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Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Locations in Topeka, Kansas and Champaign, Illinois
Posted: July 31, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseTOPEKA, KS and CHAMPAIGN, IL - Crunch Franchise announces the December 2019 opening of a $3 million, 24-hour fitness facility in Topeka, Kansas. The 32,000 square-foot club will be located on Topeka Boulevard and be part of the Holiday Square Shopping Center, which is currently undergoing a $15 million redevelopment. Crunch Franchise also announces the December 2019 opening of a $6 million, 24-hour fitness facility in Champaign, Illinois. The 36,000 square-foot club will be located on Anthony Drive in the former Toys "R" Us space. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Tyler, Texas
Posted: July 22, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseTYLER, TX - Crunch Franchise has announced the opening of a new $3M, 30,000 square-foot club with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Tyler, Texas. The expansive new club in the Sunset Plaza Shopping Center will open in fall 2019. Crunch Tyler is owned by Tony Hartl, who has opened Crunch locations in Waco and Killeen, Texas, and plans to bring 21 Crunch gyms to Central Texas over the next five years. Read More...

North Castle Partners Invests in CR Fitness, a Leading Crunch Fitness Franchisee
Posted: July 11, 2019 in Chains

North Castle PartnersGREENWICH, CT - North Castle Partners has announced its new strategic partnership with CR Fitness, a leading franchisee group in the Crunch Fitness network in the Southeastern United States. As the original private equity firm focused on consumer businesses that promote Healthy, Active and Sustainable Living, North Castle has a long history of partnering with management teams in the fitness industry. The terms of the investment were not disclosed. 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...

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...

Fitness Holdings Northeast Acquires Crunch York
Posted: April 29, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseGREENWICH, CT - Fitness Holdings Northeast, LLC ("Fitness Holdings"), one of the leading franchise groups in the Crunch Fitness network, announced its acquisition of Crunch York, in southern Pennsylvania. In addition to this acquisition, Fitness Holdings has also formed a strategic development relationship with the ownership group CAS, led by Chad Smith, for the development of another 4-5 clubs. With this acquisition, Fitness Holdings now operates 19 clubs with 6-8 additional clubs expected this year. 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...

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...

Crunch Franchise Continues Its West Texas Expansion With Midland Location
Posted: January 7, 2019 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseMIDLAND, TX - Crunch Fitness announced that construction is beginning for a fitness center in Midland, Texas. Located in a shopping complex, the expansive new club will be open 24/7 and feature state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, as well as Crunch's popular group fitness offerings. Crunch Midland is taking over roughly 35,000 square feet from Kohl's, which is downsizing. Starting in January, prospective members will be able to sign up for discounted early memberships. The club's first 500 members will receive a free t-shirt and gym bag, discounts on small group and personal training, and more. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Louisville, Kentucky
Posted: December 12, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseLOUISVILLE, KY - Crunch Franchise announced the March 2019 opening of a $2.5 million, 31,000 square-foot fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Louisville, Kentucky. Crunch Dixie will be one of the largest Crunch locations nationwide. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Charlotte, North Carolina and Bakersfield, California
Posted: November 27, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseCHARLOTTE, N.C. and BAKERSFIELD, CA - Crunch Franchise announced the January 2019 opening of a new 30,000-square-foot fitness center with state-of-the art equipment and amenities in Charlotte, North Carolina. Crunch Franchise also announced the December 1, 2018, opening of a new fitness center with state-of-the art equipment and amenities in Bakersfield, California. Crunch, known for its innovative group fitness programming, will offer a wide range of classes every week, including BodyWeb with TRX, Zumba, Cardio Tai Box and Yoga Body Sculpt. Additionally, a dedicated Ride studio will feature Crunch's signature indoor cycling classes. Members looking for more guidance or motivation can utilize the HIITZone, a proprietary high-intensity interval group training program. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Selects Socialbakers to Accelerate and Optimize Social Media Marketing; Announces Its Newest Locations in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina
Posted: November 20, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. and NORTH CAROLINA - Socialbakers, the leading AI-powered social media marketing platform, announced that Crunch Fitness has selected its platform to improve the effectiveness of its social media marketing campaigns. Socialbakers gives Crunch Fitness the capability to schedule and publish posts across more than 250 social media profiles on Facebook and other sites faster than ever. Crunch Fitness has also gained new visibility into its social media campaigns with dashboards and reporting that visually display which posts perform best and which ones can be further optimized. Crunch Franchise also announced its newest locations in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Announces New Workout Series to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Men’s Health
Posted: November 1, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Men’s Health, the largest men’s magazine brand in the world, and Crunch Fitness announced a partnership in honor of the magazine’s 30th anniversary. On November 1st, Crunch Fitness will debut a new workout class called “30 in 30 Powered by Men’s Health” at more than 30 Crunch Signature Club locations across the country. The class, designed by Crunch Franchise VP of Group Fitness Jennifer Renfroe and verified by Men’s Health editors, will be a 30-minute HIIT-style session incorporating strength exercises, plyometric power moves and agility drills. Read More...

Nearly 3,000 Join New Crunch Gym on Record First Day of Pre-Opening Sales
Posted: October 24, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseRIVERVIEW, FL - Crunch Franchise announced that 2,915 memberships were sold for the Crunch gym opening in Riverview, Florida on the first day of its pre-opening sales period. That figure sets a Crunch Franchise record for the most memberships sold by a Crunch gym in a 24-hour period, and it comes on the heels of 1,500+ and 1,200+ day-one membership sales during July 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Killeen, Texas, respectively. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Locations in Norman, Oklahoma and Clifton, New Jersey
Posted: October 10, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNORMAN, OK and CLIFTON, N.J. - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of a new 24-hour club with state-of-the art equipment and amenities in Norman, Oklahoma. The expansive new club is expected to open in December 2018. Crunch Franchise also announced the opening of an 18,000 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Clifton, New Jersey. The modern, expansive club is expected to open in January 2019. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its First Location in Kansas
Posted: October 3, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseLAWRENCE, KS - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of a 24-hour gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Lawrence, Kansas. The expansive new club is expected to open in December 2018. In early November, a one-day "Cyber Sale" will enable new members to join Crunch Lawrence for rates starting at $9.95 per month. The first 500 members will receive a free t-shirt, discounts on small group and personal training and more. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Norman, Oklahoma
Posted: October 2, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNORMAN, OK - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of a new 24-hour club with state-of-the art equipment and amenities in Norman, Oklahoma. The expansive new club is expected to open in December 2018. In early November, a one-day "Cyber Sale" will enable new members to join Crunch Norman for rates starting at $9.95 per month. The first 500 members will receive a free t-shirt, discounts on small group and personal training and more. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Chooses Styku As Preferred Vendor; Announces Newest Location in Riverview, Florida
Posted: September 18, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Franchise announced that it has selected Styku as a preferred vendor after testing against a body scanning competitor and then piloting Styku across several health clubs. Crunch Franchise also announced the opening of a 22,000-square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Riverview, Florida. The modern, expansive club is expected to open in January 2019. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Abilene, Texas
Posted: August 23, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseABILENE, TX - Crunch Fitness announced its newest club will be coming soon to Abilene, Texas. The pre-sale will begin in early October, and the first 500 sign-ups get all kinds of special deals and offers. Expected to open mid-December, Crunch Abilene will service the community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, Crunch Abilene 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 and sunless spray options and more. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Moorestown, New Jersey
Posted: August 16, 2018 in Chains

Crunch Franchise MOORESTOWN, N.J. - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of a 26,000 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Moorestown, New Jersey. Opening on November 1, the new expansive club will be located in the popular Eastgate Square shopping center next to the Moorestown Mall. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, Crunch Moorestown will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, half-hour circuit training, personal training, a functional training area with indoor turf, The Ride classes, a dedicated group fitness studio, tanning, HydroMassage, online nutrition guidance and more. Read More...

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