The Exercise Coach

2014 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Personal training, nutritional guidance

Number of Locations: 23

Total Investment: $95.6K - $235.8K

Founded: 2000

Began Franchising: 2010

About The Exercise Coach

Brian Cygan, a former strength and conditioning coach for Northern Illinois University, founded The Exercise Coach on his belief in the effectiveness of brief, focused exercise for fitness and fat loss. Clients exercise for just 20 minutes twice a week, in one-on-one, partner or small-group personal training sessions.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 21 0 0 2
2013 13 0 0 2
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $95,600 - $235,800
Franchise Fee: $37,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: Term of agreement not renewable
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #435 (2014),
Top New: #51 (2014),