Global Market for Physical Fitness Equipment to Exceed US$11.96 Billion by 2010, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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One of most noticeable trends of the new millennium is the idea of fitness transcending all boundaries, be it geographic, age, gender, or even economic! World market for physical fitness equipment is projected to exceed US$11.96 billion by 2010. The growth of global fitness equipment market is driven by strong demand across the European countries and increasing focus on fitness and healthy lifestyles by more affluent consumers in Asia-pacific, and Latin America.

Physical Fitness Equipment: A Global Strategic Business Report

Most regions across the globe are witnessing an increase in the number of fitness and health clubs. As the number of health and fitness clubs increases, the demand for fitness equipment also goes up. Even if the number of clubs stabilizes at the current level, the sheer membership numbers, which at the moment are on the rise, could trigger demand for additional fitness equipment.

United States represents the single largest regional market for physical fitness equipment, with sales estimated at US$5 billion in 2007. Registering a compounded annual growth rate of 5.5%, Asia-pacific is projected to emerge as the fastest growing regional market over the period 2000-2010. Physical Fitness Equipment market in Europe is projected to reach US$3.4 billion by 2010.

Worldwide treadmills market is estimated at US$ 2.43 billion in 2007. Elliptical trainers represent the fastest growing product segment in the global physical fitness equipment market. In the United States, elliptical trainers market is estimated at US$967 million for 2007.

Key players listed in the report include BodySolid, Cybex International, Inc., Heinz Kettler Group, ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., Johnson Health Tech, Keys Fitness Products L.P, Life Fitness, Magnum Fitness Systems, Paramount Fitness Corp., PowerSport International, Precor Inc., Reebok International, Star Trac, Technogym, Nautilus, Inc., and Tunturi OY Ltd.

"Physical Fitness Equipment: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., analyzes the global market with hard-to-find data and analytics for key regional markets such as the United States, Europe and others, alongside up and coming markets such as Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The report provides a comprehensive review of market trends and issues, drivers, business profile, players, competitive landscape, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, alliances, product launches and other strategic industry activities. Analytical estimates and projections are presented in terms of annual sales in US$ over the years 2000 through 2015.

Product groups/segments independently analyzed in the report include Treadmills, Resistance Equipment (Free Weights, Home Gyms/Multi-Stations), Elliptical Trainers, Aerobic Riders, Cross Country Ski Machines, Stationary Exercise Bicycles, Exercise Bikes (Upright Stationary, Group Exercise, Recumbent Stationary), Benches, Ab Crunchers/Abdominal Machines, Step Machines/Stair Climbers, Stretching Machines, Rowing Machines, Toning Machines and Massagers    .

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