Retro Fitness Opens New Location in South Bronx

Retro Fitness Opens New Location in South Bronx
Retro Fitness Jerome Avenue Provides Local Community with a High-Value Gym Option at a Skinny Price

BRONX, N.Y. (September 19, 2016) – Retro Fitness, one of the nation’s leading low-cost, high-value fitness concepts, recently opened its newest New York City location at 1231 Edward L Grant Hwy in the Bronx. With an affordable monthly membership starting at $19.99, gym members have access to a full collection of top-of-the line strength equipment and cardio machines.

“We opened Retro Fitness to provide the community with a facility that will help them achieve their health and fitness goals at a fraction of the cost, but without skimping out on the necessities needed for a good workout,” said Rudy Abramov, owner of the new Retro Fitness on Jerome Ave. “Retro Fitness offers a clean and welcoming environment for every member to achieve success without feeling intimidated or overwhelmed—no matter their fitness level.”

The 15,000 square-foot facility offers a variety of calorie-burning group fitness classes such as: spin, Zumba, kickboxing, yoga and more. The facility also includes the latest in circuit and weight training equipment, certified personal trainers and cardio machines with personal flat-screen TVs & iPod hook ups. The gym is equipped with full-service locker rooms, a supervised children’s playroom, the latest in tanning technology, a full-service pro-shop and a Retro Blends Smoothie Bar. Plus, members can watch movies during their work out in the popular Retro Cardio Theater and keep track of their fitness goals with the free Retro Fitness mobile app.

“Our goal is to provide the community with a gym experience unlike anywhere else – we’re a fun place to work out, we’re friendly, and we’re affordable,” Abramov added. “Members can change their lives for less than 75 cents a day—you can’t beat that price with our amenities.”

Retro Fitness Jerome Ave will be open Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 12 a.m., Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information please call Retro Fitness of Jerome Ave at 917-471-9718 or visit

About Retro Fitness
Founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Eric Casaburi, Retro Fitness has evolved from a regional Northeast gym concept into a national fitness system with more than 145 gyms open in 16 states. Under Casaburi’s leadership, Retro Fitness is expanding its footprint with more than 100 gyms in its development pipeline and plans to open 200 gyms in the next two years in new, major markets, such as Florida, Illinois, California, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Each Retro Fitness location is equipped with a full-service fitness center, including 60-100 pieces of equipment supplied by leading manufacturers. The burgeoning franchise has placed in the top 300 of Entrepreneur’s magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list for six consecutive years. For more information, please visit, and to learn more about franchise opportunities visit

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