Eric The Trainer Flexes His Style with the Police Dominator


by Steven Jay

Police WatchesEric The Trainer is a one of the most sought after personal fitness trainers in the USA. With over ten years of experience in Total Body Transformation, his unique holistic approach to fitness incorporates gender specific exercise, diet and eastern philosophy to achieve superior results.

Eric Fleishman began his career in New York City in 1991 working as a personal trainer and becoming certified in both ACE and TSI. He began to develop custom workout regimens designed to address the unique needs of both men and women, efforts that would eventually become his trademark Sleeping Giant and Sleeping Beauty programs, respectively. During this time he also pinpointed the science of physical change through three major components: diet, exercise, and sleep.

Eric the Trainer Wearing His Police Dominator Watch
Eric the Trainer Wearing His Police Dominator Watch

In 1996, Eric The Trainer moved to Los Angeles with one goal in mind, to seek out and learn from the greatest bodybuilders of all time. He started out by locating former “Vince’s Gym” trainers who had helped Arnold Schwarzenegger shape his legendary physique. He then continued his studying with the likes of Nick Kane, Frank Zane, “Mr. Olympia,” and Don Howorth, the “Duke of Delts,” whose massive shoulders helped him win the Mr. America title in 1967. Eric’s drive to be the best personal trainer on the planet became legendary and demand for his exclusive training techniques began to skyrocket.

Now, some 20 years later, his methods have been utilized by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, both on and off camera. Eric Fleishman’s client list includes some of the most well known celebrity names in film, television and music. They often come to him seeking his transformational techniques to ready them for new character roles, tours and, of course, the “Red Carpet.” He has been an instrumental part of some of the highest profile weight loss stories of the past decade including; The Fat Man Walking, Ethan Suplee and Kirstie Alley.

In addition to his celebrity clientele. Eric is also extremely involved in “community training,” supporting multiple programs and foundations such as the LAPD, CHP, SWAT and the Los Angeles Sherriff’s Academy. He is also the founder of the ETT Festival of Strength, an annual event held at Venice Beach to promote healthy living.

On top of his training, Eric Fleishman also has a successful fitness consulting business and is a regular contributor to BodyBuilding.com, as well as many fitness magazines such as Muscle and Fitness and Inside Kung Fu.

Police Dominator PL-12899XSB-02
Police Dominator PL-12899XSB-02
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Always wanting to look his best Eric appreciates great products to accessorize with. A big fan of “statement” watches, Eric The Trainer’s favorite timepiece is the massive Police Dominator with dual time zones in all black. Eric on his Police Dominator, “There’s only one timepiece that’s big enough and stylish enough to embody my style — Police!”

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Gevril GroupGevril Group, directed by company founder and long-time creative force in the watch business Samuel Friedmann, is the exclusive US representative for 30+ select European watch brands, distributing and servicing luxury, fashion and sporty timepieces at a wide range of price points. Additionally, Group Gevril operates a full-service watch repair department staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Gevril Group by email or by calling 845-425-9882.

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The Wanted Wear Police

The Wanted


by John Sealander  

Wear the Police Watches that Pop Sensations The Wanted Wanted Most

Police WatchesWhen the popular British/Irish boy band The Wanted performed at England’s 2012 T4 On The Beach music festival recently, they were seen wearing blue Police sunglasses and sporting Police timepieces on their wrists. If anyone needed a reminder that the Police brand has become a sensation with today’s youth, this was it.

The Wanted have become an international sensation after their debut single, All Time Low, reached number one on the British charts in July 2010. Their second number one hit came in May of 2011 when the band released Glad You Came. This happy, upbeat anthem was even covered on the popular television series Glee.

With an astonishing 30 million YouTube views and sales of almost half a million copies of their debut album, The Wanted have definitely taken the music world by storm. Now, they’re getting ready to take the watch world by storm, as well. When the boys were seen wearing Police timepieces during recent concert performances, their fans were the first to take notice.

Jay McGuinnes Wearing Police Vantage X Nathan Sykes Wearing Police Cyber
Jay McGuinnes of The Wanted Wearing Police Vantage X Watch Nathan Sykes of The Wanted Wearing Police Cyber Watch
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Jay McGuiness proudly wears the Police Vantage-X. This contemporary 36 mm x 49 mm three-hand design redefines classic good looks for a whole new generation of watch aficionados. This oversize, fashion-forward style timepiece is definitely not your fathers dress watch. The unisex Vantage-X is available with color coordinated silicon straps and a matching dial in a variety of this year’s hottest colors.

Nathan Sykes wears the high tech Police Cyber watch. This stunning 46 mm design features an all-digital display with the ability to track 25 different time zones, while providing three independent alarms and complete chronograph functionality. The Cyber isn’t just a geeks dream; it’s also a fashion sensation for both men and women. Available in this season’s hottest fashion colors, the Cyber features an oversize stainless steel case with four crowns for accessing the watch’s many functions. The comfortable silicon strap is color coordinated with the chapter ring for an unforgettable appearance.

Jay McGuinnes’s Police Vantage-X Watch Nathan Sykes’s Police Cyber Watch
Jay McGuinnes's Police Vantage-X Watch PL13077 MPBB-13 Nathan Sykes's Police Cyber Watch PL.12898JS-02A
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In less than 30 years, the Police brand has proved again and again that it understands young people. It’s no surprise that Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes are wearing these trendy timepieces onstage. The Wanted understand what an entire generation has already discovered: Police watches don’t conform to fashion trends; they allow you to set them. If you’d like a watch like The Wanted currently wear, contact an authorized Police dealer immediately and put a Vantage-X or Cyber timepiece on your own wrist.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group, directed by company founder and long-time creative force in the watch business Samuel Friedmann, is the exclusive US representative for 30+ select European watch brands, distributing and servicing luxury, fashion and sporty timepieces at a wide range of price points. Additionally, Group Gevril operates a full-service watch repair department staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Gevril Group by email or by calling 845-425-9882.

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I Was Converted to a Watch Collector by Tim Temple and ShopHQ

by Michael Seitz

Tim TempleLate one night about ten years ago, I accidentally stumbled upon a fascinating television program about watches, hosted by Tim Temple on ShopHQ. This shopping program was different from all I had ever before watched on other shopping channels. In particular, this program not only carried out its mission of selling watches to the consumer, it also inculcated viewers with a basic knowledge of horology.

I found myself taking off the watch I was wearing and looking to see if it was constructed out of surgical grade stainless steel, if it had a screw down caseback, or if it was a pop off… And were the markers on the dial hand-applied and raised or simply decals? I purchased two new timepieces for myself and one for my wife, that very night. That ShopHQ show was the first of many Tim Temple shows I came to watch.

Since 1994, Tim has had what he refers to as “several tours of duty” at ShopHQ. Tim enjoys presenting watches, in particular those for which he has a genuine passion. As ShopHQ resident watch expert, he has been instrumental in introducing quite a few of the over 70 watch brands that the shopping channel carries.

While at another network, Tim Temple and Gevril Group’s Samuel Friedmann introduced first generation Gevril automatic timepieces and GV2 watches to television watching consumers.

Following the successful launch of the Haurex watch brand on ShopHQ in September, Tim lets fellow ShopHQ host Daniel Green take the reins of a another Gevril Group watch brand debut with the highly anticipated premier of the über cool POLICE line this Thursday, December 1, at 11pm EST (10pm CST). I’m all set to purchase the POLICE Raptor for my personal collection during the POLICE watch event.

Police Mens PL.13092JS/04 Raptor Collection Chronograph Watch


For a decade, I have had the tremendous pleasure of being able to converse with Tim Temple and to deepen my understanding for and love of horology. Tim has taught me to admire the beauty of an automatic watch movement and all the labor that goes into in, while still appreciating the accuracy and precision of a fine quartz movement. Thanks to Tim and the rest of the stellar watch team at ShopHQ, I have a fantastic watch collection, a passion for horology and now, a budding career in the watch industry.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group, directed by company founder and long-time creative force in the watch business, Samuel Friedmann, is the exclusive US agent for well over 30 select European watch brands — distributing and servicing luxury, fashion and sporty timepieces at a wide range of price points.

Additionally, Gevril Group maintains a full-service watch repair department staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact us by email or at 845-425-9882.

POLICE Watches Make “Arresting” ShopHQ TV Debut December 1

by Bill Shuster  

POLICE WatchesPOLICE watches, the internationally-known, masculine fashion timepieces, make their U.S. TV debut December 1 on ShopHQ, a leading shop-at-home TV channel. The stylishly-unique brand, designed for those secure in their individuality, stars in a one-hour special at 11pm EST (10pm CST), hosted by ShopHQ personality and long-time watch aficionado Daniel James Green. Joining Daniel will be Ralph Kutting, Creative Director at POLICE, who is flying in from Switzerland specifically for this TV and online streaming video event.

POLICE Watches Fall-Winter 2011-2012

The show debuts cool new Fall-Winter 2011-2012 collections, affordably priced from $135 to $450. Among those spotlighted will be collections with gritty, urban sophistication, as well as the Dominator, a bold dual-time watch with large side-by-side dials, one of the most popular POLICE timepieces.


Although well-known in Europe — and a favorite with sports and film celebrities like David Beckham, Antonio Banderas, and George Clooney — the fashion-forward POLICE brand is still somewhat less known in America. The ShopHQ event is part of a major effort by Gevril Group to raise POLICE’s profile in the U.S. market and acquaint consumers with its quality and unique, rugged sophistication.

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Gevril Group US Agent for POLICE Watches

Gevril GroupGevril Group is the sole US agent for POLICE Watches. Contact Ruth Dombroff, POLICE Brand Manager, by email or at 845-425-9882.

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New POLICE Watches Fall 2011 Video

POLICE… The Brand To Watch Out For… Fall 2011

POLICE WatchesThe POLICE brand appeals to people with a strong sense of their own individuality. Part of the popularity of POLICE watches has always been the fantastic selection of styles that are available. Each POLICE watch makes a big statement. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for urban on-the-go sophistication or gritty street punk. No matter what you’re looking for, it is very likely there is a POLICE watch that will appeal to you own personal aesthetic.

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POLICE WatchesPOLICE watches are bold, passionate, natural, and inspired by the “on the road” way of life. POLICE is for the young in age or lifestyle, brazen, rebellious and unconventional. POLICE watches and jewelry have a street-style design that have become a world-wide phenomenon and social icon. Come join the world of POLICE.

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