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BODYBUILDING.COM RECIEVES HONORARY MENTION FOR THE 19TH ANNUAL WEBBY AWARDS

BOISE, Idaho, May 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bodybuilding.com - the Internet's most-visited fitness site and largest online retailer of nutritional supplements, is proud to announce their honoree mention for the 19th Annual Webby Awards in the Health & Fitness App category. Bodybuilding.com was recognized for the free BodySpace app available on both the Android and iOS platforms.

The BodySpace app provides users with one of the largest resources for top-rated training programs and exercises, fresh content, as well as one of the largest social online communities of fitness enthusiasts. With more than 9 million members, BodySpace helps users start, maintain, and achieve their fitness goals. In the past year, members of BodySpace have tracked nearly 6,000,000 workouts, hoisted 94,000,000,000 pounds, and performed over 700,000 hours of cardio, resulting in 2,000,000 pounds lost.

Unlike any other fitness app, BodySpace allows you to select a training program that fits your individual needs. Whether you're new to fitness, a seasoned vet, want to lose fat or gain muscle, there's a step-by-step program for you. If you're not ready to commit to a full workout program, you can simply build your own using an extensive database of more than 700 specific exercises. Once you have identified your program, the app helps you track your workouts. Giving you the tools to help you achieve your health, fitness, and appearance goals, the BodySpace app includes detailed pictures and videos of thousands of exercises.

The Webby Awards honor excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps, as well as Social. The awards are considered the international leaders in their respective categories. The New York Times hails these awards as the "Internet's highest honor." The BodySpace app was among 6 other honorees, representing the top 20% of all work entered that exhibits remarkable achievement.

"We are thrilled to be named a Webby Honoree this year for the BodySpace app," said David Montz, Vice President of Engineering at Bodybuilding.com. "It's an incredible achievement to be placed in the top tier with so many amazing health and fitness apps. What sets the BodySpace app apart is that it's easy to use, chock-full of amazing training programs and is 100% rooted in social accountability."

For more information about the Webby Awards, please visit: http://www.webbyawards.com/

About Bodybuilding.com

Based in Boise, Idaho, Bodybuilding.com is the world's largest online sports nutrition store. The site carries more than 13,500 health and fitness supplements and accessories, shipping to customers in more than 155 countries. Bodybuilding.com helps more than 30 million people every month achieve their health, fitness and appearance goals by offering over 35,000 pages of FREE information, including more than 25,000 articles and 10,000 videos, expert-designed online training programs, and new content added daily. For more information, please visit www.bodybuilding.com.

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Source:BodyBuilding.com