Merrithew™ partners with Planet Fitness Group as exclusive equipment distributor in France
Toronto, ON – September 25, 2017 – Merrithew™ Leaders in Mindful Movement™, is pleased to announce Planet Fitness Group, a leading supplier of premium, high-quality fitness education, training and equipment, as Merrithew’s exclusive equipment distributor in France. Planet Fitness Group was previously a Merrithew reseller in France. This new partnership strengthens the relationship between the two companies and expands the reach of Merrithew’s world-renowned fitness equipment throughout the country.
“Our partnership with Planet Fitness Group is an excellent opportunity to bring Merrithew’s world-class equipment to fitness enthusiasts and businesses throughout France,” says Lindsay G. Merrithew, President & CEO, Merrithew.
“Our mission is to offer our clients the very best in equipment, education and training,” says Christophe Andanson, founder of Planet Fitness Group. “Merrithew’s reputation for industry excellence is unparalleled. We look forward to continuing to work with Merrithew to bring our clients the very best in fitness equipment.”
This partnership will support existing members of the mindful movement community in France, also furthering the Leader in Mindful Movement’s global reach as the premier provider for mind-body exercise education, equipment and accessories.
About Planet Fitness Group
Planet Fitness Group was founded in 1996 by former Olympic wrestler Christophe Andanson. Active in all European countries and in Africa, Planet Fitness Group is dedicated to bringing clients the best in fitness education, programs and training by working with the best educators and sports training specialists, and collaborating with leading international brands such as Merrithew, LesMills, Reebok, TRX, HBX, ViPR, Rocktape, Bodybike and Trigger Point. Planet Fitness occupies a market leading position in professional education for personal trainers and functional training programs, and has always been the first to find and launch new programmes and innovations in the world of fitness.
For more information visit planet-fitness.com.
Merrithew™ is the global leader in mind-body education and equipment. Founded in 1988, the company has trained more than 60,000 instructors and partners worldwide, developed six innovative education programs— STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, Halo® Training, Merrithew Fascial Movement and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™— and has produced an extensive line of professional and at-home equipment and accessories for personal and professional use.
In 2020, Merrithew launched Merrithew Connect™, a video streaming platform featuring new and signature Pilates, fitness and mind-body workouts and training from its internationally-recognized team of presenters.
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