Gold's Gym is a chain of international fitness centers founded in 1965 by Joe Gold in Venice Beach, California. It is one of the fitness industry's most recognized and respected names.
Gold's Gym was founded by Joe Gold in 1965 in Venice Beach, California.
The original gym was a small, rundown garage that Gold converted into a workout facility.
Gold's Gym quickly gained a reputation as a place for serious bodybuilders and attracted famous clients such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno.
Gold's Gym has expanded to more than 700 locations in 38 states and more than 20 countries.
It is considered one of the world's first and most famous bodybuilding gyms.
The gym is known for its iconic logo, featuring a muscular arm holding a dumbbell, which has become synonymous with the brand.
Gold's Gym has been featured in several movies and TV shows, including "Pumping Iron" and "The Biggest Loser."
Gold's Gym offers a variety of fitness classes and personal training services in addition to traditional weightlifting and cardio equipment.
Gold's Gym has been the official sponsor of the Arnold Sports Festival, an annual multi-sport event in Columbus, Ohio, and has been held since 1989.
Gold's Gym has a strong presence in the bodybuilding community. It has hosted various bodybuilding competitions, such as the IFBB Gold's Classic, the NPC Gold's Gym Championships, and the Arnold Classic Europe.