Then in 1994, during a personal Training Certification course I learned about a great resistance tool to use with your clients - Surgical Tubing, (Resistance Bands!) My Mind was cranking. So, in 1996 I invented a stackable, clipable bands design. Soon after, the first Bodylastics system was launched (1998). Admission: While I Launched Bodylastics as a great training tool for everyone else, I myself was still a Free Weights Guy.