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Mar 13, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Farmer's Branch Planet Fitness Steps Up to Join Fight Against Domestic Violence

 Planet Fitness Farmer's Branch has joined efforts with Dallas city leaders to raise awareness on the fight against domestic violence. Planet...

Mar 05, 2014, 09:07 ET
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High Five! Planet Fitness Announces Five Million Members And Celebrates With A Special Thank You

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, today announced that the...

Feb 19, 2014, 09:07 ET
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Planet Fitness Announces Strong Growth In 2013

Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, is the fastest-growing full...

Jan 14, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Planet Fitness Launches New Advertising Creative In 2014, Continues To Tackle "Gymtimidation"

Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, today announced four new...

Jan 09, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Planet Fitness to Open First Club in Michigan City, Indiana on February 3

 Planet Fitness, the nation's leading franchisor of low-price/high-value gyms, announced the grand opening of a new club in Michigan City at...

Jan 08, 2014, 10:07 ET
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Planet Fitness Supports Contestants of "The Biggest Loser" With "The Biggest Supporter" Sweepstakes on Twitter and Instagram

As the proud gym sponsor of NBC's hit show The Biggest Loser, Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement...

Jan 07, 2014, 08:35 ET

Planet Fitness Brings Its Much-Loved Judgement Free Zone to Okemos, Michigan with Latest Gym Opening

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, has opened a new club...

Jan 06, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Planet Fitness Appoints Robert Anderson As Chief Information Officer

Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgment Free Zone® and affordable prices, today announced that Robert...

Jan 03, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Planet Fitness, Nation's Leading Cost-Efficient, All-Inclusive Health Club Chain, Announces Arrival in Mishawaka, Indiana

 Planet Fitness, the nation's leading health club chain, announced the opening of a new club in Mishawaka, at 424 West McKinley Avenue,...

Jan 02, 2014, 11:26 ET
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Planet Fitness Celebrates The New Year With National Sale And Promotion With New Balance

 To help kick-start the New Year, Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable...

Dec 16, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Planet Fitness to Open Two New Clubs in Grand Rapids, Michigan Area

 Planet Fitness announced the opening of its first two Grand Rapids area locations at Centerpointe Mall in Grand Rapids and Rivertown Center...

Dec 09, 2013, 09:07 ET
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Planet Fitness Franchisees Launch "Holiday Challenge For Wishes" And Donate $100,000 To Make-A-Wish®

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, today announced that the...

Dec 04, 2013, 08:30 ET
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Planet Fitness Opens 3rd Club in Toledo, Ohio

 Planet Fitness (http://www.planetfitness.com/), the nation's leading health club chain, announced it will be opening a new club in Toledo, at...

Dec 03, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Planet Fitness to Open First Club in Elkhart, Indiana

 Planet Fitness (http://www.planetfitness.com/), the nation's leading health club chain, announced it will be opening a new club in Elkhart,...

Nov 22, 2013, 09:47 ET
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Planet Fitness Offers Special Black Friday Deal For PF Black Card® Membership

To celebrate Black Friday, Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, has...

Nov 12, 2013, 09:07 ET
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Planet Fitness Opens 700th Location

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, today announced that it...

Oct 31, 2013, 10:03 ET

Planet Fitness Announces Winners of Annual Franchisee Awards

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, has announced the...

Oct 04, 2013, 09:07 ET

Planet Fitness Returns As Sponsor Of NBC's Hit Show "The Biggest Loser," Premiering October 15

Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and friendly prices, will return for the third...

Sep 16, 2013, 09:02 ET
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Planet Fitness Opens New Judgement Free Club In The Wall Street District Of Manhattan

 Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and friendly prices, today announced the opening...

Sep 16, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Planet Fitness Announces Grand Re-Opening of Club in Southgate, Michigan

 Planet Fitness, the nation's leading franchisor of low-price/high-value gyms, announced the completion of a 5,000 square foot expansion of...