SOURCE: GlobalFit

August 20, 2007 17:00 ET

GlobalFit and Kathy Smith Team Up for Corporate Fitness

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - GlobalFit, the nation's leading provider of healthy living benefits, announced that Kathy Smith, an internationally recognized expert in the wellness field, will be the host of GlobalFit's 'Destination: You' program. 'Destination: You' is an online fitness program designed for the corporate market.

"My career is dedicated to helping America get active and get healthy," Kathy Smith said. "Through GlobalFit's relationship with corporations, I can influence a new, larger audience by reaching people at the workplace."

GlobalFit has developed the online corporate fitness program to motivate sedentary adults to become more active. Using an activity tracker that clips to the shoe, participants can automatically keep track of their movement, see how many calories they burn, and see how much distance they've covered.

"Skyrocketing healthcare costs have made more businesses recognize the value of a healthy workforce," explained GlobalFit President and CEO Frank Napolitano. "GlobalFit recognized the need for a program that can accommodate those who know they should be more active but don't know how to get started. Kathy Smith's experience as a fitness trainer and motivator will make the program more personal and dynamic."

Kathy Smith will appear on the 'Destination: You' site in photos, streaming video, and through written messages. She will help participants navigate active trips to locations both exotic and familiar. Together, GlobalFit and Smith will educate and empower people to make healthy changes in their lives and become more active and more productive.

About Kathy Smith: With over 16 million workout videos sold since 1980, Kathy Smith has become a household name in fitness. A mother of two, Kathy also serves on the board of the USC School of Gerontology, the Women's Sports Foundation and is a recipient of the IDEA Lifetime Achievement Award from IDEA Health & Fitness, the world's largest professional fitness organization.

About GlobalFit: GlobalFit is the nation's leading provider of healthy living benefits. As The Source for a Better You, GlobalFit offers a comprehensive selection of programs, products and services designed to create a healthier world by changing the way people think about and access healthy living benefits. Since 1992, GlobalFit's signature offering has been its fitness club network, now with more than 2,000 providers nationwide. For more information on GlobalFit, please visit

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