SOUTHGATE, Mich. - Sept. 16, 2013 // PRNewswire // - Planet Fitness, the nation's leading franchisor of low-price/high-value gyms, announced the completion of a 5,000 square foot expansion of the Southgate club at 13591 Eureka Road. The Southgate club has been under construction over the past year, and equipment upgrades and renovations include:
"Our members have been fantastic throughout the construction process, and we're all looking forward to the grand re-opening. Our Southgate club will be one of the most state-of-the-art gyms in the area," said Chris Klebba, president.
The newly expanded 24,000 square-foot Planet Fitness is located at 13591 Eureka Road, Southgate, and is open 24-hours, five days a week, and 7am-7pm on weekends. The club features an extensive selection of cardio equipment including treadmills, ellipticals, arc trainers, and stationary bikes. Planet Fitness also offers a full complement of upper and lower body strength machines, a 30-minute PF Express circuit, and a new 12-minute ab circuit. The Southgate club includes a Relaxation Zone, which features multi-level tanning, Red Light therapy booths, HydroMassage® beds and massage chairs. In addition, free fitness instruction is included with all memberships. A certified fitness trainer is on staff weekdays to assist members with workout programs at no additional charge.
"Our mission is to offer a non-intimidating atmosphere to exercise at a very affordable price," added Klebba. Prices at Planet Fitness are extremely low – just $10 to $19.99 a month. Billed as The Judgement Free Zone®, Planet Fitness stands apart from other health clubs by providing a relaxed, non-intimidating atmosphere. This includes a low tolerance for bodybuilders and a commitment to helping people of various fitness levels.
Planet Fitness (www.planetfitness.com) has been named one of the fastest-growing private companies in America for three straight years by Inc. magazine. Planet Fitness consisted of just four gyms in New Hampshire when it began franchising in 2003, and has revolutionized the industry with a combination of extremely low prices and a unique, friendly, and hassle-free environment called the Judgement Free Zone®. Today the company has over 700 clubs nationwide, and more than 4.5 million members. The brand has a partnership with The Biggest Loser, the NBC reality show that airs Tuesday nights at 8 o'clock.
SOURCE Planet Fitness