Feb 28, 2018 By Staff Report
The owners of Phyzique Fitness Club, located at 43-12 50th St., are about to mark the gym’s 27th anniversary and are celebrating by reducing their one year membership price for existing and new members.
Nick Komporozos and Rich Bundy, the Woodside born-and-raised owners of the local gym, decided to roll back their annual membership price to the original 1991 rate of $299.
The pair elected to offer the promotion to thank the community who have supported them over the years and to help bring in new members.
“First of all, communities are about its people, and when you go to a gym, you look for people you know–who care about you–and make sure you’re getting the results you want,” said Nick
“We have members that have been here since 1991 and still come in almost every day,” Rich added.
Rich Bundy opened the gym in 1991 and Nick joined him as a business partner in 2010.
The pair said they have a focus on a results-driven business environment versus a membership-driven one, which they say keeps the quality of their service above all others.
“With corporate-owned ‘discount gyms’ it’s all about registration numbers–but with us it’s about leading by example, being on the floor almost every day and motivating our members to train harder,” Nick said.
“I would rather have a hundred people who sign up here and get results than a thousand people who buy a membership and don’t show up,” he added.
Nick explained that members are his greatest asset and compared them to walking billboards for the type of gym he runs.
“If your members are happy and making progress, they will often refer family and friends,” he said. “The personal attention we provide our members and their long term results are what they share with others; it’s that philosophy that has worked for us for a long time.”
Nick and Rich are lifelong friends who have shared a love for fitness since an early age. Both excelled in sports as well as bodybuilding and mixed martial arts since their teens.
“We knew something big was in store for us if we worked together and put our common love for fitness into a venture like Phyzique,” Nick shared.
The one year membership offer comes with a free fitness assessment by one of their personal trainers to evaluate the needs and fitness level of each new member.
“So whether someone is a beginner, advanced or in-between, we invite them to stop by and check us out,” Rich said. “We keep an open-door policy for anyone who is not familiar with our club yet, and we’d be happy to offer them a Day-Pass so they can come and get a workout in to see what we’re all about.”
Phyzique Fitness Club is located one block away from the 52nd St. 7 train station and Q32 bus stop, with the following hours of operation:
Monday – Friday: 5:00 a.m. to midnight
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.