Fitness Express Hosts Grand Opening “Celebration of Motivation” Event PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jake Glimco   
Friday, 24 February 2012 09:51

Public invited to experience free fitness classes and enter for a chance to win thousands in prizesHHhh

Moline, IL / February 20, 2012 – Moline’s most comprehensive new fitness facility, Fitness Xpress is hosting a Celebration of Motivation, offering participants a chance to win THOUSANDS in prizes, including a trip for two to Hawaii and a new Lifecycle® stationery bicycle.   The event begins with a Chamber Ribbon-Cutting and tour Thursday, February 23rd and continues through Saturday February 25th with opportunities for the public to try free fitness classes.   To schedule a free classes during the grand opening, go to

Fitness Xpress’s model for success is firmly grounded in the knowledge that the key to achieving any goal is motivation.  When that goal requires significant behavior changes, the importance of motivation is multiplied.  Fitness Xpress offers a full array of group fitness classes that provide members with a wide variety of fitness options that are fun as well as motivating and never get stale.  Fitness Xpress’ Group Fitness Classes include:

  • Zumba: a Latin dance-inspired fitness program that incorporates hip-hop, Soca, Samba, Salsa, Meringue, Mambo, martial arts and some Bollywood and belly dance moves plus squats and lunges.
  • Body Pump™ and Body Combat™ -- Les Mills® -licensed classes which refresh their music and choreography every three months.  New Zealand-based Les Mills is named for the former Olympic shot put medalist and later Mayor of Auckland, New Zealand, who has become the standard-bearer for group fitness classes.  Group fitness classes invite members to put aside whatever else is happening, and lose themselves for an hour in a pure, invigorating challenge that will improve their body, mind and motivation.  Research by AC Nielsen indicates that Les Mills class members attend three times more often than standard freestyle classes.
  • Super Cycling classes in dedicated cycling studio.  Super Cycling focuses on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity and recovery using a special stationary exercise bicycles with a weighted flywheel in a classroom setting.
  • Kickboxing, Kettlebell Blast, Fitness Frenzy, Lower Body Meltdown, Body Blast, Fat-Burning Aerobics and Yoga.

Fitness Xpress’ Director of Operations David Bedwell says, “Many of our members discovered Fitness Xpress’ after plateauing at other clubs.  We specialize in partnering with our members to help them find the motivation they need to achieve their goals…not just in fitness, but in life.” Fitness Xpress is the Quad-Cities’ home to Thin and Healthy’s Total Solution® which has been called “the BEST kept secret in weight loss" by the Executive Producer for Oxygen Channel’s Fitness Insider program. Thin and Healthy Total Solution®  GUARANTEES 2-7 pounds of weight loss per week and incorporates a comprehensive approach to positive life change.  Thin and Healthy has helped local members achieve not only impressive weight loss, but positive professional accomplishments.

Fitness Xpress, a locally owned and operated company and has membership levels that offer 24-hour access, a bring-a-friend free program, free classes and free-tanning.  Memberships start at $9.95 per month with no long-term commitment required.  To learn more about Fitness Xpress go to  To learn more about Thin and Healthy’s Total Solution go to

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