Gold’s Gym is a fitness franchise that has been around since 1965.
They have 650 locations worldwide. Each gym offers state-of-the-art fitness
and strength training equipment. They also provide many other amenities
such as child care, rehab, massage, physical therapy, sauna, steam room,
pilates, aerobics classes, yoga, free weights, and more. Each individual gym
may have different amenities. They offer group fitness programs and also
personal training. They provide two complimentary sessions with a certified
personal trainer who will also give general guidelines about nutrition.
Goals of the Members:
They will help you create a fitness plan for your individual goals and
Goals may include improving performance in a particular sport, weight loss
and toning, or gaining muscle mass. Any health goal that you have will
Online memberships start at 29.95 for a three month trial. This does not
include access to a gym. Gym memberships can range from $35 – $45
per month for an individual membership. Discounts are given if two people
from the same family join. Up front fees are anywhere from $50 – $100.
Each gym is open seven days a week during hours convenient for even
the most hectic schedules. The time that you need to work out will depend
on your individual fitness goals.
Gender and Age Group:
Age 13 and up, both men and women.
They offer a great contest called the $500,000 Gold’s Gym Challenge.
Anyone across the U.S. and some parts of Canada can enter and you
don’t have to be a member of Gold’s Gym. It’s a 12-week contest that
starts from January to April of each year.
Gold’s gym offers all fitness strategies, from strength training and
aerobics to yoga and cardio boxing.
Risk of Injury:
If you listen to instructions of the trainers, you have limited risk of
Gold’s gym offer nutrition planning tools and information and articles
on nutrition, sports, fitness, weight loss and many other health topics
on their web site. At their physical locations, they also offer
sessions with certified personal trainers who will give you general
To find a location nearest you, check out their web site at: