Fortius™ Announces Opening of New Downtown San Diego Location on Island Ave.

SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fortius™, a CrossFit / Strength & Conditioning Gym, announced the opening of their newest facility in Downtown San Diego with a ribbon cutting ceremony along with the San Diego Chamber of Commerce last Friday, March 16th.

A San Diego, California-based company, established in 2012,  Fortius™ has been rapidly expanding their operations throughout the city. This is the company’s fifth facility, and fourth in San Diego – the other San Diego locations include Linda Vista, Santee, Otay Mesa, and now East Village in Downtown. This new location gives downtown residents and workers convenient access to elite fitness programs. “Our goal from day one was expand our presence and vision of fitness to all of San Diego,” says Jesse Malcomb, Co-Owner/Founder, “and we are honored and humbled to be opening our 5th location in only 5 years of business.”

“We want the community to understand that fitness programs like CrossFit, Weightlifting are not only very safe, but also help you achieve your fitness goals much faster and efficiently than your normal gym experience,” explains Amanda Smith, General Manager. “Fortius was developed with the philosophy that strength training isn’t just for athletes, and by using that as the foundation of our training programs, combined with cardio and bodyweight movements – we are able to offer the most effective one hour workouts in the industry.  And with some of the industry’s leading coaches running our classes, we are able to do this safely and virtually injury-free.”

Fortius™ also offers a comprehensive Wellness program, involving all the major cornerstones of health – fitness, mental wellness, health/nutrition coaching, and mobility/recovery. “Fortius is dedicated to helping everyone who walks through our doors ‘find their healthy’,” says David Miller, Co-Owner and Head Coach, “along with special pricing for military, veterans, educators, health care workers, students, and other groups – San Diegans are able to take advantage of this holistic approach to fitness and wellness with practically any budget.” Fortius™ also prides fitness goals as being their number one priority so they offer incentives and discounts for many county residents who want to dedicate more time to staying fit.

About Fortius™
Fortius is a provider of fitness and wellness services based in San Diego, CA. Established in 2012, Fortius developed a unique approach to fitness by combining CrossFit®, Olympic Weightlifting, Powerlifting, and bootcamps delivered by renowned instructors to offer one of the most effective workouts in the industry – with an exemplary record of safety and injury prevention. Fortius also offers the only comprehensive Wellness program in the area, addressing the four pillars of health – nutrition, mental wellness, activity, and recovery/movement. With these programs Fortius has opened five locations in five years, with four in the San Diego area – and more planned for 2018/2019.

Location addresses:
Fortius Linda Vista: 1277 Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110
Fortius Downtown: 1490 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Fortius South (Otay Mesa): 1675 Precision Park Lane H,I,J&K, San Diego, CA 92173
Fortius East (Santee): 10969 Wheatlands Ave, Santee, CA 92071
Fortius Scotland (Cambuslang): 2a, 1 Mansion St, Cambuslang, Glasgow G72 7JN, UK

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Jesse Malcomb
Owner, CrossFit Fortius
Phone: 619.296.4073
Social: @crossfitfortiusdowntown