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Summer is here, and even though the sun is staying up longer, there is always the possibility that load shedding will rear its ugly head again, and make the shorter summer nights seem longer! Manny Rivera, CEO at Planet Fitness says that all Planet Fitness gyms boast sizeable generators to ensure that selected areas have power when the power goes out. “Many of our members are adjusting their work-out sessions to the evening to make the best use of their time when their homes are plunged into darkness.”

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Planet Fitness is amongst very few gym facilities offering the promise of generator power, and Rivera says that it’s just one of the many unique assets the group has to offer. “Planet Fitness is leading the charge when it comes to the range of benefits to our members,” says Rivera. He lists the following innovations at Planet Fitness facilities country-wide:

  • Ladies Only Area

Planet Fitness offers a Ladies Only training facility at all Planet Fitness MegaClubs nationwide. The Ladies Only Area is a full service training area which sports the latest equipment specifically designed for women’s bodies.  The facility offers: A full cardio area, vibration training and a scientifically developed 30 minute circuit, to name a few.

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  • Running Track

Planet Fitness MegaClubs offer a 250m indoor running track for when the weather doesn’t suit outdoor cardio exercise.  The track boasts walking and running lanes for your convenience for great cardio on the move.

  • Free wifi

Just because you’re training, doesn’t mean you have to switch off your networks. Connect to the wifi for free.

  • Kids between the ages of 13 and 18 train for free*

All children of members, that are between the ages of 13 and 18, are welcome to train at no cost.


Planet Fitness offers the international training programme LES MILLS which is a series of cutting edge fitness programmes and has taken the local industry by storm. The training programme is based on the successful ‘Group Effect’ approach.  It had been proven that group fitness is the most powerful way to motivate, inspire and achieve results.  Three of the six LES MILLS workouts include SH’BAM, a hot dance workout, BODYPUMP, a weights class that builds strength and RPM, an indoor cycling workout.

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When it comes to choosing your personal favourite on how to get your body summer ready, Planet Fitness is the place to be! Visit for more.

Samantha Antonio
The content in this editorial is for general information only and is not intended to provide medical or other professional advice. For more information on your medical condition and treatment options, speak to your healthcare professional.