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2014-05-15 12:30:32

The June Issue Of MEN'S FITNESS Is On Sale May 15 NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The June issue of MEN'S FITNESS goes on sale today and features an in-depth profile on international pop icon Marc Anthony. In the profile by Deputy Editor Dean Stattman, Anthony shares his secrets to career longevity, repeated success, and how being bullied as a child inspired his passion to help disadvantaged youth. On some of his high-profile relationships: "The people I have ended up in relationships...

2014-05-14 08:26:19

2,500 Clubs Now Open, Including Nearly 600 Outside of the U.S. HASTINGS, Minn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anytime Fitness, the world's fastest-growing fitness club chain, recently surpassed another impressive milestone: 2,500 gyms worldwide. Perhaps even more noteworthy, nearly 600 of those gyms have opened in 16 different countries during the last five years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130506/AQ07432LOGO-b "A very small percentage of U.S.-based franchises can say that nearly...

2014-04-30 23:17:37

Radiant Health Magazine, the first magazine dedicated to delivering health, fitness, nutrition, expert advice, style and beauty information specifically tailored for the modern Nigerian woman, launches its website. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Radiant Health Magazine is a digital magazine that aims to serve as the complete health resource for the modern Nigerian Woman. The magazine delivers original, credible and current information on a wide range of health and wellness topics...

2014-04-22 08:30:43

Ultimate Athlete Games measures a participant's speed, strength and agility on three timed sprint challenge courses. NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN'S FITNESS today announced the expansion of their Ultimate Athlete Games. For the first-time ever, multiple events will be held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds near Chicago, IL and in Tuxedo Park, New York. The Games were created by the editors and experts of MEN'S FITNESS as the ultimate test for fitness based on strength,...

2014-04-16 23:08:11

Corporate Fitness Works, a national provider of health and fitness management and consulting services, recently issued this press release to announce the acquisition of L&T Health and Fitness. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Corporate Fitness Works (CFW), a leading provider of health and fitness management and consulting services, announced that it has acquired L&T Health and Fitness (L&T), whose clients include Fortune 100 corporations, multi-cultural organizations,...

2014-04-10 12:25:20

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PFNY, LLC, the largest franchisee of Planet Fitness, the New Hampshire based Franchisor who pioneered the high-value/ low cost fitness experience, will open its Union Square location in September, 2014. "PFNY has revolutionized the way New Yorkers exercise and we're extremely excited to bring that experience to the heart of Manhattan," says Jeff Innocenti, CEO of the PFNY franchise. "We're fortunate that both public and privately-owned...

2014-04-07 08:24:59

Internationally Renowned Fitness Trainer Shaun T to Lead Master Workout Classes WALLINGFORD, Conn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 12, female and male fitness models and athletic enthusiasts from all over the Northeast will converge on the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Conn. for Fitness Atlantic 2014. The Finals of this glamorous fitness pageant will begin at 6 p.m. The event's Preliminary Competition will take place earlier in the day at 10 a.m....

2014-04-04 23:36:51

Beach Bum Tanning is one of the premier tanning and beauty salons in the tri-state area and has now been added inside of Big Al's Fitness Center in Amityville. Amityville, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Beach Bum Tanning is the latest addition to Big Al’s Family Fitness as they have opened a new tanning salon inside Big Al’s Amityville location at 104 Merrick Road. Beach Bum Tanning is one of the premier tanning and beauty salons in the tri-state area and offers high tech tanning beds...

2014-03-25 23:00:37

SoCal Fit Body Boot Camp is gearing up to host a health and fitness seminar on March 28th entitled “How to Make 2014 Your Healthiest and Best Year Ever” in an effort to support its boot camp members and raise funds for the non-profit organization, Take Control of Your Diabetes. Pacific Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 On March 28th at SoCal Fit Body Boot Camp, starting promptly at 6:30 p.m., one of the nation’s leading health, fitness, nutrition and personal care professionals, Alex...

2014-03-18 12:32:55

Physical Inactivity Costs U.S. $75 Billion Each Year; Snap Fitness Offers Open Gym Week April 7-13 MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Snap Fitness, the world's leading 24/7 fitness franchise, is giving Americans the opportunity to jumpstart a healthier lifestyle by offering a nationwide "Get Fit Week." To coincide with National Public Health Week, guests get seven days of free workouts at Snap Fitness starting April 7. "When you consider that physical inactivity costs Americans $75...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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