013, 15:18 ET from Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.

VENICE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mad Dogg Athletics, the world's largest equipment-based education company, and its top fitness brands including Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Ugi® and Bodyblade®, have compiled a list of top gifts for everyone ranging from casual gym goers to everyday fitness enthusiasts. The top fitness gifts are great to give year-round for the fitness enthusiast in everyone's life, even after the holidays.

Spinning®, the creators and innovators of the indoor cycling category, have a number of at-home Spinner bikes available but this year's top bike is the Spinner® Aero. The Spinner Aero brings the superior features of a commercial Spinner bike to a model made for the home. The Spinner Aero features a sleek and durable design with an easy-to-use resistance knob, signature weighted flywheel and dual handlebar water bottle holders. To accurately measure cadence, speed, time, distance, calories, heart rate and pulse, consider adding the Spinning BIO HR™ Wireless Computer to make Spinning training a success at home. The Spinner Aero is priced at $949* with free shipping and four Spinning DVDs and the BIO HR computer is available for $99* for the perfect home workout package from www.Spinning.com 

Spinning also has a full line of cycling jerseys, bottoms, tops and casual wear for both men and women including the new Wordle Thermal shirt. Spinning asked its Facebook fans for inspirational words to describe their Spinning experiences and put the top responses on the Wordle Thermal, available for $35*. Since it's inception, Spinning has been about "work hard, ride hard" and now its unofficial motto is available on the Ride Hard Tee for $32*. Bring out the leader born in everyone by wearing the Short Sleeve Leader Jersey, available for $99*, featuring comfort and support of its moisture-wicking, stretchy and durable fabric. An excellent companion to the leader jersey or great on its own, the Men's Leader Shorts for $110* gives the riders comfort to help lead the pack. All items in the apparel line are available for purchase at www.Spinning.com.

The versatile MVe® Chair, available for $895, from Peak Pilates® brings the Pilates chair workout to mainstream fitness. It's sleek, metal, stable, stackable and portable for one-on-one training. The Pilatesstick® is a professional grade portable body sculpting system that allows everyone to do the work usually reserved for the tower. The Pilatesstick Basic Kit Package, priced at $149.95*, includes a wood original Pilatesstick, a Pilatesstick Mat, two pro foot straps, a Slastix Pro Resistance Tubing, one foam safety door anchor, an at-home DVD, a stylish Pilatesstick Bag and one challenging poster. The Pilatesstick Basic Kit Package and MVe® Chair are available for purchase at www.PeakPilates.com.

The newest addition to the Mad Dogg family, the Ugi® at Home System is a total body workout in a box. The first of its kind, the Ugi ball is 15" in diameter and has the squish of a beanbag and the bounce of a stress ball. Priced at $169 with free shipping*, the Ugi at Home System includes a Ugi ball (in 6, 8, 10 or 12 lbs.) five workouts on DVDs with instructions, tips, modifications and 150 exercises, an easy-to-follow Ugi workout guide, a no-nonsense guide to making good eating choices and a free Ugi iPhone app with interval timer. The Ugi at Home System is available at www.ugifit.com.

Created over 20 years ago by Physical Therapist Bruce Hymanson, Bodyblade® trains the body by working all of the muscle groups. The Bodyblade Classic Kit, currently priced a $99*, is a smooth and comfortable resistance workout that includes a lightweight and portable Bodyblade Classic, a Target Express DVD and exercise wall chart. The Bodyblade Classic Kit is available for $99 from www.Bodyblade.com.

About Mad Dogg Athletics®, Inc.

Home of the Spinning®, Peak Pilates®, Resist-A-Ball®, Bodyblade®, Ugi®, SPIN Fitness®, CrossCore® and KettleBell Concepts™ brands, Mad Dogg Athletics is the world's largest equipment-based education company. Mad Dogg Athletics has trained more than 200,000 instructors and has reached millions of enthusiasts in more than 80 countries worldwide through a network of more than 35,000 fitness facilities. The company manufactures home Spinner® bikes, Pilates and functional training equipment, DVDs, and a complete line of Spinning-branded apparel and accessories. Mad Dogg Athletics also works closely with Star Trac®, who is the licensed distributor of the patented line of Spinner bikes for the commercial market. Find out more about Mad Dogg Athletics equipment, products and education at www.maddogg.com

*All prices are current as of Sept. 9, 2013

Erinn Lynch/ Nick Valente
(310) 395-5050
elynch@blazepr.com /nvalente@blazepr.com


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