Health and Fitness Businesses - Page: 5

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.

Kate Taylor

· 9 min read

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.

Entrepreneur Press and Ciree Linsenman

· 5 min read

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.

Entrepreneur Press and Ciree Linsenman

· 6 min read

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.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 10 min read

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.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 5 min read

Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game

The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software.

Laura Entis

· 2 min read

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.

Kate Taylor

· 5 min read

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.

Tracy Stapp Herold

· 4 min read

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.

Laura Entis

· 3 min read

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.

Matt Clinch

· 3 min read

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.

Julie Fredrickson

· 5 min read

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.

Catherine Clifford

· 1 min read