UFC GYM® is pleased to announce the opening of its signature gym in Long Island, N.Y. The much-anticipated 24-hour full-service gym is located at 2020 Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park. UFC GYM invites new members and guests to stop by for complimentary club tours, free classes, one-on-one fitness assessments, retail and Arm Bar Café specials, food, prizes and more on Saturday, June 15th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. Members joining during the Community Day will receive special membership offers.
The New Hyde Park’s 37,000 square foot location offers a TRAIN DIFFERENT® approach as an alternative to the traditional workout. The gym fuses together martial arts with cutting-edge equipment and conventional fitness.
“UFC GYM is the ultimate fitness destination! We can’t wait to show our TRAIN DIFFERENT® style to the residents of Long Island with our first 24-hour full-service facility on the East Coast,” said Senior Vice President of UFC GYM Adam Sedlack “With the opening of our Long Island site, UFC GYM will have 11 locations on the East Coast and is continuing to revolutionize the world of fitness and training. Our gyms are destinations for men, women and kids of all ages and fitness levels who want a welcoming place to work out, get results and stay motivated in a high energy atmosphere.”
Membership includes unlimited functional fitness and hardcore conditioning classes. Members can also train like world-class UFC athletes while maximizing results by participating in UFC GYMs signature mixed martial arts inspired Ultimate Classes including Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, boxing, kickboxing, hot hula, shock yoga, women’s self-defense, performance cycling, POUND – Rockout Workout™ and other technique-driven fitness classes. Kids can access a UFC KIDS GYM with a private training area offering youth fitness, athletic performance and mixed martial arts classes.
Expert coaches and certified personal trainers are available to help members of all fitness levels. Individual coaching is offered and team-oriented sessions including a proprietary Daily Ultimate Training™ (DUT™) program where members benefit from intense functional workouts. DUT™ combines every aspect of resistance training, body awareness drills and cardio respiratory endurance. Each class is different, competitive and aimed at improving overall athletic ability. Members can also TRAIN DIFFERENT® with a variety of tools including a 32-foot Octagon®, an indoor turf area, free weights, cardio machines and the latest in strength and conditioning equipment. Additional amenities include a UFC GYM store, an Arm Bar Café and video wall of twenty 40-inch TV screens, plus a member lounge with free Wi-Fi service.
UFC GYM continues to grow following its acquisition of LA Boxing® earlier this year and is expected to expand to more than 100 gyms in over 23 states in the U.S. by the end of the year. UFC GYM is franchising a new model of boutique clubs driven by group fitness and personal training. Franchisees have the unique opportunity to own and operate the new UFC GYM franchise model across the U.S. and the world. For franchise information, visit www.ufcgym.com/franchising.
June 15th is the final day for special opening rates. For more information visit www.ufcgym.com or call 516-784-4072.
About UFC GYM®: UFC GYM® is the first major brand extension of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, the world leader in the sport of mixed martial arts. In alliance with New Evolution Ventures® (NeV), developers of many of the world’s most successful fitness brands, the UFC Gym brand gives UFC enthusiasts and fitness seekers of all ages the opportunity to practice the training techniques of famed UFC athletes. Offering a full-range of group fitness classes, private MMA training, personal and group dynamic training, plus MMA style youth programming, UFC GYM creates something for all ages and fitness levels. As the first to combine the world of mixed martial arts and fitness, UFC GYM has developed an atmosphere where members can see immediate results. UFC GYM is the ultimate fitness experience. The brand is not what you expect, and more than you can imagine, aiming to continue revolutionizing the fitness industry. For more information, please visit www.ufcgym.com.
About New Evolution Ventures® (NeV): Based in Northern California, New Evolution Ventures® (NeV) has a two-decade plus record of success in delivering superior returns on investment, specializing in the acquisition, development and operations management of both domestic and international fitness endeavors. Founded in 2008 by Mark Mastrov, Jim Rowley and Mike Feeney and following a strategic partnership with Vision Capital in 2011, the current team of NeV professionals is setting industry-wide standards one brand at a time. Operations have spanned over 20 countries worldwide and included hundreds of facilities. Our team’s industry experience has positioned NeV as a global leader in its field, expanding and reinventing the vision of fitness. For more information, visit www.nev.com.
About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto, Beijing and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 35 live events annually. The UFC is the largest pay-per-view event provider in the world with events distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice. In 2012, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group for live events and thousands of hours of programming including the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, moving to FOX Sports 1 in September 2013.
In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries, to nearly 800 million TV households worldwide, in 28 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions, in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and Australia via Main Event and in French throughout Quebec via Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with nearly 2.5 million followers on Twitter. UFC businesses also include over 90 UFC GYM® locations in 28 US states, UFC FIT™, an in-home fitness and nutrition program, UFC 360, the internationally distributed magazine, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, a new videogame franchise in development with EA, best-selling DVDs, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, branded apparel and trading cards.
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