24 Hour Fitness Holiday Fitness Center Offers Tips and Tools to Fight Winter Weight Gain

Fitness Club Industry Leader Addresses Common Holiday Weight Gain Challenges with Helpful Online Resource


SAN RAMON, CALIF. - Dec. 19, 2011

The holidays are officially here and the fitness experts at 24 Hour Fitness are offering insider secrets to avoid the season’s dreaded weight gain. It’s an exciting and happy time of year, but regular fitness routines are often set aside due to holiday shopping, traveling to see family and attending parties where healthy-eating rules are broken. To address this problem, 24 Hour Fitness has launched its virtual Holiday Fitness Center [this online feature is no longer available], an online resource that offers tips, recipes, prizes and more for a happy and healthy season. The Holiday Fitness Center identifies common winter weight gain challenges and provides tools to help people stay on track with year-round health and fitness goals, such as:

“At 24 Hour Fitness, we know holiday festivities and treats can set any fitness routine off track,” said Tony Wells, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, 24 Hour Fitness. “By identifying some of the specific challenges we face every year, we hope our members and online visitors will have the necessary tools to stay healthy and fit while still enjoying the holiday season.”

In a continued effort to help all Americans fit fitness into the holidays, the 24 Hour Fitness Holiday Fitness Center is available online to both members and non-members. A full list of its resources available include:

In addition to the Holiday Fitness Center, 24 Hour Fitness members can participate in “The Weekly Holiday Giftaway.” Throughout the month of December, members who work out two or more times a week at any 24 Hour Fitness club will to be entered in a weekly drawing for prizes such as heart rate monitors, a Samsung Galaxy Tab™ or a $100 Target gift card. Rules and details for participation in The Weekly Holiday Giftaway, including free method of entry, can be found on the 24 Hour Fitness website.

For more holiday health and fitness tips, visit the 24 Hour Fitness website at 24hourfitness.com or the Holiday Fitness Center at 24hourfitness.com/holidayfitness [this online feature is no longer available].

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly four million members in more than 400 clubs across the U.S. For more than 30 years, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, innovative group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.   

Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you. 

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