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Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

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Life Time Athletic Resort & Spa to Open at Downtown at the Gardens
Posted: June 11, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyPALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - Life Time, a national premier healthy lifestyle brand, has signed a lease with ShopCore Properties to bring its high-end athletic lifestyle resort with more than 100,000 square feet of best-in-class amenities and programs, and a rooftop beach club, to Downtown at the Gardens in Palm Beach Gardens. The location is targeted to open in 2021. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Norwalk, California
Posted: May 29, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNORWALK, CA - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of a new 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Norwalk, California. The expansive new club, across from Cerritos College, will open June 1st. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, Crunch Norwalk will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, half-hour circuit training, a functional training area with indoor turf, a dedicated group fitness studio, tanning beds, HydroMassage and more. Read More...

EōS Fitness Introduces Utah to its High-Value, Low-Price (HVLP) Gyms
Posted: May 29, 2019 in Chains

EōS FitnessKAYSVILLE, LAYTON, OGDEN, ROY and SYRACUSE, UT - EōS Fitness, a leader in the fitness industry with its High-Value, Low-Price (HVLP) gyms, announced that it is acquiring its first five locations in Northern Utah with plans to expand in the state, adding 10 - 15 more gyms within the next 24 months. EōS Fitness will be taking ownership of five former Gold's Gym locations. The brand currently owns and operates more than 30 locations throughout Arizona, California, Nevada, and earlier this year, it announced its first locations coming soon to Florida. Read More...

Planet Fitness to Open “Judgement Free” Clubs in Overland Park, Kansas and Independence Missouri
Posted: May 29, 2019 in Chains

Planet FitnessOVERLAND PARK, KS and INDEPENDENCE, MO and - Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. and home of the Judgement Free Zone, announced it will open its third location in Overland Park, Kansas in the winter of 2019. Planet also announced announced it will open its second location in Independence, Missouri in the winter of 2019. Planet Fitness prides itself on providing a high-quality experience at an exceptional value and being home of the Judgement Free Zone, where members experience a hassle-free, non-intimidating environment, for only $10 a month. Read More...

Youfit Health Clubs Opening New Gym in Miami
Posted: May 22, 2019 in Chains

Youfit Health ClubsMIAMI, FL - Youfit Health Clubs announces its newest location in Miami, Florida. Set to open Summer 2019, the club will be located in the Flagler Park Plaza. During the presale of this location, new members have access to a limited time, complimentary trial membership offer: pay nothing until 30 days after the gym opens. Read More...

9Round Opens 800th Location
Posted: May 21, 2019 in Chains

9Round: 30 Min Kickbox FitnessGREENVILLE, S.C. - 9Round Franchising, LCC, the world’s largest kickboxing chain, recently opened its 800th studio. This milestone club, located in Apopka, Florida, just northwest of Orlando, is one of 36 new 9Round locations opened thus far in 2019 across the United States and Canada. Read More...

Venice Brands Brings Fast-Growing, Best-In-Class Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Studio Gym Platform to the San Francisco Bay Area
Posted: May 21, 2019 in Chains

Mayweather Boxing + FitnessLOS ANGELES, CA - Venice Brands, a Los-Angeles based consumer brands platform with a focus on health and wellness, has partnered with Mayweather Boxing + Fitness to open and operate cardio & boxing group fitness studios throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The Venice Brands team expects to begin staffing up its team, signing leases and building out the studios over the next several months. Read More...

Youfit Health Clubs Launching New Club in Phoenix
Posted: May 20, 2019 in Chains

Youfit Health ClubsPHOENIX, AZ - Youfit Health Clubs announces the opening of the 12th location in Phoenix, Arizona. Slated to open Summer 2019, the club will be located in Paradise Square Plaza. With locations continuing to pop up all across Phoenix, the perk of unlimited access to all Youfit locations with the Lime Card membership is looking better and better! During the presale of this location, new members also have access to a limited time, complimentary trial membership offer: pay nothing until 30 days after the gym opens. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Locations in Corpus Christi and League City, Texas
Posted: May 16, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseCORPUS CHRISTI and LEAGUE CITY, TX - Crunch Franchise announces the opening of a new $2.5 million, 25,000 square-foot, 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Corpus Christi, Texas. Crunch Franchise also announces the opening of a new $2.5 million, 30,000 square-foot, 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in League City, Texas. Both expansive new clubs will open in fall 2019. Read More...

Planet Fitness Franchisee, PF Atlantic Holdings, Doubles Growth; Announces Addition of Four Executives
Posted: May 1, 2019 in Chains

Planet FitnessCORAL SPRINGS, FL - Planet Fitness (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States with more than 12.5 million members and 1,700+ locations, announced that PF Atlantic Holdings, one of the fastest growing franchisees in the Planet Fitness system, doubled its footprint over the past twelve months and now owns and operates 30 Planet Fitness health clubs in South Florida, Central California and New Jersey. To support its expansion plans to 40 clubs over the next twelve months on its way to 70 clubs, PF Atlantic announces the addition of four strategic executives to support its rapid growth and expansion. Read More...

Blink Fitness Moves into New Underserved Markets Across Eastern Seaboard
Posted: April 30, 2019 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - On the move again, Blink Fitness is rapidly accelerating its growth into major markets across the United States. Blink, which focuses on how exercise makes you feel rather than exclusively on how it makes you look, is set to break into new metropolitan areas across the Eastern Seaboard with the signing of a nine-gym agreement. The agreement inked with entrepreneurial couple Carlos and Laura Gavidia calls for three locations in Virginia Beach and six gyms in Jacksonville, Florida. The first gym is slated to open summer 2019 in Virginia Beach. This will be the first time Blink breaks ground in each of these markets. Read More...

Crunch Moorestown Holds Grand Opening Party on April 27
Posted: April 22, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseMOORESTOWN, N.J. - Crunch Franchise announced that it will hold a grand opening party at its Moorestown, New Jersey location on April 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The 26,000 square-foot fitness center opened in February. Crunch Moorestown's grand opening party, which is open to members and non-members alike, will feature special enrollment offers for prospective members, food from local vendors, a live DJ, fitness challenges and more. Read More...

Anytime Fitness is Poised to Make History As The First Franchise on All Seven Continents
Posted: April 8, 2019 in Chains

Anytime FitnessSOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, ANTARCTICA - Anytime Fitness, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing fitness club chains, is about to make history. No other franchise in the world has ever had locations on all seven continents. That will soon change when the first Anytime Fitness gym opens in Antarctica a few months from now. Read More...

Life Time Gainesville Announces Grand Opening
Posted: March 8, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyGAINESVILLE, VA - Life Time is set to transform the healthy living landscape in Prince William County, Virginia with the opening of Life Time Gainesville. A special grand opening celebration to showcase the athletic lifestyle resort's spaces, programs and team members was held on Thursday, March 7 with tours, class demonstrations, food sampling and kids' entertainment. The club will opened to all members on Friday, March 8. The new destination has created nearly 270 new positions to serve members in a variety of full and part-time roles. More jobs will be created when the outdoor aquatic center opens in the late spring. Read More...

Retro Fitness Continues to Expand in East Coast States
Posted: February 25, 2019 in Chains

Retro FitnessCOLTS NECK, N.J. - Retro Fitness, a national high-value, low-price fitness franchise, announced it has added two new franchisees totaling four new franchise agreements with local entrepreneurs Joe and Shawna Liotine for Tampa, FL and Jim Sparling for Central, NJ. Fitness enthusiasts in New Jersey and Florida should expect to see Retro Fitness join their communities in 2019. Read More...

UFC GYM Opens Doors to Kailua Community with State-of-the-Art Fitness Facility
Posted: February 22, 2019 in Chains

UFC GymHONOLULU, HI - UFC GYM, the rapidly expanding fitness franchise that creates training programs for all levels and ages inspired by the training regimens of UFC athletes, announced that its newest and most innovative location, UFC GYM - Kailua, is officially open. The 20,000 square-foot premium training facility features high quality equipment, a full-service Recovery Corner and traditional fitness amenities. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Folsom, California
Posted: February 15, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseFOLSOM, CA - Crunch Franchise announces the opening of a new 20,000 square-foot club with state-of-the art equipment and amenities in Folsom, California. The expansive new club is expected to open on March 1, 2019. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, Crunch Folsom will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, half-hour circuit training, personal training, a functional training area with indoor turf, a dedicated group fitness studio, tanning beds, HydroMassage and more. Read More...

Retro Fitness Inks Franchise Agreements for New York and New Jersey
Posted: February 8, 2019 in Chains

Retro FitnessCOLTS NECK, N.J. - Retro Fitness, a national high-value, low-price fitness franchise, announced that it has signed three franchise development agreements with local entrepreneurs, Vinod Chand, Joe Jaccorino and Bill Lovino and partners to bring multiple gyms to the New York and New Jersey area. Read More...

UFC GYM Opens First Franchise Location In India
Posted: February 6, 2019 in Chains

UFC GymNEW DELHI, INDIA - UFC GYM, the first major brand extension of UFC, announces the continued expansion of its global footprint with the opening of its first-ever franchise location in India. Located in New Delhi, this 10,500-square foot location will be operated in partnership with Artaxerxes Fitness & Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd. Read More...

Life Time Chappaqua Announces February 8 Opening
Posted: January 31, 2019 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHAPPAQUA, N.Y. - Life Time is set to transform the healthy living landscape in northern Westchester County, New York with the opening of Life Time Chappaqua at Chappaqua Crossing. The club will open to all members Friday, February 8. The new Chappaqua destination has created nearly 200 new positions to serve members in a variety of full and part-time roles. Read More...

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