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  • Why You Need an Aqua-Aerobics Sound System
    May 9, 2019 AV Now Team

    Why You Need an Aqua-Aerobics Sound System

    Aqua-Aerobics classes are very popular for a few good reasons: they make for a great workout, are safe for elderly people and pregnant women, and are easy on the joints, to name a few. Because they are so popular, most gyms make a point to offer aqua-aerobics classes for their members. What most gyms fail to do, however, is get the necessary sound equipment to hold fun and effective aqua-aerobics classes. Over time, their improper gear often fails them, resulting in common problems that could have been prevented if they had the right equipment. Here’s a list of exactly why you’ll want an aqua-aerobics sound system for all of your water-based group ex classes.
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  • Wireless Microphone Systems for Fitness: Types and Tips
    May 8, 2019 AV Now Team

    Wireless Microphone Systems for Fitness: Types and Tips

    Anybody who has directed or participated in a group fitness class knows just how important it is to be able to clearly hear the instructor’s directions.  Group instructors are in charge of their class and have spent time developing the workout. Without their instruction and motivation, the class loses its structure and momentum. If you’ve ever been in a group ex class where the music is pumping, people around you are exercising intensely, you’re in the zone- and the instructor’s microphone suddenly stops working! You understand how frustrating the interruption can be.
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  • Bluetooth Vs AUX Cables - Which one is better?
    May 8, 2019 AV Now Team

    Bluetooth Vs AUX Cables - Which one is better?

    Why is AV Now recommending Bluetooth over Aux cables for Fitness sound systems? Today's devices offer Bluetooth connectivity to wirelessly stream your music. Let’s take a look at both ways of connecting your device.
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  • Group Ex Headset Microphone Care Tips (AKA Sweat Kills!)
    May 8, 2019 AV Now Team

    Group Ex Headset Microphone Care Tips (AKA Sweat Kills!)

    Prolong the life of your fitness headset mic and avoid "the crackles" by keeping both the headset connector plug and the body pack transmitter connector jack clean and protected. Sweat is a natural part of exercise and letting it remain in your connectors causes corrosion that will eventually to crackling, then connection failure. Proper storage of your headset mic and transmitter will also extend its “life before service is needed” timeframe.
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  • I Just Need New Speakers...
    May 8, 2019 AV Now Team

    I Just Need New Speakers...

    Here at AV Now Fitness Sound, we get a lot of calls asking us for just speakers to hook up to an existing group exercise sound system.  Great!  We love outfitting your studios with the latest audio gear.  That said, we always like to try to make sure your stereo system is up to a certain standard of excellence.
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  • Why Use A Mic Belt?
    May 8, 2019 AV Now Team

    Why Use A Mic Belt?

    We see a whole lot of sweat-damaged, nasty audio equipment, and we know that it doesn't always have to be that way.A very simple and helpful solution to keep your wireless microphone equipment healthy is a mic belt.
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  • Feedback. What It Is, What It Isn't
    May 8, 2019 AV Now Team

    Feedback. What It Is, What It Isn't

    We get a lot of calls from fitness instructors and group exercise directors complaining about feedback on their wireless mic systems. No problem, we love getting the calls, but we find that there is a lot of confusion about what feedback means in a sound system.
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