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Blink Fitness Moves into New Underserved Markets Across Eastern Seaboard
Posted: April 30, 2019 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - On the move again, Blink Fitness is rapidly accelerating its growth into major markets across the United States. Blink, which focuses on how exercise makes you feel rather than exclusively on how it makes you look, is set to break into new metropolitan areas across the Eastern Seaboard with the signing of a nine-gym agreement. The agreement inked with entrepreneurial couple Carlos and Laura Gavidia calls for three locations in Virginia Beach and six gyms in Jacksonville, Florida. The first gym is slated to open summer 2019 in Virginia Beach. This will be the first time Blink breaks ground in each of these markets. Read More...

Blink Fitness Partners with MSX by Michael Strahan–Bringing an Exclusive Activewear Collection to Every Body
Posted: March 18, 2019 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium quality, value-based gym, announces its expanded partnership with MSX by Michael Strahan (Pro Football Hall of Famer, broadcaster, and entrepreneur). MSX by Michael Strahan x Blink Fitness line will be exclusively available across all Blink locations nationwide beginning March 19th, 2019. The original collaboration first launched in 10 Manhattan, New York, Blink locations in April 2018. Read More...

Blink Fitness Brings The Feel Good Experience To Its 80th Location In Burbank California
Posted: January 11, 2019 in Chains

Blink FitnessBURBANK, CA - Blink Fitness, the premium quality, affordable fitness brand is excited to bring the Mood Above Muscle approach to its 80th location in Burbank, California. With a strong East Coast presence and quickly growing franchise business, Blink continues the expansion of its groundbreaking philosophy across the country to the newest West Coast gym. Read More...

Blink Fitness Launches a First-of-its-Kind Technology and Takes a Major Leap Towards Ending the One-Size-Fits-All Gym Landscape
Posted: January 7, 2019 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness introduces a proprietary Personalized Mobile Companion, a breakthrough technology designed to change the one-size-fits-all gym landscape for good. This technology enables Blink members to receive a daily, personalized content feed tailored to their specific goals across a variety of healthy living topics that will enable them to exercise better, eat better, recharge better and live better. Read More...

Blink Fitness Boosts Affordable Fitness Access for Every Body by Joining the Silver&Fit and Active&Fit Networks
Posted: December 19, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium quality, affordable fitness brand, announces that it is now participating in two programs that will provide new and current members of all ages access to affordable gym memberships. The programs include the Silver&Fit Exercise and Healthy Aging Program and the Active&Fit Program. Read More...

Blink Fitness Partners with Precor to Enhance Gym Experience Through High-Tech Advancements
Posted: December 10, 2018 in Chains, Suppliers

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the brand leading the body positivity and inclusivity movement, has partnered with Precor, a global leader in fitness design experiences that will allow both companies to continue redefining the fitness industry. Beginning with the grand opening of Blink Burbank in late December, all new Blink Fitness gyms will be exclusively outfitted with state-of-the-art Precor equipment that includes cardio, strength, functional fitness equipment and connected solutions. Read More...

Blink Fitness Celebrates Newest New Jersey Location In Irvington With Holiday Donations To Local Nonprofit
Posted: November 30, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessIRVINGTON, N.J. - Blink Fitness, the premium quality, affordable fitness brand, is excited to announce the grand opening of its 78th location, in Irvington. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness will donate 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000 to Turning Point Community Services, an Irvington-based nonprofit organization that is committed to helping those in need to become self-sufficient by breaking the cycles of habits that have permeated their lives and leave them at risk. Blink Fitness will also make a $1,000 donation to help Turning Point to provide gifts, meals and more to nearly 100 women and children of Irvington for the holidays. Read More...

Blink Fitness Restores Ridgewood Theatre To Open A New Hub of Health In The Community; Also Opens First Orange County Location In Anaheim, California
Posted: November 13, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. and ANAHEIM, CA - After a decade of being closed, Blink Fitness will re-open the restored Ridgewood Theatre to create a premium quality, affordable fitness brand for the community. Blink Fitness is also excited to announce the grand opening of its 74th gym, in Anaheim. The Anaheim location is the first Blink Fitness located in Orange County, and third location in California. The newest Blink Fitness facilities boast a broad offering of top-of-the-line strength equipment that includes free weights, plates, and machines for upper body, lower body and core. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens its Newest Locations in Bronx, N.Y. and Nutley, N.J.
Posted: October 19, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessBRONX, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value gym, is excited to announce the grand opening of its 72nd location, in East Tremont. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness will donate 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to Children's Aid, an organization dedicated to helping children in poverty succeed and thrive by providing comprehensive supports to children, youth and their families. Blink Fitness also announced the grand opening of its 73rd location, in New Jersey. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness will donate 50 one-year membership, worth over $10,000, to The Phoenix Center, an organization dedicated to working in partnership with families and communities to develop the potential of each student with significant developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum ages five through 21 and to provide customizes, unique and individualized programs aligned with the New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS). Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest New Jersey Location In Plainfield
Posted: September 19, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessPLAINFIELD, N.J. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value gym, announces the grand opening of its 71st location, in Plainfield, New Jersey. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness will donate 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to Angels for Action, an organization dedicated to working for justice and equality for oppressed, poor and victimized children and adults in the community. Additionally, Blink will be donating 50 one-year memberships to Homefirst Interfaith Housing and Family Services, an organization dedicated to delivering comprehensive solutions to homelessness through providing transitional, supportive and permanent housing, homeless prevention assistance and social services to strengthen families. Read More...

Detroit Pistons Bring Blink Fitness To Midtown Detroit
Posted: September 13, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessDETROIT, MI - The Detroit Pistons and Blink Fitness have announced plans to build a publicly-accessible Blink Fitness franchise inside the state-of-the-art Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center. The New Center facility will be the first Blink Fitness location in Detroit and one of several planned Blink Fitness openings slated in Michigan during 2019. Blink Fitness, a premium-quality value-based gym, announced in February that it will open 15 or more locations throughout Michigan. Read More...

Blink Fitness Accelerates Expansion with Strategic Multi-State Deal with Seritage Growth Properties
Posted: July 25, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based gym that has challenged industry norms by celebrating how exercise makes you feel, not just how it makes you look, and Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE: SRG) have announced a deal to expand Blink Fitness' reach. The multi-property lease agreement will bring 17 corporate and franchisee-owned gyms to major metropolitan areas across ten states and is a part of Blink Fitness' aggressive strategic growth strategy. Read More...

Blink Fitness Promotes Two Key Players; Names Todd Magazine CEO
Posted: May 22, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based gym that has challenged industry norms by celebrating how exercise makes you feel, not just how it makes you look, has announced the promotion of former president Todd Magazine to Chief Executive Officer and former Vice President of Operations David Collignon to Senior Vice President of Operations. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest New Jersey Location In Newark
Posted: April 28, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEWARK, N.J. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, is excited announces the grand opening of its 69th location, in Newark, New Jersey. The club opened the doors to its much-anticipated location on Friday, April 27th. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness donated 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to CASA for Children of Essex County, an organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect or abandonment by providing a safety net of support, advocacy and mentorship. Read More...

Blink Fitness Announces Agreement for Expansion With Two-time NBA Champion Draymond Green
Posted: February 26, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green announced a franchise development deal to bring at least 20 gyms to Michigan and Illinois. This announcement marks the two-time NBA Champion, All Star, Olympic Gold Medalist and Defensive Player of the Year's first investment in the premium-quality, value-based fitness brand as Blink launches its first venture into the Great Lakes region. Read More...

No More Failed Resolutions: Blink Fitness Challenges America to be #ResolutionHappy
Posted: January 2, 2018 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, a premium-quality, value-based gym introduced its newest ad campaign, #ResolutionHappy. The campaign aims to tackle the stigma around the failure to complete New Year's resolutions, often centered around unrealistic expectations on body image, by encouraging gym-goers to shred their resolutions and shift to a more realistic, confidence-boosting approach to fitness. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest New Jersey Location In Willingboro
Posted: December 22, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessWILLINGBORO, N.J. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, announces the opening of its newest New Jersey location in Willingboro. The club opened the doors to its much-anticipated location on Thursday, December 21 from 12 PM to 11 PM. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness donated 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to All Things Are Possible Foundation, an organization dedicated to empowering youth and enhancing the community through academics, athletics, awareness and arts. Read More...

Blink Fitness Brings Mood Above Muscle Approach to Los Angeles, Opening its 60th Location Nationwide
Posted: December 11, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based gym, announces its arrival to the West Coast with the opening of its first three gyms in Los Angeles. Marking its 60th location, the first Blink Fitness will be opening in Gardena at Gardena Plaza, followed by Huntington Park at the former Huntington Park Warner Theatre in early 2018, and Anaheim at Brookhurst Center in late 2018. Having established a strong footprint on the East Coast, as well as a rapidly expanding franchise business in additional markets, nationally, these three brand-new gyms mark the beginning of Blink's expansion in the Los Angeles metro area. Read More...

Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest Bronx Location In The Hub
Posted: November 22, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessBRONX, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, announces the opening of its newest Bronx location in The Hub. The club opened the doors to its much-anticipated location at 570 Melrose Avenue on Monday, November 20. As a part of the Grand Opening celebration, Blink Fitness donated 50 one-year memberships, worth over $10,000, to BronxConnect, an organization dedicated to developing urban youth into leaders and productive members of their communities. Read More...

Blink Fitness Celebrates Members with Disabilities In New Social Media Campaign to Demonstrate All Bodies Are Able Bodies
Posted: November 8, 2017 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the premium quality, value-based gym strives to be a place where gym goers of all shapes and sizes feel welcome. Since launching the company's original "Every Body Happy" platform, the gym has challenged industry norms by celebrating how exercise makes you feel, not just how it makes you look. Blink Fitness recently and proudly earned the Title III ADA Sapolin Accommodation Award from Mayor de Blasio and the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities for being Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant. Now, Blink recognizes members who are defying the odds and maintaining physical fitness while living with disabilities. Read More...

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