Fitness Businesses

Franchises

Are People Your Passion? Here Are 111 Franchises That Might Suit You.

Pick your passion from our list of top personal-service franchises.
Franchise Players

Bringing a New Fitness Franchise to the Pacific Northwest

Rick Hascall knew that Workout Anytime would be a hit in Oregon and the surrounding area.
Franchisors

Bouncing Back From Failure, a Fitness Business Gets It Right

MaxOut Strength Systems went through a serious rough period.
Franchise Players

Just 35, She's Already Been a Principal in 3 Successful Fitness Franchises

Liberty Harper literally grew up in franchising, having started in the industry right out of high school.
Franchises

Will These Franchises From Down Under Come Out on Top in America?

Australians are franchise fanatics -- and their eyes are on U.S. expansion.
Acquisitions

ClassPass Acquires Competitor Fitmob

The nascent monthly subscription service fitness market just consolidated.
Franchises

The Hottest Franchise Categories of the Year

From child care to spa services, a look at the opportunities in the franchising world.
Franchise Players

Why I Opened an Xtend Barre Studio After 15 Years in the Finance Industry

Kristine Storie loved Xtend Barre so much, she decided to open a location of her own in Brooklyn.
Apps

What You Need to Know to Enter the Hot Health and Fitness App Category

Here are the essentials you need if you're interested in building a product in this space.
Starting a Business

Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses

From medical supplies to mobile screenings, there are many diverse ways to enter the health sector.
Predictions 2015

The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015

These are the franchises you'll be talking about next year, from children's enrichment companies to pizza companies and more.
The Fix

How This Company Made Its Customer Support 'More Human'

Fitocracy needed customer support for its 1.5 million users, so it took to the cloud, and business took off.
Exercise

Career Change: How I Ended Up Opening a Personal-Training Franchise

A chance meeting at a buffet table in Mexico led to a career change for Sam Langer.
Funding

How One Fitness Entrepreneur Raised $14 Million

ClassPass co-founder Payal Kadakia isn't peddling out some new workout method. Instead, her company makes money by riding fitness trend waves.