Mark Wahlberg hopes F45 gym attracts military veteran investors
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Mark Wahlberg has put his money where his muscles are and hopes military veterans will do the same.
The 50-year-old movie star is throwing his Hollywood power into a new gym on the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar in San Diego.
The gym is part of F45 Training and is the first location of the fitness franchise to be located on a military base, though the company hopes to have gyms on U.S. military stations around the globe, according to a video produced by KUSI.
As an investor, Wahlberg also talked about how much the franchise is hoping for veterans to become owners and operators of F45 studios.
"You know how much value it would bring to us to have veterans working with us," Wahlberg told the station. "I mean, they’re the best of the best. The best trained, the most loyal, the hardest workers. And you know, we want to encourage them to be owners of studios, multi-unit operators come work with us and make our program better."
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The F45 Training program is a "45-minute high-intensity circuit training class" according to Page Six.