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Life Time Hosting Exclusive Swim Clinics with Olympian Ryan Lochte
Posted: June 5, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time (NYSE: LTH), which operates more than 500 indoor and outdoor pools nationwide, is teaming up with world-renowned swimmer, current World Record Holder, and 12-time Olympic Medalist, Ryan Lochte, to offer a series of swim clinics across several of its athletic country clubs. These exclusive clinics, available for all ages, will provide a unique opportunity to learn from one of the greatest swimmers in history in partnership with Life Time's leading aquatics experts. Read More...

Xponential Fitness and the American Cancer Society Collaborate to Recognize National Cancer Survivors Month in June
Posted: June 5, 2024 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - According to the American Cancer Society's Cancer Facts & Figures, 2024, it is estimated more than 2 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, and more than 600,000 people will die from the disease this year. This June, Xponential Fitness, a leading global franchisor of health and wellness brands, is collaborating with the American Cancer Society (ACS) for National Cancer Survivors Month, raising awareness and donations to aid research, advocacy, and patient support so that everyone has an opportunity to detect, treat and survive cancer. Read More...

EōS Fitness Partners with Houston Texans
Posted: June 4, 2024 in Chains

EōS FitnessHOUSTON, TX - EōS Fitness, the fast-growing High Value/Low Price (HVLP) gym chain with over 125 locations open or on the way, is continuing to put down roots within the Houston community through its new partnership with the Houston Texans. EōS is now a proud sponsor of the Houston Texans Cheerleaders. Read More...

24 Hour Fitness to Launch New Fitness Formats Focused on Recovery Training and Longevity
Posted: June 3, 2024 in Chains

24 Hour FitnessCARLSBAD, CA - 24 Hour Fitness, a 40-year leader in health and fitness, announces the launch of two new MODUS group fitness classes concentrating on improved recovery, physical resilience and quality of life as we age. Both classes represent a "prehab" approach to physical function: enhancing overall fitness to prevent injuries before they occur, all in a small group setting. Read More...

NFL Star Dak Prescott Launches New Partnership with CR Fitness Holdings to Expand Crunch Fitness Presence Nationwide
Posted: May 29, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FitnessTAMPA, FL - CR Fitness Holdings LLC, a leading Crunch Fitness franchisee, announces a new partnership with Dak Prescott, star quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. This collaboration aims to expand the Crunch Fitness brand by delivering affordable fitness and wellness services to local communities throughout the United States. With a goal to operate 100 clubs nationwide by 2026, CR Fitness Holdings LLC is led by industry veterans Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale, and Jeff Dotson, who combined have more than 150 years of experience in the fitness sector. Read More...

Planet Fitness, Inc. Announces Proposed Refinancing Transaction
Posted: May 29, 2024 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) (together with its subsidiaries, the "Company") announces that certain of its subsidiaries intend to complete a refinancing transaction, which will include the issuance of a new series of securitized debt under their existing securitized financing facility and repayment of their existing Series 2018-1 Class A-2-II Notes. Read More...

Life Time Closes on $40 Million Sale-Leaseback Transaction
Posted: May 29, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time Group Holdings, Inc. ("Life Time" or the "Company") (NYSE: LTH) announces that it closed on a sale-leaseback transaction for approximately $40 million in gross proceeds. The transaction involved one property with an institutional real estate investor that owns another Life Time destination. The transaction terms were not disclosed. Read More...

Blink Fitness Partners with The OUT Foundation for Pride 2024
Posted: May 29, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, is kicking off its annual Pride celebration with a series of efforts to raise dollars and awareness in support of The OUT Foundation. The partnership will advance The OUT Foundation's work in removing the barriers that block LGBTQ+ individuals from access to and participation in health, fitness and wellness. Read More...

Life Time and Microsoft Partner on Launch of AI-Driven Companion for Members: L.AI.C
Posted: May 28, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time (NYSE: LTH) announces the launch of L.AI.C ("lay-see"), the first generative, AI-driven Healthy Way of Life personal companion for its members. Now rolling out in beta via the Life Time member app, L.AI.C represents the latest innovation in the company's relentless pursuit to help people live healthier, happier lives. Read More...

EōS Fitness Kicks Off 2024 with Amplified Growth
Posted: May 28, 2024 in Chains

EōS FitnessDALLAS, TX - EōS Fitness, the fast-growing High Value. Low Price. (HVLP) gym, with over 125 locations open or on the way, began 2024 with an impressive Q1 packed with new location openings, innovative amenities and executive team developments that illustrate the company’s leadership in the health and fitness industry. Read More...

Genesis Health Clubs Acquires Both Locations of Saw Mill Club
Posted: May 23, 2024 in Chains

Genesis Health ClubsMT. KISCO, N.Y. - Genesis Health Clubs announces the acquisition of both locations of Saw Mill Club, effective immediately. The clubs, now known as Genesis Health Clubs – Saw Mill Club, and Genesis Health Clubs – Saw Mill Club East, represent the 71st and 72nd clubs in the ever-growing Genesis portfolio and the first in New York, its 11th state. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Announces its Newest Location in Cedar Hill, Texas
Posted: May 22, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FitnessCEDAR HILL, TX - Crunch Fitness announces the opening of Crunch Cedar Hill, a 31,000-square foot gym with $5M in state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, projected to open its doors in fall 2024. The new gym will be located in a former 24-Hour Fitness location. Crunch Cedar Hill is owned by Tony Hartl, founder of The Undefeated Tribe, one of the fastest growing franchises within the Crunch Fitness system. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Honored as Finalist for Top Middle-Market Company by Association for Acquisition of Lindora
Posted: May 22, 2024 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, one of the leading global franchisors of health and wellness brands, was honored as a finalist at the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Annual Business Awards for its acquisition of Lindora, a leading provider of medically-guided weight loss and metabolic health solutions. The designation pays tribute to the highest-performing middle market companies in Orange County and the Inland Empire, as determined by an independent panel of judges. Read More...

Blink Fitness Supports Communities with New Mural Installations Featuring Local NYC Artists
Posted: May 21, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, announces it has engaged five NYC-area artists for original mural installations at select Blink locations across the boroughs. Reinforcing the brand's commitment to community and cultural enrichment, as the "gym for every body," the unique hand-painted works aspire to celebrate diversity and foster a deepened sense of belonging among its members. Read More...

Extraordinary Brands Acquires Row House, A New Addition to Their Growing Fitness Portfolio
Posted: May 21, 2024 in Chains

Extraordinary BrandsCHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Extraordinary Brands announces the acquisition of Row House, marking the third boutique fitness brand to join the burgeoning fitness conglomerate, which continues to grow alongside Premium Service Brands. Row House, a dynamic rowing-focused group training concept, will join Eat the Frog Fitness and pūrvelo in the expanding lineup of Extraordinary Brands. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Provides Update on Leadership Transition
Posted: May 17, 2024 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF) (“Xponential” or the “Company”), announces that Anthony Geisler has resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Xponential. Brenda Morris will continue to serve as Xponential’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. The Board has initiated a search for the Company’s next CEO with support from the previously retained leading executive search firm. Read More...

Life Time App Now Complimentary – Inspiring Healthy, Happy Lives Nationwide
Posted: May 16, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Just as Life Time (NYSE: LTH) continues to add to its portfolio of athletic country clubs across the nation, now totaling more than 170 across 31 states and 43 major markets including Toronto, the company is taking its commitment to inspire healthy, happy lives one step further by making its Life Time app free to everyone. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in State College, Pennsylvania
Posted: May 15, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseSTATE COLLEGE, PA - Crunch Franchise announces the grand opening of Crunch State College, a 36,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness facility in State College, Pennsylvania. Brian Hibbard currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Fitness Ventures LLC, which owns and operates Crunch Fitness locations across the U.S. A son of a family fitness enthusiast, and a fitness enthusiast himself, Mr. Hibbard has found a unique opportunity to develop the Crunch Fitness brand through his passion for the industry. Read More...

Anytime Fitness Celebrates 25-Club Milestone in Indonesia
Posted: May 15, 2024 in Chains

Anytime FitnessINDONESIA - Anytime Fitness, one of the world's largest fitness franchises with over 5 million members throughout 5,500 clubs across 42 countries on all seven continents, announces its milestone 25th club in the health-crazed Indonesian market. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Edmond, Oklahoma
Posted: May 13, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseEDMOND, OK - Crunch Franchise announces the opening of Crunch Edmond, a $6 million, 43,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness facility. Crunch Edmond will be operated by The Undefeated Tribe, one of the fastest growing franchises within the Crunch Fitness system. Founded by Tony Hartl in 2018, The Undefeated Tribe currently operates locations in Texas and Oklahoma, with 10 more gyms in development throughout 2024. Read More...

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