March 05, 2010 // Franchising.com // Dallas, TX – After an intense week of voting and more than one million votes cast on UsMagazine.com, the polls are closed and the results are in! Gold's Gym and Us Weekly are pleased to announce the winners of the 1st Annual "Hollywood's Hottest Bodies" Awards, the first awards to recognize outstanding fitness achievement in television, film and entertainment.
"Having served as the workout home to generations of celebrities, we recognize the hard work and dedication it takes to get fit for demanding roles. We're glad that more than one million people from around the country did too," said Lisa Zoellner, chief marketing officer for Gold's Gym International. "We want to thank everyone who voted for their favorite celebrity nominee and helped make this year's awards such a huge success. We are excited to announce the winners and look forward to making this a Hollywood tradition for years to come."
"UsMagazine.com and Gold's Gym are thrilled by how many people took the time to cast their vote and pleased to present your picks for Hollywood's hottest bodies," said Lindsey Powers, Senior Online Editor for Us Weekly. "Now we're taking it one step further by consulting with celebrity trainers from the Gold's Gym Fitness Institute to show you how to get these A-list figures. Whether you want to drop those last few baby pounds or tone up your arms for summer, check back on UsMagazine.com/healthylifestyle beginning March 8 for easy-to-follow, step-by-step tutorials and celeb exercise secrets!"
And the winners are:
Stay tuned to UsMagazine.com next week as Gold's Gym Celebrity Trainers Ramona Braganza and Mike Ryan show you how to get the award-winning body parts of your favorite celebrity – sharing a number of different workout tips and exercise routines that are guaranteed to help you look and feel your best. There will be new tips and commentary each day throughout the week of March 8th.
Also be sure to visit www.goldsgym.com for the latest news and information on health and fitness. Whether it's during awards season or throughout the year, goldsgym.com and the company's Facebook page (www.facebook.com/goldsgym) provides consumers with the hottest celebrity exercise tips and advice from Gold's Gym Fitness Institute celebrity trainers. Consumers can also find a free 7day VIP pass to their local Gold's Gym.
Established in Venice, Calif. in 1965, Gold's Gym is the largest full service gym chain in the world with more than 700 locations in 43 states and 28 countries. Gold's Gym offers the latest equipment and services, including group exercise, personal training, cardiovascular equipment, group cycle, Pilates and yoga. With nearly 3.5 million members worldwide, Gold's Gym helps all kinds of people achieve their individual potential through fitness.
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