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Sioux City Journal

Sioux City man loses 170 pounds through diet and exercise

Struggling with weight after a life-threatening car accident, Michael Searls, of Sioux City, went from weighing 380 pound to his current 205 pounds through a five-day-a-week workout routine and following a strict ketogenic diet.


Runner’s World

Score a Free Workout Today to Fight Off the Mood-Dulling Effects of ‘Blue Monday’

Planet Fitness is offering a free gym session to combat what many consider the most depressing day of the year.



2019 Franchise 500 Ranking

Planet Fitness ranks #7 in this year's Franchise 500 listing from Entrepreneur Magazine.


Franchise Times

Fast & Serious: Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness, the hyper-affordable big-box gym, remains one of the strongest, most enduring fitness brands after years of high-energy expansion. 


The 11 Best Gym Deals Going on Right Now

With the beginning of the new year, it's a great time to join a new gym or sign up for a new fitness class. See some of the best deals that are currently available.


Capital Gazette

Fort Meade Mom Drops 20 Sizes

Fort Meade mom drops 20 sizes on her quest to be her own 'best version.'


Strangest Health and Fitness Trends of 2018

CBD Oil? Goat Yoga? Presenting 2018's Strangest Health and Wellness Trends


One Step At A Time

Fourteen months ago, Tony Mayes was sitting in a hospital bed listening to a doctor list options regarding the condition of his left leg. Now, he's making the most of his life, sharing his gratitude every chance he gets.


At his heaviest, this man weighed over 500 pounds. Here's how he lost half his size

After Gary Hall didn't get a job because of his weight, he started exercising and eating healthy foods. In 3 years, he lost 300 pounds.