New Orangetheory Fitness Studio Coming to Palo Alto

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Orangetheory® Fitness, the energizing and fast-growing fitness franchise, today announced that a new studio will be coming to Palo Alto, Calif. The Palo Alto studio will be located at 2190 W. Bayshore Rd., Suite 150. With 14 studios now open in the state and several in development, the brand will continue to target the west coast for expansion in the New Year.

Owned and operated by first-time franchisees Meredith Lincoln, Kendall Riding and Su Patel, the new studio will be celebrating its grand opening with a VIP party on December 9 from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and will officially open to the public on December 10, with classes starting at 5:00 a.m.

“We are passionate about health and wellness and are excited to bring Orangetheory Fitness to our community,” said Meredith Lincoln, Palo Alto Orangetheory Fitness franchisee. “We can’t wait for Palo Alto residents to become part the OTF family and start seeing results from the unique and high-energy Orangetheory workout.”

Partners Lincoln, Patel and Riding have worked together for more than two decades in the investment banking industry and bring extensive leadership, marketing, finance, real estate development and business ownership experience. It was the strength of the Orangetheory Fitness brand that made the three realize that the company offered a uniquely appealing investment opportunity. As members themselves, they knew firsthand how exceptional and effective the workout is and felt in line with the brand’s values and foundation.

Orangetheory Fitness has plans to continue expansion across West Coast and Southwest states, with additional openings planned for California, Nevada and Arizona. With more than 150 studios, Orangetheory Fitness has transformed into one of the world’s top fitness franchises. The 60-minute, five zone heart-rate monitored interval training concept has helped tens of thousands of members lose weight, get toned and meet their overall fitness goals in a short amount of time. The fitness franchise is on track to open 500 studios by 2017.

For more information on the Palo Alto Orangetheory Fitness and membership packages, please call 415-515-9744. More information on Orangetheory Fitness is available on Orangetheory’s website. Follow Orangetheory Fitness on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and trends.

About Orangetheory® Fitness
Orangetheory® Fitness ( is a one-of-a-kind, group personal training workout broken into intervals of cardiovascular and strength training. Backed by the science of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), Orangetheory’s heart-rate-monitored training is designed to maintain a target zone that stimulates metabolism and increases energy. Led by skilled personal trainers, participants use a variety of equipment including treadmills, rowing machines, TRX® suspension training and free weights, burning an average of 500 – 1,000 calories, including after-burn. The result is the Orange Effect – more energy, visible toning and extra calorie burn for up to 36 hours post-workout. Orangetheory Fitness was recently ranked #399 in Inc. magazine’s Fastest Growing Private Companies List and #403 in Entrepreneur’s 2014 Franchise 500® list of the top franchises in the world. Visit for area developer and franchise opportunities.

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