August 02, 2016 // Franchising.com // Norfolk, Virginia, – UFC Gym® today announced that it will celebrate the grand opening of its first location in the Hampton Roads area on Saturday, August 6 in Norfolk. Located at 5930 East Virginia Beach Boulevard, the Gym will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“The reception to our Gym from the local community has truly been amazing," said UFC Gym Norfolk franchise owner Lee Holland. "This Gym raises the bar as the premiere fitness destination in Hampton Roads and we're excited to show off all the features and amenities to the local community at our Grand Opening.”
The nearly 9,000 square-foot Gym is highlighted by a 24-foot Octagon®, strength training and cardio machines, battle ropes, agility ladders, bag room, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio, large group fitness rooms and other functional training equipment for dynamic workouts. The Gym’s explosive workout environment uses cutting-edge training techniques inspired by UFC athletes and provides members with everything needed for the entire family to sweat, move, live and Train Different®.
UFC® lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will be on hand to lead a free mixed martial arts seminar beginning at 12:00 p.m., with additional free classes and demonstrations offered throughout the day.
Since debuting in 2009, UFC Gym has opened more than 135 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, South America and the United Arab Emirates. The fitness franchise has continued to grow at a rapid pace with more than 50 locations opening in the past two years and over 30 Gyms expected to open in the next year.
In addition to the corporate owned signature clubs, UFC Gym also offers the unique opportunity to own and operate a UFC Gym franchise domestically and internationally. For franchise information, visit www.ufcGym.com/franchising.
For more information about UFC Gym Norfolk, visit https://ufcGym.com/norfolk.
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