On or prior to your first day in the gym, schedule a New Member’s Orientation, which consists of three (3) free personal training sessions with your annual membership, and one (1) free nutritional counseling session.
Just approach any of our reception or fitness staff to schedule your orientation and ensure that your assigned trainer will always be available for you. It is also suggested that you also call your home club to schedule your orientation in advance (See list of clubs and contact numbers). Please take note that nutritional counseling may be held at a different club.
Here’s what to expect every step of the way:
DAY 1: 1st Free Workout or 1W
Fill out the Foundation of Fitness (FOF) Form with your basic health information, physical activity readiness and goal setting. Undergo Fitness Assessment – body composition, fitness and flexibility tests which will help your personal trainer (PT) create a specific program for you to follow.
DAY 2: 2nd Free Workout or 2W
Establish your SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time bound) goal with your trainer.
Your PT will take you through your first general workout session to show you how to use the different equipment.
DAY 3: 3rd Free Workout or 3W
Your PT will present your personalized program based on all your assessments.
Time for your first specific workout with your unique goal in mind!
DAY 4: 4th Free Session or 1NC (Nutritional Counseling)
Get your anthropometric or nutritional assessment. Conduct 24 hour food recall. Set your nutritional goal.
GENERAL GYM RULES
- No membership card, no entry policy is strictly enforced.
- No children and non-members may accompany you in the gym or lockers during your workouts as the gym is exclusively for members.
- Gold’s Gym worldwide is a celebrity gym. Aside from providing results, celebrities patronize Gold’s Gym because their privacies are respected. You are not allowed to seek autographs, photos, or speak to our celebrity VIP clients especially when they are with their personal trainers.
- Please return dumbbells, mats, plates, and any exercise equipment you use back to its proper place.
- Use your gym towel to wipe off your sweat from the equipment as a courtesy to the next user.
- Standard rules of decency, respect of privacy and good general conduct applies. Refer to the back of your membership contract for details.
10 COMMANDMENTS OF THE GYM FLOOR
1. Dress properly.
2. Keep your belongings in your locker (provide your own padlock).
3. Do not eat on the gym floor.
4. Do not stare at people.
5. Share the use of equipment.
6. Clear as you go.
7. Keep noise to a minimum.
8. Practice personal hygiene.
9. Ask assistance from a fitness instructor.
10. Do not drop the weights.
10 COMMANDMENTS OF THE WET AREA
1. Bring your own sturdy padlock.
2. Bring your own towel or rent at the front desk.
3. Do not touch the controls of the steam and sauna.
4. Throw used sachets in the garbage can.
5. Don’t leave your belongings unattended.
6. Do not reserve a cubicle (only meant to be used by one person at a time).
7. Keep your hands to yourself (stray hands have caused a lot of fidt fights or even court cases).
8. Respect others. Don’t take photos (even of yourself) and do not take other people’s belongings.
9. Do not bring food or beverages in the locker room.
10. Report all lost items to the reception immediately.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: This is my first time to enroll in a gym. Do you have a program for beginners?
A: All new members are encouraged to avail of their three (3) free Foundations of Fitness (FOF) Orientation sessions.
Q: What are your gym hours?
A: Monday to Saturday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Saturday: 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday/Holidays: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Q: Who should I contact if I have problems or concerns about my membership?
A: Any issues, concerns, and questions can be addressed to your Membership Consultant or through an accomplished Customer Service Form (CSF) in any of the clubs. Management will get back to you as soon as possible.
Q: How much is your personal training package?
A: Personal training is PHP 10,000 for 10 sessions.
Q: I cannot afford a personal trainer. What do you suggest?
A: Many members still derive the benefits of exercise without a personal trainer. However, you can get a personal trainer for a group of 2 to 5 through our Team Physique and Not-So-Personal Training Programs. You can even join our group exercises classes such as Zumba, Spinning, or Piloxing and ask the instructor for tips to help you.
Q: Do I have to pay and register ahead of time to take group exercises class?
A: Unlimited access to all group exercises classes is already inclusive in every Gold’s Gym Membership. Participation is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Q: Are classes suitable for all fitness levels?
A: Yes, they are. If any modification is needed, the instructor will provide options for all fitness levels.
Q: May I get the schedule of all group exercises classes?
A: Please check our Facebook page facebook.com/GoldsGymPh for the complete and updated schedule of group exercises classes in all clubs. The updated schedule is also available through our Gold’s Gym PH app available for iOS and Android devices.
Q: I have certain medical complications, what program should I join?
A: It is advised that you consult a physician before participating in any physical activity. You should disclose your health condition and any medical complications with a fitness trainer.
Our trainers will develop a program to strengthen your body with these in mind. In case you need to rest after starting our membership, we can offer up to 2 months added to your membership upon presentation and verification of medical documents.
Q: How can our company get a corporate account?
A: Send your company details to email@example.com for an assessment.
Q: Can a member train another member? Or bring in his own personal trainer?
A: Gold’s Gym reserves the right to all personal training at our club facility. Under no circumstances is any member allowed to train another member. Members may bring their own PT provided they have made a previous agreement with the Fitness Manager and agree to pay a corkage fee.
PERSONAL TRAINING PROGRAM GUIDE
RIP60 stands for Rotation is Power. It is a type of suspension training that uses body weight as the resistance. This program is great for both beginners and advance gym goers alike. It is a very versatile equipment that can train multiple muscle groups at a time. Best of all, it allows the body to rotate which is the key in releasing power.
Rapid Fit is a type of circuit training program which uses 3 different equipment, namely: the dual cable cross for strength, the incline trainer for cardio and fat burning, and the vibration trainer for recovery and flexibility. It promises to burn 600-900 calories in just 30 minutes. Rapid Fit is available in Acropolis, Alabang, Bay Area, BGC, and Sheridan.
Looking for a program with a small group? Team Physique is a small group training program that can be done with friends, office mates, or gym mates. It is an exciting, fun and rewarding workout that uses both machines and body weight.
Circuit Training is a type of training that combines both endurance and strength. It is a whole body training program that can burn away many calories and fat. Imagine doing a cardio workout and lifting weights at the same time. It is a fun workout, using different types of equipment that can suit both beginners and advanced gym goers.
For those who are busy or for those who want to workout during their lunch breaks, the 30-minute blast is a great way to maximize your workout. This consists of a 5-minute warm-up, a 20-minute workout, and a 5-minute cool down.
High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT for short is a special program for those looking to break their plateaus or for those looking for a challenging workout that is sure to break them past their limits. HIIT can be used for almost all types of equipment including cardio machines and body weight. It is the best way to burn the most calories and torch that fat away. This class however is for advanced gym goers only.
Our Fitness Department consists of diverse yet highly qualified team of trainers. One of which are Physical Therapists. So if you are looking for someone to help you get past that injury or if you need to strengthen a body part , our team can help you and bring you back in tip top shape.
Participating in sports is great way to test one’s fitness level. Participation in sports can unlock one’s potential and talent. Our team of Personal Trainers can develop sports specific skills such as power, agility, coordination, balance, reaction time and speed. Unlock the athlete in you by availing of our sports conditioning training.