If you are on the hunt for your next career move, whether it’s leaving your current role or an additional investment in your portfolio, you are likely doing your due diligence to find the right opportunity. It’s important to find the right fit for you, your lifestyle and the goals you are wishing to achieve.
“Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life.”
Does this quote sound familiar to you? Have you been haunted by this saying since you entered the workforce, not quite sure what it means? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.
The University of Texas at Austin has one of the most recognizable and respected athletics programs in the world. However, those not in tune with the campus recreation field may not realize that their Recreational Sports department is a trailblazer in its own right.
Michael Dean has always been in sales in some capacity during his career. He’s always enjoyed selling the products or services that his job required him to do, but it wasn’t until he met Luke Armstrong of F45 HQ that he realized what he was missing in his career: passion for the product.
Resilience: (noun) defined as ‘the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.’
Franchise owners are perhaps one of the most interesting groups of people, as they have a knack for entrepreneurship and likely thrive off of the thrill of opening a new business. As a group, these individuals may have certain character traits, qualities and habits that make them more fit for franchise opportunities.
When shopping around for your next big thing in life, you may be faced with a lot of noise surrounding you. Companies are trying to impress you enough to get you in the door and become a part of their franchise network. It can be overwhelming to say the least.
F45 has a very exciting announcement for the Australian Rugby League fans out there. Cameron Murray and Ryan Papenhuyzen are the latest additions to our incredible roster of F45 Ambassadors!
F45 is a community before it is a gym, and any great community is made up of multiple personalities. Our brand is connected by people with a common attitude; a desire to look, feel, and perform better in all aspects of their life. And this is what we love about Cameron and Ryan–both very different people yet connected by a desire to work hard and push past life’s obstacles. We love that Cameron and Ryan demonstrate the grit and resilience that so many of your members see in themselves.
Keep reading to find out more about the guys!
Will Craig, Vice President of the F45 College division, recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Michelle Kiser, the Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness at Loyola Marymount University, to learn more about their F45 Training program and how they incorporate it into their overall fitness and wellness offerings.
Rahul Patel has been an attorney for the past 11 years focused in commercial real estate and property tax litigation. Practicing law has always been, and will continue to be, a passion of his. It wasn’t until Rahul stepped foot into an F45 Training studio that he realized what his experience in the legal industry could do for him outside of being an attorney.
F45 Training is proud to announce that international football legend and global celebrity, David Beckham is the newest global partner in the F45 family. Beckham, a businessman, investor, philanthropist, and football club owner, had a celebrated 25-year playing career at the highest level of world football in addition to captaining his country.
F45 HQ had the pleasure of sitting down with Jamie Britt, an F45 enthusiast, studio owner and proud member of the F45 HQ sales team. During this interview, Jamie takes us through his journey of how he found F45, what the company has done for him thus far and how he pictures his involvement in the community moving forward.
Franchise Insights released it’s latest set of data that points towards a new trend in the industry: women outnumbering men when it comes to seeking out new franchise opportunities. They state:
F45 Training has proudly put together a military division that aims to provide service members and veterans with new career opportunities within the F45 Family.
Franchise Ventures released its latest Franchise Insights, where they took a deep dive into the motivating factors behind why individuals desire to become business owners. Everyone has their own motivators and reasons for changing up their lifestyles. Whether it’s to escape corporate life or to simply find something that better aligns with your passions in life, every reason is valid, but some are more common than others.
F45 Training has exploded onto the scene in the past several years, expanding from solely focusing on fitness franchises to venturing into different markets within the fitness industry. As it stands today, we have several different investment opportunities that we feel are unique and potentially life changing for whoever desires to be a part of our F45 Family.
Finding a gym, or community of like minded individuals, that is truly inclusive and welcoming to everyone, regardless of background, can be challenging.
Have you ever found yourself in a new workout routine, feeling energized and motivated one day and the next feeling a bit burnt out? It’s completely normal and understandable to feel that way when you are committing yourself to a stagnant routine. F45 takes a different approach when creating our fitness programs and focuses on innovation and constantly evolving, in an effort to keep things interesting and fun for both our franchisees and our members.
Corporate life is usually characterized by working a 9-5 schedule (give or take), within a traditionally structured organization or company. Individuals who work traditional corporate jobs likely have their set schedule, a boss that he/she reports to and specific work tasks that fall under their umbrella as an employee. For some people, this is the dream and they thrive off of the structure laid out for them.
For others, however, corporate life may feel like a ‘ball and chain’ relationship, and one that they desperately want to get out of.
F45 is more than a fitness program: we’re a global cultural phenomenon that has taken the wellness industry by storm. Throughout the past several years, we have carefully crafted a concept that included fitness, nutrition and community involvement. Let’s dig a little deeper into our unique take on what makes a fitness studio great and what sets us apart from the competition and as a leader in our industry.
There’s nothing worse than walking into a new studio or gym and feeling super excited, just to have your ego quickly blown to pieces by someone making you feel inferior for being yourself. At F45 Training, we are proudly doing everything we can to eliminate the idea of inflated egos and establish an environment of self-confidence, both inside the studio and behind the scenes.
These days, it’s hard to imagine a world without social media in our personal and professional lives. It seems like everyone has an account for themselves, their dog or the business venture they’re trying out. It’s truly a wonderful place to connect with other people!
FranchiseInsights.com sends out a survey every month, where the objective is to poll the general public on trends happening within the entrepreneurial community. Their May 2021 survey has found that the general consensus around the way people view a new business opportunity is trending upwards, which is a comforting sign to aspiring entrepreneurs everywhere.
We have been conditioned from a very young age to believe certain things that our career has to be finite from the day we enter the workforce. Most of us have been told starting in our adolescent years, that our career defines us and that we have to choose that path very carefully.
While that may be true, there are a few lies that we think people are still feeding into. According to Life Hack, we don’t have to accept these as true any longer!
Let’s jump in and discover how we can break free of the chains of the lies in which we’ve been ingrained to accept…
Entrepreneurs and business owners are constantly trying to balance their demanding work schedules with their personal lives, leaving them susceptible to feeling like they may 'crash and burn' over time. It can be incredibly overwhelming for them to prioritize their mental health and wellbeing, as well as give enough effort to the other aspects of their life that demand their undivided attention.
So, you’re interested in becoming an entrepreneur or business owner, but you don’t want to do it 100% alone. We totally understand, and we speak to people who have these same feelings all the time.
After signing on the dotted line, new F45 franchisees are welcomed to the family with open arms and excited proclamations of hope for the future! We feel as though our franchisees join the F45 family from the moment they officially decide to become a part of our franchise network, and as we do with all of our network, we look ahead towards the future and how we can best work together to find potential success.
Choosing a franchisor can be overwhelming. Are you prepared to take this next step? Are you setting yourself up for success in the long run or are you cutting corners to make it easier for you now?
“A SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool that helps a business owner identify his/her strengths and weaknesses, as well as any opportunities and threats that may exist in a specific business situation.”
When choosing a franchisor, it is important to remember that you are essentially making one of the most important decisions of your life and your career. This decision should be made after careful due diligence and consideration, and only with the utmost confidence that you are making the right decision for you and your future.
One of the most challenging things in life is feeling yourself slipping into a rut and simultaneously not being able to do much about it. You may feel like you need to change your habits or routine in order to negate the change you feel happening right before your eyes.
One of the most common things that we hear from people who are interested in opening their own F45 Training studios is that they are afraid to fail.
If we’ve learned anything over the past few decades, it’s that things will always go in and out of style. Remember those M.C. Hammer pants that were widely popular in the 80’s? Yep—they made a comeback not too long ago. Mom jeans? They’re back with a vengeance.
If you are a personal trainer, you likely know about the everyday grind of trying to make a name for yourself in the business. Personal trainers are some of the most hardworking individuals, as they constantly hustle to make sure their clients are satisfied and that they are doing everything they can to change lives every day.
Corporate social responsibility is best defined as actions within an organization that ‘aim to contribute to societal goals of a philanthropic, activist, or charitable nature by engaging in or supporting volunteering or ethically-oriented practices.’
Ahh, Sunday. A day that has traditionally been spent hanging out with friends or family, making plans for the week, or getting the house in order before the workweek.
Education vs. experience: an age-old debate that has been going on for years. Some people side with education, stating that the things they have learned in school cannot be taught in the real world, while others are on team experience because according to them, there’s nothing quite like learning on your feet.
November 2nd, 2020 was the day the doors to Studio 217 opened, an F45 Training studio conveniently located on the second floor of the Charles J. Ping Recreation Center at Ohio University Well-Being & Recreation.
F45 Training is proud to announce that we have been ranked #8 on Entrepreneur’s 2021 list of Fastest-Growing Franchises!
One of the most important aspects of life in general is building and cultivating relationships with the people around you. Outside of business, healthy relationships can truly make or break the way you are perceived by others, your general attitude, and the trajectory of your days.
We’re always striving to be better versions of ourselves. Whether it’s as a significant other, friend, family member, or business partner, we want to be the best we can be.
As we emerge on the other side of this pandemic that has swept the world since March 2020, people will start to shake off the dust from their old habits and get back into life as they once knew it. People will see long-lost friends and family, travel and even get back into investing or pursuing the career of their dreams.
How many times have you heard the saying “Do what you love and you won’t work a day in your life”? It seems like one of those cheesy old sayings that most people roll their eyes at, because who can possibly feel like they aren’t working when that’s what we do for a minimum of 9 hours a day? It seems crazy to think that there are people out there who are enjoying their jobs so much, it doesn’t feel like work, right?!
According to Forbes, “Pride and ego, especially if you compare yourself to your peers, can get in the way of greatness because you may not be at the same level, and you shouldn't be. Your move is slow burning but ultimately will produce fire. - Martin Ekechukwu, WHTWRKS Inc.”
As the owner of a fitness business, it is up to you to ensure that you are meeting the needs of your customers and clients. You may choose to hire individuals who specialize in selling memberships to people who need them, or you may choose to take that into your own hands. Either way, it’s important to remember that you are not just selling a product—you are selling an investment in your customers' health and wellbeing.
So, you’re interested in becoming a business owner, but don’t quite know if you have what it takes. Or perhaps you already are a business owner and you’re looking to brush up on your skills to ensure you’re doing everything you can to be successful.
As an entrepreneur, you likely are always looking for ways to improve your productivity and chances of success. It’s only natural to want to do everything possible to ensure that you are being the best version of yourself possible, especially when your business & livelihood depend on it.
It's a given that things in life are ever-changing. Hardly anything, if anything, stays the same, and change is an inevitable part of life. Much like everything else that happens in life, change can be hard and uncomfortable for some people.
When clients or customers come into your fitness studio, there are two main places that leave a first impression on them.