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Planet Fitness Selects Huge as Digital Agency of Record
Posted: October 21, 2021 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, announceds it has selected Huge, a global experience agency, as its new digital agency of record following a strategic competitive review. Planet Fitness will partner with Huge to accelerate the company's digital strategy and support the continuous evolution of its mobile app, website and in-club digital experience, with a focus on strategy, customer satisfaction and creative design within these digital channels. Read More...

EoS Fitness Raises Over $100,000 for Challenged Athletes Foundation
Posted: October 21, 2021 in Chains

EōS FitnessCARLSBAD, CA - Doubling down on its commitment to inclusivity and accessibility through a new long-term partnership with the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), EoS Fitness presented the nonprofit with a check for $106,878.01 after fundraising across its 60+ gyms in support of CAF and the inspiring athletes it supports during the month of September. Read More...

ClubCorp Acquires National Golf Club of Kansas City and “the Deuce”
Posted: October 21, 2021 in Chains

ClubCorp - The World Leader In Private ClubsKANSAS CITY, MO - ClubCorp officials announced it has acquired and will now own and operate the National Golf Club of Kansas City and the adjacent club, "the Deuce," building on the traditions established by the Illig and Patterson families while bringing ClubCorp’s unique ClubLife lifestyle experiences to the members both on and off the National Club’s legendary fairways. Read More...

Blink Fitness Launches “Step Out of the Blahs and Into a Blink” Campaign to Help Members Reset
Posted: October 18, 2021 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Since the beginning of the pandemic, Blink Fitness has been on a mission to help alleviate the pandemic's impact on its members and overall community. Now, Blink is inviting the community to "Step Out of the Blahs and Into a Blink" to re-energize and reconnect with their physical and mental health, especially amidst the feeling of "languishing" that members and the broader community have reported experiencing. Read More...

National Fitness Partners Reaches Major Milestone with 100th Planet Fitness Club Opening and Acquisition of Seven New Clubs Across East Coast
Posted: October 14, 2021 in Chains

Planet FitnessCAMP HILL, PA - National Fitness Partners (NFP), a portfolio company of Argonne Capital Group, LLC (Argonne), the Atlanta-based private investment firm, announces a major achievement as the company prepares to celebrate its 100th Planet Fitness club opening this November and its recent acquisition of seven new club locations, expanding the group’s footprint along the East Coast. Read More...

Life Time Announces Closing of $702 Million Initial Public Offering
Posted: October 13, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time Group Holdings, Inc. ("Life Time") (NYSE: LTH) announces the closing of its initial public offering of 39,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $18.00 per share, resulting in total gross proceeds of $702,000,000 before deducting the underwriting discounts and other offering expenses. The shares of Life Time's common stock began trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "LTH" on October 7, 2021. Read More...

Paul Rothbard Returns to In-Shape as CEO
Posted: October 13, 2021 in Chains

In-ShapeSTOCKTON, CA - In-Shape Health Clubs, one of California’s top destinations for fitness and recreation, announced its majority shareholder and previous CEO, Paul Rothbard, has returned to the company. Having led the company for years prior to stepping up to the Board of Directors, Mr. Rothbard is excited to return to the business with fresh eyes and new experiences from his pursuits outside the industry. Read More...

World Gym Selects ASF and Club OS as Designated Software Solutions to Support Club Management and Member Relations
Posted: October 13, 2021 in Chains

World GymDENVER, CO - ASF Payment Solutions and Club OS, collectively a club management and marketing lead tracking and CRM solution for fitness clubs and gyms, announce that both solutions were selected to support World Gym International, the iconic global fitness brand. World Gym named ASF as the designated supplier for club management and billing software and Club OS as the designated supplier of customer relationship management software for their North American operations. Both ASF and Club OS are part of EverCommerce, Inc. (Nasdaq: EVCM) EverWell solutions group. Read More...

ClubCorp Partners with All Access GTE to Launch ClubLife Excursions
Posted: October 13, 2021 in Chains

ClubCorp - The World Leader In Private ClubsDALLAS, TX - Following Collin Morikawa’s victory at the British Open, fans and viewers were able to witness Royal St. Georges and what makes traveling the globe to play different types of golf courses while experiencing new cultures so unique to the sport of golf. ClubLife Excursions powered by All Access, a new partnership between ClubCorp and All Access GTE, gives members of ClubCorp Clubs personalized journeys to play Royal St. George and a host of other worldwide bucket-list venues. Read More...

9Round Franchising, LLC Ranked In Franchise Times Top 400
Posted: October 8, 2021 in Chains

9Round: 30 Min Kickbox FitnessGREENVILLE, S.C. - 9Round Franchising has been named to the Franchise Times Top 400 2021 list. 9Round ranks 305 out of 400. Previously the Top 200+, Franchise Times renamed its annual ranking of the 400 largest U.S.- based franchise systems by global systemwide sales to better encompass the biggest brands in franchising, along with promising young concepts in growth mode. Read More...

Gold’s Gym SoCal Plans to Substantially Grow and Elevate its Network by 2025, Beginning with Upcoming New Openings and Upgrades for Existing Facilities
Posted: October 7, 2021 in Chains

Gold's GymLOS ANGELES, CA - Gold's Gym SoCal has announced plans to significantly grow its network over the course of the next four years, beginning with three new gym openings set to occur by early 2022, in addition to expanding and renovating eight existing gyms between now and the close of 2022. This news follows the recent opening of a new, state-of-the-art 44,400-square-foot club in La Mirada, the 20th facility currently open and operating under Gold's Gym SoCal, the iconic global fitness brand's largest U.S. franchise group. Read More...

Retro Fitness Teams Up with Sadhguru to Enhance Physical and Mental Health
Posted: October 7, 2021 in Chains

Retro FitnessWEST PALM BEACH, FL - Retro Fitness, a leader in high-value, low-price fitness, announces that a series of yoga and meditation tools and wisdom videos designed by Sadhguru, an internationally renowned speaker, yogi, mystic and visionary, will be included in the Retro Fitness mobile app and website to support members' overall health and wellbeing. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Opens New Facility in Fort Collins, Colorado
Posted: October 6, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FitnessFORT COLLINS, CO - Crunch Franchise announces the Grand Opening of Crunch Fort Collins, Friday October 15, a $5 million, 40,000-square-foot fitness facility in the heart of Colorado. Crunch Fort Collins is owned by seasoned fitness veterans Brian Hibbard and John Armatas, who own 18 additional Crunch locations nationwide. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, Crunch Fort Collins will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, a functional training area with indoor turf, a dedicated group fitness studio, personal training, a cycling studio, HydroMassage chairs, tanning beds, sunless spray options, Kids Crunch and more. Read More...

Life Time Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
Posted: October 6, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time Group Holdings, Inc. ("Life Time") announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 39,000,000 shares of its common stock, at a public offering price of $18.00 per share. Shares of Life Time common stock are expected to begin trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "LTH" on October 7, 2021. The offering is expected to close on October 12, 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Read More...

Club Pilates Secures One of its Largest Multi-Unit Franchisee Agreements in Company History with Entrepreneur David Schuck
Posted: October 6, 2021 in Chains

Club PilatesIRVINE, CA - Club Pilates, the nation’s largest boutique Pilates brand, announced it has signed a large multi-unit, multi-regional franchise agreement with entrepreneur and existing franchise owner, David Schuck, which will expand the Pilates brand’s presence further in Houston, Dallas and Central Florida. Through this agreement, Schuck has acquired 13 open Club Pilates studios, along with licenses to open 16 additional studios, marking one of the largest deals made by an individual franchisee in the brand’s history. Club Pilates is the founding and largest brand by number of studios within the portfolio of Xponential Fitness, Inc. Read More...

Crunch Fitness and ThirdLove Partner with Pop Culture Icon Dame Olivia Newton-John to Raise Money and Awareness for Cancer Treatment Research
Posted: September 30, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness and ThirdLove are thrilled to announce the two brands have partnered with four-time Grammy winner, Dame Olivia Newton-John and Primary Wave to help raise awareness and money towards cancer treatment research, specifically drawing attention to the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund. Read More...

Life Time Launches Nationwide Youth Athletic Training Program: GameFace Sport
Posted: September 29, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - With school athletic programs becoming increasingly competitive and more athletes seeking specialized training than ever before, Life Time, one of the nation's premier omnichannel healthy lifestyle brands, has launched athletic training programs across its resorts as part of its new GameFace Training offering. At most of its more than 150 destinations, Life Time is launching GameFace Sport, an athletic training fundamentals class for kids aged 8 - 13. Read More...

Volofit Opens Newest HIIT Concept Studio in Ross Township, Pennsylvania
Posted: September 28, 2021 in Chains

VolofitROSS TOWNSHIP, PA - Volofit, a breakthrough HIIT fitness concept, opened its studio doors in Ross Township, Pennsylvania. A surging national brand, Volofit is rapidly building its coast-to-coast presence in the U.S., with plans to open two additional studios this year. Read More...

In-Shape to Raise $100K For Cancer Research
Posted: September 23, 2021 in Chains

In-ShapeSTOCKTON, CA - In-Shape Health Clubs, one of California's top community destinations for health and fitness, has announced its goal to raise $100,000 this October in its 7th annual In-Shape Fights Cancer campaign. The money raised will go to local chapters of the American Cancer Society and to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and add to the $476,000 In-Shape previously raised and donated. Read More...

Life Time Brings Wellness-Focused Coworking Destination to Downtown Minneapolis as Remote Work Trend Continues Growth
Posted: September 23, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - As more companies are moving toward a hybrid work model and employees are settling into a remote work life, Life Time, one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands, opened its eighth Life Time Work destination (the third in the Twin Cities) to provide a centrally-located option for members seeking to be adaptable, engaged and healthy at work. Read More...

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