Health & Fitness

How to invest in a gym & fitness franchise

Investing in gym, health and fitness franchises Over the past few years, Brits have become increasingly aware of the importance of exercise. Most of us know that the more we move around and the more we get our hearts pumping, the healthier our bodies will be. As a result, the number of people joining gyms and fitness clubs across the country has risen sharply. More and more people are signing up to their local fitness centre in an effort to [...]

Find Out How Bodystreet are Changing the Face of Fitness in the UK at The Franchise Show

Bodystreet are bringing a revolutionary new fitness concept from Germany to the UK. Combining Electro Muscle Stimulation (EMS) technology with expert personal training in just 20 minutes a week people are seeing real results real fast.EMS technology works by delivering stimulation straight to your muscles, causing them to contract and relax just like they do during exercise. Bodystreet have spent the last decade building a successful micro-studio business and have delivered EMS-based training to over 35,000 people in 240 [...]

Fit Franchise Gets The Wind Up Chicago City

Chicago's personal trainer network franchise celebrates successful first year.Connecting clients with personal trainers, www.PersonalTrainerNetwork.com has found its niche in Chicago's fitness market.Chicago’s newest fitness matchmaker, www.PersonalTrainerNetwork.com, is looking at a bright future after a successful first year matching over 1300 clients with the right personal trainers. Launched in June 2005, Personal Trainer Network, which services Chicago and its five collar counties, has grown its trainer base to over 135 personal trainers representing 58 different specialties and 43 certifications.“The key [...]

Fit Franchise Gets The Wind Up Chicago City

Fit Franchise Gets The Wind Up Chicago CityPosted on: 31/07/2006Chicago's personal trainer network franchise celebrates successful first year.Connecting clients with personal trainers, www.PersonalTrainerNetwork.com has found its niche in Chicago's fitness market.Chicago’s newest fitness matchmaker, www.PersonalTrainerNetwork.com, is looking at a bright future after a successful first year matching over 1300 clients with the right personal trainers. Launched in June 2005, Personal Trainer Network, which services Chicago and its five collar counties, has grown its trainer base to over 135 personal [...]

Shape of things to come in franchising

Geographic information systems helped develop a franchising dream reports the Sydney Herald.The average Australian mum struggles to find time to exercise but thinks he has a solution in the form of Contours, a franchise scheme in which operators set up small gyms where women do two circuits of a set of fitness machines.He also knows the best chance of success for the average franchisee comes from knowing where to establish their business. That is why David Hundt, CEO of [...]

Curves Franchise Partners With the Destiny Health Plan

Health Plan franchise members receive drastic discounts on fitness centre memberships.Curves International Inc., the world's largest franchisor of fitness clubs, announced today it has partnered with The Destiny Health Plan in a program that will offer health plan members 50 percent off their enrolment fees at Curves, as well as subsidize the monthly membership dues of those who work out at Curves at least 48 times per year. Additionally, under Destiny Health's incentive-based wellness program, Vitality, members will receive [...]

The Little Gym International, Inc. Grows, Selects OneNeck IT Services as Outsourcing Provider

OneNeck to Host and Provide Help Desk Support for New Management System at U.S. GymsOneNeck IT Services announced today its latest customer, Arizona-based company The Little Gym International, Inc.The Little Gym signed a three-year outsourcing contract for centralized management and hosting of their IT environment, including email, internet, and its Web-based collaboration technology, as well as a new application being developed for use across all gyms as a business management system. OneNeck's hosting of the new application, slated for [...]

Sunstone Yoga Sells First Franchise Studio in Dallas

Dallas based yoga company Sunstone Yoga® is proud to announce the sale of its first franchise studio, in North Dallas.Sunstone Yoga is a leading, innovative, cutting-edge centre for fitness yoga with franchise opportunities available across the country. The company offers the highest quality of fitness-oriented instruction and teacher training available, with a dedication to superior operations and facilities, innovation and customer support. Operating since 2002, this is the fourth Sunstone Yoga location in the greater Dallas metropolitan area.With opportunities [...]

Obesity – A Big Fat Franchise Opportunity

Childhood obesity and inactivity at an alarming high; kid’s fitness & nutrition franchise needed.Only 32% of kids aged 6-17 meet minimum standards for cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, muscular strength, and endurance. With the rate of childhood obesity and Type II diabetes on the rise, and physical activity on a downward spiral, a nurse of 20 years, Carleen Varga, R.N., MSN is proud to introduce Illinois' first health club JUST for Kids ... "Fitwize 4 Kids." The club is located at [...]

Top Talent Franchise Pops Ups

International Presentation of Performers heads to New York to Star Search for the Brightest Modelling, Acting, Singing, and Dancing Talent in America.iPOP! International Presentation of Performers, is pleased to announce iPOP! NY which will take place during a four day convention from July 3-6th, 2006 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square in New York City.More than 1,200 child and teenage models, actors, singers and dancers are confirmed to attend with an additional 800 parenting chaperones in tow. [...]

Totally Fit Franchise

Fitness Leader to Launch New Franchising Program at International Franchise Expo; Plans for Two New U.S. Franchises Already UnderwayBally Total Fitness the nation's leader in health and fitness, has renewed its focus on franchising and will launch a new franchising program at the International Franchise Expo June 2-4, 2006 in Washington D.C. In addition to its presence at the expo, Bally is also advertising in key franchise trade publications to announce the program and attract franchisees. Meanwhile, plans for [...]

Kicking Boxing Franchise Into Touch

The United States’ largest cardio boxing and kickboxing franchise organization reaches 42 sold units coast-to-coast. Southern California-based LA Boxing Franchise Corporation continues its high-speed growth wave taking the franchise company to 42 units in 13 states.LA Boxing Franchise Corporation announced that it has signed a franchise agreement for expansion into the St. Petersburg/Tampa market, choosing Brian and Erica Sreniawski as its partners. They announced that their first franchise location will be located in either St. Petersburg or Tampa. The [...]