Shannan Ponton Appointed as Anytime Fitness Brand Advocate


Anytime Fitness recently announced the appointment of celebrity personal trainer Shannan Ponton as one of the company’s Brand Advocates.

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Shannan has acquired extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of exercise, fitness, nutrition, health, people management and the media. During his career he has developed and delivered innovative personal training, fitness, motivational leadership and general life solutions to many individuals, companies and teams, at a state, national and international level. This year Shannan returns to Series 8 of The Biggest Loser as fitness trainer and mentor. The Biggest Loser continues to be amongst the highest rating shows on the Ten Network.

“Anytime Fitness is the perfect partner for me to continue to promote the importance of health and fitness as part of your daily routine. With 24 hour access there is NO excuse, to miss your workout. Train…Don’t Complain!” says Shannan Ponton.

The master franchisors for Australia, brother-and-sister team Justin McDonell and Jacinta McDonell-Jimenez commented on the partnership, “Shannan is an important choice for us as a Brand Advocate. His values and beliefs mirror ours, he is genuine, down-to-earth and stands for respect plus integrity, physical and mental discipline, as well as strength in body and mind. We are pleased to be partnering with Shannan and are excited about how the Anytime Fitness brand will continue to expand in 2013”.

Justin and Jacinta launched the highly successful US franchise Anytime Fitness into Australia in 2008. There are currently over 240 clubs open throughout the country and over 2000 clubs with 1.5 million members’ worldwide. Since Anytime Fitness’s Australian launch, it has become the fastest growing company with-in the world’s fastest growing fitness chain.