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!

BFT franchise of the year

BFT Franchise Of The Year… again!

It’s been a massive few years for fitness giant BFT. Most recently their efforts have been recognised by being awarded the 2024 APAC Franchise of the Year award at the Beyond Activ Summit, held in Singapore. BFT has taken out the title three times over the past four years, cementing its dominance as a business

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The Fitness Franchise with Low Overheads and High Temps

There’s never been more choices available than there are today, when it comes to owning a fitness franchise and finding a brand that aligns with your interests and values. And just when we thought we had every kind of fitness offering covered, we were introduced to J.I.M, the lovechild resulting from the combination of a

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5 Years On: Air Locker’s Roman Brady Shares Lessons Learned

From opening his first studio with no pre-selling of memberships, no CRM, and a turnout of just 24 people on opening day, Air Locker Training’s founder, Roman Brady has been on an intense learning curve, complete with its ups and downs, over the past four years. The altitude training brand has soared in popularity despite

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Body Fit Training: What to Expect at BFT

As part of getting around to connect with as many fitness professionals as possible this year, the team at What’s New in Fitness are also road-testing some of the fitness offerings that are on offer. If you, or someone you know is stuck in an exercise routine that’s about as exciting as a plain cheese

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Aaron Smith

Tony Zonato had the pleasure of pinning the founder of KX Pilates Aaron Smith down for a candid conversation about how he balances business, family, and his vision for the future. Check out the video below to see the interview in full, or you can scroll down to read the full transcript. You recently released

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gamification of fitness BFT australia

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

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 franchise

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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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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