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Life Fitness Wins “Best Of” Awards By Product Review Site Findthebest.Com

July 28, 2011

T-5.0 Treadmill, X8 and X5 Ellipticals Top Fitness Equipment Reviews

SCHILLER PARK, Ill., July 28, 2011 – Life Fitness, the global leader in fitness equipment manufacturing for both home and commercial products, was honored with FindTheBest.com’s 2011 “Best Of” awards for its T5-0 home treadmill, and X8 and X5 Elliptical Cross-Trainers.

Life Fitness is world renowned for superior product and an industry-leading heritage that it carries through to the consumer market with premium treadmills, exercise bikes, elliptical cross-trainers and strength training equipment.

FindTheBest.com monitors categories of expert rating sources across many different industries to evaluate product and rank each in a way that makes it easy to identify the industry leaders. With almost two million unique monthly visitors, the site has been praised for its wealth of quality data gathered from government and other trusted sources.

“Life Fitness products do extremely well in consumer reviews,” said Brent Hutton, vice president for the Life Fitness consumer business unit. “We’re excited to see our products rise to the top of these product ratings, and expect to see more products climb higher in reviews as additional evaluation sites are scored for FindtheBest.com.”

About the Products

The Life Fitness T5-0 treadmill has been popular in the market since its introduction in 2005. Easy controls make a workout simple to navigate, while the machine’s quiet performance makes it perfect for the home environment. Additionally, the patented FlexDeck® shock absorption system reduces impact on joints by nearly 30 percent compared to ordinary treadmills or hard outdoor running surfaces.

Life Fitness’ superior biomechanics support comfort and fit with SelectStride™ technology on its elliptical cross-trainers. The X5 allows you to adjust the stride length for different-sized users in the household or to target different muscle groups. The X8 features electronic stride adjustment—with just the touch of a button, users can change the stride length on-the-fly to target different leg muscles. The Life Fitness X5 and X8 elliptical cross-trainers incorporate the same shock absorption technology that makes Life Fitness treadmills the best in the world. The FlexPedalTM shock absorption system provides flexible cushioning to increase foot comfort during workouts. 

Manufactured Suggested Retail Pricing for the T5-0 is $3,699.

The X8 Elliptical Cross-Trainer is $3,999 MSRP with the Basic Workouts Console and $4,299 with the Advanced Workouts Console.

The X5 Elliptical Cross-Trainer is $3,299 MSRP with the Basic Workouts Console and $3,599 with the Advanced Workouts Console.

For more information on the award-winning products, visit www.lifefitness.com or call 1-800-634-8637 for more information.

About FindTheBest.com

FindTheBest is an unbiased comparison engine that allows you to find a topic, compare your options and decide what's best for you.  Ultimately, FindTheBest is a powerful tool that helps users make fast and informed decisions. Our goal is to become the trusted place where consumers can find reliable information, free from hidden marketing schemes or other clutter. FindTheBest was founded by Kevin O'Connor, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of DoubleClick, and is funded by Kleiner Perkins, the venture capital firm known for a portfolio that includes Amazon, Google, Facebook and Twitter.

About Life Fitness

Life Fitness is the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, as well as game tables and furnishings. The company manufactures and sells its well-known strength and cardiovascular equipment under its Life Fitness and Hammer Strength brands. It also offers billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture under the iconic Brunswick Billiards brand. Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and Brunswick Billiards equipment is distributed to more than 120 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago, in Rosemont, Ill., the company is a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC).

 

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