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Programmed Massaging Chair


June 4, 2004

The Osim Millenium Chair will be available in Australia for the first time in July when Osim opens the first of many new retail outlets in this country, beginning with a Sydney location. Osim is the market leader in health lifestyle products in most Asian countries with more than 300 stores and plans a rapid expansion. The company's premium product is the Millenium Chair which embodies a sophisticated combination of air, roller and vibration systems to give the user a full body massage. A specially designed roller system moves in a wavelike motion along the users spine and back to effectively massage the muscles. The chair has three massage programs built in which combine rolling, pointing, kneading and tapping functions. We tried the chair in Singapore earlier this year and can vouch for its effectiveness. Not cheap at an anticipated AUS$5888, but robust and at $60 an hour for a masseur, should pay for itself in no time. For more info, see www.osim.biz

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Mike Hanlon Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks. All articles by Mike Hanlon
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