Launches Premium Bowflex® and Schwinn®
Products and Forges Strategic Partnerships Internationally
VANCOUVER, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 20, 2016 — Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS), a leader in innovative
fitness equipment, today announced availability of the Bowflex Max
Trainer® and Schwinn® Airdyne® AD 8 Total Fitness Bike in key
international markets including Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
“We continually pursue opportunities to make our innovative products
accessible to the international marketplace,” said Jeff Collins, Vice
President, General Manager – Retail, Nautilus, Inc. “Given strong
interest from our global partners, along with the success we have
experienced in the U.S. already, we are confident these products will be
well received by customers in other markets around the world.”
As a result of securing partnerships with leading distributors, the
Bowflex Max Trainer® and Schwinn® Airdyne® AD 8 will now be available in
more than 15 countries.
Current partners for the Bowflex Max Trainer® include: Brand Developers
in Australia; Trisport in Austria, Germany and Switzerland; Fitness
Superstore for the U.K.; and Elite Fitness for New Zealand.
Current partners for the Schwinn Airdyne AD 8 include: The Fitness
Generation in Australia; Sport-Tiedje for Austria and Germany; Elite
Fitness for New Zealand and Fitness Superstore for the U.K.
The Bowflex Max Trainer® and Schwinn® Airdyne® AD 8 will also be
previewed and demonstrated at the upcoming ISPO Munich, one of the
largest sporting good expositions in the world, in the Nautilus, Inc.
booth: Hall B4, Booth 428.
Bowflex Max Trainer®: Reinventing the Cardio Machine
The Bowflex Max Trainer® is an all-in-one cardio machine that combines
the power of an elliptical and stair stepper to create a one-of-a-kind
full body workout that delivers results in 14 minutes.
Bowflex Max Trainer® burns up to 2.5 times the calories of other
exercise equipment, and engages the upper body 80 percent more than a
traditional elliptical. Its sleek design enables full-body movement
while remaining easier on the joints.
Bowflex Max Trainer® also provides users the ability to track their
workouts with the free Bowflex Max Trainer® app that wirelessly
transfers all workout data via Bluetooth® Smart technology. It tracks
every detail — from time on the machine to calories burned — and
automatically syncs workout data with Apple Health, Google Fit, as well
Its space-saving, compact design makes it ideal for workouts even if
space is a limitation at home.
Bowflex Max Trainer® has also earned a number of global design awards,
including the prestigious Red Dot Design Award and International Design
Schwinn® Airdyne® AD 8 Total Fitness Bike: Revolutionizing the
The new Schwinn® Airdyne® AD 8 Total Fitness Bike leverages the iconic
Schwinn Airdyne Technology™ — its legacy built around the power of
unlimited wind resistance — and takes the technology to the next level.
From the performance engineered, perimeter-weighted flywheel for smooth
startup and cycling, to the proven strength of the splined solid steel
cranks that deliver more power to the pedals, to the moisture repellent
double coated steel body construction, the Schwinn® Airdyne® AD 8 is
designed to withstand the rigors of high intensity training by the most
The Schwinn® Airdyne® AD 8’s commercial-grade components are built to
support multi-user, high workload environments — ranging from the local
CrossFit®-affiliated gym to rehabilitation facilities — while the bike’s
compact design also makes it ideal for the ultimate at-home workout
The bike features a revolutionary multi-position handle, which offers
users the flexibility to place hands either vertically or horizontally.
The anti-slip foot platforms provide a more robust push off to leverage
more power from every workout. Equipped with an oversize padded seat for
ultimate comfort, a universal rail and clamp system, also gives users
the flexibility to add a custom seat.
The Schwinn® Airdyne® AD 8 allows users to seamlessly and simply tailor
the level of intensity — the more effort given, the more resistance that
is delivered through the bike’s smooth, quiet direct drive belt system.
In addition, Schwinn Airdyne Technology™ blends seamlessly with custom
interval training programs to offer users of all levels uniquely
challenging workouts with metrics like watts, calories, time, and
About Nautilus, Inc. Headquartered in Vancouver, Wash., Nautilus,
Inc. (NYSE: NLS) is a global fitness solutions company that believes
everyone deserves a fit and healthy life. With a brand portfolio
including Bowflex®, Nautilus®, Octane Fitness®, Schwinn® and
Universal®, Nautilus, Inc. develops innovative products to support
healthy living through direct and retail channels as well as in
commercial channels with Octane Fitness® products.
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