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Planet Fitness Names Colleen Keating Chief Executive Officer
Posted: April 16, 2024 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) (the "Company"), announces that it has appointed Colleen Keating as the Company's Chief Executive Officer, effective June 10, 2024. At that time, Craig Benson will resign as Interim CEO but will continue to serve as a member of the Company's Board of Directors. Read More...

New York City’s Largest Indoor Pickleball Destination Opens in The Penn District as Life Time Expansion Continues
Posted: April 15, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyNEW YORK, N.Y. - As New Yorkers' passion for pickleball and all things wellness continues to grow, Life Time (NYSE: LTH) is bringing an entirely new experience to office workers, commuters and neighborhood residents in the heart of The Penn District with the opening of Life Time PENN 1. Read More...

Snap Fitness scoops silver at prestigious TITAN Business Awards
Posted: April 12, 2024 in Chains

Snap FitnessCHANHASSEN, MN - Snap Fitness, a global fitness powerhouse with more than 1,000 franchises and one million members, has won silver at the coveted TITAN Business Awards in the Products and Services category. The TITAN Business Awards celebrate business excellence globally, acknowledging organizations that continually push the boundaries of excellence. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Erie, Pennsylvania
Posted: April 11, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseERIE, PA - Crunch Franchise announces the grand opening of Crunch Erie, a 45,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness facility in Erie, Pennsylvania. Crunch Erie will be located at the former Tops Friendly Market, creating a new offering for Erie residents. Read More...

Fitness Connection Expands Reach with the Grand Opening of Newest Gym in Morrow, Georgia
Posted: April 11, 2024 in Chains

Fitness ConnectionMORROW, GA - Fitness Connection announces the grand opening of its 47th gym nationwide and second club in Georgia, a testament to its commitment to providing top-tier fitness experiences nationwide. The new Morrow gym promises to be the ultimate fitness destination, living up to its motto, "Your GYM Come True." Read More...

Equinox Partners with Function Health to Bring Comprehensive Lab Testing to the Forefront of High-Performance Living
Posted: April 11, 2024 in Chains

EquinoxNEW YORK, N.Y. - Equinox, an authority in high-performance luxury living, announces an exclusive, groundbreaking partnership with Function Health, the first health platform that includes over 100 comprehensive lab tests for understanding the entire body. Together, they are introducing a paradigm shift in approaching health optimization that integrates visible physical achievements with crucial, yet often overlooked internal health markers. Read More...

Wexer and Corporate Fitness Works Unite For Corporate Wellness
Posted: April 10, 2024 in Chains, Suppliers

Wexer and CFWU.K. - Wexer, a leading provider of wellness content solutions, announces its partnership with Corporate Fitness Works, a leading expert in customized corporate fitness programs. This partnership marks a significant milestone in the realm of employee wellbeing, combining Wexer’s cutting-edge virtual fitness technology with Corporate Fitness Works’ tailored fitness initiatives. Read More...

Genesis Health Clubs Acquires The Sandbox Locations in Derby and Kansas City
Posted: April 9, 2024 in Chains

Genesis Health ClubsDERBY, KS - Genesis Health Clubs announces the acquisition of both locations of The Sandbox, effective immediately. The Sandbox locations in Derby, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri feature acres of volleyball, pickleball and corn hole, as well as full-service restaurants and bars to complement the sports action. Read More...

ABC Fitness Chosen by Fitness World to be Strategic Partner for Cutting-Edge Member Management Solutions
Posted: April 9, 2024 in Chains, Suppliers

ABC FitnessLITTLE ROCK, AR - ABC Fitness, a leading tech provider for fitness businesses everywhere, and Fitness World, a leading fitness organization committed to promoting health and wellness in western Canada, have partnered to elevate Fitness World's operational efficiency, member personalization and club management, ensuring an unparalleled experience for its members. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Hagerstown, Maryland
Posted: April 8, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseHAGERSTOWN, MD - Crunch Franchise announces the grand opening of Crunch Hagerstown, a 32,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness facility in Hagerstown, Maryland. Owner Chad Smith is a fitness industry veteran with almost 20 years working in the space. He has developed and opened 10 new Crunch franchises, and currently has ownership equity in 47 Crunch clubs. Read More...

Life Time Opens its First Ground-Up Pickleball Destination Featuring Eight Indoor and Seven Outdoor Courts
Posted: April 8, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time (NYSE: LTH) is celebrating National Pickleball Month with the opening of its first dedicated, ground-up pickleball development. Life Time Chanhassen Pickleball is located adjacent to the Life Time Chanhassen, Minnesota athletic country club and the company's headquarters. Spanning a total of nearly 46,000 square feet, the club features eight indoor and seven outdoor courts with accompanying viewing areas, a bar and lounge, dressing rooms, retail and more. Read More...

TruFit Embarks on a New Era of Growth with Key Executive Appointments
Posted: April 2, 2024 in Chains

TruFit Athletic ClubsSAN ANTONIO, TX - TruFit, a leading innovator in the health and fitness industry, announces the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of two new vice presidents who joined at the close of 2023, reinforcing its commitment to growth and industry leadership. Chip Pelaskey joined as the Vice President of Sales, and Brea Ballard stepped into the Vice President of Marketing role. Read More...

Exos’ Four-Day Workweek Pilot Reveals a Winning Formula for Achieving Business Success Without Sacrificing Employee Well-being
Posted: April 2, 2024 in Chains

exosPHOENIX, AZ - Exos, an industry-leading performance coaching company that is helping organizations reimagine the future of work, releases the results of their four-day workweek pilot. Collected in partnership with the Wharton School of Business’ Adam Grant and doctoral candidate Marissa Shandell, the data reveal that pro-recovery practices can support employee well-being and sustain workplace effectiveness. Read More...

Orangetheory Fitness and Self Esteem Brands Complete Merger, Creating the World’s Largest Footprint in Health, Fitness and Wellness Services
Posted: April 2, 2024 in Chains

Orangetheory FitnessBOCA RATON, FL and WOODBURY, MN - In a landmark move for the global health, fitness and wellness industry, Orangetheory Fitness, a leader in heart rate-based interval training, and Self Esteem Brands, a leading portfolio of purpose-driven health and personal care brands, have officially closed a merger of equals, creating the world's largest portfolio of powerhouse brands poised to capture greater market share in the $5.6 trillion global wellness economy. Read More...

Snap Fitness Launches Snap App 2.0
Posted: April 2, 2024 in Chains

Snap FitnessCHANHASSEN, MN - Snap Fitness (part of Lift Brands) has upgraded its app, enhancing its members’ omnichannel fitness experience. With a refreshed User interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design, Snap App 2.0 features a number of improvements to the platform. Read More...

Life Time Announces Opening of Denver West Athletic Country Club, Company’s Seventh Colorado Location
Posted: April 1, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyDENVER, CO - Marking its seventh location in Colorado, Life Time (NYSE: LTH) announces the opening of Life Time Denver West. The new athletic country club expands the company's presence in Colorado to seven locations and brings a unique health, wellness and work experience to the foothills of Wheat Ridge. The three-story, nearly 111,000-square-foot destination features luxurious spaces to help people live their healthiest and happiest lives, from 90 days old to 90. Read More...

Chelsea Piers Selects the New Life Fitness’ Ultra-Premium Immersive Cardio Line, Symbio, for their Chelsea Piers Fitness Flatiron Club
Posted: March 31, 2024 in Chains, Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL and NEW YORK, N.Y. - Chelsea Piers has extended its relationship with Life Fitness, selecting the global leader in commercial fitness equipment to outfit its newest fitness club, Flatiron in Manhattan. A longtime partner of choice for Chelsea Piers, Life Fitness will equip the Flatiron Club with the newly launched SymbioTM cardio product line, which offers exercisers the highest standard of design and performance. Read More...

Gold’s Gym SoCal Marks 35 Years with Long Beach Expansion
Posted: March 29, 2024 in Chains

Gold's GymLOS ANGELES, CA - Gold's Gym SoCal, the original home of fitness workouts, celebrates its 35th anniversary, marking three and a half decades of unparalleled dedication to health, wellness and community. To coincide with the milestone, Gold's Gym SoCal is unveiling its plans to open its newest state-of-the-art facility located at The Pike Outlets in Long Beach in Spring 2024. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Yuma, Arizona
Posted: March 28, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseYUMA, AZ - Crunch Franchise announces the grand opening of Crunch Yuma, a 40,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness facility in Yuma, Arizona. Brian Hibbard currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Fitness Ventures LLC, which owns and operates Crunch Fitness locations across the U.S. Read More...

Fitness Formula Clubs Celebrates 40 Years By Being Named Chicago Reader’s 2023 Best in Chicago
Posted: March 24, 2024 in Chains

Fitness Formula ClubsCHICAGO, IL - As Chicagoland-based Fitness Formula Clubs’ (FFC) embarks on its 40th year, another milestone is added to the celebrations: being named Chicago Reader’s Best Gyms in Chicago for 2023. Founded in 1984, FFC is dedicated to making a lasting impact on the local communities it serves across its 10 locations, seven within Chicago city limits and three in the nearby suburbs. Read More...

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