Johnson Fitness & Wellness officials announced the opening of a new Willowbrook-area storefront via a news release March 10.

Located at 17535 Hwy. 249, Houston, the new store is just one of 17 new locations that have opened statewide occupying former retail locations.

"We are thrilled to enter one of the largest home and commercial fitness markets in the U.S. to expand our premium offerings to new customers," said Bob Zande, president of Johnson Health Tech Retail Inc., in a statement. "The experienced team we have assembled share the same passion as Johnson Fitness & Wellness for providing a customized shopping experience along with a high level of service and support to our customers."

According to the release, Johnson Fitness & Wellness is the world's largest specialty fitness retailer. Stores offer an assortment of premium fitness and wellness equipment with brands that include Matrix Fitness, Vision Fitness and Horizon Fitness. 281-955-5727.