|[January 18, 2013]
Life Time Earns Nutrition Business Journal's Management Achievement Award
CHANHASSEN, Minn. --(Business Wire)--
The nutrition industry's most notable business leaders of 2012 have been
named in Nutrition Business Journal's (NBJ) annual Business Achievement
Awards issue, published this month. Life
Time - The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE: LTM)
has been awarded with the Management Achievement Award for its
courageous leadership endeavor to banish processed and artificial food
products from its LifeCafe locations nationwide.
In October, as part of its continued commitment to a healthy way of
life, Life Time transformed its LifeCafe menu to feature fresh, clean
and healthier food items in all 85 LifeCafe destinations nationwide. The
new menu offers pre-prepared, made-to-order and packaged products free
of trans fats, bleached flours, and artificial flavors, colors,
preservatives and sweeteners and demonstrates an easy, no excuses
positive change to nutritious and delicious eating.
"We are honored to have earned Nutrition Business Journal's (NBJ)
Management Achievement Award," says John Reilly, senior vice president
of corporate business. "Being the Healthy Way of Life Company comes with
a great responsibility and commitment to our customers. As such, we set
out to create an environment full of healthy choices while also setting
an example for others whose businesses evolve around feeding America.We
are honored to be recognized for our leadership in this space."
Operating under the mission "If it's here, it's healthy," Life Time has
made a commitment to its members and customers, promising clean and
confident eating. The LifeCafe menu includes all-natural beef with no
added hormones or antibiotics, wild-caught fish, gluten-free Udi's
bread, shakes and smoothies with organic fruit, orange juice and milk
and breakfast sandwiches and wraps with organic, cage-free eggs.
LifeCafe has also partnered with health-conscious brands to ensure that
every drink, energy bar, supplement, snack or other food product sold
meets its stringent requirements for healthy eating.
NBJ is the premier publication for the nutrition, natural, organic,
dietary supplement and integrative medicine industries. NBJ's Business
Achievement Awards recognize the industry's greatest leaders making
significant advancements in health, wellness and nutrition. NBJ publisher
Patrick Rea, along with editor-in-chief Marc Brush, will honor all award
recipients at the NBJ Summit on July 25. View the complete list of award
winners at: http://newhope360.com/news/2012-business-achievement-awards.
For more information about Life Time, LifeCafe and Life Time's healthy
approach towards nutrition, visit www.lifetimefitness.com.
About Life Time Fitness, Inc.
As The Healthy Way of Life
Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) helps organizations, communities
and individuals achieve their total health objectives, athletic
aspirations and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest -
or discovering new passions - both inside and outside of Life Time's
distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation
and spa destinations, most of which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a
week. The Company's Healthy Way of Life approach enables customers to
achieve this by providing the best programs, people and places of
uncompromising quality and value. As of January 18, 2013, the Company
operated 105 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME
ATHLETIC(SM) brands in the United States and Canada. Additional
information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available
About Nutrition Business Journal
Through a portfolio of
media products, including a monthly executive journal and in-depth
research reports, Nutrition Business Journal, produced by New Hope
Natural Media (a division of Penton Media), supplies authoritative data
and analysis to leaders and decision makers in the nutrition business.
NBJ also provides strategic consulting services to many of the top
companies in the industry. To request a free issue or subscribe visit: www.newhope360.com/nbj.
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