More People Turn to Exercise During Economic Strain; Provides Free Workout Tools to Address Demand

Share Article is a free fitness website that allows individuals to share workouts, find new workouts, and monitor the progress of existing workouts. The site has seen dramatically increased traffic as individuals turn to exercise as a way to reduce economic stress.

Keep Your Spirits Up, Even When the Markets Got You Down is helping individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels stay healthy during this increasingly stressful economic time. Sweating out financial concerns on a treadmill is an ideal way for many people to quickly and effectively relieve stress and raise endorphin levels. Budget conscious individuals are looking to work out at home to avoid having to pay for gym memberships. Families find that exercises for both children and adults are a great way to spend time together and forget about economic turmoil.

Free fitness websites, such as, are seeing a dramatic increase in members and catering content to stressed-out individuals. includes a "Keep Your Spirits Up, Even When the Markets Got You Down" workout, intended to make light of the souring economy and keep members healthy and in shape at the same time. allows members to track their workouts which can provide more positive encouragement than tracking the declining value of their 401(K)s. Holos member Anton Finelli stated, "Its great to have a free resource like where I can find new workouts and share workouts with others. The group support the site provides really encourages me, which is something that is welcome amidst what seems like a never ending stream of bad economic news."

Understanding the current needs of its members, is taking it one step further by putting some spending money in one lucky member's pocket. In November, will be conducting a video contest where members can upload fitness- or health-related videos to the site for a chance to win $1,000. Holos Founder, Greg Stallkamp, stated, "The Video contest has two objectives in mind: First of all we want our members to share videos of their workout routines and the exercises that have led them to successful results. Second, we want to give away some much-needed cash during the holiday season."

The founders of Holos Fitness share in common a lifelong interest in sports and physical activities. The site is a tool created by athletes for all active individuals. The Holos system helps bring fitness into the 21st century. Moving beyond simply sharing workouts, Holos Fitness helps to track fitness and ensure accountable results. is a Chicago-based company. For more information or free membership log on to


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