ExerciseFriends.com Cracks Top Five

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In less than one year, eXerciseFriends.com has reached the top five of all fitness sites on the Internet and is now ranked higher than industry heavyweights such as Gold's Gym and Self Magazine.

This is a tremendous accomplishment for everyone involved with eXerciseFriends.com

Fitness Website Ranked Higher Than Most Industry-Giants

In Less Than a Year

Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 9, 2005 -- eXerciseFriends.com (http://www.exercisefriends.com), the best place to find friends to exercise with, announced today it is now the 5th most popular health and fitness Website on the Internet. This new ranking, (based on traffic statistics provided by Alexa.com -- an Amazon.com company) positions eXerciseFriends.com above longtime fitness heavyweights like Gold’s Gym, Bally’s Total Fitness and Self Magazine. Only Men’s Health, Real Age, Prevention, and 24 Hour Fitness are ranked higher, and while these valuable brands have been around for many years, eXerciseFriends.com is barely celebrating its one year anniversary.

eXerciseFriends.com is free for members, relying on advertising for revenue, making it a win-win situation for both members and advertisers. According to the recent JUN ’05 Nielsen NetRatings Report, Web communities and Health/Fitness websites are enjoying the fastest revenue growth on the Internet for CPM based advertising.

eXerciseFriends.com has signed strategic partnerships and entered into joint promotions with other high-visibility websites and portals such as Match.com, Doogen.com, and Livedoor’s SeekOver.com, which have contributed significantly to the incredible growth of the site.

“This is a tremendous accomplishment for everyone involved with eXerciseFriends.com,” said Patrick McCluskey, president and co-founder. “We are looking forward to continuing our momentum in 2006 through expanded marketing initiatives, new alliances and partnerships and word-of-mouth endorsements from our fantastic members.”    

At eXerciesFriends.com, members find local area friends to exercise with in the sport or fitness activity of their choice; who are at their skill level and can workout on the same schedule. Many studies have shown that people who exercise with a partner have more fun, stick with it longer and get better results. eXerciseFriends.com even allows teams to register in order to find other teams to play with and offers free fitness, diet and health advice from experts in their respective fields.

About exercisefriends.com

ExerciseFriends.Com was launched in January of 05 with the mission to help people across the United States and Canada find friends in their local area to exercise with who shares the same schedule and fitness level. Obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol are all on the rise and each of these conditions can be reduced or eliminated through exercise and proper nutrition. Obesity related deaths are now the number 2 preventable killer in the United States and is expected to surpass smoking as the number 1 preventable killer of Americans in the not too distant future.

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Christian Scarborough

512-244-7088

cscarborough@eXerciseFriends.com

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