Shannon Miller Lifestyle Announces Partnership with Mancino Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Author: Shannon Miller


Katie Barnes, Shannon Miller Lifestyle
(904) 599-2171
Steve Craig, Mancino Manufacturing Company, Inc.
(770) 683-9141


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – May 11, 2011 –Shannon Miller Lifestyle (SML) today announced that it has entered into partnership with Mancino Manufacturing Company, Inc. (MMC) to produce personal fitness matting and training products designed for the fitness needs of busy adults. The products can be purchased at

“I am excited to partner with Mancino to create the Shannon Miller Lifestyle Personal Fitness Mat. For many people, a yoga mat or carpet simply does not have enough padding to create a comfortable way to stay fit. The additional padding of the SML Personal Fitness Mat allows you to get more out of your workout whether it is yoga, Pilates, plyometrics or stretching,” said Miller.

The first product in the line is a personal fitness mat measuring 30” x 72” x 1 3/8” thick. It has two handles and easily fits under the bed, in the closet, or in the trunk of a car. Much thicker than a standard yoga mat, it is a design based on the larger folding mats gymnasts have used to train on for years. The mat is light and easily transportable.

“We are just thrilled as a company to have the opportunity to work with Shannon and SML,” said Rebecca Mancino, Executive Vice President of MMC. “The entire process has gone incredibly smooth and that is a testament to the team at SML. We have collaborated on a great product to launch the line, and I know her customers will be very happy with it.”

“Whether you’re at home or at the gym you will benefit from the shock absorbing padding, which can prevent injury and increase your level of workout. My company is all about making a healthy lifestyle easy and convenient and this product helps you get there,” said Miller.

Shannon Miller is the only American to rank among the top ten all-time gymnasts and is the only female athlete to be inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame twice (individual 2006 and team 2008). Among her career highlights, Miller has won an astounding 59 international and 49 national competition medals, over half of which are gold. She is the only US gymnast to win two world all-around titles. Her tally of five medals (two silver, three bronze) at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona was the most medals won by a US athlete. At the 1996 Games in Atlanta, she led the “Magnificent Seven” to the US women’s first ever team gold and for the first time for any American gymnast, she captured gold on the balance beam.

Miller is now President of Shannon Miller Lifestyle: Health and Fitness for Women, as well as an author, television personality, and host of Shannon Miller Lifestyle Radio presented by St. Vincent’s HealthCare. She holds a BBA in marketing and entrepreneurship from the University of Houston and her law degree from Boston College. She founded the Shannon Miller Foundation dedicated to fighting childhood obesity and is Co-Chair of the Florida Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness.

Miller continues to travel the country as a highly sought after motivational speaker and advocate for the health and wellness of women and children. Shannon and her husband welcomed their first child John “Rocco” on October 28, 2009.

The mission of Shannon Miller Lifestyle is to inform, educate and inspire women to lead a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Through books, DVDs, motivational speaking, a weekly call-in radio show, and website, Shannon focuses on opening the lines of communication and reminding women that it is okay to ask questions, demand answers, support each other and have fun along the way. Shannon Miller Lifestyle is targeted to women with a focus on pregnancy and motherhood.

Mancino has been a premier manufacturer of safety padding since 1966. Their 55,000 square foot production facility, located in Philadelphia, PA is stocked with premium raw materials and equipped with state-of-the-art machinery to ensure the highest quality safety padding products on the market. Mancino specializes in standard products like gymnastics and fitness mats to custom wall and pole padding with graphics and lettering. They offer a complete line of gymnastics equipment including gymnastics event rentals. For more information please call 800-338-6287 or visit


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