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The benefits of investing in the health and fitness industry
Thursday, March 07Thursday, March 07
The benefits of investing in the health and fitness industry

 

If you’re not convinced that putting your money into the health and fitness industry is a good investment, take a look at the global health and fitness industry statistics. According to the latest International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) report released in May 2018, the global health club industry revenue totaled $87.2 billion in 2017, with over 201,000 clubs serving a total of 174 million members. The health club industry continues to grow, thus expanding its global reach and impact.

Worldwide Survey of Fitness 2019: Industry forecast
Tuesday, March 05Tuesday, March 05
Worldwide Survey of Fitness 2019: Industry forecast

Where is the fitness industry headed in 2019? The 13th edition of the Worldwide Survey of Fitness, conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), highlights 20 of the most relevant fitness trends in the commercial, clinical, community and corporate sectors in 2019.

The best time to buy a fitness franchise
Thursday, February 28Thursday, February 28
The best time to buy a fitness franchise

Timing must be right if you are planning to buy a franchise or start a new business. If you’re in the market to purchase a fitness franchise, there are a few considerations to make in order to determine the right time to buy. 

The Global Appeal of Circuit Training
Tuesday, February 26Tuesday, February 26
The Global Appeal of Circuit Training

 

Top 5 Benefits of HIIT Training
Thursday, February 21Thursday, February 21
Top 5 Benefits of HIIT Training

 

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is as simple as it sounds. It involves brief yet intense periods of exercise interspersed with fixed intervals of either less intense activity or rest. It’s proven to be a popular form of exercise, especially with F45.

IS the Fitness Industry The Right Career Move?
Tuesday, February 19Tuesday, February 19
IS the Fitness Industry The Right Career Move?

If you're considering owning a fitness franchise and making a permanent career move into the industry, there are a few points to consider to check if it’s the right career move for you. You might feel ready and be in the market for a big career change, say from finance to fitness, but are you up for what the industry requires from you?

The appeal of functional training
Thursday, February 14Thursday, February 14
The appeal of functional training

 

A person’s decision to join a gym is influenced by a variety of personal goals, whether it be losing weight, building an impressive physique, or meeting like-minded people. What many people may not realize, however, is that exercise doesn’t just make you look and feel great--it prepares you for life. Because you have a strong body, you are able to lift a heavy package from your doorway or climb five flights of stairs in a row without breaking a sweat.

F45 Announces Challenge Meals
Tuesday, February 12Tuesday, February 12
F45 Announces Challenge Meals

 

Since 2012, F45 Training has been on a mission to create a community-based workout that features the most dynamic and effective training styles to date. With that goal in mind, F45 is constantly seeking out new technology, workouts and programs that allow for the success of not only individuals looking to achieve their health and weight loss goals, but also F45 franchise owners.

F45 Ranked in 2019 Franchise 500
Tuesday, February 12Tuesday, February 12
F45 Ranked in 2019 Franchise 500

 

We’re happy to announce our ranking in Entrepreneur’s 40th Annual Franchise 500! Placement in this list is a highly desirable honor in the franchise industry--Entrepreneur received more than 1,000 applications this year, making it the most competitive ranking to date.

Prepare Yourself for Buying a Franchise
Tuesday, February 12Tuesday, February 12
Prepare Yourself for Buying a Franchise

Transitioning from employee to employer can be challenging. There’s a mindset shift that needs to occur, and it takes a certain amount of preparation to get yourself ready to be a business owner. While it may seem that taking on a franchise is an easier transition than starting a brand new business from scratch, there is a considerable amount to consider before going ahead.

From Finance to F45 Owner - Franchisee Spotlight | Jeff Harnois
Friday, February 08Friday, February 08
From Finance to F45 Owner - Franchisee Spotlight | Jeff Harnois

When Jeff Harnois made the decision last May to leave his longtime banking career in order to launch his own business, it was, as he says, “nothing short of terrifying.”

Along with his business partner and longtime friend Doug Crawford, Harnois took a leap of faith (with plenty of planning to back it up) and launched WYLI Venture Partners Inc., an entity that Harnois envisions as eventually being an umbrella company for around a dozen small businesses  including multiple F45 Training studios in Northern Virginia.

Investing in the right staff for your gym
Thursday, February 07Thursday, February 07
Investing in the right staff for your gym

 

As with all other businesses, the people you employ can make or break your business. The success of your gym will be determined by the level of service your clients receive, so your staff selection is extremely important.

Finding the best location for a gym
Tuesday, February 05Tuesday, February 05
Finding the best location for a gym


Finding the best location for a gym

Basics of Buying a Gym Franchise
Thursday, January 31Thursday, January 31
Basics of Buying a Gym Franchise

 

Top 7 Reasons You Should Invest in a fitness franchise
Tuesday, January 29Tuesday, January 29
Top 7 Reasons You Should Invest in a fitness franchise

When you have to choose between starting your own business or going the route of investing in a fitness franchise, starting your own business may seem more appealing, however, investing in a fitness franchise is likely to be the more profitable option. Here are 7 reasons why entrepreneurs who opt to put their money into a fitness franchise rather than venturing into their own business.

An Introduction to F45 Technology
Thursday, January 24Thursday, January 24
An Introduction to F45 Technology

Since its inception, the F45 training franchise model has been highly successful, with over 1300 studios sold across the world today. Apart from the fact that F45 offers a really good, full-body workout, there’s been one big factor that has supported this expansion, and that’s the role technology has played.

F45 Franchisee Spotlight | Jane Roche
Tuesday, January 22Tuesday, January 22
F45 Franchisee Spotlight | Jane Roche

 Meet Jane Roche, owner of F45 Training Brighton Central. Find out why buying an F45 studio was one of the best investments she has ever made.

How gym owners can turn New Year’s resolutions into new members
Tuesday, January 15Tuesday, January 15
How gym owners can turn New Year’s resolutions into new members

The post-holiday season dust has begun to settle. As you prepare for the next twelve months, take the time to reflect on what your members are doing right now. Most people want to have the best possible start to the New Year, and with 2019 still in its infancy, many are taking action to improve their lives for the better. Fitness studios can take advantage of those making New Year’s resolutions and draw them in as new members who are ready to make a commitment to their personal goals.

F45 Owner Spotlight | Miguel Zurita
Thursday, January 10Thursday, January 10
F45 Owner Spotlight | Miguel Zurita

Meet Miguel Zurita, owner of F45 North Weston. Discover why he finds owning an F45 studio truly rewarding.

Fitness industry making a healthy lifestyle more accessible
Tuesday, January 08Tuesday, January 08
Fitness industry making a healthy lifestyle more accessible

For generations the fitness industry has been seen by many as an exclusive club; a lifestyle reserved for those who have the spare time, the extra cash flow and are extroverted enough to not worry about what they look like jumping onto a piece of equipment they’ve never tried before. It can be a daunting task stepping into a gym for the first time, and for many, this is the case.

What F45 looks for in franchise owners
Friday, January 04Friday, January 04
What F45 looks for in franchise owners

Do you have what it takes to be a great F45 training studio owner? When being evaluated for franchise ownership, there are certain traits we look for in the ideal candidate.

F45 Owner Spotlight | Tristan Smith
Thursday, December 27Thursday, December 27
F45 Owner Spotlight | Tristan Smith

Before he opened his F45 studio, Tristan Smith was on a successful career path in finance, training to become an investment manager, “but I was overweight and miserable,” he says. After taking part in several marathons to get in shape, he joined a CrossFit box where he saw the power of the intense group workouts, “but it wasn’t until I experienced my first F45 studio that I saw the power of the community,” he says.

Growing Your Franchise
Monday, December 24Monday, December 24
Growing Your Franchise

Small business owners can become complacent and allow their business to stagnate after startup. Instead, the goal should be for steady growth, year after year. Fortunately, franchises such as F45 can offer guidance and support to help franchisees achieve the growth. While this is so, franchisees should never forget that they are ultimately responsible for their own growth, despite the help. Here are our top tips for achieving franchise growth.

Four tips to help you succeed as a franchisee
Thursday, December 20Thursday, December 20
Four tips to help you succeed as a franchisee

Like many business ventures, becoming a franchisee for an established brand requires leadership skills, industry awareness and business savvy. But there are various other aspects that must first be considered before you take the leap into franchise ownership. Read through these tips, and consider them in order to succeed as a franchisee.

Why an F45 Fitness Franchise is a Smart Investment
Monday, December 17Monday, December 17
Why an F45 Fitness Franchise is a Smart Investment

You might be concerned that a lack of practical fitness experience or years of business ownership will prevent you from entering the fitness industry. Don’t be. Even if you’re fresh out of college, you can still create your own career path and achieve success in the industry in spite of having a limited professional history by investing in, and taking ownership of, an F45 Training fitness franchise.

What Makes F45 a Unique Fitness Franchise?
Thursday, December 13Thursday, December 13
What Makes F45 a Unique Fitness Franchise?

 

F45 is one of the fastest growing brands in the fitness industry, with over 500 studios sold in Australia and more than 900 studios across the rest of the world. This brings up the question: “What makes F45 a unique franchise?”. To answer this, we will start by unveiling what factors make F45 training unique in comparison to other businesses out there.

A GUIDE FOR Fitness Franchise OWNERS
Monday, December 10Monday, December 10
A GUIDE FOR Fitness Franchise OWNERS

 When you take ownership of a fitness franchise, you’re entering into an expansive industry and joining a company that is run according to a specific ethos and business model. There’s a lot to be aware of; from the abilities of your staff, to the processes by which the business is run. You should know exactly what route you’re taking by remembering what’s necessary and beneficial, and avoiding what might hinder your progress.

Industry Statistics Worth Knowing Before Opening Your Fitness Studio
Saturday, December 08Saturday, December 08
Industry Statistics Worth Knowing Before Opening Your Fitness Studio

 As an aspiring business owner, it’s important to analyze your market and target audience before taking the plunge. The last thing you want to do is invest your money or time in the wrong industry, or one that delivers massively underwhelming sales results. To start off on the right foot, you should follow the four steps listed below:

Exercise is for everyone: How F45 is Making Fitness More Inclusive
Thursday, December 06Thursday, December 06
Exercise is for everyone: How F45 is Making Fitness More Inclusive

 

There’s a growing body of scientific evidence that shows how exercise benefits people of all ages and abilities. Unfortunately, today’s gym scene is still a one-size-fits-all answer to fitness, dominated by an athletic, younger crowd, which can be intimidating to people 60 years and above who want to take charge of their health.

F45 Announces Top Franchise Owners
Monday, December 03Monday, December 03
F45 Announces Top Franchise Owners

 This past month, F45 Training recognized its top performing gym owners with the F45 Training Studio Awards across four distinct categories: Division Champions, Conference Champions, League Champions, and one World Champion.

The Key Benefits of a Franchise Model
Thursday, November 29Thursday, November 29
The Key Benefits of a Franchise Model

If you’re thinking of investing your money into a franchise business, it’s safe to say the chances of your franchise not being successful are minimal compared to starting a new business. That’s because franchising offers a number of benefits, both to the buyer and seller. 

How Social is Changing the Landscape of Fitness
Tuesday, November 27Tuesday, November 27
How Social is Changing the Landscape of Fitness

Gym intimidation is a reality for many people starting their fitness journey. Entering a huge open room with a bunch of new faces, and rows of unfamiliar equipment can be a daunting experience. Even for regular gym goers, working out is not something they always look forward to. Doing the same workout routine for two hours every day often makes it feel like a chore.

F45 Training | the world’s fastest growing FITNESS franchise
Thursday, November 22Thursday, November 22
F45 Training | the world’s fastest growing FITNESS franchise

F45 is often referred to as one of the world’s fastest growing franchises, and it’s not difficult to see why. With 1,150 studios currently operating in 36 different countries, the franchise has expanded rapidly in its five short years of existence.

Reasons to Invest in a Fitness Franchise
Tuesday, November 20Tuesday, November 20
Reasons to Invest in a Fitness Franchise

You might think that the only step to being part of the fitness industry is opening up your own fitness-related business. It’s not a bad idea, if you’re up for it. You’ll be your own boss, your hours might be more flexible, and you’ll finally be building towards your own personal business goal.

An Analysis of 2018 Fitness Industry Reports
Friday, November 02Friday, November 02
An Analysis of 2018 Fitness Industry Reports

Since 2013 at F45 Training, we’ve believe in our concept Gym franchises are seeing extraordinary growth trends across the globe. In a recent report compiled by the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) they highlighted some of the growth and expansion of the global fitness industry, and it makes for a very interesting read. In this piece we will dive into the numbers, look at upcoming trends and examine the existing ones, while providing a better understanding of the industry as a whole, and the opportunity ahead.

Key Elements to Running a Successful Franchise
Thursday, November 01Thursday, November 01
Key Elements to Running a Successful Franchise

Regardless of which field you're in, running a franchised business has numerous benefits, but what steps do you need to take to ensure you get the most out of your business?

F45 Leading with Innovation and Technology
Wednesday, October 31Wednesday, October 31
F45 Leading with Innovation and Technology

Since its inception, the F45 training franchise model has been highly successful, with over 1,200 studios across the world today. Apart from the fact that F45 offers a really good, full-body workout, there’s been one big factor that has supported this expansion, and that’s the role technology has played.

Why The Fitness Industry Is Booming
Monday, October 29Monday, October 29
Why The Fitness Industry Is Booming

Statistics reveal that the global fitness and health club industry generates over 80 billion U.S dollars in revenue per year. People are becoming more health conscious and, as a result, some fitness franchises are expanding every year. However, this is not the only reason for the boom. There are a variety of other factors responsible for growth in fitness franchises.

F45 Franchise Showcases Announced
Saturday, October 27Saturday, October 27
F45 Franchise Showcases Announced

Join us for one of our exclusive franchise showcases  at one of six F45 Training Studios across the United States and Canada. Learn how you can own your own F45 Franchise and meet the team behind the fastest growing fitness franchise in the world.

How Our Brand Recognition Benefits F45 Franchisees
Friday, October 26Friday, October 26
How Our Brand Recognition Benefits F45 Franchisees

Brand recognition is a big factor for potential fitness franchise investors. Buying into a brand that has an established name, identity and presence in the market can make the franchisee’s life significantly easier during, and particularly after, set up. F45 provides that kind of brand recognition that franchisees are able to leverage to make a successful start to the running of their business. Take a look at the benefits of our brand recognition, as well as how you can continue and elevate the established reputation of the brand.

How F45 Stays on Top of the Latest Fitness Trends
Thursday, October 25Thursday, October 25
How F45 Stays on Top of the Latest Fitness Trends

The fitness industry has continuously expanded and developed, making it  essential for gym owners to keep up or risk being left behind in the dust. In the 80s and 90s, fitness culture was predominantly focused on building muscle and strength; back then, going to the gym was a burdensome chore for many rather than an enjoyable experience. Training sessions used to be repetitive, involving the same routines, the same fitness classes, the same workouts, every day.

An Introduction to F45 Invest
Thursday, October 25Thursday, October 25
An Introduction to F45 Invest

It takes a significant amount of courage and drive to start an independent business, especially in today’s uncertain economic climate. After spending months on a finely crafted business plan, entrepreneurs are faced with the task of securing capital to fund their startup and turn it into a functional operation. There’s often no guarantee that the venture will stand the test of time. Indeed, according to Investopedia, 50% of startups have a survival rate of at least five years.

The Diet Behind Paige Hathaway of F45 Training's Physique
Monday, December 11Monday, December 11
The Diet Behind Paige Hathaway of F45 Training's Physique

 

When fitness mogul Paige Hathaway dishes out health and wellness advice, you’d wanna listen up. After all, there’s a reason she has more than 5.6 million Facebook followers, an extra 4 mil on Instagram and a mega-successful online training program.

DISCOVERED LONDON’S BEST NEW WORKOUTS
Monday, July 17Monday, July 17
DISCOVERED LONDON’S BEST NEW WORKOUTS

What: F45 is the fastest growing fitness franchise in the world, and is set to explode in the UK. Their flagship studio has just opened on Tottenham Court Road, and there are lots of new studios opening across the UK. 

Is Australia's Latest Fitness Trend the Real Deal?
Wednesday, July 12Wednesday, July 12
Is Australia's Latest Fitness Trend the Real Deal?

I swear I’m the victim of some cruel Einsteinian joke. I understand that time is relative, but in the literal blink of an eye, the digital timer on the wall has dropped from nine seconds to two seconds. Right now, these 10-second breaks are more precious to me than the bottle of ’78 Grange my old man gave me for my 21st – and they’re zipping by at sadistic speed.

DANIEL CONN – F45 GLOBAL ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
Wednesday, July 12Wednesday, July 12
DANIEL CONN – F45 GLOBAL ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Hell of a lot of new fitness classes popping up around London these days, most of them with some strange name that offer absolutely no explanation as to what they actually are. So how do you know if it’s worth actually trying them out? Well, luckily for you, we’re here to help explain. You know, we’re kind of nice like that.

3 Lower Abs Exercises You Can Do In Front Of Your TV
Wednesday, July 12Wednesday, July 12
3 Lower Abs Exercises You Can Do In Front Of Your TV

Having to pick between watching another Netflix episode or getting off the couch and heading to the gym is the ultimate struggle. But what if you didn’t have to choose? What if we told you that you could find out what happens next on Scandal all while scoring killer abs?

People profile: England's James Haskell
Wednesday, July 12Wednesday, July 12
People profile: England's James Haskell

Haskell’s latest project is a healthy nutrition cookbook

Wednesday, July 12Wednesday, July 12
"Train Like Wolverine" at F45 Training

If you've ever admired Hugh Jackman's muscular physique as Wolverine in the various movies of the X-Men franchise, then you'll be happy to hear that F45 Training, one of the training regimens he used to get into shape for that role, has launched in Beijing. Originally hailing from Australia, this functional training franchise has spread rapidly around the world and now boasts around 760 studios worldwide. They have chosen Beijing for their first studio in mainland China, specifically Shangdu Soho near Dongdaqiao, making it a good choice for Guomao office workers looking for fitness options in the area.

Tried and Tested: the best & most fun new fitness classes to try NOW
Wednesday, July 12Wednesday, July 12
Tried and Tested: the best & most fun new fitness classes to try NOW

Love working out? So do we. From animal yoga to boxing and the latest intense high-energy workouts, we can't get enough of a really uplifting (and knackering!) exercise class.