GlobalFit, the leading provider of physical activity programs for American businesses, today formally announced its new partnership with the Wellness Council of Arizona (WELCOAZ). All WELCOAZ members now have access to GlobalFit's Gym Network, which offers discount memberships to gyms throughout Arizona and at 10,000 gyms nationwide. Through the Gym Network, GlobalFit offers the Guaranteed Lowest Price on a variety of membership types.
"The Wellness Council of Arizona is dedicated to advancing employer and community health initiatives," said WELCOAZ Executive Director Daniel A. Johnson. "To help connect our member organizations with GlobalFit, which offers a range of affordable and proven options to promote physical activity, seems a natural extension of our core mission."
Launched more than 20 years ago, the Gym Network is now the largest of its kind, offering discount memberships at national chains – including 24 Hour Fitness, Anytime Fitness, and Curves – as well as at independent gyms, such as Tucson's Performance Fitness and the Scottsdale Athletic Club.
"The WELCOAZ member organizations share GlobalFit's dedication to healthier lifestyles and preventive medicine," noted Dr. Susan Haluzan, GlobalFit's Regional Vice President of Business Development. "We're honored to join this group of thought leaders in worksite wellness."
GlobalFit's product offering also includes Destination: You, a physical activity program that tracks participants' steps as they walk and engage in other activities. By making physical activity a fun and easy part of people's daily lives, Destination: You tallied its 100 billionth step earlier in 2012. Other GlobalFit options include GetActive, which features free and unlimited streaming of workout videos via its Exercise On Demand portal.
About Wellness Council of Arizona
The Wellness Council of Arizona advances employers and community health initiatives through awareness campaigns, educational offerings along with behavioral change programs and incentive structures. A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the Council offers on-site management and employee health coaching, integrating initiatives that are custom designed to serve diverse populations and workplace environments. The Wellness Council collaborates to serve businesses and employer groups such as high-tech, government entities, medical groups, academic institutions along with health insurance plans, brokers and associated providers. Visit www.welcoaz.org for more information.
With 70 million members eligible through their employers or insurers, GlobalFit is the leading provider of physical activity programs for American businesses. For more than 20 years, GlobalFit has been known for its discount gym network, now with 10,000 locations in North America. Today, GlobalFit focuses on incrementally increasing employee activity levels with programs for all populations, from the sedentary to the highly active. Programs include Destination: You, a step-tracking program with a solid track record of sustained engagement, and GetActive, which features free Exercise On Demand videos and tools. For more information on how GlobalFit is "Changing Lives through Physical Activity," visit www.globalfit.com/b2b.
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