A new Orangetheory Fitness studio opened March 3 near the grounds of the Texas Medical Center. The 3,425-square-foot facility is the fitness franchise’s 24th studio in Houston, located at 7205 Fannin St. The fitness studio is poised to serve the surrounding health care employee community, according to a news release.

“We are energized to be a part of this community that is also home to the city’s greatest medical heroes,” CEO Jim Potesta said in a news release. “Orangetheory offers the perfect dynamic of fitness options and community network, which is synonymous with the active, health-conscious population in this area.”

Orangetheory Fitness is a one-hour class that focuses on heart rate-based interval training designed to alter metabolism by combining science, coaching and technology to guide members through five different heart rate zones, according to its website. Members have access to a variety of the brand’s technology including 17 treadmill stations, rowers and free weights.

281-404-9294. www.orangetheory.com