24 Hour Fitness Provides Weight Room to Yankees
24 Hour Fitness Equips the New York Yankees with State-of-the-Art Weight Room
SAN RAMON, Calif. - April 20th, 2009
24 Hour Fitness, the largest fitness chain in the U.S., today announced the completion of the Yankees weight room at Yankee Stadium. The 2,650-square-foot workout space offers the highest-quality equipment available on the fitness market today.
Located adjacent to the players’ clubhouse facility, the weight room was designed to accommodate the unique needs of world-class athletes and offers the team an optimal training environment. The weight room includes a variety of high-end cardio, strength-training and flexibility training tools. The layout and equipment selected for the weight room targets specific areas of a players’ development:
- Traditional and high speed treadmills, adaptive motion machines, upper-body ergometers, indoor cycles, elliptical trainers and step mills
- Rubber, no-slip flooring and field-replicated indoor turf create a perfect environment for sprinting, agility drills and jumping
- Top-of-the-line free weights, plate-loaded machines, compressed-air equipment, weighted cable machines and traditional dumbbells
- Impact Wall for resistance and core training drills
- Wide assortment of training accessories including exercise balls, bands hurdles, ladders, BOSUs, and more for flexibility, stretching and recovery
“24 Hour Fitness has created a customized workout space in our weight room, which will put the Yankees in the best position to maximize our assets potential on the field,” said Brian Cashman, Yankees Senior Vice President and General Manager.
Since 2007, 24 Hour Fitness has served as the official fitness center sponsor of the New York Yankees.
“We are honored to design and equip the New York Yankees home weight room at the spectacular new Yankee Stadium,” said Tony Wells, Chief Marketing Officer of 24 Hour Fitness. “We are confident that the Yankees players will enjoy the space we have created to ensure they are training with the most advanced equipment on the market today.”
About 24 Hour Fitness
Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness, an innovative leader in the health and fitness industry, serves more than 3 million members in more than 425 clubs. Founded in 1983 as a one-club operation, 24 Hour Fitness pioneered the concept of making fitness accessible, affordable and a way of life for everyone. 24 Hour Fitness has partnered with superstar athletes and celebrities like Magic Johnson, Andre Agassi, Lance Armstrong, Shaquille O’Neal, Jackie Chan, Yao Ming and Derek Jeter to open co-branded clubs around the world. The company demonstrates its leadership through sponsorships like that of the U.S. Olympic Team and a commitment to the community through various charitable and in-kind donations. In addition, 24 Hour Fitness enjoys strategic partnerships with major consumer brands like Coca-Cola and Nike, and for seven seasons has partnered with NBC’s popular reality TV show, “The Biggest Loser.” Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit www.24HourFitness.com for more information and to find the location nearest you.