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Life Fitness Australia Welcomes FITBENCH to Portfolio of Brands
Posted: March 1, 2022 in Suppliers

Life FitnessOCONOMOWOC, WI - In pandemic-impacted gyms, personal exercise space is valuable real estate, so equipment that boasts extreme efficiency by way of physical footprint, neat organization and quick and simple transitions between exercises is a smart investment that pays dividends. For these reasons and more, Life Fitness Australia has added FITBENCH to its portfolio of premium fitness brands. Read More...

Life Fitness Closes Sale of the Assets of Brunswick Billiards To Escalade Inc.
Posted: January 21, 2022 in Suppliers

Life FitnessFRANKLIN PARK, IL - Life Fitness, a global leader in commercial fitness equipment, announces the completion of its sale of the assets of Brunswick Billiards, to Escalade Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer of consumer sporting goods and recreational products headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. Read More...

Life Fitness Names Paul Stoneham as Chief Executive Officer to Lead the Company’s Next Phase of Growth
Posted: November 16, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessFRANKLIN PARK, IL - Life Fitness, a global leader in commercial fitness and home recreation equipment, announces the appointment of Paul Stoneham as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Stoneham is an experienced CEO with a notable track record of building strong consumer brands, high performance organizations and companies that deliver industry-leading growth through brand investment, product design and innovation. The company thanks departing CEO Chris Clawson for his years of service at Life Fitness and wishes him well in his future endeavors. Read More...

Life Fitness Unveils New Mobile App, Life Fitness Connect, to Provide the Ultimate Workout Experience
Posted: October 27, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessFRANKLIN PARK, IL - Life Fitness has unveiled Life Fitness Connect, a free-to-download mobile app for Apple and Android devices with advanced workout tracking capabilities and on-demand classes to help exercisers stay motivated on-and-off Life Fitness and Cybex equipment. To get the most out of their workouts, premium subscribers can choose from a wide array of Life Fitness On Demand studio-style classes and adaptive audio coaching classes led by top trainers. Read More...

NSCA Foundation Announces The Hammer Strength – Life Fitness Equipment Grant For Junior and Community Colleges
Posted: September 13, 2021 in Suppliers

NSCACOLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The National Strength & Conditioning Association Foundation is proud to partner with Hammer Strength - Life Fitness to launch a new grant that will help junior and community colleges enhance their training facilities. The Hammer Strength - Life Fitness Equipment Grant will be awarded annually to an eligible institution that seeks to expand training opportunities for their enrollees and staff. The grant will provide up to $10,000 of new fitness equipment. Read More...

Life Fitness Hires Matt Smith as New Vice President of Marketing
Posted: September 7, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessFRANKLIN PARK, IL - In its continued effort to deliver world class exercise experiences to fitness facilities and exercisers worldwide, Life Fitness has hired Matt Smith to the position of Vice President, Marketing. In his new role, Smith will be responsible for leading the company’s global marketing strategy and will join the Life Fitness executive leadership team. Read More...

Life Fitness’ All New ICG Connect System Brings Experiential Fitness to Group Cycling
Posted: August 16, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessFRANKLIN PARK, IL - ICG (Indoor Cycling Group), a specialist provider and award-winning market leader in indoor cycling, introduced new additions to its ICG Connect System as part of its growing digital ecosystem of indoor cycling offerings. ICG Connect is an all-in-one multimedia solution that brings experiential fitness to group cycling by integrating real-time performance data via riders’ connected bikes with video-based programming. The latest upgrades combine classic indoor cycling with technology and entertaining content, allowing instructors to deliver more immersive group classes. Read More...

Life Fitness Introduces Integrity SL, the Next Generation LED Console
Posted: July 20, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessFRANKLIN PARK, IL - Life Fitness has unveiled the new Integrity SL, its connected LED console designed for the Integrity Series cardio portfolio. The Integrity SL incorporates the simplicity of an LED console in a sleek, modern display with intuitive navigation and the technology needed for exercisers to connect and track workouts. Health clubs and vertical markets will benefit from enhanced Integrity SL features that make cardio equipment easier to service and maintenance. Read More...

Life Fitness Relocates Global Corporate Headquarters to Franklin Park, Illinois
Posted: June 28, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessFRANKLIN PARK, IL - Life Fitness, a global leader in commercial fitness equipment, has announced the relocation of its global headquarters to Franklin Park, Illinois to consolidate its corporate operations, effective July 1, 2021. The consolidation effort will support future growth and innovation across the organization and provide a space to engage and collaborate with customers. Read More...

Life Fitness and PEAR Sports Formalize Long-Term Strategic Partnership
Posted: June 16, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL and NEWPORT BEACH, CA - To meet the need for adaptive, personalized training content, Life Fitness, a global leader in commercial fitness equipment, has announced a vested strategic partnership with PEAR Sports, a leader in smart, digital coaching technology. As part of this growing partnership, Life Fitness will expand its digital fitness solutions with AI-driven, digital coaching tools designed with PEAR. Read More...

Life Fitness Joins Movement Live by Michelob ULTRA as Official Fitness Equipment Partner
Posted: May 24, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness is teaming up with Michelob ULTRA to encourage fitness lovers to get back to working out with friends this summer and to have some fun along the way. As the official fitness equipment partner of Movement Live by Michelob ULTRA, Life Fitness will help inspire fitness lovers to sweat together and encourage a more active lifestyle through invigorating workouts. Read More...

Life Fitness and ShapeLog Partner to Deliver Innovative Connected Strength Solutions
Posted: May 4, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessCHICAGO, IL - Gym members want data-driven experiences to help them on their fitness journey, but strength training data has lagged behind cardiovascular data for decades. To provide analytics for the millions of people who do strength training, ShapeLog, a fitness technology company and provider of connected strength solutions, announces its partnership with Life Fitness, a global leader in commercial fitness equipment. Read More...

World Gym International Selects Life Fitness as a Preferred Partner
Posted: March 23, 2021 in Chains, Suppliers

World GymROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness has signed a partnership agreement to be a preferred equipment supplier to World Gym International. Under the agreement, Life Fitness will supply World Gym facilities with select premium cardio and strength training equipment from its Hammer Strength and SCIFIT brands, in addition to its Life Fitness SPARC and Arc Trainer cardio products. Read More...

Life Fitness Further Enhances Connected Fitness Experience with Myzone Integration
Posted: March 10, 2021 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness has announced Myzone heart rate devices can now be seamlessly integrated with connected premium Life Fitness and Cybex cardio consoles, providing exercisers with real time workout statistics. The consoles will display Myzone users’ live metrics shown in the familiar Myzone tile integrated within the console experience. Read More...

Life Fitness Introduces Two New Rowing Machines to Growing Portfolio of Performance Training Equipment
Posted: November 16, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness announces the launch of the Heat Row and Heat Performance Row, two powerful new rowing machines designed to enhance the rowing experience of all users. The Life Fitness Heat Rowers feature sleek and modern aesthetics with a variety of easy-to-use features to meet the training needs of facilities and exercisers. Read More...

Life Fitness Introduces Axiom Series: A New, Comprehensive Line of Strength Equipment
Posted: September 8, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness has unveiled Axiom Series, a comprehensive and versatile line of strength equipment featuring 10 single-exercise and eight dual-exercise selectorized machines, a dual adjustable pulley and 12 benches and racks. Now available globally, Axiom Series delivers simple and reliable biomechanics with an inviting, eye-catching design ideal for many fitness facilities, from health clubs to multi-unit housing, hospitality and more. Read More...

Life Fitness Promotes John Kazik, Head of Brunswick Billiards, to Lead Consumer Sales in the Americas
Posted: August 17, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - In its continued effort to deliver world class exercise experiences to fitness professionals and exercisers worldwide, Life Fitness has promoted John Kazik to the role of Vice President, Americas Consumer Sales and Billiards. Kazik will be responsible for enhancing the company’s approach to delivering premium fitness and leisure products and driving continued growth across all consumer channel sales. Read More...

Life Fitness Expands COVID-19 Initiatives by Giving Back
Posted: May 19, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness, a global leader in commercial fitness equipment, has announced a new initiative to produce non-medical, reusable face coverings in its global manufacturing plants. The Life Fitness-branded face coverings are available to purchase in packs of 25 on the company's website. For every pack of 25 sold through June 18, 2020, Life Fitness will donate $1.00 per face covering to No Kid Hungry in the United States to help provide children with meals they need during school closures. Read More...

Life Fitness Media Statement Regarding FIBO 2020 Attendance
Posted: February 21, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - After closely assessing global concerns regarding the coronavirus outbreak, Life Fitness has made the difficult decision to withdraw attendance to FIBO in Cologne, Germany on April 2 - 5. Life Fitness takes the current situation very seriously, and the health and safety of its employees, customers and partners are always top priority. Read More...

Life Fitness Introduces On-Demand Workout Classes Across All Premium Cardio Products
Posted: December 4, 2019 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness has announced the debut of Life Fitness On Demand, an innovative and growing library of digital classes available exclusively on the touchscreens of Life Fitness premium cardio products. Life Fitness is the first fitness equipment manufacturer to create digital programming for an entire line of commercial cardio equipment. The digital library includes on-demand classes available on treadmills, ellipticals, climbers, cross-trainers and exercise bikes. Read More...

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