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Planet Fitness Hagerstown Hosts Grand Reopening
Posted: May 17, 2022 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAGERSTOWN, MD - Planet Fitness, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, recently celebrated the grand reopening of its Hagerstown club. Planet Fitness Hagerstown originally opened in 2009 and recently underwent over $1 million worth of renovations. Expanded by 4,000 square feet of space, the now 21,250 square-foot club features a new PF Black Card Spa area, new strength and cardio equipment, TRX suspension training, updated locker rooms, new entrance way floor tile and a new front desk. Read More...

Athletic Republic Announces National Franchise Expansion as the Demand for Science-Backed Training Continues to Grow
Posted: May 16, 2022 in Chains

Athletic RepublicPARK CITY, UT - Athletic Republic, a premier destination for individualized, sport-specific training backed by data and science, has announced plans for national expansion through franchising. Revolutionizing how we approach fitness, Athletic Republic trains the metabolic, neurologic and muscular systems in order for athletes both to maximize their abilities and achieve their sport performance goals. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Warner Robins, Georgia
Posted: May 11, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseWARNER ROBINS, GA - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming October 2022 opening of Crunch Warner Robins, a spacious 40,000-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. Crunch Warner Robins is owned by fitness industry veteran and enthusiast Brian Hibbard, Chief Executive Officer for Fitness Ventures, LLC, which owns and operates Crunch Fitness locations across the U.S. Read More...

CycleBar Opens 250th Studio, Rides Past 500 Signed Agreements
Posted: May 11, 2022 in Chains

CycleBarIRVINE, CA - CycleBar, the world’s largest indoor cycling brand, announceds it has opened its 250th studio and secured more than 500 franchise agreements, vastly increasing its reach amidst a global pandemic. Since being acquired by Xponential Fitness in 2017, CycleBar’s trajectory has been tremendous, further heightened by the boom in the popularity of indoor cycling during the pandemic. In the past year alone, the brand secured more than 100 franchise agreements, and the milestone 250th studio, owned by Beth Russo, opened recently in Parker, Colorado. Read More...

Planet Fitness Announces New Development Agreement in New Zealand
Posted: May 10, 2022 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) has announced the Company has signed an Area Development Agreement with Castle Point Fitness NZ Ltd. ("Castle Point"), to expand the brand into New Zealand. Castle Point is a joint venture between the founder of The Fresnel Companies, LLC, a U.S. based investment firm with substantial international experience, and a private family office. The agreement will bring a minimum of 25 Planet Fitness locations to New Zealand over the next several years. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Signs Multi-Brand Master Franchise Agreement for Mexico
Posted: May 10, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global franchisor of boutique fitness brands, announces it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in Mexico for three of its brands: StretchLab, Rumble and AKT. The agreement provides the Master Franchisee with the opportunity to license at least 60 studios across the three brands to potential franchisees in Mexico over the next 10 years. Read More...

Crunch Franchise, Undefeated Tribe Announces Newest Location in Yukon, Oklahoma
Posted: May 4, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseYUKON, OK - Crunch Franchise and Undefeated Tribe have announced the fall 2022 opening of Crunch Yukon, a $5 million, 35,000-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities open 24/7. Crunch Yukon is owned by fitness industry veteran Tony Hartl, CEO and Co-Founder of Undefeated Tribe. Hartl plans to open 50 Crunch Fitness locations in Texas and other states. Read More...

Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs Signs First Franchisee in Georgia
Posted: May 3, 2022 in Chains

Fitness Premier 24/7SAVANNAH, GA - After years of military service, often keeping the two separated for long stints of time, Kyle and Maria Retter have returned stateside and are raising a young family. Now that they have returned home, the Retters are excited to be expanding the quickly growing, 17-location fitness concept, Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs, to Georgia. Read More...

CorePower Yoga Expands to Florida with Its First Studio in Miami
Posted: April 26, 2022 in Chains

CorePower YogaDENVER, CO - CorePower Yoga is making its Florida debut with the opening of its first studio in the Brickell neighborhood of Miami, Florida on May 5, 2022. Since its founding in 2002, CorePower Yoga has grown into the ultimate mind-body experience and has enriched communities throughout the country with its intensely physical workouts rooted in the mindfulness of yoga. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Laredo, Texas
Posted: April 22, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseLAREDO, TX - Crunch Franchise announces the upcoming June 2022 opening of Crunch Laredo, a $5 million, 40,000-square-foot fitness facility, with $1 million dollars' worth of state-of-the-art equipment. Crunch Laredo is located in a newly renovated space previously occupied by Stein Mart. Crunch Laredo is owned by seasoned fitness veterans Brian Hibbard and John Armatas, who own 20 additional Crunch locations nationwide for Fitness Ventures. Read More...

Celebrating Over One Million Square Feet in New Population Health Facilities
Posted: April 18, 2022 in Suppliers

Power Wellness LOMBARD, IL - With reductions in COVID-related restrictions and staffing challenges abating, many institutions are resuming facility investments in population health. Power Wellness has identified over one million square feet in ground-up development or major renovations of community fitness centers across 15 states. Strategic plans, paused due to the pandemic’s impact, are back “on the front burner” with health systems, municipalities, foundations, park districts and universities. Read More...

Gold’s Gym SoCal Opens New Facility in Northridge
Posted: April 6, 2022 in Chains

Gold's GymLOS ANGELES, CA - Gold’s Gym SoCal has officially opened the doors to Gold’s Gym Northridge, a new 40,000-square-foot facility in Northridge, Calfornia. With the Northridge opening, Gold’s Gym SoCal’s footprint has expanded to 21 operating facilities across Southern California. With two additional locations currently under construction, the SoCal group is on track to have a total of 23 gyms open by the end of this year. Angel and his brother, Willy Banos, Gold’s Gym SoCal COO, have established a prominent reputation as Southern California’s premiere gym operators since they opened their first Gold’s Gym franchise location in North Hollywood in 1987. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Debuts New Training Center in Jacksonville, Florida
Posted: April 4, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseJACKSONVILLE, FL - Crunch Franchise announces the launch of its first-ever comprehensive National Training Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The National Training Center, part of the new 34,000 square-foot, $4 million Crunch Harbour Village location, offers an in-depth curriculum covering gym operations, including planning, pre-sale, construction, marketing, sales, operations, group fitness, personal training and fitness education for Crunch Franchise owners and operations personnel. This fully operational gym brings classroom training to life with real-time, hands-on training in a gym environment. Read More...

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Expands Footprint in Los Angeles Area
Posted: March 27, 2022 in Chains

Mayweather Boxing + FitnessCULVER CITY, CA – Mayweather Boxing + Fitness, a best-in-class group fitness experience that combines immersive training with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s champion techniques, announces the opening of its newest location in Culver City, California. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Daytona Beach, Florida
Posted: March 23, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseDAYTONA BEACH, FL - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming March 2022 opening of Crunch Daytona Beach, a spacious 28,000-square-foot fitness facility, with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. Crunch Daytona Beach is located at the intersection of Daytona International Speedway Blvd and North Nova Road. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Savannah, Georgia
Posted: March 18, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseSAVANNAH, GA - Crunch Franchise has announced the upcoming summer 2022 opening of Crunch Savannah, a $5 million, 40,000-square-foot fitness facility, with $1 million dollars' worth of state-of-the-art equipment on Georgia's Atlantic coast. Crunch Savannah will be located in a renovated space that was formerly the Stein Mart at Oglethorpe Mall. Crunch Savannah is owned by fitness enthusiast duo Brian Hibbard and John Armatas. Together they've opened more than 20 locations nationwide. Read More...

Orangetheory Fitness Opens 1,500th Studio in Los Angeles Neighborhood of Mar Vista
Posted: March 14, 2022 in Chains

Orangetheory FitnessLOS ANGELES, CA - On the heels of its twelve-year anniversary, Orangetheory Fitness announced the opening of its 1,500th studio. The new 3,200 square-foot studio space will feature all new state-of-the-art equipment and the proprietary in-studio and wearable fitness technology Orangetheory is known for globally, as well as beautifully adorned bathrooms with full showers and a large lobby area for members to socialize before and after class. Read More...

Fitness Franchise Founded by Floyd Mayweather Opens New Location in His Hometown, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Posted: March 9, 2022 in Chains

Mayweather Boxing + FitnessGRAND RAPIDS, MI - Mayweather Boxing + Fitness, a best-in-class group fitness experience that combines immersive training with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s champion techniques, is expanding its Michigan presence by opening a new location in Grand Rapids, which also happens to be Mayweather’s hometown. Co-owned by Zachary LeMieux, this new gym is set to open in mid-March. This is the first Mayweather Boxing + Fitness for LeMieux, with plans to open more in the area later. Read More...

Retro Fitness Announces New State-of-the-Art Fitness Clubs Across America
Posted: March 3, 2022 in Chains

Retro FitnessWEST PALM BEACH, FL - Retro Fitness, a leader in high-value, low-price fitness, announces the launch of its new, state-of-the-art exercise, health and fitness clubs, which will strengthen the member experience through innovative technologies, equipment and an even more enhanced community focus. The first of these newly engineered locations is now open in Tamarac, Florida, with other clubs scheduled to open throughout Florida, Texas, New Jersey and Massachusetts. The new 15,000 - 18,000 square-foot facilities are designed by renowned architect, Rudy Fabiano, who is also a franchisee and understands the direction the newly engineered clubs are headed. The design will be centered around the Retro Fitness timeless values of community, inclusion, exercise, health and fitness. Read More...

Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Exceeds 200 Units Sold and Squares up for Knockout Year in 2022
Posted: March 2, 2022 in Chains

Mayweather Boxing + FitnessLOS ANGELES, CA - Mayweather Boxing + Fitness, a best-in-class group fitness experience developed by the undefeated boxing legend himself, looks to build on its success in 2021 and propel the brand to new heights in 2022. After seeing tremendous success last year, Mayweather Boxing + Fitness is channeling this momentum into 2022. By the end of 2022, the franchise plans to have 100+ studios open, adding about 70 this year. Read More...

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