We Keep Getting Stronger
Gold’s Gym has been the authority on fitness since 1965. It was then that fitness legend Joe Gold took the knowledge and expertise he gained from training at the world famous “Muscle Beach” and opened up the first Gold’s Gym on Pacific Avenue in Venice, California.
Opened long before the modern day health club existed, the original Gold’s Gym featured homemade equipment and an unrivaled dedication to getting results. It was an instant hit. Early fitness enthusiasts flocked to the gym, and in 1977, Gold’s Gym received international attention from “Pumping Iron” – a bodybuilding documentary starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno.
With its storied reputation of being THE place to go for the latest training techniques, and its legendary history of producing bodybuilding champions, Gold’s Gym Venice became known as “The Mecca Of Bodybuilding.” Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes soon followed and by 1980, Gold’s Gym began expanding to locations around the globe.
Today Gold’s Gym is the most recognized name in fitness serving more than 3 million members in 38 states and 22 countries around the world. Always at the forefront of the fitness revolution, Gold’s Gym has continually evolved its profile by equipping gyms with the best amenities and the latest in cardio and strength training equipment as well as the most dynamic group exercise programs including Zumba, yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, muscle endurance training, and Pilates. At Gold’s Gym, you’ll find an energetic, supportive environment full of all kinds of people who are committed to achieving their goals.
Today more than ever, Gold’s Gym realizes that strength comes in many forms…whether it’s the strength to be a better parent, the strength to overcome diabetes or the strength to be a better athlete.
At Gold’s Gym, our goal is simple: We’re here to help you Know Your Own Strength®.
Welcome to “The Mecca” – we are the original, the place where it all began. More than 45 years ago, Joe Gold opened a modest fitness center in Venice Beach, California and began a tradition of commitment, passion and dedication that is now practiced at more than 650 locations across the globe.
Our gyms are built to help people realize their goals and find their inner strength. We combine the most diverse amenities in the industry with the best personal training to deliver the ultimate fitness experience.
At Gold’s Gym you’ll find all of the latest cardio and strength training equipment along with a dynamic group exercise program that includes classes like yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, muscle endurance training and pilates. Most importantly, you’ll find an energetic, supportive environment full of all kinds of people who are committed to achieving their goals.
Our global staff of personal trainers and group exercise instructors is the best in the business – period. Whether it is a mom looking to get in shape after having a child, a marathon runner training for his or her next race or a Hollywood star training for their next action movie,- we leverage over 45 years of fitness experience to create personalized fitness programs that help our members realize their potential.
As our staff and members can tell you, when you put on a Gold’s Gym t-shirt, it means something special. It’s not street cred… it’s strength cred. You become part of a tradition of commitment and excellence that spans more than 30 countries, 40 states and has helped millions accomplish their dreams.
Today more than ever, people are looking for strength. Whether it’s the strength to be a better parent, the strength to overcome diabetes or the strength to be a better athlete – strength comes in many forms. At Gold’s Gym, we recognize that everyone has their own strength – our job for over 45 years has been to help them find it.