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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...

Crunch Fitness Appoints Dan Gallagher to Chief Financial Officer
Posted: February 5, 2018 in Chains

Dan Gallagher, CFO of Crunch FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness, the health club chain renowned for fusing fitness and entertainment, announced the appointment of Dan Gallagher as its new Chief Financial Officer. Former CFO of KB US Holdings (Kings Supermarkets and Balducci’s Food Lovers Markets) and CFO of Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (TSI), Gallagher will be an instrumental leader in growing the Crunch brand. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Grand Reopening of Tustin, California Location
Posted: January 30, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseTUSTIN, CA - Crunch Franchise announced the grand reopening of its Tustin, California location following a $72,000 renovation of the club's interior and the addition of new fitness equipment. The equipment, chosen by staff based on member use and preference, includes four new Olympic lifting platforms, six Olympic benches, heavy bags and dumbbells up to 125 pounds in weight. This equipment adds to the club's existing group fitness, designated cardio and strength training area, as well as HydroMassage beds and a private stretching area. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location In Santa Rosa, California
Posted: January 18, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseSANTA ROSA, CA - Crunch Franchise announced the planned opening of a new 20,000 square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Santa Rosa, California. The completely new single-floor club, located in the Coddingtown Mall, enters its discount pre-sale period January 20 in anticipation of an April 2018 opening. Crunch's new gym location will offer a new fitness experience complete with group fitness, a designated cardio and strength training area as well as HydroMassage beds and a private stretching area. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Franchisee Fitness Holdings LLC Acquires Boost Fitness, Expands Across Massachusetts
Posted: January 9, 2018 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness Franchise announced that its Connecticut-based franchisee, Fitness Holdings LLC, has acquired Boost Fitness, the largest independent fitness chain in Central Massachusetts. The acquisition increases the number of Crunch locations in Massachusetts five-fold, growing the club base from two clubs to ten in the Boston area. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Locations in Seminole, Florida and Snellville, Georgia
Posted: December 22, 2017 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseSEMINOLE, FL and SNELLVILLE, GA - Crunch Franchise announced the planned openings of two new locations in Seminole, Florida and Snellville, Georgia. Each location will be new gyms that feature state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. The Seminole location will be 24,000 square feet, and the Snellville location will be 22,000 square feet. Both locations are expected to open in early 2018. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Lake Nona, Florida
Posted: December 6, 2017 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseLAKE NONA, FL - Crunch Franchise announced the upcoming opening of its newest Crunch 'Select' location in Lake Nona, Florida. Crunch Lake Nona will begin membership sales during the pre-opening phase in January 2018, with a planned facility opening in May 2018. Crunch 'Select' locations feature upscale finishes and amenities in addition to the high-quality fitness services Crunch members have come to trust. Crunch Lake Nona, a new 23,800-square-foot facility, will provide a unique fitness experience complete with group fitness classes, a designated cardio and strength training area, Zumba, Olympic Platforms, functional training equipment as well as HydroMassage beds and a private stretching area. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Gilbert, AZ
Posted: November 3, 2017 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseGILBERT, AZ - Crunch Franchise announced it will open its first location in Arizona early next year. The new Gilbert, Arizona location has already begun selling memberships in anticipation of a January 2018 club opening. This new Crunch gym will offer members state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, as well as outdoor parking. Crunch Gilbert will provide a new fitness experience complete with group fitness classes, a designated cardio and strength training area, Zumba, Olympic Platforms and functional training equipment. It will also have HydroMassage beds, tanning beds, a Styku body scanner and a private stretching area. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Locations In Lancaster, CA and Lubbock, TX
Posted: October 10, 2017 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseLANCASTER, CA and LUBBOCK, TX - Crunch Franchise announces it newest locations in Lancaster, CA and Lubbock, TX. Both locations will offer a membership pre-sale period followed by a grand-opening event. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces its Newest Location in Westland, MI
Posted: October 1, 2017 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseWESTLAND, MI - Crunch Fitness has announced a new 25,000-square foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Westland, Michigan. The club is the first Crunch Fitness club in Michigan and opened to the public at the end of September. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Reaches Million Members Following Record Growth
Posted: September 13, 2017 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness announced the brand has hit the one-million-member mark, strengthening its foothold as one of the fastest growing fitness franchises in the U.S. and a growing leader internationally. Now at more than 225 locations across 24 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia and Spain, with commitments to open over 500 more franchise locations, Crunch is continuing its aggressive push into new markets to provide a rewarding business and fitness experience globally. Read More...

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