Podfitness.com and W Hotels Partner to Launch Programs Designed to Enhance the W Hotel Guest Experience

  • Podfitness.com
  • 09.14.06
Podfitness, one of the first customized audio personal training services, has now partnered with W Hotels to provide enhanced guest experience via the hotels' popular Welcome Delight program, W Wired package and W The Card program.

Using patent pending technology to custom build audio workouts for its users based on their goals and music choices, Podfitness, launched in March of 2006, joins a prestigious list of select W Hotel partners including Apple iTunes and Real Starz Movie Downloads with Intel.

The Welcome Delight program took place from July 1, 2006 through July 31st, 2006 and offered the hotel guest a "surprise element” to their W Hotel stay.  Upon checkin across all U.S. properties, W Hotel guests received a customized Podfitness.com 30-day offer inserted with their key card.

The W Wired program reaches the tech savvy W guest, and now with Podfitness.com as a partner, the Wired W hotel guest will have access to technology-oriented customized fitness programs. The partnership will run from July 9th, 2006 through December 31, 2006 and will offer a two-month subscription to Podfitness.com for each wired member.  This giveaway will take place in select W Hotel US locations and International locations including Montreal, Canada, Seoul, Korea and Mexico City, Mexico.        

Each workout by Podfitness is based on the methods and philosophy of some of the world's elite personal trainers and coaches, customized every day to help move each user to his or her fitness goals. After customizing each session, Podfitness mixes it with a user's own music to create the perfect workout, day after day. 

Some of the Podfitness trainers the W Hotel Guest can choose to train with include: Kathy Smith, best selling fitness author who has sold over 18 million videos; Jeanette Jenkins, Nike Elite Athlete, Queen Latifah's personal trainer and the BET Foundation's health and fitness spokesperson; David Kirsch, trainer to supermodels Heidi Klum and Linda Evangelista and the author of The Ultimate New York Body Plan and Sound Mind, Sound Body; Valerie Waters, personal trainer to Jennifer Garner, Cindy Crawford and Poppy Montgomery, known for producing quick-turnarounds in her clients; Rob Parr, fitness expert to Demi Moore, Madonna, John McEnroe and Naomi Watts, and who teaches efficiency of movement in his workouts; Nancy Kennedy, Nike Elite Athlete, who has trained Kevin Costner, Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lopez; Bobby Strom, Nike Elite Athlete, whose clientele includes Britney Spears and Shakira; Michael George, author of Body Express Makeover: The Surefire, Rapid Way To Trim And Sculpt Your Body and personal trainer to such stars as Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Meg Ryan and Christian Slater; LaReine Chabut, a personal trainer specializing in post-pregnancy fitness training and the author of the soon to be published Lose That Baby Fat!; Teddy Bass, whose celebrity clientele includes Lucy Liu, Paris Hilton, Kate Hudson and Christina Applegate; Ashley Borden, Nike Elite Athlete, whose celebrity clientele includes Christina Aguilera, Mandy Moore, Tori Spelling and Sean Hayes; Linda Shelton, a force in the fitness industry who for 21 years has been the fitness editor for Shape magazine and who now also oversees fitness editorial on all AMI/Weider Women's Active Lifestyle magazines and serves as the group fitness director for Podfitness.  

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