Aviation, fitness sales drive Garmin profit; shares jump
This year, p90X3 workouts Sweaty Saturday’s proceeds will be donated to the Partnership for a Healthier America, an organization focused on solving childhood obesity. As compared to 2012, the studio participation for Sweaty Saturday has doubled — with over 40 studio partners. As a kick-off to and preview of Sweaty Saturday, there will be an exclusive sneak-peek “one-of-a-kind master mashup class” on Thursday, February 20th, 9:00am at Sweaty Betty. An extremely unique master class has been organized and will feature some of the city’s top studios and celebrity instructions including: Sadie Kurzban (305 Fitness), Khori Petinaud (Flybarre), Erica Giovinazzo (BRICK CrossFit), Daury Dross (The Fhitting Room) and Lauren Imparato (I.Am.You.).
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Fitness tracker Basis said to be shopping itself to Apple, Google
Related stories Apple patents headphones that can monitor your vital stats The company’s $199 wrist-worn tracker — while roughly $75 to $100 more than competitors like the Fitbit Flex and Nike FuelBand — stands out in the crowded and hotly contested space. It contains a consistent heart-rate monitor built into the back of the band, a workout intensity monitor that tracks perspiration, and a skin temperature reader that helps flesh out data on how hard you exert yourself throughout the day. That’s all on top of the standard sleep and step-tracking functionality built into the watch-like device. Such an acquisition would give a significant boost to Apple, which is said to have fitness product ambitions. The company recently posted — and deleted — a job posting for a ” User Studies Exercise Physiologist .” According to the ad, Apple seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about cardiovascular fitness and can put that knowledge toward product design.
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Sales from the personal navigation devices unit fell 12 percent to $382.5 million in the fourth quarter, while sales http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm from all other units combined rose 14 percent to account for nearly half of the company’s total sales of $759.7 million. Much of that was driven by strong sales in the company’s aviation and fitness businesses. Aviation unit sales jumped 25 percent to $87.4 million in the quarter. The unit makes audio panels and collision avoidance systems for aircraft makers such as Textron Inc’s Cessna and Bombardier Inc’s LearJet.
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