Former NFL Player’s “I-Grind 365” gym giving back to the community
Matthias McKinnon is an Albany native.
The former NFL player turned his adversity into an investment. He founded I-Grind 365 in Voorheesville.
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It’s a gym and training center and it’s one of a kind.
When Matthias McKinnon’s professional football dreams took a turn, he decided to fuel his love for the game into a business venture.
“Each year as life got tough, I would stay with the plan. That’s why, I-Grind 365 stuck with me to stay on this consistent path,” McKinnon said.
McKinnon made a plan to create a gym where people could come in and feel as if they were working out right at home.
From endless equipment to a team of expert trainers, McKinnon says this gym has quickly become a go-to spot for fitness enthusiasts in the community.
“I get people all the time that don’t do sports that just want to improve their life,” McKinnon added.
McKinnon wanted to create a gym where inner-city youth could come in to train athletically to hopefully make their dreams come true. That mission has been a successful one, according to McKinnon. He says, business is booming.
McKinnon says he openly welcomes more members to join.