Bowflex® SelectTech® Dumbbells Earn ISPO Product of the Year Award

ISPO Award 2017_ST560

International award acknowledges Nautilus, Inc. for world’s first smart dumbbells

Vancouver, Wash., February 8, 2017 – Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS), a leader in innovative fitness

equipment, has received the prestigious ISPO Award for the Bowflex® SelectTech® 560

dumbbells. Recognized for their innovation and cutting-edge design, the groundbreaking

Bowflex SelectTech 560 dumbbells received the highest honor with a Product of the Year Award

in the Health & Fitness category.


The Bowflex SelectTech 560 dumbbells stood out among more than 500 submissions, capturing

the ISPO Award jury’s attention for the product’s innovation, functionality and ergonomics. An

esteemed international design award, the ISPO Award recognizes outstanding sporting goods



“Our goal with the Bowflex SelectTech 560 dumbbells was to revolutionize a product our

customers already trusted by incorporating advanced technology to further meet their strength

training needs. By doing so, we were able to successfully bring the world’s first set of smart

dumbbells to market,” said Rob Murdock, Senior Vice President, Innovation at Nautilus, Inc.

“This ISPO Product of the Year honor award proves that we’re committed to designing world-

class products that deliver results and motivate our customers to live healthy lives.”

The Bowflex SelectTech 560 dumbbells are the world’s first-ever smart dumbbells, offering a

fully interactive experience to work out harder and smarter. Complete with an integrated and

proprietary 3DT™ sensor, the Bowflex SelectTech 560 dumbbells are the only home strength

product with built-in brains to guide users through exercises while tracking reps, sets, calories

burned, and providing feedback on form. The free 3DT app comes preloaded with 70 step-by-

step workout videos where users can also track workouts and set goals. Once the app has been

downloaded, users can sync the 3DT app with Apple® HealthKit, Google Fit, MyFitnessPal®, UA

Record™ and many other popular fitness tracking apps.


For more information on the Bowflex® SelectTech® 560 dumbbells, visit:

This is the fourth international design award the Bowflex SelectTech 560 dumbbells have

received. Previous awards include the Red Dot: Best of the Best Design Award, Good Design

Award and International Design Award.


About Nautilus, Inc.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Wash., Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS) is a global fitness solutions

company that believes everyone deserves a fit and healthy life. With a brand portfolio including

Bowflex®, Nautilus®, Octane Fitness®, Schwinn® and Universal®, Nautilus, Inc. develops

innovative products to support healthy living through direct and retail channels as well as in

commercial channels with Octane Fitness® products.


About ISPO Award and ISPO Munich

In conjunction with the annual ISPO Munich trade show, the most exceptional sporting goods

products are honored with the ISPO Award. A jury consisting of independent sports business

professionals evaluates several hundred entries before granting its quality seal on those which

meet its rigorous criteria for outstanding products. The ISPO Munich trade show brings

together more than 2,600 international exhibitors who present their latest products from the

outdoor, ski, action, performance sports, textrends, health and fitness, and sourcing industries

to over 81,000 visitors from more than 109 countries. For over 45 years, global leader ISPO has

provided a comprehensive overview of the entire range of sporting goods, athletic footwear

and fashions, as well as the latest trends from these segments.