Award-Winning Gold’s Gym Franchisee Strengthens Legacy of the Brand with New Club Opening in Citrus Heights

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Gold’s Gym, the world’s leading authority on health and fitness, is proud to announce that’s its longest-standing franchisee, Jerry McCall, is bringing Gold’s Gym back to the Sacramento, CA region – revitalizing the state of health and fitness in the community with the opening of the new Gold’s Gym Citrus Heights (8485 Auburn Blvd). Now open to the public, the state-of-the-art 21,440 square foot gym is McCall’s sixth Gold’s Gym location and is giving consumers within the region access to a range of top-of-the-line offerings and services. 

“Coming from the background of being a competitive bodybuilder at the national level, and an actual member of the second-ever Gold's Gym location in Santa Monica, I have a unique understanding of the heritage of Gold’s Gym and am excited to use that experience to revitalize and resurrect the brand in the Sacramento community,” said McCall. “When members train at the new Citrus Heights location, they’ll have all the tools they need to help them achieve their health and fitness goals.

The top-of-the-line amenities found at Gold’s Gym Citrus Heights are both innovative and authentic to Gold’s Gym’s heritage – epitomizing McCall’s three decade-tradition of commitment to the brand. The club boasts the following premium features:

  • World class weight and strength training equipment
  • Dedicated functional training areas
  • Extensive line of modern cardio equipment
  • Two GGX group exercise studios with group cycling and Les Mills Programing
  • Boxing heavy bags
  • Full-service locker rooms

“Jerry McCall‘s group of gyms are world class and embody the cornerstones of strength, commitment and tradition that the Gold’s Gym brand was built upon,” said Aaron Watkins, President of Gold’s Gym. “He was our first inductee into the Gold’s Gym Franchisee Hall of Fame, and has set a tremendous example for franchisees across the country. We congratulate him on this most recent success, and encourage community members to experience the superior service that is the hallmark of Jerry McCall and Gold’s Gym.”

About Gold’s Gym

Established in Venice, Calif. in 1965, Gold's Gym is the most recognized gym chain in the world with more than 650 locations in 37 states and 28 countries.  The iconic brand ranks in the top 15 percent of Entrepreneur magazine’s 2011 “Franchise 500”.  Gold's Gym offers the latest equipment and services, including group exercise, personal training, cardiovascular equipment, group cycle, Pilates and yoga.  With nearly 3 million members worldwide, Gold's Gym helps all kinds of people achieve their individual potential through fitness.  For more information please visit, or

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