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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...

Crunch Signs Multi-State Franchise Deal
Posted: July 26, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Franchise announced a new 10-unit franchise agreement to build clubs in several southeastern states. Crunch currently has more than 1 million members and 250 gyms worldwide in 25 states, Puerto Rico and four countries. The agreement is with Jorge Roldan, CEO of Team Roldan, LLC. Roldan is a fitness-industry franchising expert who most recently launched, owned and operated five Planet Fitness locations, which he sold in 2016. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Corona, California
Posted: July 16, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseCORONA, CA - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of a 20,000 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in the heart of Corona, California. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, the new Crunch location will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, half-hour circuit training, personal training, a functional training area with indoor turf, spin classes, a dedicated group fitness studio and more. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Announces Its Newest Location In Round Rock, Texas
Posted: July 10, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseROUND ROCK, TX - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of a new, 24-hour fitness facility with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Round Rock, Texas. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, the new 20,000 square-foot Crunch location will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, half-hour circuit training, a functional training area with indoor turf, spin classes, Olympic lifting platforms, a dedicated group fitness studio, childcare services, tanning and HydroMassage beds and more. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Locations in Farmington Hills, Michigan and Long Beach, Mississippi
Posted: June 21, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseFARMINGTON HILLS, MI and LONG BEACH, MS - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of an approximately 25,000 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in the heart of Farmington Hills and the opening of a 20,000 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Long Beach, MS. Crunch is known for its innovative group fitness programming and will offer more than 60 group classes per week including BodyWeb with TRX, Zumba, Cardio Tai Box and Yoga Body Sculpt. Members looking for additional guidance or motivation can utilize the HIITZone, an exclusive and proprietary high-intensity interval group training program. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Long Beach, California
Posted: June 18, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseLONG BEACH, CA - Crunch Franchise announced the opening of a 24,500 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in the heart of Downtown Long Beach, California. Fusing fitness with entertainment to make serious exercise fun, the new Crunch location will offer top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, half-hour circuit training, a functional training area with indoor turf, spin classes, a dedicated group fitness studio and more. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Locations in Killeen, Texas and Dearborn, Michigan
Posted: May 15, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseKILLEEN, TX and DEARBORN, MI - Crunch Franchise, the fitness chain with more to offer than any other low-cost gym, announced the May 14 opening of a state-of-the-art, 30,000-square foot gym in the vibrant and diverse community of Dearborn, Michigan. They also announced the planned opening of a new 26,000-square foot, 24/7 gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Killeen, Texas. The modern, expansive club will begin pre-selling memberships at a discount on July 14, 2018, in advance of an early September opening. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Las Cruces, New Mexico
Posted: May 2, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseLAS CRUCES, N.M. - Crunch, the health club chain best known for making serious fitness fun through unique programming and cutting-edge training, will open its newest franchise location in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The nearly 40,000 square-foot club will bring Crunch's 'No Judgments' philosophy and fusion of fitness meets entertainment to the diverse Las Cruces community. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Posted: April 30, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseTUSCALOOSA, AL - Crunch Fitness, the company known for making Serious Fitness, Serious Fun, announced its newest club will be coming soon to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The new, $3 million dollar, 42,000 square-foot Crunch location will be the largest fitness facility in Tuscaloosa and one of the largest Crunch clubs nationwide. Crunch Tuscaloosa will begin membership sales during its pre-opening phase with a planned opening in September. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Clearwater, Florida
Posted: March 1, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseCLEARWATER, FL - Crunch Franchise announced the purchase and conversion of a three-floor, 23,000-square-foot former LA Fitness to a Crunch Fitness facility in Clearwater, Florida. Crunch's new gym location brings a new fitness experience to Clearwater, offering a 2,400-square-foot group fitness studio, small group training, a designated strength training area, tanning and HydroMassage beds, a private stretching area and a mezzanine of cardio equipment. Crunch Countryside is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale, Jeff Dotson, and Kevin La Ferriere. Read More...

Crunch Franchising Named 2018 Best-in-Fitness Category by Franchise Business Review; Opens Newest Locations in Roanoke, Virginia and Ridgeland, Mississippi
Posted: February 20, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness, the health club brand known for making serious fitness fun through innovative programming and an inclusive atmosphere, was named Best-in-Category in the Fitness sector in Franchise Business Review's list of the top franchises for 2018. Following a year of tremendous growth that pushed Crunch past the 1 million member mark, and into more than 250 locations across 24 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia and Spain, this independent survey demonstrates the brand's ability to continually offer a market leading health club experience to consumers while providing a rewarding and consistent business experience to franchisees. Read More...

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