- Korea’s 3rd AEGIS Get's HOIST - Aug 29, 2012
What costs $1 billion dollars, takes 2.5 years to build, weighs 7,600 tons, can accommodate 300 people, and houses a fitness center featuring HOIST Fitness equipment? Korea’s 3rd AEGIS, the “Seoae Yu Seong Ryong”.
- Korea’s Universities Join the Movement - Feb 10, 2012
Korea’s Top Universities Join the Movement™ and Install the HOIST® Commercial Lineup! Seoul National University (SNU), ranked #42 Best in the World by the 2011 World University Rankings, has a student body of over 22,000, was the first National University in South Korea, and has been regarded as the most prestigious of all post-secondary educational institutions in the country. Yonsei University (YU) ranked #129 Best in the World, has a student body of over 26,000, and is regarded as one of the top three comprehensive universities in South Korea.
- AB Fitness Germany thrives! - Dec 14, 2011
After opening his first AB Fitness Center four years ago, in Winnenden, Germany, Aydin Bayrak looked at the remarkable success of his HOIST strength equipment-filled facility and decided it was time to GROW. Aydin was looking in his hometown (around 28 kilometers away from Winnenden) named Sulzbach. He found a beautiful location—formerly a furniture and high-end flooring facility, so needless to say, he had his work cut out for him. The three-floor “loft-like” building (2,000 square meters) has a very special atmosphere.
- SOUTH CAROLINA BEATS THE RUSH! - Nov 03, 2011
South Carolina Beats The Rush and Installs the ROC-IT Series in the Newest Gym in Greenville! “The excitement that will thrill you, the energy that will empower you and the enjoyment that will inspire you.” The Rush, self-proclaimed as perhaps the most profoundly FUN fitness experience you will ever encounter, is intense, and you’re guaranteed to love it. The facility is colorful, refreshing and rewarding.
- ROC'D With a 15% Member Growth - Sep 28, 2011
The philosophy behind Vitalis SportCenter is characterized by constant, individualized, and personal fitness experiences. Vitalis achieves their philosophy through excellent service and first-class fitness equipment. Owners Beate and Dieter Collas are proud to present the new HOIST® product lineup at Vitalis SportCenter in Niederzier, Germany. “At first, Beate and Dieter were looking to change five machines—they ended up with an 800 square-meter, HOIST-equipped facility” stated Gentil Dossche, Commercial Sales Manager for Sport Tiedje.
- HOIST Fitness. Body & Seoul - Aug 03, 2011
Seoul Club has announced a newly-built 400 square foot fitness space, featuring the attractive HOIST® HMG Line. The HOIST addition has already solicited many thanks from diplomats, politicians, and executive officers of large Korean companies. Founded over 100 years ago and nestled in the foothills of Namsam Mountain, Seoul Club prides itself as being a “hidden treasure” in Korea. Seoul Club is known as the only multi-national private membership club in Korea—providing family, business, social and recreational opportunities to both expatriate and Korean communities.
- Your Layout: Now in 3D - Jul 15, 2011
HOIST® Fitness Systems has now partnered with ECDESIGN to offer you and your sales team a beautiful presentation and easy-to-use space planning solution. With ECDESIGN, making a top view 2D drawing is easy. It does not matter if it´s a small or large facility. Simply drag and drop walls and objects into place. Check out the short video! At any time you can instantly enter a real-time 3D scene and check out what you have planned so far. Analyzing in 3D is truly amazing.
- HOIST Takes Stride in India - Jul 06, 2011
Completed in June 2011, the new Abs Fitness and Wellness Club At EON Kharadi brings new meaning to the term “Corporate Wellness”. The new club offers 4,000 square meters of wellness services that include tennis and basketball courts, a full-service salon and spa, an indoor pool, cardio equipment with built-in entertainment, and a dedicated 500 square meter strength training area equipped with HOIST CF, HD/HS, and ROC-IT products.
- Shakhtar Football Team Gets ROC’d! - Jun 22, 2011
Last year, the Donbass Arena (Donetsk, Ukraine) was unveiled as an eye-catching host to events, concerts, and conferences worldwide. The first stadium in Eastern Europe designed and built to UEFA elite standards, the Donbass Arena is home to the Shakhtar Football Club. To prepare the team for UEFA competition, ArupSport (the stadium architect) designed a state-of-the-art workout space, named Fresh Fitness Center. The center was in search of unique strength equipment that could train EVERYONE, from beginner to expert fitness level.
- Hyundai-Korea Selects HOIST - Jun 08, 2011
Hyundai-Korea Selects HOIST® over TechnoGym, Precor, Cybex, and StarTrac! Completed in January 2011, the new Hyundai Hillstate Luxury Apartments in Songdo, South Korea (the first sustainable city in the world designed to be an International Business District and Free Economic Zone) have turned fitness from an amenity to a PRIORITY, by offering four HOIST-appointed workout facilities.
- United Arab Emirates Meets the Hammer Killer - May 25, 2011
Have you ever enticed a potential customer’s members with a piece from the HOIST ROC-IT product line? If not, you may consider it after reading this story. I-Gym is an upscale fitness facility with over 200 daily users, located in Ajman (U.A.E.). It offers over 300 square meters of training space dedicated to men, 150 square meters of space dedicated to women, a kick-boxing and aerobic studio, and an on-site Starbucks® Coffee.
- Anytime Fitness Australia welcomes HOIST - May 11, 2011
Anytime Fitness Australia welcomes HOIST and sees 5% membership growth! Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest fitness company specializing in 24-hour access, prides itself on it’s ability to offer an exceptional workout at an exceptional price. An exceptional workout certainly rings true at Anytime Fitness Buderim in Queensland, Australia. They are the first Australian Anytime Fitness to install the ROC-IT Plate-Loaded (RPL) line of Strength Equipment from HOIST Fitness.
- Setting Higher Standards for Army Fitness Facilities - Apr 20, 2011
The Greek Ministry of National Defense recently reopened a HOIST-outfitted fitness facility—an upgrade that has led to many THANKS and CONGRATULATIONS from soldiers and their family members. When the Greek National forces train, they train hard. After just seven years of the Athens military gym opening, the 1,800 square-foot facility was in need of a set of solid strength-training equipment.
- HOISTerize Your iDevices for Your Sales Staff - Mar 09, 2011
Step up your sales game and press ìPLAY on your next presentation! Dowload our arsenal of award-winning marketing materials, photos, and videos directly to your iPad, iPhone, or iTouch in a single zip file. Log in to the Dealer Resource section of www.hoistfitness.com/commercial/dealer for more information. After you log in, you’ll gain access to: eBlasts Product Brochures Individual Commercial Sales Sheets Commercial Sales Videos Install Photography Event Photos
- HOIST- It's in the Name - Mar 02, 2011
What happens when you fill a gym with HOIST equipment, and then name it HOIST Gym? 1,000 new members in less than a week. Boasting over 4,500 square meters of true innovation, the new HOIST Gym in Goyang City, South Korea features nothing less than the most-evolved strength-training equipment on the planet. Alex Sung, CEO of Lohas Fitness, is the mastermind behind the HOIST Gym project. In March 2010, Alex was watching with anticipation as construction began on a new fitness oasis—“The Gym”.
- Egypt: Get People on the Product - Feb 07, 2011
The Maadi Gold’s Gym opened its doors for the first time in 1996. They’ve since opened six locations around the country, and two Gold’s Gym Expresses. The gyms got their first taste of HOIST Fitness products in 2009. When HOIST’s Egyptian distributor, Space Transport, put the full ROC-IT Circuit Training line of products into Gold’s Gym’s summer event. The response was incredible.
- Let Your Kids Go to the Mall - Jan 19, 2011
What’s appropriate for an adult’s body may not be for a youth’s. The same holds true for strength training and conditioning equipment. Recently, Companhia Athletica, located in Barra da Tijuca, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, came to that same conclusion. Companhia Athletica calls South America’s largest mall home and already boasts a 60,000 square foot facility, 2700 members, three swimming pools, a variety of classes and now, the HOIST Fitness KL line of products.
- Hard Candy Fitness Gyms - Dec 15, 2010
Pop singer Madonna has teamed up with her manager, Guy Oseary and New Evolution Ventures to open a chain of Hard Candy Fitness gyms in major cities around the world. The gym’s name and title of her 11th album, Hard Candy, is a combination of the phrases “Hard Body” and “Eye Candy”. The pop icon was present November 29th in Mexico City to cut the ribbon for her first facility and lead a dance exercise class for 20 lucky members.
- BE FIT Gym Sets Itself Apart - Nov 27, 2010
BE FIT Gym recently installed the complete line of HOIST ROC-IT and Commercial Freeweight (CF) products in their 1300 square meter, 1000 member facility in Viersen, Germany. The result? A ten percent increase in membership in just six weeks! Andre Hexel and Angela Nix, the gym’s owners, chose the entire line of ROC-IT Selectorized, Plate Loaded and Commercial Free weight products because its diversity reflects their clientele. BE FIT gym has all types of members.
- International Teamwork - Aug 26, 2010
Throughout the years we have seen HOIST Distributors working together to present the HOIST Brand to their customers. The teamwork between Lohas Fitness (South Korea) and WISEFIT (Japan) helped install HOIST ROC-IT and PTS equipment into ‘Healience Sunmaul’ a wellness and meditation getaway retreat. This village is located in a remote mountain region where business people stay to escape the city stresses of their daily lives. Due to the immense TV publicity and word of mouth, numerous guests from cities travel long distances to visit this place to experience their unique atmosphere.
- "WOW" at Gold's Gym in Milwaukee - Jun 23, 2010
In 2009, Lori and Jeremy Lowell, installed their first units of the HOIST’s ROC-IT line of strength training products to provide clients with an alternative to standard strength training machines. Today, almost the entire line of HOIST ROC-IT Strength Training machines are now installed in the new pre-sale office in downtown Milwaukee. According to Tim Ahner, General Manager Gold’s Gym Downtown Milwaukee, members are experiencing the “WOW” factor as they have never been “ROC’d” before on other conventional strength equipment.
- Install In Korea is a Success - Jun 09, 2010
The install at the RiverSide Hotel was a huge success! Famously known for their nightclub and its 24 years of history, the RiverSide Hotel is a landmark in Korea. Located next to the Han River in Seoul, the RiverSide Hotel is an ideal location for people to enjoy its beauty and lavish setting. Recently remodeled and opened this month, their prime focus was in the fitness area. The building has now been transformed into a new modern marvel. Who better to compliment their new transformation than HOIST Fitness product.
- ROC-it Line Featured in UFC Gym - Jan 28, 2010
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has taken its place as a top-tier event with millions of viewers around the world. Now anyone-- male or female, young or old-- can experience what itʼs like to train like a modern day gladiator. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and New Evolution Fitness Company (NEFC) have teamed to create the Ultimate Fitness Center Gym now open in Concord, California. The first facility to combine the world of MMA and fitness to create the ultimate fitness experience.
- Hoist Wipes Out Pearl City, Hawaii - Nov 11, 2009
24 Hour Fitness celebrates the grand opening of their newest Super Sport location in Pearl City, Hawaii. The 46,000 square foot club is the largest 24 Hour Fitness property in the Honolulu area since 2002. The grand opening was held on November 6th with an estimated 5,000 visitors. Festivities included a ribbon cutting ceremony with Carl Liebert, chief executive officer of 24 Hour Fitness, free fitness orientations with personal trainers and promotional giveaways to all members and visitors.
- University of California at Irvine Enhances Campus Recreation Center - Oct 07, 2009
Throughout California universities campus recreational sport facilities and programs play a vital role in the life of a UC student. To balance their stressful academic lives, UC campuses such as UC Irvine are now promoting a healthier lifestyle by offering access to a wide variety of campus recreation programs such as: intramural and club sports, classes and clinics, outdoor adventures and, most of all, fitness and wellness.
- Mfitness Completes 2 New ROC-IT Installs in Russia - Sep 02, 2009
MFitness closed the deal with 2 different install locations in Yekaterinburg, Russia. One of the install locations is the AdmiralSky Fitness Club complete with the ROC-IT plate loaded line, as well as the CF Dual Action Smith and CF benches. So far, members of AdmiralSky absolutely love the HOIST equipment, especially the ROC-IT line. What’s amazing to the trainers is that the members realize they are not just exercising with equipment but learning correct biomechanics while enjoying fluid exercise movements
- Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA Spices it Up with HOIST! - Sep 02, 2009
The YMCA, founded in London, England, in 1844, is one of the largest social service organizations in the world, responding to the diverse needs of over 45 million individuals and families worldwide. Currently there are 2,686 YMCA facilities across the United States severing thousands of U.S. communities, with membership numbers of 21 million children and adults. The YMCA reach and impact can be seen in the millions of lives they touch every year. YMCAs are committed to helping children, youth, families and individuals across the nation and the world.
- 24 Hour Fitness Expands to New York - Jul 29, 2009
24 Hour Fitness is the largest privately owned and operated fitness center chain in the world. They are currently expanding their locations to the Northeast area of the U.S, including New York. To help attract members to the new gym locations, 24 Hour Fitness teamed up with Derek Jeter from the New York Yankees. The baseball all-star joins an elite group of sport and fitness superstars that partnered with 24 Hour Fitness to create signature clubs, including Andre Agassi, Lance Armstrong, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Yao Ming, Shaquille O’Neal and Jackie Chan.
- HOIST ROC-IT Install at EWHA - May 28, 2009
Ewha Womans University was founded by Methodist Missionary, Mrs. Mary F. Scranton in May 31st, 1886. Located at the center of Ewha campus is a state-of-the-art, multi-functional and futuristic Ewha Campus Center. The ECC was intelligently designed to give an “above ground” feeling and to serve as an underground campus and a sky park, containing 3 upper levels for education and cultural facilities, 2 lower levels for parking and a 5 level basement.
- 24 Hour Fitness Installs Hoist Equipment in Vista - Apr 08, 2009
The HOIST® ROC-IT™ line keeps popping up in new locations everywhere! This location is in HOIST®’s own backyard. The newest gym to utilize the powerful line is the 24 Hour Fitness in Vista, California, which opened its doors on Saturday, March 28th. Packed with both ROC-IT™ Selectorized and Plate Loaded products, there’s plenty of opportunities for clients to feel the benefits of the line. One of the first to enjoy the RPL-5102 at this new location was Nasser El Sonbaty, famed professional bodybuilder.
- Hoist Install: 24 Hour Fitness- San Jose - Mar 25, 2009
Whoever said “bigger is better” must have visited the brand new 24 Hour Fitness in San Jose, California! At 80,000 square feet, this is the ultimate full-service gym, featuring all of the Super Sport amenities from group cycling to a functional training room. But possibly what’s generating the most buzz is the HOIST® ROC-IT™ line. Even though the gym just opened on February 6th, members and trainers are already talking about the amazing benefits of the ROC-IT™ line! This brand new gym offers members a full line of the ROC-IT™ Plate Loaded and Selectorized machines.
- Asiana Flight Attendants Stay in Shape with HOIST - Jan 07, 2009
In 1988, Asiana Airlines Inc. was established to provide domestic air transportation from Kangseo-Ku Seoul, Korea. Then in 1990, Asiana Airlines inaugurated their first international flight to Hong Kong. Over the past 20 years, Asiana Airlines has become the most famous airline in Korea. They are known to provide excellent customer satisfaction and a service that is based on customer’s expectations. As Asiana aims to be the best airline in the world, they also strive to have healthy and physically fit flight crews by providing a work out facility.
- 24 Hour Fitness Installs Hoist at Aurora, Colorado - Dec 31, 2008
Over the past 25 years, 24 Hour Fitness has built or opened more clubs in the United States than any other privately-owned fitness club chain. The company is widely credited with changing the industry landscape by introducing a variety of innovative equipment such as the HOIST® ROC-IT™ line, providing extended hours and month-to-month memberships.
- Lava Sport and Fitness - Oct 01, 2008
October has started out on a great note with a successful HOIST install for a San Diego fitness club, Lava Sport & Fitness (featuring the Boxing Club). Launched in 1998 with the concept of combining a boxer and kick boxer’s workout with a fun environment that appeals to all, Lava Sport & Fitness is an innovative fitness club that is a perfect fit for HOIST equipment. For over 4 years, HOIST has provided Lava Sport & Fitness with precision strength equipment to accommodate their widespread clientele.
- Testimonial from Results Health Club - Alton, United Kingdom - Jul 30, 2008
The first Results club opened in Bracknell (United Kingdom) in 1997 with the goal of maintaining a relaxed, friendly environment. There are now four Results Health Clubs throughout the UK. The Results Health Club located in Alton, Hampshire (UK), recently installed the ROC-IT™ line to allow their members to experience a fun, yet effective workout.
- HOIST Install at Frequency Intensity Training - Jul 30, 2008
Frequency Intensity Training also known as FIT, is a unique and privately owned gym located in Farmington, Utah, approximately 35 minutes north of Salt Lake City. FIT gym opened in October 2007 offering personalized training, 24 hour gym access to all members and newly installed HOIST® equipment!
- HOIST Installs at "The Mark" - Jun 11, 2008
The Mark is an impressive 33-story glass and metal tower located in East Village, downtown San Diego’s largest urban neighborhood. The $160 million luxury condo development was completed in June 2007 and is now the new highlight of the East Village skyline. The Mark’s urban residences include 233 condominiums, 11 town homes, 422 underground parking spaces and 8,000 square feet of retail space. Architecturally engaging and sophisticated, The Mark was designed with European cabinets, granite countertops, ceramic entries and top-floor penthouses.
- Fitzone For Women Makes a Difference With HOIST - Feb 01, 2008
As one of the top one hundred new franchises of 2006, Fit Zone For Women® is a female-only fitness and weight loss center providing great physical results and affordable membership packages. Designed with bright, appealing open spaces and mood enhancing color schemes, Fit Zone For Women® facilities are currently located throughout Colorado, Indiana, Michigan and Illinois.
- Install Success for Blue Fitness in New Zealand - Dec 19, 2007
Over the past year, Blue Fitness has generated more HOIST® equipment sales due to the positive feedback of the ROC-IT™ line. As one of the main fitness equipment distributors, Blue Fitness has experienced increased sales and installs to multiple club locations throughout New Zealand. Install locations include YMCA Otahuhu, YMCA Glen Innes, YMCA Tepid Baths, Club Physical Te Atau and the University of Auckland.
- ROC-IT Line Install Begins In World Class Nizhniy Novgorod - Oct 08, 2007
MFitness is excited to share the growing success of one of their customers, World Class. As the largest fitness-network in Russia and surrounding CIS countries, World Class provides fitness services in a luxury and premium market. The unique Russian fitness company maintains more than 25 clubs in 11 cities with approximately 60,000 members. World Class is known for their professional fitness instructors who train on a selection of equipment and develop group workout programs while catering to all members with elite customer service.
- California Fitness- Prepare to be ROC'ED - Sep 14, 2007
The HOIST® ROC-IT™ line is starting to roll out into California Fitness facilities across Asia. It can be seen at Jackie Chan Sport’s Club in Hong Kong and now at the new Yao Ming Sport’s Club at The Place in Beijing, China which opened in September. HOIST® currently has 2 installations in Hong Kong, 1 in Beijing, 1 in Malaysia, and 1 due in Shanghai in October. We are excited about these fitness superstar partnerships and look forward to maintaining a long-lasting relationship. HOIST® is excited about this rollout as we see this as just the beginning.
- Monthly Dealer Focus- Japan - Apr 10, 2007
Today’s Japanese Fitness Industry is now climbing out of its long depression. By opening more than 100 clubs a year, major fitness companies in Japan are highly motivated to participate in the fitness and health industry. One of the main suppliers of fitness equipment in Japan is WiseFit.
- Update: ROC-IT Install Creates Success - Mar 05, 2007
24 Hour Fitness – Fremont, California After the line was installed in the facility for only 2 weeks, management had to relocate the line to one location within the facility due to popular demand. Members kept requesting, “Where’s the equipment that moves?” This change goes against 24 Hour Fitness layout policy of having equipment located by muscle group. This product has received a high approval rating since its installation. • Seniors use the equipment because it’s easy on the joints and offers support throughout the exercise.