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Life Fitness Personal Trainers to Watch Global Competition to Be Held in New York City

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July 21, 2014

Last Call for Nominations; Top 10 Finalists to Compete for Global Title in Live Judging Event at DavidBartonGym

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 21, 2013 – Today, Life Fitness, a global leader in fitness equipment manufacturing, announces that one of DavidBartonGym’s New York City locations will serve as the global stage for the Personal Trainers to Watch live competition, where the world’s top personal trainer will be selected. The event, to be held on Oct. 17, will bring together the competition’s top 10 finalists who will compete and be judged based on training technique using Life Fitness equipment.  

Global Competition Winner To Be Named in New York City

DavidBartonGym’s Christopher Street facility in New York City will host the live global judging event for the fourth annual Personal Trainers to Watch competition. DavidBartonGym focuses on providing an energetic and exciting atmosphere for its members, allowing them to build the body of their dreams and helping them to “LookBetterNaked.” With locations in New York, Chicago, Miami, Seattle, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, each gym is designed to reflect its neighborhood, drawing upon unique elements of history and culture to embody the spirit of the community.

The gym’s Christopher Street location features a wide array of Life Fitness equipment, including the SYNRGY360™ training system which serves as a hub for performing dynamic, state-of-the-art, total-body exercises, giving personal trainers and individuals a platform to experience unlimited training possibilities. In addition, the club features Life Fitness Elevation™ Series cardio equipment and an assortment of Life Fitness and Hammer Strength selectorized and free weight strength equipment. 

“We’re excited to partner with Life Fitness to recognize hardworking personal trainers who help improve lives every day,” said Kevin Kavanaugh, President of DavidBartonGym. “We create an unparalleled atmosphere for our members to work out and this is the ideal location to test the finalists and select the world’s best trainer.” 

“We’ve already received hundreds of nominations spanning every corner of the globe for this year’s program,” said Chris Clawson, Life Fitness president. “We saw immense talent in our ten finalists last year, and we’re excited to select the top trainers this year to compete in New York City at DavidBartonGym.”

Last Call for Nominations

The Personal Trainers to Watch program recognizes and rewards trainers around the world that embody the same passion and commitment to healthy lifestyles on which Life Fitness prides itself. Nominees are judged on dedication to enhancing client experiences and pursuing continuing education for mastery of the profession, as well as leadership, client motivation and inspiration.

Nominations will be accepted until July 31, 2014. To nominate a personal trainer who supports a powerful vision and exemplary commitment to the field, exercisers, personal trainers and gym owners alike can visit Nominations are limited to one entry per person; however, trainers can be nominated by multiple people.

The Personal Trainers to Watch program is held in partnership with the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals (ICREPs), EuropeActive, Life Fitness Academy and the American Council on Exercise® (ACE®).

About DavidBartonGym

Founded in 1992 in New York, DavidBartonGym has world class trainers with unrivaled success in changing bodies, state of the art equipment, exhilarating energy, and award-winning design. With locations in New York, Miami, Chicago, Seattle, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles, DavidBartonGym is devoted to its members and to helping them “LookBetterNaked."  

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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