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March 14, 2012 02:00 ET

Corporate Gym Memberships from Fitness First

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - March 14, 2012) - Fitness First have been providing a service to corporate groups for 20 years, with both parties enjoying great success from the scheme. The newest corporate deals from the health club giants promise to become commonly acquired by businesses in 2012 who are looking to improve the health, morale and productivity of their workforce.

Companies can sign up with Fitness First and subsequently offer a free gym pass to all employees. The membership can be paid through salary sacrifice for which the employee will be able to benefit from the NI savings. Fitness First are promoting their corporate deals as antidotes to issues like staff absenteeism, inefficiency and poor morale.

Fitness First suggest poor health and injury account for almost 60% of lost working hours and that one in four working adults take time off because of stress. With a free Fitness First membership, workers can stay in top mental and physical condition, which maximises working efficiency.

Meanwhile, the health club provide office freebies to motivate non-members to join in the fun. The added extras include:

Fitness Friday - "bring a friend to workout with you for free every Friday"
• Great value personal training programmes
• Exclusive offers with First Club
• Group exercises
• Dedicated registration days
• Free promotional posters
• Payslip attachments
• Health awareness seminars
• New-employee induction packages

There is plenty on offer from these updated corporate memberships and Fitness First are striving to use the deals to get the nation in good health in time for the Olympics.

Suzanne Loughnane, Head of Corporates at Fitness First, commented:

'Regular exercise has been proven to enhance productivity levels and a healthy body means a healthy immune system - which effectively means less absenteeism. We have always enjoyed great relationships with our corporate members and want to grow our client base in 2012.'

A free Fitness First membership is a valuable employee benefit that may even play apart in staff recruitment procedure - which is particularly beneficial to agencies.

To find out how your business can benefit from a corporate membership or to investigate the different payment options available, visit www.fitnessfirst.co.uk today.

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Fitness First is the largest privately owned health club group in the world with over 400 Fitness First clubs worldwide reaching over 1.3 million members in 15 countries. In the UK alone there are over 140 Fitness First clubs with over 300,000 members.

Fitness Fridays

In November 2011 Fitness First launched Fitness Fridays, a brand new member benefit whereby members can bring a friend to enjoy the Fitness First club experience every Friday for free.

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