TITLE

The Fitness Pioneer

AUTHOR(S)
Nguyen, Lan Anh
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;11/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the California Wow fitness club owned by Eric Mark Levine. Levine's aim was to bridge exercise and entertainment. It is stated that 143,000 people work out at centers under Levine's brands in Asia. California Wow has 11 clubs in Thailand. Levine says that they not only make people healthier but also happier.
ACCESSION #
35661637

 

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