Tuesday
Jan172017

TRX Named 2017 Associate Member of the Year

Boston, MA (January 17, 2017) - IHRSA, The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association has announced that TRX is the 2017 Associate Member of the Year.

The Associate Member of the Year Award is presented annually to recognize an IHRSA Associate Member for their significant contributions to the advancement of the health club industry, as well as their support of IHRSA, its members, and its mission through program and event participation, advertising, and sponsorship.

TRX, a leading producer of functional training programs, education, and equipment for the industry was selected as this year's honoree.

"We are delighted to honor our good friends at TRX for their ongoing support of IHRSA and for their work to grow the industry,“ said Joe Moore, IHRSA President and CEO. “When Randy Hetrick launched the first Travel X, the precursor to the TRX Suspension Trainer in 2004, he foresaw what the future of functional training would be for millions of fitness consumers. Since then, TRX has been a leader in delivering innovative products and programs designed to not only inspire people to be more active, but more importantly, help them achieve their fitness goals.”

"We're thrilled to be selected as IHRSA's Associate Member of the Year. This will be one of the great highlights of 2017 for TRX. Since my first 10'x10' booth in 2005 through today, IHRSA has played a pivotal role in our history and success as a company," said Randy Hetrick, Founder and CEO of TRX. "Being recognized among this best-in-class group of associates for the contributions and impact that TRX is making across the industry means a lot to me and my team. We look forward to continuing to revolutionize the industry and lead the way in functional training for many years to come."

The award will be presented during IHRSA 2017, IHRSA’s 36th Annual International Convention & Trade Show in Los Angeles, California, March 8-11.

The IHRSA Awards Program seeks to "recognize, celebrate, and inspire." For more information about IHRSA's annual industry awards, including prior recipients, please visit IHRSA.org/awards.

About TRX ®

As the global leaders in functional training, TRX’s mission is to empower everyone in their pursuit of better. TRX developed the world’s best training equipment, workout programs, and education courses to help everyone, of any fitness level, become a better version of themselves. TRX has also become the industry’s leading provider of specialized education courses for fitness professionals. They have redefined the application of bodyweight training to enhance human performance and have successfully disrupted the mature landscape of the health club industry. In 2015, the company increased its footprint beyond the military and commercial club sectors, by adding schools and consumer retail as top-priority strategic markets.

About IHRSA

IHRSA, The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association is a not-for-profit trade association representing health and fitness facilities, gyms, spas, sports clubs, and suppliers worldwide. IHRSA and its members are dedicated to making the world healthier through regular exercise and activity promotion. IHRSA's events provide a vast array of speakers on business and corporate culture, instructional sessions on all aspects of succeeding in the health club industry, social events to mix and mingle with peers, and the most spectacular trade shows in the industry.

About IHRSA 2017

IHRSA 2017, IHRSA’s 36th Annual International Convention & Trade Show will take place in Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Convention Center & JW Marriott at L.A. Live, March 8-11, 2017. For more information and to register, visit ihrsa.org/convention. Media are invited to register for press credentials by emailing smv@ihrsa.org.