Octane Fitness Named Preferred Vendor by Snap Fitness

Citing the exceptional product quality and performance of Octane Fitness (www.octanefitness.com) elliptical cross trainers, Snap Fitness has named Octane a preferred vendor and the preferred elliptical for its facilities.
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BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – March 3, 2010 – Citing the exceptional product quality and performance of Octane Fitness (www.octanefitness.com) elliptical cross trainers, Snap Fitness, a leading franchisor of 24/7 express fitness centers, has named Octane a preferred vendor and the preferred elliptical for its facilities.
“We are particularly selective when choosing premium fitness equipment, and Octane totally impressed us in terms of ergonomics, innovation and quality,” said Peter Taunton, founder and CEO of Snap Fitness, and an avid exerciser himself. ”Our franchisees and members appreciate Octane's unique features, effective workouts and rock-solid durability.”
To date, several Snap Fitness centers across the United States are equipped with Octane ellipticals, and, according to Taunton, “Members are able to get a terrific cardio workout, while toning and building strength as well.”
The preferred vendor status entitles all 1000 Snap Fitness facilities worldwide to preferred pricing through Octane Fitness on all of its commercial elliptical cross trainers.
Octane currently offers two standing commercial elliptical models and one seated elliptical for health club use. A leading brand of multiple award-winning elliptical cross trainers, Octane is recognized for its numerous breakthroughs, such as:
q Body Mapping Ergonomics, which delivers a natural motion to all users;
q MultiGrip and Converging Path handlebars, which maximize comfort and effectiveness for the upper body;
q SmartStride interactive ergonomics that automatically adjust stride length to replicate walking, jogging, running and moving backwards;
q X-Mode, GluteKicker and ArmBlaster, which function as virtual personal trainers to enhance motivation and variety;
q xRide seated elliptical, which uniquely enables exercisers to gain cardiovascular as well as total-body strength training benefits on one machine.
About Snap Fitness
Based in Chanhassen, Minn. (near Octane's world headquarters), Snap Fitness was founded in 2003 and offers busy individuals affordable, “get-in, get-out” workouts using premium equipment, with 24/7 access in convenient neighborhood locations. With clubs in nearly every state in the U.S., Snap also has centers in Canada, Mexico and India. In 2009, Entrepreneur magazine named Snap No. 1 “Best in Category” for fitness franchises, and Inc. magazine ranked Snap Fitness No. 16 on its annual list of the Top 500 fastest-growing private companies.
Octane Fitness Background
Fueled by a relentless passion to offer the best elliptical machines, Octane Fitness is committed exclusively to delivering breakthrough, performance cross training—unlike any other fitness equipment manufacturer today. Low-impact, effective cardiovascular equipment is the sole focus of Octane Fitness' extensive research, development, testing and manufacturing—all ultimately to benefit exercisers with superior quality products; innovative, effective workouts and unparalleled personalized service.
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Contact Julie King at 847.638.1582 or jking@octanefitness.com for images. For more information, contact the company at 888-OCTANE4 or www.octanefitness.com. Octane Fitness, ArmBlaster, Body Mapping Ergonomics, GluteKicker, SmartStride and X-Mode are registered trademarks of Octane Fitness.

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