Adds More Than 1,300 New Locations to Fitness Center Network
PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) - GlobalFit, the leading provider of corporate health and wellness programs to employers and insurers nationwide, has announced a partnership with Anytime Fitness, the world's largest co-ed fitness franchise. Through GlobalFit, eligible employees can join participating fitness centers at reduced rates.
This partnership adds more than 1,300 new locations to GlobalFit's fitness center network, already the largest of its kind with more than 12,000 gyms for employees to choose from. GlobalFit serves more than 1,400 employers nationwide with a broad range of affordable fitness and wellness programs aimed at increasing activity and assisting weight control.
"Anytime Fitness' 24/7/365 model gives our members even more options," said Matthew Laffer, GlobalFit's Vice President of Sales. "Workers with schedules that don't fit into standard gym hours can now exercise when it's convenient for them."
Anytime Fitness is a neighborhood-style gym that serves both urban and rural markets. Beth Loechler, Director of National Corporate Partnerships for Anytime Fitness, views the partnership as a great opportunity to showcase the benefits of employee wellness. "Our mission is to make exercise affordable and convenient to as many people as possible. By joining forces with GlobalFit, we connect with thousands of new prospective members eager to live healthier lives."
GlobalFit is a leading provider of benefits for healthy living. Readily accessible through employers and insurers, GlobalFit's broad selection of programs, products and services have been expressly designed to create a healthier world. Since 1992, GlobalFit's signature offering has been its gym network, the largest of its kind. The network now includes thousands of respected fitness centers, from well-known chains to independent facilities, in the U.S. and Canada. GlobalFit's latest corporate program, "Destination: You," breaks new ground by combining step-based activity -- effortlessly verifiable through cutting-edge technology -- with education, community support and incentives to motivate large populations.
Founded in 2002, Anytime Fitness provides nearly 1,000,000 members with convenient and affordable fitness options at more than 1,300 friendly, well-maintained facilities featuring top-quality exercise equipment. Members who join an Anytime Fitness club can use any of the other clubs at no additional charge. State-of-the-art security and surveillance systems ensure member safety even during unstaffed hours. For more information about Anytime Fitness, visit www.anytimefitness.com.