Sport Chalet Reveals Consumers Still Plan To Set Fitness And Weight Loss Resolutions

   Sport Chalet Reveals Consumers Still Plan To Set Fitness And Weight Loss

Retailer Offers Five Training Accessories that Encourage Escaping the Routine
in the New Year

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Year presents an opportunity
to revisit goals and define resolutions with a clean slate; and according to a
recent survey conducted by specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet that
polled more than 5,000 consumers, 42 percent of respondents still plan to set
a fitness and/or a weight loss goal for their New Year's resolutions.


To help consumers achieve success all year long, the Experts at Sport Chalet
are encouraging people to be active and try something new. Whether sparring in
the garage, hiking up a local trail, meditating in yoga, or finding one's soul
in spin class, Sport Chalet provides five essential training accessories that
will help keep consumers moving in 2014.

"The holidays are a great reminder of what's important—family, friends and our
health," said Tom Connell, Senior Athletic Buyer at Sport Chalet. "In order to
stay healthy (or get healthy) you have to be active, which doesn't mean
sticking to a gym-only routine. Something as subtle as trying a new sport not
only breeds a sense of accomplishment, but also allows you to push your body
to new limits."

Below, Connell provides five tips for training your body to revert the New
Year weight loss resolutions into an active lifestyle that's rewarding and

1.Boxing isn't just for middle or heavy weight champions. The Century
    5-Piece 100# Heavy Bag Combo comes with everything you need, including a
    heavy bag, speed bag, gloves and a speed rope to get a great full-body
    workout or release some steam.
2.Whether hiking through a trail or WOD training, the GoFit 40lb Weighted
    Vest will add resistance to any activity and is adjustable in weight with
    its easy to remove weight packets.
3.Can't sit still? The GoFit Pro Stability Ball is a great way to keep
    muscles active in the comfort of home. The ball also includes a few
    diagrams for ease of use.
4.If working out with a group is more appealing, spin into the New Year with
    the Giro Sante Road Cycling Shoe. In addition to being stylish and
    comfortable, these cycling shoes are also compatible with a variety of
5.For those of us who need a time out, try a yoga class that encourages
    meditation. The Black Yoga Mat Pro by Manduka has a non-slip fabric finish
    that makes for a comfortable and safe practice.

To help ensure your resolutions are on track, Connell also recommends using
the Fitbit Flex, an easy-to-use wireless wristband interface that syncs with
your favorite devices to monitor your exercise or weight loss goals, calorie
count, sleep cycles and help maximize your fitness potential.

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About Sport Chalet
Sport Chalet (Nasdaq: SPCHA, SPCHB) is a premier, full service specialty
sporting goods retailer featuring the industry's top sports brands in apparel,
footwear, and sports equipment. Founded in 1959 by Norbert Olberz, the company
has 52 stores in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah; an online store at; a Team Sales division; and offers more than 50 specialty
services for the sports enthusiast, including online same day delivery,
climbing, backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering, avalanche education, and
mountain trekking instruction, car rack installation, snowboard and ski rental
and repair, Scuba training and certification, Scuba boat charters, team sales,
gait analysis, baseball/softball glove steaming and lacing, racquet stringing,
and bicycle tune-up and repair at its store locations. For more information,
visit Sport Chalet at

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