October 24, 2014 / Category: Events
Life Fitness has been supporting the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, for many years. Now, we’re excited to help fight this debilitating disease by hosting the first ever Life Fitness: Fitness in Motion 8K race right in our own backyard at our headquarters in Rosemont, IL.
August 18, 2014 / Category: Our People
Life Fitness has always been a big supporter of Augie’s Quest and the fight against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). So when Augie and Lynne Nieto challenged President Chris Clawson to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, he jumped at the chance to have a bucket of chilly water dumped on him.
November 15, 2013 / Category: Fitness Community
If you watched NBC's "Today Show" on the morning of Nov. 13, you saw the inspiring story of Life Fitness co-founder, Augie Nieto. In 2005, Nieto was diagnosed with ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease), a degenerative muscle condition that paralyzes and ultimately takes the lives of its patients three to five years after diagnosis.