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Blink Fitness Partners with The OUT Foundation for Pride 2024
Posted: May 29, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, is kicking off its annual Pride celebration with a series of efforts to raise dollars and awareness in support of The OUT Foundation. The partnership will advance The OUT Foundation's work in removing the barriers that block LGBTQ+ individuals from access to and participation in health, fitness and wellness. Read More...

Blink Fitness Supports Communities with New Mural Installations Featuring Local NYC Artists
Posted: May 21, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, announces it has engaged five NYC-area artists for original mural installations at select Blink locations across the boroughs. Reinforcing the brand's commitment to community and cultural enrichment, as the "gym for every body," the unique hand-painted works aspire to celebrate diversity and foster a deepened sense of belonging among its members. Read More...

Blink Fitness Kicks Off Series of Strategic Initiatives to Enhance Member Experience and Advance Growth
Posted: April 25, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, announces a series of new strategic initiatives to reinvigorate its most popular gyms, elevate its member experience and deepen its community connections. Read More...

Blink Fitness Hosts New Girls Weight Training Event, Brings Back Popular Women in the Weight Room Series for Women’s History Month
Posted: February 29, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, is expanding its Women in the Weight Room series this Women’s History Month to include a new event for girls ages 14 to 17. Last year’s inaugural Women in the Weight Room series was so popular that Blink will now provide girls with the opportunity to safely learn how to strength train with instruction geared toward their age and ability. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens New Location in Missouri City
Posted: February 13, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessHOUSTON, TX - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, announces the opening of its newest location in Missouri City. The gym is now officially open and marks Blink's 5th location in the greater Houston area. Read More...

Blink Fitness Hosts Weddings at Two Locations on Valentine’s Day
Posted: February 1, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Move over Vegas! Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, is betting on love this Valentine's Day by hosting free weddings at its Park Slope, Brooklyn and Huntington Park, California gyms for up to seven lucky couples per location. Read More...

Blink Fitness to Host Free In-Gym 5K Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Morning
Posted: November 2, 2023 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, will host its second annual Blinksgiving 5K Turkey Trot at Blink gyms across the country this Thanksgiving. Offering a twist on the popular Thanksgiving tradition, Blink’s event will give runners the option for a fun and weatherproof indoor race on the treadmill. The Blinksgiving Turkey Trot is free and open to the public; pre-registration is encouraged. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens Next-Gen Gym in Stuyvesant Heights
Posted: October 18, 2023 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, announces the opening of its newest and first location in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn, New York. Read More...

Blink Fitness Celebrates Pride in Partnership with The OUT Foundation
Posted: June 1, 2023 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium and affordable fitness brand that prioritizes Mood Above Muscle, is celebrating Pride month with a series of initiatives throughout June in support of The OUT Foundation. The partnership will support The OUT Foundation's work in removing the barriers that block LGBTQ+ individuals' from access to and participation in fitness, health, and wellness. Read More...

Blink Fitness to Offer Free Hypnosis
Posted: August 17, 2022 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Launching on September 12th, Blink Fitness is introducing Gymnosis, a series of complimentary in-gym and virtual hypnosis sessions to help people get, and stay, motivated to workout. Anyone, regardless of whether they are a current Blink member or not can try a Gymnosis session to overcome exercise aversions and see how changing their mindset may help change their life. Read More...

Blink Fitness Celebrates the Opening of Their Newest Location with the West Fordham Gym
Posted: June 16, 2022 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, which celebrates Mood Above Muscle, focusing on how exercise makes you feel versus how it makes you look, announces its newest location in the Bronx. Blink's new West Fordham location is designed with scientifically-proven mood-lifting features in mind, including the space's brightly lit, vibrantly colored, clean and spacious layout. This is the fitness chain's 13th location in the Bronx and its second gym in Fordham to serve the community's growing demand. Read More...

Blink Fitness Announces Strong Post-COVID Performance with March 2022 Closing as Best Sales Month in Company’s Eleven-Year History
Posted: April 4, 2022 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - As the country and individuals have started to become more comfortable in a post-COVID world, Blink Fitness announces record sales performance numbers. According to recent company data, March was the highest sales month in the history of the business, and February surpassed any previous February in the company's history. Blink Fitness' in-gym traffic data also indicates as members return to the gym, and new members join, they are more engaged than ever, and committed to returning to a fitness routine. Read More...

Blink Fitness Continues its California Gym Expansion in the Rialto Community
Posted: December 16, 2021 in Chains

Blink FitnessRIALTO, CA - Just in time to get moving in the New Year, Blink Fitness will be opening its highly anticipated Rialto, California gym location, offering local residents a welcoming fitness staff, state-of-the-art equipment and affordable pricing. The new fitness club is scheduled to open its doors on December 29 and is set to be the brand’s eighth gym opening in Southern California. Read More...

Blink Fitness Launches “Step Out of the Blahs and Into a Blink” Campaign to Help Members Reset
Posted: October 18, 2021 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Since the beginning of the pandemic, Blink Fitness has been on a mission to help alleviate the pandemic's impact on its members and overall community. Now, Blink is inviting the community to "Step Out of the Blahs and Into a Blink" to re-energize and reconnect with their physical and mental health, especially amidst the feeling of "languishing" that members and the broader community have reported experiencing. Read More...

Blink Fitness Makes Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Easier for New York City Communities
Posted: August 10, 2021 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - With New York City's recent announcement requiring proof of the COVID-19 vaccine to access gyms, indoor dining and performances, Blink Fitness is helping to provide free and convenient vaccine access to the communities where it operates. NYC Health + Hospitals' Test & Trace Corps initiative, which deploys mobile COVID-19 vaccination units throughout New York City, is working with Blink to position units at select Blink Fitness locations in the coming weeks. The program kicked off on Thursday, August 5th with a mobile vaccination unit at Blink's Canarsie, Brooklyn location and will continue throughout August at Blink Fitness locations throughout the city. Read More...

Blink Fitness Continues Illinois Expansion with New Gym in North Riverside
Posted: July 19, 2021 in Chains

Blink FitnessRIVERSIDE, IL - Residents in North Riverside seeking a new fitness option will soon be able to enjoy a premium-quality, affordable fitness experience, as Blink Fitness will open a new gym in the state of Illinois. The club will open the doors to its much-anticipated location on Monday, July 26. Blink Fitness North Riverside will feature state-of-the-art equipment for every fitness level, including cardio machines, strength equipment, dumbbells and designated areas for stretching, HIIT, body weight training and more. Read More...

Blink Fitness to Add Fourth Houston Gym Location in Northline
Posted: March 22, 2021 in Chains

Blink FitnessNORTHLINE, TX - Residents and commuters in Northline seeking a new fitness option will soon be able to enjoy a premium-quality, affordable fitness experience, as Blink Fitness will open in Northline on April 2, 2021. The new gym will span more than 14,000 square feet. Read More...

Blink Fitness Launches Don’t Worry, Gym Happy! Campaign
Posted: January 5, 2021 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness has announced Worry-Free Benefits, a program allowing current and new members the ease of freezing, unfreezing or cancelling their membership online, in addition to in-gym. Blink is continually looking for opportunities to improve the member experience and ensure the mood-lifting benefits of exercise are felt by all, especially during a time of heightened stress and uncertainty. Read More...

Blink Fitness Launches Virtual Training Program
Posted: October 2, 2020 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness announces the launch of a new virtual training program through a platform powered by FlexIt technology. The platform allows Blink to continue to put its community first by providing current and prospective members with a simple way to schedule personalized, one-on-one virtual personal training sessions. Read More...

Blink Fitness Offers Innovative Solutions to Help Members with Capacity Guidelines
Posted: September 15, 2020 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness has announced the launch of a new reservation system and capacity tracker, allowing members to plan their next visit from the comfort of home. Open Blink locations around the U.S. are operating at limited capacities in accordance with local and state guidelines, with most at just 25 - 33% of their normal capacity numbers. The gym's new reservation system allows members to book hourly time slots before arriving, instilling confidence and reliability as they return to their exercise routines. Similarly, if members are curious to understand their gym's current capacity status, Blink's tracker allows for real-time insight prior to arrival. Read More...

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