FitStar to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell



FitStar, a leading digital health and fitness company with a portfolio of personalized workout apps, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square as part of Nasdaq’s 4th annual “Fit Week.” The week runs from January 2-9 and includes bell ceremonies featuring companies that help Americans lead healthier lifestyles.

FitStar’s first app, FitStar Personal Trainer, released in 2013 and has been recognized with an Apple Editor’s Choice Award and was an App Store Best of 2013 and Best of 2014 product. FitStar is continuing to build and expand their portfolio and last month launched its’ second app, FitStar Yoga, which quickly became the #1 free app on the iPhone and iPad in the Health & Fitness category. This latest launch gives FitStar a footprint of over 2 million downloads with users in 150 countries to date across both FitStar Yoga and FitStar Personal Trainer apps. FitStar also announced today that Mark Mastrov, a pioneer in the fitness industry and founder of 24-Hour Fitness, has joined the FitStar Board of Directors.

In honor of the occasion, Mike Maser, CEO/Co-founder, Tony Gonzalez, NFL Legend and Tara Stiles, Strala founder will ring the Closing Bell.

In addition to ringing the Opening or Closing Bell during "Fit Week", participating companies will be featured on Nasdaq's Facebook and Twitter pages where they will provide customized tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle in 2015.

To find photos from Nasdaq "Fit Week" 2014 and for upcoming photos from "Fit Week" 2015, please visit: http://www.nasdaq.com/marketsite/fitweek1102/fitweek2014.html


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, January 5, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

FitStar Contact:
Alexis McDowel
(415) 997-8485

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310

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About FitStar:

FitStar’s mission is to build a digital health and fitness platform to inspire people to live healthier lives. Founded in 2012, the company is backed by several prominent angels and venture investors including Google Ventures, Trinity Ventures and other high profile investors. FitStar is based in San Francisco. For more information and on-going updates, please visit FitStar’s website at www.fitstar.com. To download FitStar Personal Trainer or FitStar Yoga for free, visit: www.fitstar.com/download.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.nasdaqomx.com.


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