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MDA’s Augie’s Quest

Be the next to flex. Put your muscle behind the efforts to cure ALS.

24 Hour Fitness is proud to support MDA’s Augie’s Quest – an aggressive, cure-driven effort that has already raised more than $33 million to help put an end to ALS.

Also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord in control of voluntary muscle movement. Learn more about MDA’s Augie’s Quest at:



Augie and Lynne Nieto, Co-Chairs, ALS Division

Augustine (Augie) Nieto, a prominent leader in the nation's fitness industry for nearly three decades, received a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease) in March 2005. Augie, 53, is approaching his role as co-chair of MDA's ALS Division with the same ironclad will and determination that catapulted him to entrepreneurial heights in the fitness world.