Elite Fitness Systems’ Twitter Postings Earn High Praise in The Shorty Awards


Elite Fitness Systems’ (www.elitefts.com) Twitter postings by company president Dave Tate at @UnderTheBar have earned Tate and his company a finalist placement in the first-ever Shorty Awards.


[USPRwire, Thu Mar 19 2009] Elite Fitness Systems’ (www.elitefts.com) Twitter postings by company president Dave Tate at @UnderTheBar have earned Tate and his company a finalist placement in the first-ever Shorty Awards.

Sponsored by Sawhorse Media, the Shorty Awards seek to honor the world's top Tweeters for their ability to write engaging content using 140 characters or less. The Shorty Awards identified the top Twitter users in more than twenty predefined categories ranging from Business to Food, as well as a number of user-submitted custom categories

As a finalist, Tate’s @UnderTheBar ranked among the top five Twitter accounts in existence in the sports category. Dave Tate, founder, CEO, Elite Fitness Systems social media guru and an early adopter of social media updates his Twitter account several times a day, including links to fitness news and training tips and reminders.

@UnderTheBar nominators identified reasons for nominating Tate’s postings as everything from noting that his postings were “cool” to “he pumped me up” and describing @UnderTheBar content as the “greatest training resource ever.”

“Twitter allows us to actively listen to what our EliteFTS.com consumers are saying about our products and strength training,” said Tate. “The microblogging tool helps athletes by serving as an informational aggregator, allowing them to quickly and efficiently share information on a huge number of relevant topics and fostering a sense of community among lifters.”

Elite Fitness Systems is a leader in the strength training industry that provides the highest quality strength training products and services while delivering the highest level of customer service in the industry. For the best training equipment, information, and accessories visit us at www.EliteFTS.com.

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