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FitOrbit Wins By Helping People Lose

TopTenReviews.com selects brand as the "#1 online fitness service", beating well-known brands like Biggest Loser and Jillian Michaels

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FitOrbit, founded by Jake "Body by Jake" Steinfeld, today announced that it was chosen by TopTenReviews.com – the trusted source for online recommendations – as the single best online fitness service available.

FitOrbit delivers a seamless and personal web and mobile end-to-end experience – with a certified personal trainer at the center of the relationship – for those looking to lose weight, gain strength, recover from injuries and more; the full range of fitness and wellness needs.

FitOrbit has hundreds of certified trainers on its platform.  Since its launch, nearly 20,000 people have used FitOrbit to help them lose weight and get in shape.  In fact, FitOrbit is independently verified to help overweight adults lose an average of 1.3 lb/week.     

TopTenReviews.com analyzed 10 firms including - Biggest Loser Club, Jillian Michaels Site, and DailyBurn – using a rigorous and exhaustive methodology that included more than seven different categories including; exercise features, motivation and support, special workout routines, exercise types, diet plans, and the all-important metric of "overall credibility."

In addition, more than 50 sub-categories were subject to deeper analysis, examining everything from direct trainer contact, to customization, to the ability to substitute meals and choose specific restaurant items based on your own plan.  The complete analysis can be viewed at http://fitorb.it/1lkfVWY

"It's an honor to be chosen over such high-quality competitors by such a respected source," said Jake Steinfeld, founder and Chairman of FitOrbit.  "Our mission is to make the well-recognized benefits of personal training available to everyone at a price we call 'Ridiculously Affordable.'  We empower people to lose weight and gain self-esteem by close interaction with our amazing trainers; TopTenReviews.com has recognized the unprecedented combination of personalization, emotional support, and powerful online tools we deliver."

"We always say that it takes one person to gain weight, and two people to lose it.  The active partnership of our personal trainers and their clients is a powerful and successful combination" added Steinfeld. 

About FitOrbit, Inc.
Launched in June 2009 by one of the fitness industry's reigning icons, Jake Steinfeld of "Body by Jake" fame, FitOrbit provides real personal trainers and weight loss plans for $10/week. FitOrbit's investors include healthcare giant WellPoint, Spark Capital, Polar Capital and Ron Conway. Subscribers receive a full lifestyle package including an ideally matched trainer, a smartly personalized workout regimen, realistic meal plan, plus 24/7 support. Each user's dedicated trainer provides the constant motivation, guidance and irreplaceable human touch vital to weight loss success, which is also fully accessible via the FitOrbit for iPhone app. FitOrbit is available at FitOrbit.com and is also sold through diet foods leader Jenny Craig and fitness celebrities including Jackie Warner. Based in Los Angeles, California, FitOrbit is a place where fitness revolves around its members. For more information, visit www.fitorbit.com

SOURCE FitOrbit.com

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