AFG Receives Top Gear of the Year Award for 5.0AT Treadmill

COTTAGE GROVE, Wis. – December 29, 2010 – Advanced Fitness Group (AFG), a specialty fitness brand by Johnson Health Tech, Inc. Recently received’s “Top Gear of the Year” award in the residential treadmill category for the 5.0AT Treadmill.

Beautifully designed with smarter, more motivating features and controls, the 5.0AT offers a 3.0 CHP commercial-grade drive motor for a smooth and quiet performance, in addition to premium entertainment options, including an iPod® dock, intuitive console controls and premium Pioneer® speakers. The wireless heart rate receiver and exclusive ProFILE™ performance tracking technology allows two users to monitor a variety of workout statistics.

Awarded to the best sports, health and fitness products on the market, the Gear Awards recognize the best in both residential and commercial gym equipment. JHT previously won three Top Gear of the Year awards for its traditional and suspension elliptical trainers under the Vision Fitness® brand.

“Before we even conceptualized a single product in the AFG line, we talked to consumers to find a better, smarter way to build a treadmill,” said Gary Peak, executive vice president of sales for AFG. “The 5.0AT is the right mix of performance, value and entertainment for a more enhanced and motivating workout experience. This award speaks to the quality and innovation we put into every piece of AFG equipment, and we’re honored to receive such recognition.”

The 5.0AT Treadmill is available at specialty fitness retailers nationwide, priced at $2,499. For more information, visit

About AFG

AFG is a subsidiary of Johnson Health Tech, Inc., the third-largest fitness equipment manufacturer in the world. AFG products are sold exclusively at specialty fitness retailers in the United States and Canada. AFG offers a wide variety of smart, value-added fitness equipment, including treadmills, elliptical trainers, exercise bikes and functional strength training equipment.

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