World Gym Expands to Saudi Arabia

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World Gym, the iconic brand for bodybuilding and seriously fun fitness, announced the addition of two franchised gyms in Saudi Arabia to the World Gym Family - World Gym Gold Moor and World Gym Sayrafi in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Each location is an independent fitness center that will reopen as a World Gym on September 1, 2013.

“I am dedicated to providing the ultimate, non-intimidating fitness experience to the people of Saudi Arabia,” said World Gym franchisee Dr. Badr Al-Shibani. “I want to help people cultivate a healthy lifestyle, to feel important and enjoy their daily workout so they will be motivated to come to the gym. I made the decision to convert both locations to World Gym because it is a highly respected, world-renowned brand that will help me reach these objectives.”

World Gym Gold Moor and World Gym Sayrafi are open from 7:00 AM until 1:00 AM daily and are stocked with top-of-the-line equipment including Technogym, gym80 and Freemotion Fitness. Members can also enjoy classes taught by the top fitness experts in area, including group exercise, cycling, kickboxing, yoga, and boot camp. Amenities include:

·      Steam and Sauna
·      Jacuzzi
·      Swimming Pool (World Gym Sayrafi only)
·      Massage Therapy
·      Personal Training
·      Cycling Studio
·      Aerobics Studio
·      Smoothie Bar & Cafe
·      Fitness Assessment Center
·      Business Center

“The conversion of both facilities to World Gym in Saudi Arabia is a very exciting development for us,” said Karin Michael, Director of Franchise Relations for World Gym International. “Dr. Al-Shibani has built wonderful fitness centers and   we are convinced that converting them to World Gym will help him take them to the next level and achieve his goals. Dr. Al Shibani is providing to the increased fitness participation levels in Saudi Arabia, his visionary approach in providing effective health and wellness solutions in the Kingdom has proven very successful.  World Gym intends to fully support his initiative". 

Location information:

World Gym Sayrafi Mall
Tahlia Street
Jeddah 21496
Saudi Arabia

World Gym Gold Moor Mall
Kings Road
Jeddah  21496
Saudi Arabia

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About World Gym International

The iconic World Gym brand was founded in 1976 by Joe Gold during the glory days of “Muscle Beach” in Venice, CA when serious fitness collided with the world of Hollywood celebrities. Since then, World Gym has evolved into an internationally recognized brand that has captured the imagination of fitness lovers around the globe. Focused on the mantra  “Seriously Fun Fitness”, World Gym is dedicated to creating the ultimate workout destinations across the globe. With its headquarters located in sunny southern California, World Gym currently has over 180 franchised locations in 14 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Guatemala, India, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. To learn more about World Gym and franchise opportunities with this storied brand, please visit

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