SOURCE: Les Mills

August 22, 2011 12:15 ET

Gold's Gym Introduces Les Mills BODYPUMP® and CXWORX™ to Los Angeles Gyms

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 22, 2011) - Gold's Gym, the largest full service gym chain in the world, is rolling out two world-leading group exercise classes, Les Mills BODYPUMP® and CXWORX™, at six locations in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Les Mills BODYPUMP® is the original barbell class proven to sculpt the entire body -- the formula of intense weight repetitions and cardio is scientifically proven to build long and lean bodies and shape without the bulk. In each class, you perform around 800 repetitions of basic free weight exercises, and burn an average of 560 calories.

Les Mills CXWORX™ is the newest addition to the Les Mills stable, and is a short, 30-minute workout that strengthens and tones. Core training is one of the hottest fitness trends in 2011, and CXWORX™ improves your torso and sling muscles that connect the upper and lower body, and is ideal for tightening the tummy.

LES MILLS® classes are enjoyed by millions of people in 80 countries around the world each week. They are effective and fun, and deliver the results people want, combining great music and passionate instructors who inspire exhilarating workouts.

BODYPUMP® and CXWORX™ will now be available to Gold's Gym members in Los Angeles.

Les Mills West Coast CEO Steven Renata says Gold's Gym is one of the leaders in the fitness industry. "Both our companies have strong values and a shared belief that we can change people's lives for the better through fitness. It's fantastic to partner with Gold's Gym in Los Angeles."

About Les Mills
Millions of participants every week build their fitness in a LES MILLS® class. The eight LES MILLS® group exercise programs, including BODYPUMP®, are taught by more than 70,000 certified instructors in over 13,000 licensed clubs around the world. From its base in Auckland, New Zealand, Les Mills renews each exercise-to-music program every three months with new choreography, licensed music and instructor education. See www.lesmills.com for more information and to contact your local Les Mills distributor.

About Gold's Gym
Established in Venice, Calif. in 1965, Gold's Gym is the largest full service gym chain in the world with more than 700 locations in 42 states and 30 countries. Gold's Gym offers the latest equipment and services, including group exercise, personal training, cardiovascular equipment, group cycle, Pilates and yoga. With nearly 3.5 million members worldwide, Gold's Gym helps all kinds of people achieve their individual potential through fitness. For more information please visit www.goldsgym.com, www.facebook.com/goldsgym or www.twitter.com/goldsgym.

Consumers can also see the inspiring member success stories from the new Gold's Gym "Stronger Than" campaign at www.goldsstrongstories.com.

Gold's Gym of Los Angeles locations:

  • Hollywood
  • Downtown Los Angeles
  • Thousand Oaks
  • Simi Valley
  • Fullerton
  • West Covina

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