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Crunch Franchise Announces Newest Location in Edmond, Oklahoma
Posted: May 13, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseEDMOND, OK - Crunch Franchise announces the opening of Crunch Edmond, a $6 million, 43,000-square-foot state-of-the-art fitness facility. Crunch Edmond will be operated by The Undefeated Tribe, one of the fastest growing franchises within the Crunch Fitness system. Founded by Tony Hartl in 2018, The Undefeated Tribe currently operates locations in Texas and Oklahoma, with 10 more gyms in development throughout 2024. Read More...

Club Studio Opens New Location in Kingwood, Texas
Posted: May 10, 2024 in Chains

Club StudioIRVINE, CA - Fitness International, LLC has opened a new Club Studio location in Kingwood, Texas. The new 40,000 square foot club features five innovative boutique fitness studios that were carefully curated to create a unique experience, along with recovery services (including cryotherapy and red light therapy), plenty of free weights, strength and cardio areas, functional training area, locker rooms and more. Pickleball will be another amenity featured at this Club Studio. This spacious area offers two indoor courts and five outdoor courts with a covered viewing area. Read More...

Life Time and lululemon Announce New Partnership
Posted: May 8, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - As pickleball remains the fasting growing sport for the third year in a row, Life Time (NYSE: LTH) and lululemon (NASDAQ: LULU) have announced a new partnership naming lululemon as an official apparel partner of Life Time pickleball and tennis. The new collaboration came to life on May 4th at a major pickleball event at Life Time PENN 1, one of Life Time's newest luxury athletic club destinations, featuring seven street level pickleball courts, the most in New York City. Read More...

24 Hour Fitness Modernizing Clubs Across California
Posted: May 8, 2024 in Chains

24 Hour FitnessCARLSBAD, CA - 24 Hour Fitness, a 40-year leader in health and fitness, announces a multi-million dollar investment in refreshing its clubs and enhancing the member experience in prominent clubs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. These four clubs will see upgrades to state-of-the-art equipment; new flooring, lighting, and paint across key locations; and most will include a unique collaboration with artist Chris DeLorenzo to create stunning murals reflecting the unique environment and culture of the Bay Area. Read More...

Gold’s Gym SoCal Appoints Mike Mitchell as Vice President of Fitness
Posted: May 8, 2024 in Chains

Gold's GymLOS ANGELES, CA - Gold’s Gym SoCal, the original home of transformative fitness workouts, appoints Mike Mitchell as its new Vice President of Fitness. With over two decades of experience in the fitness industry, Mitchell brings a wealth of knowledge, leadership and passion to his new role. Mitchell's appointment underscores Gold's Gym SoCal's commitment to providing unparalleled fitness experiences and further solidifies its position as a leader in the industry. Read More...

Burn Boot Camp Celebrates Major Milestone with 400th Location
Posted: May 8, 2024 in Chains

Burn Boot CampCHARLOTTE, N.C. - Marking a pivotal milestone in its expansion journey, Burn Boot Camp announces the grand opening of its 400th gym in Burlington, Massachusetts. This event highlights a momentous period of growth as the franchise also launches into its 42nd and 43rd states with new locations in Kalispell, Montana, and Morgantown, West Virginia, bringing the total to over 565 awarded territories. Read More...

Midwest Fitness Partners Continues Planet Fitness Expansion Into St. Louis Metro
Posted: May 6, 2024 in Chains

Planet FitnessST. LOUIS, MO - Midwest Fitness Partners (MFP), one of the largest and fastest-growing Planet Fitness franchisees announces they have four new units in development in the St. Louis metro area. Cornerstone, MFP's real estate company, has developed over 850,000 square feet of retail real estate assets with Planet Fitness as anchor. Their portfolio spans 11 states throughout the Midwest and Southern U.S. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Appoints John Kersh as Managing Director of International Development
Posted: May 1, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness, a leading high-value, low-price gym, announces the appointment of John Kersh as the company's Managing Director of International Development. The addition comes as Crunch Fitness emphasizes global expansion, and Kersh will be integral to opening more Crunch gyms across the globe. Read More...

Life Time Opens 12th Athletic Country Club in Dallas-Fort Worth with Debut of Life Time Las Colinas
Posted: May 1, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyDALLAS, TX - Life Time (NYSE: LTH) continues its growth in Texas with two new athletic country clubs opening in the coming months. Located in Irving, Life Time Las Colinas opened April 26. Later this summer, the nearby Life Time Westlake will debut. A waitlist is now open. Read More...

Exos Leads a New Class of Prospective Athletes into the NFL Draft
Posted: May 1, 2024 in Chains

exosPHOENIX, AZ - Exos, a leader in coaching and performance, announces another successful season following the 2024 NFL Combine and Draft. Read More...

Life Time Appoints James LaValle Chief Science Officer
Posted: April 29, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time (NYSE: LTH) announces the appointment of James LaValle, clinical pharmacist, C.C.N.M.T. as Chief Science Officer. LaValle will spearhead the development and implementation of scientific initiatives and strategic relationships to support MIORA, Life Time's new longevity and performance program launched in late 2023, including the first dedicated MIORA clinic at Life Time Target Center in Minneapolis. Read More...

Blink Fitness Kicks Off Series of Strategic Initiatives to Enhance Member Experience and Advance Growth
Posted: April 25, 2024 in Chains

Blink FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Blink Fitness, the affordable fitness brand known for its commitment to an all-inclusive and inviting environment, announces a series of new strategic initiatives to reinvigorate its most popular gyms, elevate its member experience and deepen its community connections. Read More...

TruFit Athletic Clubs Appoints Joe Pritchard as CEO to Lead Company into Next Phase of Growth
Posted: April 25, 2024 in Chains

TruFit Athletic ClubsSAN ANTONIO, TX - TruFit Athletic Clubs announces the appointment of Joe Pritchard as its new CEO. With a background in healthcare leadership and a commitment to wellness, Joe brings over 45 years of experience to TruFit. Read More...

BHOUT Selects ABC Fitness as Partner to Support International Expansion
Posted: April 25, 2024 in Chains, Suppliers

ABC FitnessLITTLE ROCK, AR - BHOUT, an innovative exergaming fit-tech company, has chosen ABC Fitness, a tech provider for fitness businesses everywhere, as their exclusive international member management solution. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Announces its Newest Location in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Posted: April 24, 2024 in Chains

Crunch FitnessOKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Crunch Fitness has announced the upcoming opening of Crunch Oklahoma City, a 35,000-square-foot gym with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, projected to open its doors in summer 2024. Read More...

EōS Fitness and Project 150 Join Forces to Empower Local Youth Through Scholarship Program
Posted: April 24, 2024 in Chains

EōS FitnessPHOENIX, AZ - In a powerful demonstration of community support, Project 150, a local nonprofit dedicated to assisting homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students, announces its third consecutive year of partnership with EōS Fitness to raise funds for its scholarship program. Read More...

Lindora, a Leader in Wellness Solutions, Signs First Wave of Multi-Unit Franchise Agreements in Key Markets
Posted: April 24, 2024 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Following its acquisition by Xponential Fitness, Lindora, a leading provider of medically-guided weight loss and metabolic health solutions, announces that its recently launched franchise opportunity and fueled expansion efforts have commenced with multi-unit licenses awarded in key markets across the nation, including Dallas, Boise, Rochester, Buffalo, Atlanta, Chicago and Portland. Read More...

Life Time Opens Second Athletic Country Club in Brooklyn, New York
Posted: April 22, 2024 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyNEW YORK, N.Y. - Life Time (NYSE: LTH) is continuing its expansion across New York with the opening Life Time Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. The new 37,000-square-foot athletic country club is located at the Brooklyn Crossing development in Prospect Heights and comes just days after the April 15 debut of Life Time PENN 1, featuring the most indoor Pickleball courts in New York City. Read More...

YogaSix Opens 200th Studio Amid Global Franchise Growth
Posted: April 19, 2024 in Chains

YogaSixNEW YORK, N.Y. - YogaSix, an Xponential Fitness-backed boutique yoga franchise, has opened its 200th studio, in San Jose, California, following recent openings in Waterford Lakes, Florida and Minnetonka, Minnesota. Read More...

Columbia Association Names New President/CEO Shawn MacInnes
Posted: April 18, 2024 in Chains

Columbia AssociationCOLUMBIA, MD - After a months-long recruitment effort and interview process, Columbia Association (CA) announces Shawn MacInnes as the new President/CEO for the organization. MacInnes will start his position on June 17. Read More...

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