CESENA, Italy, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Technogym, the leading high-end fitness and wellness company, will have a starring role at the 2011 Pan American Games, as the official fitness supplier. The XVIth edition of the multi-sports event between competitors in all nations of the Americas will be held in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 14 - 30, 2011. The Pan American committee has chosen Technogym as the official fitness supplier to provide athlete training technology and equipment to all competitors. A world leader in the athletic training, rehabilitation and wellness sector, Technogym's innovation, quality, and the comprehensive range of its products and services helped the brand to be selected as the official supplier for these games. Additionally, Technogym has served as the official supplier for the past four Olympic games, as well as for the forthcoming 2012 London Games.
"The champions train with Technogym". So after Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Doha 2006, Rio 2007 and Beijing 2008, Technogym reconfirms its status as the training and rehabilitation equipment company for the world's leading athletes. All this thanks to innovative, safe and reliable technology, in many cases developed with the direct help and advice of athletic champions, to guarantee athletes and trainers superior performance from all points of view. Once these groundbreaking systems are "tested" by champions they are then brought to clubs and gyms all around the world to satisfy the needs of a much wider, more complex public.
Technogym will be taking over 300 cardio and strength machines to Guadalajara, including Pure Strength, Kinesis One and FLEXability.
Pure Strength is Technogym's strength training equipment line that offers considerable freedom of movement in total safety. It includes 10 plate-loaded machines, 8 benches and a half rack. Its superior standards of performance offer the highest levels of strength training.
Kinesis One offers a vast range of programs and exercises on one piece of equipment. The two weight packs are hidden from view allowing users to explore an infinite series of movements.
FLEXability is the equipment line carefully designed to make stretching exercises pleasant and highly effective. Available in both the Anterior and Posterior version, FLEXability allows muscle lengthening to be modulated with the gradual intervention of the user's body weight.
In the upcoming Pan American games, over 6,000 athletes will represent 42 nations in 36 different sports, and all will be training on Technogym.
Technogym employs over 1700 people at its 13 branches in Europe, the United States, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and South America and has equipped 35,000 Wellness Centers and over 20.000 homes around the world. Its North American branch in Seattle serves the markets in the USA, Canada and Mexico, with exclusive distributors in the other countries. A major project is also being prepared for Brazil in view of the competition for equipment supplies to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro .
For years, the most prestigious sports teams from all over the globe, from Ferrari in the Formula1 world to Juventus, Inter, Milan and Real Madrid in the football universe, have relied on Technogym to train their champions. Technogym has recently signed an agreement with the 2012 London Olympics Organisation Committee, which has named the company Exclusive Official Supplier for the forthcoming Olympic Games. Technogym also played a starring role at the World Cup championship in South Africa where it trained the athletes of 16 out of the 32 competing teams.