Fitness Franchises and Opportunies

Thinking of becoming a franchise operator? There are so many different fitness franchises in the Australian fitness industry and it can be hard to know where to start. We’re on a mission to connect with some of the big players as well as the lesser-known brands to help you become informed about the fitness franchise opportunities available.

If there’s a business brand or topic you’d like us to look into, drop us a line and let us know!

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Introducing Gamification in Workouts: The Secret to Motivation and Results

Thanks to Prue Harvey, Education Coordinator at BFT, for this article. The concept of gamification is nothing new in fitness – think Apple watches, heart rate monitors, etc – but how it’s executed can change the game for your product or business. The use of gamification in workouts has been showing increasing popularity, from virtual

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Boutique Fitness Studios Bringing the US’s Hottest Fitness Brands to Australia

Brendan James and Matt Gordin are brothers-in-law and close friends, who have secured the master franchising rights to Rumble Boxing in Australia under their brand, Boutique Fitness Studios. The duo also have exclusive rights to Club Pilates, CycleBar, and StretchLab, all of which are extremely popular US brands that fall under the Xponential Fitness banner.

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KX Pilates Announce $20,000 Travel Grant for Aussie Entrepreneurs

Reflecting on his own experience of travel that led to the creation of one of Australia’s leading fitness franchises, KX Pilates founder Aaron Smith has partnered with KX Pilates to offer an Entrepreneur Travel Grant of $20,000. The grant coincides with the launch of Aaron’s new book, Define Yourself, which looks at his own journey

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Fitstop Rapidly Expands their Functional Fitness Footprint

With Aussies all across the country embracing the freedom of returning to the gym, the demand for functional fitness has soared, and Fitstop, a rapidly growing fitness brand, is reaping the benefits. Fitstop is looking to become the next big thing in the group training and functional fitness arena. Their ambitious goal is to establish

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HYROX Australia: The Fitness Race for Everybody

Get ready, Australia! HYROX, referred to as the World Series of Fitness Racing, is hitting our shores with two events on the cards so far. The first race will be held in Sydney on August 12th, followed by Melbourne on August 26th. What is HYROX? HYROX launched in Germany back in 2017 and is now

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Anytime Fitness announce new franchise opportunities and SmartCoaching app

Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest fitness club brand, and fastest-growing fitness franchise have come up with a new small club format, which is pretty exciting. Basically, this means they can now welcome new franchise owners in areas where they couldn’t before due to high demand. Plus, it’s great news for the 600,000+ members because they’ll

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What is Air Locker Training

What is Air Locker Training?

Article updated October, 2023. Founder and CEO of Air Locker Training, Roman Brady believes that anything is possible if you have a strong belief in yourself and consistently work towards achieving your goals. As an ex-footy player, Roman Brady is no stranger to serious training. He’s also an MBA student at Newcastle University, with a

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Australian Gym Chain Plus Fitness 24/7 Expands into Singapore

Australian Gym Chain Plus Fitness 24/7 Expands into Singapore

This week saw Australian gym chain, Plus Fitness 24/7 announce the opening of it’s first gym in Singapore, making it the fourth country for the gym chain to establish in. Recently appointed Plus Fitness Singapore Master Franchisee’s Darryl and Amanda Ayris, plan to establish 25 gyms in the next 3 years with 9 Franchise Territories

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Fitstop - Garage to $8.5 Million in 2 years

Garage To $8.5m In 2 Years

Australian fitness franchise Fitstop, has achieved $8.5 million in revenue in just its first two years of operation, with its founders claiming to operate contrary to the “business-in-a-box” model often associated with franchising. Fitstop is a Queensland-headquartered fitness franchise, which was founded in a home garage by Peter Hull and Richard Bell. The business currently

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Orangetheory Gyms introduce Pop-up gyms at Hilton Hotels

Orangetheory Fitness Franchise Launch Hotel Pop-Up Gyms

High-end gym chain Orangetheory is testing out pop-ups for the first time. The company, which operates 1,000 gyms in 16 countries (16 in Australia), is launching them to reach a new customer segment — travellers. Orangetheory launched its first pop-up location in December 2018 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, a Hilton-owned Waldorf Astoria

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Anytime Fitness Open 500th Club - Anytime Fitness Goodna, Queensland

Anytime Fitness Hit 500 In Australia

Anytime Fitness, the largest gym chain in Australia, announced the opening of its 500th club, marking a major milestone for its Australian and global fitness community. Queensland’s Goodna has been revealed as Anytime Fitness’ 500th club location, and today the gym officially opens its doors to the public. The club’s proud owner, Jordan Cowen, is

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Boutique Versus Traditional Gym

According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, boutique studios represent a larger-than-ever slice of the fitness pie taking 42% market share in 2014 which was a 100 percent increase over 2013). In fact, Fitness Boutiques are disrupting the industry like never before while traditional gyms are having to adapt to the changes that

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WNIF - FEATURE ARTICLE: Franchising: Your Buying Considerations

Franchising: Your Buying Considerations

In the second of our series of articles, which provide legal guidance for participants in the fitness industry, we’re sharing guidance from Meridian Lawyers, who regularly advise Fitness professionals to help them understand their risks, roles and responsibilities in an increasingly litigious and regulated environment. In this article, Michael Bracken and Greg Bawden from Meridian

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The Coaching Zone - Fitness Franchise Now Available - Get Your Franchise Pack Now

Coaching Zone – Australia’s Newest Fitness Franchise Formula

Fitness giant Belgravia Health has announced its popular Coaching Zone concept is now available as a franchise opportunity, allowing fitness entrepreneurs to take advantage of the huge growth in High Intensity Interval Training with a tried and tested formula. For the past 1.5 years, Coaching Zone, a specialised group personal training program combining training and coaching,

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