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24 Hour Fitness Offers New and Improved bodybugg® by BodyMedia® System

Today, 24 Hour Fitness announces its offering of the new and improved bodybugg® by BodyMedia® system. The perfect tool to help consumers have a healthier and fit 2013, the sleek on-body monitoring system works as a fitness monitor that measures the intensity of workouts, tracks calories burned and observes a user’s quality of sleep. Tracking this information can make it easier for users to stay informed, keep motivated and make better fitness and nutrition decisions as they work toward their fitness goals throughout the New Year and beyond.

Product Features

The enhanced system offers users the choice between the CORE and LINK Armbands. Combined with a user-friendly online Activity Manager, both versions of the system allow users to:

  • Monitor calories burned throughout the day
  • Log recent food intake to know calories consumed
  • Create a custom nutritional profile to track fat, cholesterol, sodium and more
  • Measure sleep duration and efficiency
  • Track number of steps taken
  • Get FIT coach tips which provide personalized feedback based on user data

bodybugg by BodyMedia CORE and LINK Armbands

The LINK Armband uses Bluetooth® wireless technology to get data and results using the BodyMedia FIT app. With the mobile app, users can monitor their activity and progress in real time from a compatible smartphone. The CORE Armband can communicate wirelessly with an optional Digital Display. The Digital Display allows users to view calories burned, steps taken, activity and more.

With a long standing mission of improving lives through fitness, 24 Hour Fitness is proud to offer its members and guests with a wide variety of tools and resources to help them reach their goals. The company also offers the free My24™ app – another on-the-go fitness tool – which provides users with an exercise guide, training videos, BMI calculator, club information and more.

The bodybugg by BodyMedia CORE and LINK are available for purchase online at mystore.24hourfitness.com and at select 24 Hour Fitness clubs nationwide.

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly four million members in more than 400 clubs across the U.S. Since the first club opened in 1979, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, innovative group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment - 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.

Through its support of the United States Olympic Committee and many U.S. National Governing Bodies (NGBs) of sport, 24 Hour Fitness is one of the largest supporters of amateur athletics in the country and serves as the Official Fitness Center Sponsor of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams. The company is committed to being a good neighbor in its communities via charitable and in-kind donations to groups focused on both helping Americans get healthy and improving youth fitness. The company’s national accreditation from the Better Business Bureau, which includes A+ ratings for all club locations across the U.S., demonstrates the organization’s ongoing commitment to member satisfaction. Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you.

About BodyMedia, Inc.

BodyMedia pioneered the development of wearable body monitors that collect physiological data for use in improving health, wellness and fitness. Founded in 1999, the company today provides a variety of around-the-clock on-body monitors utilizing proprietary technology that has been clinically validated for accuracy. Data captured by BodyMedia devices is used by consumers as well as health and wellness professionals to guide behavioral changes to control weight and promote an active lifestyle – two factors that are routinely cited as keys to combat and manage serious medical conditions. BodyMedia has amassed one of the largest databases of information about the human body, and the technology has been used in more than 100 clinical research studies covering health issues such as obesity, COPD, diabetes, cystic fibrosis, cancer, bariatrics, sleep and intensive care. BodyMedia is privately held and based in Pittsburgh, PA. For more information, visit www.bodymedia.com.

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