NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine ranked Physique 57™ No. 377 on its 29th annual Inc. 500, list of America's fastest-growing private companies. The Inc. 500 is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, GoDaddy, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Oracle, and many other household names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.
"Fast growth at any time is a big achievement; fast growth during the past few years is just short of miraculous," said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. "The Inc. 500 consists of these just-short-of miraculous companies, the ones that through ingenuity and ambition have increased revenue, hired employees, and grown fast in difficult economic times."
Physique 57 is a leading high-end fitness studio and fitness DVD producer and distributor. Since its launch in 2006, Physique 57 has gained New York City cult status through its two Manhattan studios and its Bridgehampton outpost. Its newest studio in Beverly Hills almost immediately won Best of LA honors and the line of high intensity DVDs is bringing Physique 57 to a global audience. Physique 57's signature line of innovative, barre-based fitness classes focus on building core strength and creating long, lean, sculpted muscles. As seen on Live with Regis and Kelly, Good Morning America and The Martha Show, and in over 100 worldwide publications, Physique 57 delivers phenomenal physical results.
Founder Jennifer Vaughan explains, "It is very rewarding to be recognized among an elite group of entrepreneurial leaders. We listen very closely to our clients and constantly search for ways to improve our product and customer experience. This accolade is particularly heartening because it indicates that our hard work is producing world class results."
The 2010 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. magazine, identifies a group of companies that are smaller but growing much faster than the 2009 crop. Aggregate revenue is $11.3 billion—down from last year's $18.4 billion—but median three-year growth is 1,231 percent, substantially up from last year's 880.5 percent. The companies on this year's list employ more than 45,000 people. Complete results of the Inc. 500, including company profiles, can be found at Inc.com/500.
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