Health and Fitness Businesses http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/health-and-fitness-businesses The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Health and Fitness Businesses en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Would You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Franchise's Logo? Anytime Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise of 2014, is a global, full-service gym with an army of dedicated fans. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235538 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235538 Nina Zipkin Anytime Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise of 2014, is a global, full-service gym with an army of dedicated fans. Fresh Out of College, This Gym Rat Became a Fitness Franchisee Get tips on getting your business in shape from this 24-year-old GYMGUYZ franchisee. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:59:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235112 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235112 Kate Taylor Get tips on getting your business in shape from this 24-year-old GYMGUYZ franchisee. A Franchise Built for Endurance Athletes Jamie and Tara Osborn, triathletes both, recognized that retail niche for athletes like themselves and so they opened Endurance House. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234014 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234014 Jason Daley Jamie and Tara Osborn, triathletes both, recognized that retail niche for athletes like themselves and so they opened Endurance House. Charging the Right Fees For Your Personal Training Services One of the best ways to keep your company in the black is to charge appropriate fees for your services. Find out how to set the best rates for your personal training business. Fri, 23 May 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233983 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233983 Entrepreneur Bookstore One of the best ways to keep your company in the black is to charge appropriate fees for your services. Find out how to set the best rates for your personal training business. The Liability Involved in Running a Personal Training Business What's the extent of your liability if a client is injured while under your supervision? Here's how to protect yourself from liability when running a personal training business. Thu, 22 May 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233982 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233982 Entrepreneur Bookstore What's the extent of your liability if a client is injured while under your supervision? Here's how to protect yourself from liability when running a personal training business. 9 Expert Secrets for Making Your Personal Training Business a Success Get the skinny from existing business owners on the things you need to do to make your personal training business a success. Wed, 21 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233980 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233980 Entrepreneur Bookstore Get the skinny from existing business owners on the things you need to do to make your personal training business a success. Franchise Player: From Cyclist to House-Flipper to Franchisee This franchisee worked as a professional cyclist, a cooking show host, a house-flipper and more before finding franchising. Wed, 21 May 2014 12:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234107 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234107 Kate Taylor This franchisee worked as a professional cyclist, a cooking show host, a house-flipper and more before finding franchising. Why Word-of-Mouth Advertising Will Make Your Fitness Business Strong Customer referrals and referrals from healthcare professionals are a gold mine for personal trainers seeking new clients. Find out how to get these two groups to refer their friends, family and patients. Tue, 20 May 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233977 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233977 Entrepreneur Bookstore Customer referrals and referrals from healthcare professionals are a gold mine for personal trainers seeking new clients. Find out how to get these two groups to refer their friends, family and patients. How to Get Customers Talking About Your Fitness Business Here's how to use Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to market your business online. Mon, 19 May 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233974 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233974 Entrepreneur Bookstore Here's how to use Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to market your business online. The Top Franchise in Every Industry We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500. Fri, 16 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233189 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233189 Tracy Stapp Herold We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500. Hypochondriac's Dream: Sickweather App Tells You Where Germs Lurk Near You The nosy iPhone app that snoops your Twitter and Facebook circles for local illness reports is nothing to sneeze at. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233519 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233519 Kim Lachance Shandrow The nosy iPhone app that snoops your Twitter and Facebook circles for local illness reports is nothing to sneeze at. Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233278 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233278 Laura Entis The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software. 5 Ways Tech Is Forever Changing Fitness Franchises With apps, wearable tech and the ability to micromanage franchisees across the country, tech is giving fitness chains new ways to flex their business muscle. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233049 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233049 Kate Taylor With apps, wearable tech and the ability to micromanage franchisees across the country, tech is giving fitness chains new ways to flex their business muscle. Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off The landscape may still be dominated by big-box gyms, but smaller more niche services are quickly gaining ground. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231422 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231422 Tracy Stapp Herold The landscape may still be dominated by big-box gyms, but smaller more niche services are quickly gaining ground. This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60' Craig Venter, best known for being one of the first people to sequence the human genome, launched a new company Tuesday that will focus on how we can live longer and healthier lives. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231985 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231985 Laura Entis Craig Venter, best known for being one of the first people to sequence the human genome, launched a new company Tuesday that will focus on how we can live longer and healthier lives. Why This Will Be a Huge Year for Wearable Tech Wearable tech, especially smart bands and watches, are set to see a growth of 350 percent in 2014. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231497 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231497 Matt Clinch Wearable tech, especially smart bands and watches, are set to see a growth of 350 percent in 2014. Business Lessons That Can Help You Succeed at 2014 Resolutions Want to learn how market research, customer discovery and other business lessons will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions? Keep reading. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230681 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230681 Julie Fredrickson Want to learn how market research, customer discovery and other business lessons will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions? Keep reading. Meet the Top Franchise of 2014 Positive culture and a commitment to health, family and safety have taken a 24-hour gym concept to the top of the 2014 Franchise 500. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230291 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230291 Jason Daley Positive culture and a commitment to health, family and safety have taken a 24-hour gym concept to the top of the 2014 Franchise 500. The Maker of a Swallowable Pill That Takes Pictures Sells for $860 Million Health-care products maker Covidien has snatched up Israel-headquartered Given Imaging in an all-cash deal. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230282 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230282 Catherine Clifford Health-care products maker Covidien has snatched up Israel-headquartered Given Imaging in an all-cash deal. 6 Quirky Fitness Events Check out these off-beat races to get the blood pumping. Sat, 07 Dec 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229468 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229468 Michelle Juergen Check out these off-beat races to get the blood pumping.