Kirstie Alley Launches Fitness and Weight Loss Community

Actress Kirstie Alley launches Phitter is a gift from Kirstie Alley and her new weight loss program and is a Twitter-like micro-blogging community site dedicated to weight loss, dieting, fitness, exercise and living a healthy lifestyle

Jan 05, 2010, 08:00 ET from Phitter

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirstie Alley has launched a new fitness and healthy living focused micro-blogging community called Phitter as a gift from Kirstie and her new weight loss program to encourage community talk and member support around weight loss, diet, health, recipes, wellness and work out tip topics.

As stated in the site's mission statement:

" is a "phitness phocused" community that encourages members to talk, or "Phit," about fitness, weight loss, working out, dieting, exercising, and healthy living while making new "Phriends" and having "Phun!"

Kirstie kicked off the launch of on Christmas Eve December 24, 2009 with a tweet on her Twitter channel, @kirstiealley:

"MERRY CHRISTMAS...Phitter is my gift to you and a gift to myself...A HEALTHY, LEAN, HAPPY BODY, a lively SPIRIT, and a clear mind"

Phitter users have personal profile pages that display their "phollowers" and who they are "phollowing." Phitter allows Phitter'ers to write and post messages, or "phit," in 140 characters or less, either through SMS texting or on the web, as well as send private messages to others with "Phit In" and "Phit Out," and post phavorite messages to their profile. Users can also join groups and subscribe to other Phitter channels or RSS feeds to read their phits. Furthermore, Phitter lets users add their Twitter account information to send Phitter notices automatically to Twitter, and subscribe to Twitter friends who have already joined Phitter.

Phitter is also currently buzzing at Twitter with 17 pages of tweets where users have been tweeting about Phitter, its purpose and community. Twitter user @SissyHand, tweeted: "just joined 'Phitter'! I'm so excited!! :) wooo! Let's Phit this!!"

Kirstie Alley is phitting regularly about her own weight loss and phitness challenges and discoveries while mixing with and supporting other Phitter members on via her profile page at .

"@aintoronto oh yes, successes and set backs. life is a damn roller coaster isn't it? Maybe we'll fix that coaster and level it out at LEAN"

Follow Kirstie Alley on or Twitter via @kirstiealley and visit the official Kirstie Alley website at to get information on her much anticipated weight loss program launching soon and to receive 10% off her weight loss products by registering before launch.

About Kirstie Alley:

Kirstie Alley is a two-time Emmy-award and Golden Globe-award wining actress currently shooting a new reality show for A & E and has starred in such hit television shows as "Cheers," "Veronica's Closet," and "Fat Actress," as well as feature films including Look Who's Talking, Look Who's Talking Too, Look Who's Talking Now, Village of the Damned, Deconstructing Harry, For Richer or Poorer and Drop Dead Gorgeous.

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