Brunswick Corporation : Life Fitness Announces Judging Panel For Personal Trainers To Watch 2012

  Team of five industry veterans will decide winner of global personal training

SCHILLER PARK, Ill., May 8, 2012 - Life Fitness today announced its selection of
judges for the 2012 global Personal Trainers to Watch program, an effort to
recognize personal trainers for fitness excellence. The panel of five esteemed
industry experts ranges from exercise physiologists to published authors, and
has been hand-selected to determine one winner and 10 finalists by scoring
online nominations from across the world.

Expanded to a global market for the first time since its launch in 2011, the
Personal Trainers to Watch program calls for the nomination of fitness
professionals who exude a passion for health and aim to better the lives of
their clients.

"After taking Personal Trainers to Watch to a global market, it was important to
select a well-rounded judging panel that could relate to an international
nomination base," said Chris Clawson, Life Fitness president. "We're thrilled to
give deserving personal trainers a chance to connect with some of the world's
most established and successful fitness professionals."

2012 Personal Trainers to Watch Judging Panel
  * Nicole Nichols was named America's Personal Trainer to Watch by Life Fitness
    in 2011. "Coach Nicole" is the fitness expert and managing editor for, and is one of the most-watched trainers on YouTube. Nicole
    has a bachelor's degree in health promotion and education, specializing in
    fitness. She maintains several fitness certifications, including the
    American Council on Exercise(®) (ACE) Personal Training and AFAA Group
    Fitness Instruction, and is comprehensively trained in mat and reformer
    Pilates through Balanced Body University. Her latest DVD is titled
    "SparkPeople: 28 Day Boot Camp."
  * Rodney Corn is a co-founder of PTA Global and has more than 20 years of
    experience in the fitness industry. As a collegiate athlete, bodybuilder,
    published author and regular contributor to industry publications, Corn has
    traveled the globe sharing his extensive scientific and practical experience
    in wellness, sports performance and corrective exercise. He is an adjunct
    faculty member at the University of San Francisco and California University
    of Pennsylvania. Corn holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and master's
    degree in biomechanics. He is also a Fellow of Applied Functional Science
    with the Gray Institute.
  * Pete McCall is an exercise physiologist with ACE. In his role, McCall
    creates and delivers fitness continuing education programs, and is a co-
    creator of the ACE Integrated Fitness Training(TM) (ACE IFT(TM)) model.
    McCall has a Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from
    California University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified personal trainer
    with ACE, and holds additional certifications through the National Strength
    and Conditioning Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
    McCall also serves on the content review committee for,
    and is an adjunct lecturer for the Exercise and Nutritional Sciences program
    at San Diego State University.
  * Chris Clawson is president of Life Fitness. An industry veteran, Clawson
    joined the Company in 1994 and has served in a number of different positions
    focused on product development, sales and marketing. Clawson also spent six
    years in retail management with two leading sporting-goods retailers.
    Athletics has always played a significant role in Clawson's life, having
    played professional baseball before entering the fitness industry.
  * Deborah Plitt has been a network trainer for Life Fitness since 1994. Plitt
    develops education modules and provides academic training to Life Fitness
    customers throughout the world. Plitt received her Bachelor of Science from
    Penn State University in Exercise and Sport Science and is currently working
    toward a Master of Science in Human Movement Science from A.T. Still
    University. Plitt is also a certified corrective exercise specialist with
    the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and an advanced health and
    fitness specialist with ACE.

Clients, gym owners and fellow trainers can visit to nominate a personal trainer who they
feel has what it takes to be named the world's best. A set of criteria will be
used to determine the winner and 10 finalists. The judging panel will consider
information like trainers' community involvement; client testimonials and hours
spent training to gauge its selection of the 2012 Personal Trainers to Watch.

Life Fitness teamed with international fitness resource FitPro and PTontheNet to
launch this year's Personal Trainers to Watch program. The winning trainer will
receive a high-value package of personal training tools including continuing
education courses, a piece of Life Fitness equipment, global media recognition
and $5,000 to be put toward a personal training business.

Nominations for the 2012 Personal Trainers to Watch program can be made now
through July 31, 2012; winners will be announced globally in November 2012. To
nominate a personal trainer and view official program rules, visit Nominations are limited to one entry per
person. The Personal Trainers to Watch program is open to all global markets.
More information about the 2012 Personal Trainers to Watch judging panel can be
found by visiting

About Life Fitness
Life Fitness is the global leader in providing commercial fitness equipment. The
company manufactures and sells strength and cardiovascular equipment under the
brand names Life Fitness and Hammer Strength and distributes its equipment in
more than 120 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago, in Schiller Park, Ill.,
Life Fitness is a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC).

About FitPro
FitPro North America is the premier provider of high quality educational
resources for fitness professionals, including personal trainers, group fitness
instructors, coaches, fitness managers and health club owners. Specializing in
continuing education and expert resources, FitPro North America was founded on
the premise that a well-educated fitness professional will inspire clients and

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