Health and Fitness Businesses

How Planet Fitness Muscled Through Temporary Pandemic Closures to Become a Top Franchise

The affordable exercise chain managed to keep the doors of every single location open in 2021. In fact, it opened dozens more. That how it landed the #7 spot on our Franchise 500 ranking.

Blaire Briody

The Pandemic Has Forever Changed the Fitness Industry. Here's What to Know.

Covid-19 transformed a number of things, but the fitness industry saw one of the biggest shifts.

Richard Maize

The Six-Figure Solopreneur World: How Much You Can Earn As An Independent Beauty or Fitness Professional?

Exploring the earning potential of two popular solopreneur careers. The results may surprise you.

The Trends Shaping the Future of the Personal Fitness Training Industry

This year's shift to digital is shaking up traditional fitness industry revenue models and presenting a plethora of opportunities for entrepreneurs willing to exercise their business muscles.

Pritom Das

What's Up With Open Yoga Studios in COVID-19 Hotspots?

Yoga is a practice known for its mindful, do-no-harm teachings. But yoga studios are also businesses, and many in current COVID-19 red zones are still offering in-studio classes. We zero in on the yoga community in Phoenix, Arizona to decipher how various studios are approaching the pandemic, and what the future of the yogi business could look like.

Frances Dodds

Algae Is the New Popcorn. And Pasta. And Bacon.

Algae is making its way from the bottom of the sea to your kitchen cabinet.

Brian Kateman

#7 on the Franchise 500: Planet Fitness Knows You Don't Want to Go to the Gym

The #7 company on our Franchise 500 list attracts first-time gym-goers with low prices and a shame-free environment.

5 of the Best Fitness Franchises You Can Buy

Here are five gym and workout businesses that you can invest in.

10 Women Wellness Entrepreneurs Share Small Lifestyle Tweaks That Can Make Big Changes To How You Feel

"Speak sweetly and positively to yourself like you would your child or parent," shares one health and wellness founder.

This Entrepreneur Finds Passion From His Company's Main Priority

Like many entrepreneurs, this CEO knew it was a gamble to start his own business.