Bodybuilders training outside on Muscle Beach were the first customers for the original Gold's Gym when it opened in Venice, California, in 1965. With its intense, no-frills atmosphere, the gym soon became known as the "Mecca of Bodybuilding." Gold's Gym has been offering fitness franchise opportunities since 1980, and franchises account for more than 90 percent of its locations. In addition to running the health club facilities, franchisees sell Gold's Gym licensed apparel through their Pro Shops.
Gold's Gym is the #1 fitness club in the world and one of the most recognized names in the explosive 15.9 billion dollar fitness industry. Gold's Gym has expanded it's fitness franchise profile to offer all of the latest equipment and services including, group exercise, personal training, cardiovascular equipment, spinning, Pilates and yoga, while maintaining it's core weight lifting tradition. With nearly 3 million members world wide, Gold's Gym continues to change lives by helping people achieve their individual potential. Unmatched brand awareness, Ongoing support, proprietary offerings, and the most diverse, complete fitness experience available to qualified single and multi-unit developers. Gold's Gym, Change Your Body, Change Your Life.
Gold's Gym has a multi-level comprehensive training and support system that provides management training programs to franchisees. You will receive individual instruction, training manuals, training materials and programs for use at your gym. We currently offer complete and extensive operating manuals in the following areas: Sales, Front Desk, Personal Training, Customer Service, Body Success, and Introduction to Fitness.