The Resistance Chair® Earns the Shape You 2009 Great Gear of the Year Award

Industry Professionals Select Top Health and Fitness Products of the Year

San Diego, CA, November 21, 2009 --( VQ ActionCare, creator of mature adult fitness and lifestyle equipment, is proud to announce that its benchmark product, the Resistance Chair®, is the winner of’s Great Gear of the Year award. The Resistance Chair® is a complete at-home fitness and rehabilitation system specifically created for the senior adult to improve strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. Designed to offer a wide range of exercises from a safe, seated position, the Resistance Chair® helps keep senior adults active and healthy, or accelerate post-op rehabilitation process.

“We are thrilled to receive recognition by as a Great Gear of the Year award winner,” said Andrew Siminoff, media director, VQ ActionCare. “Our target customer is over the age of 45 and uses the Resistance Chair® as a vital tool to help maintain a high quality of life with increased mobility and better overall health. This is the most complete unit on the market that targets the mature adult demographic to meet their fitness needs.”

Each year,, the powerful and innovative health and fitness Website, invites judges to test, review and rate health and fitness products. The judging team is comprised of trainers, coaches, competitors, nutritionists, health care practitioners, industry writers, gym owners, and health and fitness retailers. The huge selection of health and fitness products out in the marketplace gave the idea to establish the GearAwards™.

"We want people to easily find the best of the best that's out there," said a company spokesperson. "And if it has a GearAward™ seal on it, then consumers can be confident that has done extensive testing to validate the product."

For more information about the Resistance Chair®, visit or call (877) 368-6800. For more information on the GearAwards™, visit

About VQ ActionCare:
Founded in 2004, VQ ActionCare is dedicated to helping mature adults stay active and mobile through high quality products that enable mature adults to get the physical activity they need in order to maintain strength and agility. After two years of research and development, the Resistance Chair® at-home exercise system was born, specifically designed to keep mature adults active so they can enjoy their daily activities by improving strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. The VQ ActionCare line of home fitness equipment includes the Resistance Chair®, exercycle bikes, shoulder stretching attachments, and instructional DVDs that allow individuals to stay in a safe, seated position for most of the exercises, and employ low-impact resistance bands that are gentle on joints. For more information, visit or call (877) 368-6800.

VQ ActionCare, LLC
Caroline Callaway
(760) 918-0792