Fitness professionals across the country recently chose Knoxville-based Power Systems, Inc., for the prestigious Nova7 Best Supplier Award in Fitness Management magazines fourth annual readers choice awards competition.


Power Systems was voted Best Free Weights and Specialized Equipment Supplier for 2007 in the contest that ran from July 2006 to June 2007. This is the second year that Power Systems has won a Nova7 Supplier Award. In 2004, the company received the Best Specialized Equipment Supplier award.


"The first time it was special, the second time even better," said Power Systems CEO Bruno Pauletto.


Best Supplier Awards recognize excellence in seven categories as determined by fitness professionals and readers of Fitness Management. Competing in the category for Best Specialized Equipment Supplier are companies that produce and/or distribute products such as stability balls, resistance tubing and dumbbells as well as Pilates, yoga and physical therapy equipment. The other categories in this annual competition are Cardio Equipment, Strength Equipment, Computerized Technology, Flooring/Surfacing, Entertainment and Accessories and Best Product of the Year.


The November issue of Fitness Management will feature the complete list of Nova7 Award winners. The magazine staff will present the awards at the Athletic Business Conference and Expo in Orlando in late November.


Founded in 1986 by then University of Tennessee head strength coach Bruno Pauletto and his wife Julie, Power Systems has grown into the industrys choice for quality fitness and sports conditioning equipment and programming. Supported by three separate direct mail catalogs and a user friendly Web site,, Power Systems supplies the tools professionals need to build healthy clients, winning athletes, and successful fitness programs. Power Systems is the exclusive US distributor of Resist-A-Ball® stability ball products and programs and manages all Resist-A-Ball® workshops, Additionally, Power Systems attends dozens of industry trade shows annually, has an in-house education department that regularly presents training workshops at conferences, and offers a new series of national training workshops for athletic and personal trainers called Total Training Seminars, Power Systems will move into a new corporate headquarters in November 2007.


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