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Merrithew™ launches the Tower Trainer™ functional fitness machine

Suitable for fitness facilitates and home gyms, the Tower Trainer exercise machine is ideal for multiplanar and functional exercise.

Toronto, September 25, 2012 –  Merrithew™, creators of high-caliber, multi-disciplinary fitness brands, announces the debut of the Tower Trainer™ functional fitness machine. This versatile machine can be used for Pilates, dance and traditional fitness training, facilitating hundreds of exercises, from simple to complex multiplanar movements.

“The Tower Trainer exercise machine is designed to provide maximum programming in a portable, folding unit with easy-roll wheels, making it perfect for home studios or facilities with limited space,” says Lindsay G. Merrithew, President and CEO, Merrithew. “We’ve packed an amazing amount of innovation into this all-in-one exercise system and we know fitness professionals and enthusiasts are going to love it.”

The Tower Trainer is great for fitness clubs and trainers looking for versatile exercise equipment. In addition to strength training, suspension training and Pilates exercises, individuals can perform three-dimensional movements which provides them with enhanced mobility, fitness and improved performance.

Featuring a variety of straps and high-precision springs that can be attached to various locations on the frame, as well as a Push-thru Bar, a Roll-Down Bar and a Sliding Stability Bar, individuals can exercise while seated, standing or supported on the bar. The fully-integrated raised mat makes it ideal for all types of matwork and stretching exercises and the large surface area easily accommodates other accessories and equipment such as an Arc Barrel or Reformer Box.

“Most trainers and their clients are looking for variety in their workouts,” says Moira Merrithew, Executive Director of Education, Merrithew.“ The Tower Trainer all-in-one exercise system provides the best of many different fitness worlds. In one session, you can touch on all aspects of fitness training, including balance, coordination, core strength and flexibility without ever leaving the mat surface”

About Merrithew

Merrithew was co-founded by Lindsay and Moira Merrithew in 1988. For 30 years the company has been dedicated to enriching the lives of others by providing responsible exercise modalities and innovative fitness brands across the globe. Merrithew’s premier Pilates brand, STOTT PILATES®, delivers best-in-class Pilates education and media to everyone from avid exercisers, elite athletes, and pre/post-natal clients, to rehab and fitness professionals, and is used by studios worldwide. Other high-end Merrithew fitness brands include ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training and Halo® Training. Merrithew has trained more than 50,000 students in over 100 countries. Merrithew’s Media Division (MMD) produces print and video-based content for professional and consumer markets. For more information visit

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