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The Exercise Coach

Initial Investment

LOW: $106,700
HIGH: $246,010

Change in Units

Company Profile

Founded

2000

Franchising Since

2010 (7 Years)

Corporate Address

500 S. Rand Rd. Lake Zurich, IL 60047

CEO

Brian Cygan

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.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$106,700 - $246,010

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000 - $10,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$200,000 - $3,000,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$37,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

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

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

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