Navigation Links
Planet Fitness Soars to Inc. 500
Date:8/17/2009

NEWINGTON, N.H. Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Fitness, the health club company whose low prices and hassle-free atmosphere have struck a chord with consumers, is being honored in the September issue of Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080825/NEM084LOGO )

Planet Fitness finished number 471 on the lnc. 500, which ranks the nation's top private businesses based on revenue growth between 2005 and 2008. In that period, Planet Fitness' revenues grew from $15.2 million to $99.4 million -- an increase of 551 percent.

"It's been a perfect storm for Planet Fitness," said chief executive officer Michael Grondahl. "Consumers today are looking for ways to save money, and we're the low-price leader. We've changed the paradigm in the health club industry."

Planet Fitness, which has 280 locations in 31 states, has achieved its growth by defying conventional wisdom -- and by perfecting a high-value/low-cost model that focuses on the needs of occasional or first-time health club members rather than hard-core fitness fanatics.

Prices at Planet Fitness are extremely low -- just $10 to $19.99 a month. Besides the unbeatable value, Planet Fitness stands apart from other health clubs by providing a relaxed atmosphere. This includes a low tolerance for bodybuilders -- a Lunk Alarm discourages boorish behavior -- and a commitment to helping people of various fitness levels.

In the United States, nearly 2 million Planet Fitness members have embraced the company's Judgment Free Zone(R) philosophy.

Planet Fitness began to take shape in 1992, when Grondahl and his brother Marc acquired a financially struggling gym in Dover, N.H., and dr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Planet Fitness
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Planet Technologies Announces Agreement to Acquire Antigen Laboratories
2. Healthy planet, places and people at risk
3. Venture Health Group Selects Planet DDS Web-based Practice Management Software
4. Planet Technologies Announces Completion of Antigen Laboratories Acquisition
5. Companys Award-Winning Sound Enhancement Technology Proven to Provide Superior Performance Over Other Technologies; Patent Will Enhance Able Planet, LINX AUDIO Brands
6. Animal Planet Pet Video to Provide 2 Million Free Training DVDs to New Pet Parents of Adopted Shelter Dogs and Cats
7. Emeril Lagasse and Planet Green Partner with Whole Foods Market(R) on Innovative New Series
8. Whole Planet Foundation(TM) (a Whole Foods Market Foundation) and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Muhammad Yunus Partner With Natural Foods Vendors, Pledging Over $1 Million to Help Combat Poverty
9. State of the Planet Conference
10. Healthy People: Healthy Planet - Climate Change in LA
11. Healthcare Leaders Focus on Patient-Centered Care at Annual Planetree Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... while Southern California’s fresh water supply runs dangerously low, ... climate change. Southern Oregon’s rivers, despite the lowest mountain ... fast even in late summer and early autumn.* That ... Urness, authors of the new book “Hiking Southern Oregon,” ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Healthcare professionals who are looking for ... home or on-the-go via laptops, tablets or mobile ... premium Seminar-on-Demand CE courses. The new courses add ... hours of CE course offerings, allowing therapy ... such a diverse library, there’s something for everyone. ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Although there are only 24 hours in a day, that ... trouble finding time within their busy schedules for exercise and fitness. ... time to get in shape. Here are five ways you can ... , Change Up Your Commute , Consider riding a bike or ... into your daily routine. If you must use your car to ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Prussia, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... recognized as an industry leader with over 25 years ... winning team leader in the areas related to EDI, ... Mr. Carlson is an Editorial Advisory Board member for ... Council Educator. Blue Fin Group is a management ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... By Steven Reinberg ... -- Infants who quickly add weight and length may be ... study suggests. In adults, certain genes have been linked ... promote proportionate gains in fat and lean muscle, the researchers ... be heavier and taller. By ages 2 and 3, however, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 2Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 3Health News:Southern Oregon Is West’s Most Drought Proof Fresh Water Region Say Hiking Guide Authors 4Health News:Top Provider of Continuing Education at Home Releases 20 New Online Courses 2Health News:HealthGuideMD Presents Ways to Improve Your Exercise and Fitness 2Health News:Rich Carlson and Marc Duey to Hold Workshop at CBI’s Specialty Pharmacy and Distribution Networks Conference 2Health News:Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds 2
... for health services were meant to motivate health care workers ... in Healthcare. According to researchers, these // ... keep manipulation tactics at bay. ,Gwyn Bevan and ... lauded the target based assessment, but have gone further to ...
... of breast cancer or those who suspect it, feel awkward to ... // ,The Prof says that in the UK alone, the ... and nearly 70 succumb to it. This is also because nearly ... to an irrevocable stage. ,Men should watch out for a ...
... International Journal of Cancer on February 17, 2006 tries to ... the level of physical activity in women. // The prospective ... link. ,Experts felt that since exercise is known ... the gastrointestinal transit time, it might also play a constructive ...
... to reduce smoking amongst children have been lauded with a ... an added thrust to the campaign.// Smoking hampers their ... the drive, by augmenting the anti-smoking budget, Hawaii has regressed ... cigarettes have not been hiked, unfortunately, which might have deterred ...
... Research seems to compliment Acupressure over physical therapy, to ... Taiwan University // have acclaimed Acupressure’s success with statistics ... to physical therapy with the effect lasting up to ... pain were treated with six sessions of acupressure, and ...
... to curb the spread of AIDS/HIV, which is haunting the ... authorities from over 20 different countries in the Asia Pacific ... a universal access to AIDS/HIV treatment and prevention would be ... the failure of the WHO target to expand AIDS treatment ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Women, Exercise and Colon Cancer 2
(Date:10/25/2014)... ARBOR, Mich. , Oct. 24, 2014 Advanced ... second quarter (ending September 26, 2014) financial results on Monday, ... will be released after the close of the market and ... discuss the results at 4:30 p.m. EDT on the same ... Richard Kurtz (CEO and Director), Rob Risser ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... , Oct. 24, 2014  The National ... the latest results achieved by Kentucky,s ... The National Precursor Log Exchange ... the point of sale and helps flag meth ... agents often set up NPLEx "watch lists" that ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... DUBLIN , October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wdq92g/global_and ) has announced the addition ... Industry Report 2014"  report to their ... ,The Global and Chinese Acne Medication Industry ... study on the current state of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Advanced Photonix to Webcast Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Earnings 2Kentucky's NPLEx Technology Making Significant Progress 2Global and Chinese Acne Medication Industry Report 2014 2Global and Chinese Acne Medication Industry Report 2014 3
... SphygmoCor system plays key role in discovery, ... A,new study of more than 10,000 patients, conducted ... United Kingdom using AtCor Medical Holdings,Limited,s SphygmoCor(R) has ... as having "high normal" systolic blood pressure through,traditional ...
... 28 ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.,(OTC Bulletin Board: ... oral and,poster presentations on its Cobalamin(TM) technology ... to Clinical Practice, taking,place from May 26-28 ... B12-Polymer Conjugates as Constructs for Targeted Tumor ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Study Linking 'High Normal' Blood Pressure to Significant Cardiovascular Risk 2New Study Linking 'High Normal' Blood Pressure to Significant Cardiovascular Risk 3Access Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on the Company's Cobalamin(TM) Technology at an International Polymer Therapeutics Symposium 2Access Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on the Company's Cobalamin(TM) Technology at an International Polymer Therapeutics Symposium 3
... Arthrotek® Precision Hand Instruments were developed in ... feel, while still having an instrument with ... without the fear of the bending or ... and manufactured to conform to the surgeon's ...
... Hand Instruments were developed in surgeon's desire ... still having an instrument with the strength ... fear of the bending or breaking. Arthrotek ... to conform to the surgeon's hand. This ...
... Arthrotek® Precision Hand Instruments were developed in ... feel, while still having an instrument with ... without the fear of the bending or ... and manufactured to conform to the surgeon's ...
... USS Sports Medicine POLYSORB Meniscal Stapler XLS ... two resorbable legs of the staple. The ... tissue, specifically the meniscus. The staple is ... derivative of lactic acid and glycolic acids. ...
Medicine Products: