The Exercise Coach
Personal training
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The Exercise Coach
Personal training

About
Founded

2000

Franchising Since

2010 (9 Years)

Corporate Address

500 S. Rand Rd.
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

CEO

Brian Cygan

Parent Company

Exercise Coach USA LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$113,149 - $297,749

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$49,500 - $49,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

The Exercise Coach has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Classroom Training:

53-77 hours

Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $113,149 High - $297,749
Units
+18.4%+7 UNITS (1 Year) +32.4%+11 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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