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24 Hour Fitness Welcomes All Military Members on Veteran’s Day

November 7, 2018

SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 7, 2018--As the U.S. prepares to celebrate Veteran’s Day, 24 Hour Fitness, a leading health club industry pioneer, welcomes all retired and active duty members of the military into its clubs, Sunday, November 11, 2018, regardless of membership status. (Present photo ID at check in.)

And, for those looking for a dose of military fitness inspiration, the free 24 Hour Fitness custom coaching app—24GO ® —offers a workout inspired by Christopher Matthews, club member, social influencer and U.S. Army veteran. The curated workout honors the brave men and women who dedicate their lives, health and fitness to keeping us safe and free. The Boots24 30-minute express workout is designed for all fitness levels and is intended to challenge and encourage you to be all that you can be. The 24Life ® digital magazine feature about Chris Matthews, along with the link to 24GO and the Boots24 Workout can be found here: https://www.24life.com/fitness-influencer-and-entrepreneur-christopher-matthews-wants-you-to-just-get-started/

A special member discount campaign is also underway specifically for members of the military and first responders. Information can be obtained by visiting any 24 Hour Fitness club for details.

“On Veteran’s Day we pause and give thanks to the men and women that lead a life of military service—for the sacrifices they make, and devotion to service,” said Chris Roussos, CEO, 24 Hour Fitness. “As a former member of the military, I am proud of our company’s long term commitment to the military—from providing career opportunities through our Boots24 initiative, to supporting valuable community programs such as Toys for Tots. We’re grateful for each occasion that draws attention to these exceptional citizens.”

24 Hour Fitness is dedicated to supporting the military—providing free workouts for active and retired military on Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day, supporting the Toys for Tots partnership, among other efforts. Additionally, the 24 Hour Fitness career site incorporates messaging specific to military applicants and recruitment efforts—the Boots24 initiative—which has led to the hiring of over 4,000 retired and active members of the military.

Over the years, 24 Hour Fitness has been acknowledged for its work with the military; named to the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers List, Top 20 Military Spouse-Friendly Employers List, and was a 2012 Finalist for the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the DOD’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of their employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.

About 24 Hour Fitness

Celebrating 35 years as an industry leader, 24 Hour Fitness transforms lives every day through fitness. Conveniently located clubs, furnished with a wide variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, are the perfect environment for fitness professionals to deliver dynamic personal and group training programs. GX24 ® and cycle rooms feature a popular array of live classes included with membership. A multitude of additional offerings engage and inspire every member to lead a full and healthy life both inside and outside of the club. Opening new clubs on average at the brisk pace of one every few weeks, 24 Hour Fitness is headquartered in San Ramon, CA and serves nearly 4 million members in more than 420 clubs nationwide.

To learn more about us and to find the club nearest you, visit www.24hourfitness.com.

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CONTACT: 24 Hour Fitness

Karen Bakula, 925-786-4516

Kbakula@24hourfit.com

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SOURCE: 24 Hour Fitness

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