If there’s one thing we know about Mark Wahlberg, it’s that he’s an absolute beast in the gym. Whether bulking for movie or just Spending time in quarantineHe is always finding new ways to challenge himself – even training alongside the Marines. On June 11, Wahlberg helped open the new brand F45 Training A gym at the Marine Corps Air Force Base Miramar in San Diego. It’s the first-ever gym on a military base, and aside from helping cut the ribbon to open the new location (Wahlberg is an investor in the company), it’s also stuck with the Marines.
“I am honored to be able to open a gym on a military base,” Wahlberg said in a video clip from the event. “We hope to continue to grow this relationship. The goal is to have an F45 studio in every military facility around the world.”
After cutting the ribbon with the base commander, Colonel Charles B. Dockery, Walberg got to work, jumping into exercises with the Marines and their families. F45 Workouts are 45-minute group sessions that include elements of circuit training and HIIT with the goal of building functional whole-body fitness. Within this general framework, though, there’s plenty of variety: intense cardio, weight training, bodyweight moves, and more are all on the list.
According to Wahlberg, Friday’s session was tough, even for the Marines. He described it as “the best workout they’ll have all week.”
Although most people know him as an actor, Wahlberg has a thriving career as a fitness entrepreneur – and F45 is just one of his projects. as fired inspired performance, a fitness supplement company dedicated to creating clean, natural products for athletes and fitness enthusiasts of all levels. The company offers a full line of protein bars, powders, and supplements (plus accessories and recovery equipment), and they’ve recently In partnership with professional golfer Bryson DeChambeau To develop a new line of products specifically for golfers.
At Miramar, Wahlberg made it clear that he is interested in doing more than just helping members of the military stay in shape — he wants to help them build their careers, too. In his role as an investor, F45 has been encouraging the hiring of veterans at all levels of the company and creating opportunities for those with an interest in fitness as a profession. In his view, their military experience makes them a perfect fit.
“Their work ethic, their ability, their understanding of fitness and training, and doing it the right way, is invaluable,” he said.
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