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  • Regular Workouts Make WomenFeel More Stronger, Healthier, Confident, Energized and Accomplished

    Published on September 15, 2010

    A new survey of 443 women ages 25-49 finds that those who work out regularly do not just do it to be healthy; they do it to feel like a more confident, energized and accomplished woman. In fact, nearly all active women—more than nine out of 10—say working out regularly makes them feel healthier (100 percent), stronger (98 percent) and more energized (94 percent). These same women report that regular workouts make them feel more confident and accomplished (86 percent).

    The findings are based on a survey sponsored by Propel Enhanced Water and conducted by Opinion Research Corporation (ORC) in August 2010. Propel knows that active women are constantly looking for the newest and simplest ways to balance their busy lifestyles with the priority they place on staying fit. In fact, the survey finds that three out of four say they are always searching for new and easy ways to stay well and feel good.

    “Today’s woman is busy and juggles multiple priorities. When I learned that so many women are searching for easy ways to stay well and feel good, and that more than 60 percent of active women said that water alone doesn’t cut it when it comes to staying hydrated, I was happy to know that Propel can offer a solution,” said Esperanza Teasdale, Director of Marketing Propel, PepsiCo. “We know that staying hydrated is a key to feeling well. With its multiple benefits, Propel can also help you stay replenished, energized and protected throughout the day.”

    According to the findings, more than half of active women who work out regularly are more likely to say “yes” to romance, a date or an evening out with friends:

    51 percent feel more inclined toward romance

    37 percent say they are more likely to want to go out on the town with friends

    36 percent report they are more inclined to go out on a date

    Women who are not currently active admit that working out at least three days a week would not just make them healthier, but also make them feel sexier and more confident. Nearly all (98 percent) of non-active women say working out regularly would make them feel healthier, more energized (96 percent), stronger (92 percent), more confident (78 percent) and more accomplished (72 percent). Additionally, 82 percent say they would feel more attractive and sexier (68 percent).

    These findings support Propel’s latest campaign—Satisfy Your Body with Propel—which represents real women who are energized and empowered by physical activity and understand the need to replenish, energize and protect in all aspects of their lives. With a complete benefits bundle that includes Vitamins C & E, B Vitamins and antioxidants, Propel goes beyond hydration to replenish, energize and protect in every sip.

    In coordination with the new campaign, Propel has a refreshed look with a new bottle and label design that emphasizes its multiple benefits. This change comes after an update in 2009 to the 500 mL Propel packaging, which used 33 percent less plastic and 30 percent less label than the previous 500 mL bottle.

    Also new is Propel Peach, back by popular demand, to complement the Propel ready-to-drink flavor line-up, which includes Lemon, Berry, Grape, Kiwi-Strawberry, Blueberry Pomegranate, and Black Cherry. Propel’s available powdered flavors include Berry, Kiwi-Strawberry, Grape, Lemon, Raspberry Lemonade, Lemonade (with Calcium), Citrus Punch (with Calcium) and Cherry Lime (with Calcium) that can be mixed with 16.9 or 20 fl oz of water.

    In the spirit of inspiring consumers to stay active and energized, Propel will also host a free outdoor Zumba Fitness® class for Propel fans in Chicago, Ill. Zumba Fitness is a cardio dance workout that combines Latin and international music with dance to make exercise fun and easy to follow. This public event will take place at 7:30 a.m. CT on August 20, 2010 at Chicago’s Pioneer Court, 401 North Michigan Avenue. All are welcome!

    SOURCE PepsiCo