TORONTO – April 12, 2012 – MERRITHEW™ announced last week that the Split Pedal Stability Chair™ has been presented the About.com 2012 Readers' Choice Award in the Best Pilates Chair category. Now in its fifth year, the About.com Readers' Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across more than a dozen categories, ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more, as selected by its readers.
“We are very excited and proud that the Split Pedal Stability Chair is a strong favorite amongst majority of voters,” said Lindsay Merrithew, President & CEO, MERRITHEW. “These awards are a great way to keep a pulse on what our community thinks of our products. We aim to learn from every opportunity so that we can continue delivering quality products and services that our customers expect and which we enjoy bringing to market.”
Voting initially took place earlier this year which was followed by a second round of voting from February to March. To view the Best Pilates Chair award and all award winners, please visit http://awards.about.com.
"This year's Readers' Choice Awards program had a record number of nominations submitted across dozens of categories and featured hundreds of finalists," said Margot Weiss, Managing Editor, About.com. "We are thankful to all our readers for their participation and congratulate MERRITHEW on their success."
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MERRITHEW™ is dedicated to building high-caliber, multi-disciplinary fitness brands for people of all ages, levels of fitness and abilities. For over 20 years, Lindsay and Moira Merrithew have built their business on the philosophy that effective and responsible exercise is the foundation to a better lifestyle. STOTT PILATES®, Merrithew's premier Pilates brand, delivers high-caliber education with over 33,000 students trained from more than 105 countries. Their other high-end fitness brands include CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training and ZEN•GA™ which is a unique blend of the foundational principles of STOTT PILATES®, Yoga and Dance. For more information please visit www.merrithew.com
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