Gold's Gym Opens Its Doors to Let Americans Work off The Thanksgiving Calories For Free

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 General News J E 4
DALLAS, Nov. 19 Americans who have just enjoyed theirannual Thanksgiving feast can now work off the extra calories for free allday, November 23, at Gold's Gym's locations across the United States.Participating Gold's Gyms are opening their doors to anyone seeking to burnoff that extra helping of mashed potatoes or stuffing.

Between snacks and meals on Thanksgiving Day, Americans typically eat morethan 3,000 calories, meaning it will take more than walking the malls on BlackFriday to work off the day's consumption (according to Gold's Gymnutritionists, a 150 pound person burns approximately 325 calories in 90minutes of shopping).

"This is a really fun way to get Americans thinking about their ownwellness on Thanksgiving Day weekend, typically a precursor to a winter slumpin people's fitness routines," said Dave Reiseman from Gold's GymInternational. "From cardio workouts and core training to yoga and Pilatesclasses, Gold's Gym looks forward to adding a dash of fitness to theThanksgiving Day weekend activities. We hope this gives people a chance tosweat out a little bit of that holiday indulging."

There are more than 500 Gold's Gym locations nationwide. For those whocan't make it down to the gym, Gold's Gym is offering free tips to consumersfrom The Gold's Gym Fitness Institute on "How to exercise at home" and "How tostay motivated during the holidays" on its Web site,

Consumers can simply walk into any participating Gold's Gym location totake advantage of their free workout. Certain restrictions may apply. Somelocations may extend the free workout offer through the weekend (Saturday andSunday). Contact your local Gold's Gym for more details.

About Gold's Gym

Established in Venice, Calif. in 1965, Gold's Gym is the largest co-ed gymchain in the world with more than 620 locations in 42 states and 26 countries.Gold's Gym also operates online at and Gold's Gym offers the latest equipment and services,including group exercise, personal training, cardiovascular equipment,spinning, Pilates and yoga, while maintaining its core weight liftingtradition. With nearly 3 million members worldwide, Gold's Gym continues tochange lives.

SOURCE Gold's Gym


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