LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, has entered into a footwear partnership with global footwear company, Vibram. This partnership speaks to the spirit of innovation and passion for fitness that both companies share. Vibram will develop a Gold's Gym FiveFinger cross training shoe in collaboration with Gold's Gym Fitness Experts.
"The launch of a Gold's Gym FiveFinger cross training shoe with Vibram offers another meaningful way for fitness enthusiasts to connect with the Gold's Gym brand beyond the gym," said Michael Cobb, chief marketing officer of Gold's Gym. "Vibram's footwear expertise is invaluable and we look forward to developing a shoe that maximizes function and form."
Vibram gained widespread fame and success with their FiveFinger brand, which many have adopted as their preferred footwear for a variety of workouts including running, watersports, cross training and more. Brand Sense Partners (BSP), the exclusive licensing agency for Gold's Gym, negotiated and executed the footwear partnership.
"The partnership between Gold's Gym and Vibram is inherent referencing back to the legendary photos from Gold's Gym Venice where famous bodybuilders tended to workout barefoot," said Vibram's sales director, Chris Melton. "Vibram FiveFingers is a natural training tool for active people everywhere, indoors and outdoors, from weekend warriors to professional athletes."
The Gold's Gym FiveFinger shoe is slated to launch in early 2017 throughout North America.
About Gold's Gym
Since 1965 Gold's Gym has built a Legacy of Strength − a legacy that goes back to the very first Gold's Gym in Venice, California. Fifty years later, Gold's Gym is the most recognized gym chain in the world with more than 700 locations in 38 states and 23 countries. 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 potential through fitness. Visit us at www.goldsgym.com, www.facebook.com/goldsgym or www.twitter.com/goldsgym.
Vibram is recognized worldwide as the leader in high performance soles for outdoor, recreational, work and fashion footwear and is relied on by the world's greatest climbers and athletes. Vibram soles have gone on to conquer Mt. Everest, K2 and a host of the world's tallest peaks. Today, the company works with premium brands including Merrell, Danner, La Sportiva, Lowa, Red Wing, Sperry, Scarpa, The North Face, and many more. Vibram's FiveFinger line of shoes brings form and function together in a unique and unparalleled way, making it the perfect training tool for any pastime. Visit us at www.vibram.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest.
About Brand Sense Partners
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Brand Sense Partners, LLC (bsp) is a pioneering agency with a holistic approach to branding, design, licensing and business development working with many of the leading brands in the global marketplace by offering a suite of services that connect the dots between vision, voice, product and experience. (www.bsp.com)
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SOURCE Brand Sense Partners