MOORESVILLE, NC—June 1, 2021—C. Shawn Stewart, founder and CEO of CSS Fitness Holdings, LLC, announces the acquisition of Durham, NC-based Fitness World. This 21,500-square-foot club is set to immediately transition to the Fuel Fitness brand. This will be the second Fuel Fitness location in North Carolina joining the Mooresville, NC, location.

Fuel Fitness is a multi-purpose health club that features group exercise, personal training, a large variety of cardio and strength training equipment, a kids club, and café. Exciting changes that Stewart intends to add will include renovated studios for cycling, yoga, and personal training, functional training turf areas for customized workouts, and a recovery studio featuring the latest in pre- and post-training advancements.

“We are thrilled to be in the Triangle market with a brand that will extend throughout the Carolinas and the Southeast U.S. This beautiful facility will provide a first-class fitness experience that will be second to none in the Durham community,” said Shawn Stewart, Fuel Fitness owner and CEO.

“Fuel Fitness believes the member experience begins with an investment in our team through continuous training and education. Our core principle will always include having the cleanest and safest workout environment possible with professional and caring team members,“ said Elliott Hall, Fuel Fitness VP of operations.

Fuel Fitness understands that everyone’s fitness journey is unique, therefor Fuel Fitness will offer a wide variety of group classes, small group activities, and personal training. Fuel Fitness also believes every person should begin with the right foundation for fitness success so each member will receive two free personal training sessions along with complimentary quarterly assessments to track their progress.

“I am proud and honored to serve Durham residents on their fitness journey. We look forward to continued growth in the area soon,” said Stewart.

For more information, please visit or check out Fuel Fitness on Facebook and Instagram at @Fuelfitnessmooresville.