Source: Power SystemsKnoxville, Tenn (May 11, 2012) - Power Systems, a Knoxville-based fitness and sports accessory equipment industry leader, has been selected by New Zealand-based Les Mills as the exclusive United States distributor of the company's sports and fitness accessory products. Les Mills is the creator of the world's leading group exercise programs.

Under the distributor agreement, Power Systems will exclusively market and distribute Les Mills products to fitness clubs and chains, college, university and high school athletic departments, professional personal trainers and fitness and sports training enthusiasts throughout the United States.

"Power Systems is extremely proud that a world leader like Les Mills has selected our company as its partner in the United States," said Julie Pauletto, President of Power Systems. "This new distributor agreement is one of several growth initiatives currently underway at Power Systems."

Commenting on the distributor agreement was Vaughan Schwass, CEO of Enterprises at Les Mills. "We selected Power Systems as our exclusive U.S. distributor because it has an outstanding reputation, high-quality products and great customer service. The U.S. is a key focus area for us, so we are pleased to have the expertise of industry-leading Power Systems managing the distribution of our equipment in this key region."

About Power SystemsPower Systems is the fitness and sports accessory equipment industry leader committed to making a real difference in the health, fitness and performance needs of people at every level of experience. Since its founding in 1986, Power Systems has been recognized for its standards in customer service, product selection and on-time delivery. The company is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. For additional information about Power Systems, visit their website at www.power-systems.com. About Les Mills InternationalLes Mills International is the creator of 10 global group fitness programs. Millions of participants every week build their fitness in a LES MILLS™ class, with 90,000 certified instructors teaching LES MILLS™ programs in 14,000 clubs around the world. From its base in Auckland, New Zealand, Les Mills International renews each exercise-to-music program every three months. For more information on Les Mills, visit www.lesmills.com.

Emily Attwood is Managing Editor of Athletic Business.