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Crunch Fitness Business Model

All Crunch and No Judgment Every once in a while I like to give a shout-out to a company that’s doing their own thing in the fitness industry and being rewarded for it with success. Crunch Fitness and their franchisees are a great example of exactly that. They have a business model that is unique and creative. I’m not suggesting that you should run out and get a Crunch Fitness franchise; I’m writing this out of interest and passion for the industry. I have no affiliation with Crunch Fitness or their franchisees. The last review that I posted was for [...]

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Reinvesting – Functional Obsolescence

Beating Functional Obsolescence Gym ownership is actually a pretty dynamic business, in case you didn’t already know that (you’re welcome). Rapidly changing trends mean that you always have to be on the lookout for a shift in what the membership expects. On a more basic level you need to reinvest to protect your assets, as they say. You can’t have old, broken-down exercise machines that just take up space. You can’t afford to have shabby signage outside with burnt out lights or missing letters. That is why, as a gym owner who sees other gym operations all the time, I’m [...]

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Why Having Checklists Will Benefit Your Gym Business

When you're aiming for success in the fitness industry, there are a number of factors to consider during the start-up period. That's why it's always a good idea to have a checklist in place for everything to ensure smooth business operations. A detailed checklist helps you keep the gym organized without unnecessary effort and also improves your chances of establishing a name in the industry. Let's find out why each of the following checklists play a role in the growth of your fitness business: Supplies By having a supplies checklist for your gym, you can see to it that every [...]

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Top 10 Reasons Why New Gyms Fail

If you have opened a new gym, you must know that it is, after all, a new business. So you should be prepared to run and develop that business as a business.  To do so, you must acquire knowledge about the fitness business industry, and also be aware of the pitfalls for why new gyms fail so you can be sure to avoid them.  In my opinion, here are the top 10 reasons why new gyms fail... #1 - No Proper Business Plan No business plan can be fatal to your new gym. Before starting a gym, you should be [...]

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How to Stay Classy While Sweaty: Top 5 Rules of Health Club Etiquette

Contrary to what some believe, there is a certain way in which you should conduct yourself when you are working out around others in a gym environment. The reason behind this is pretty simple and obvious: there will be other people who might not be able to put up with the way you conduct yourself. This will go a long way in ensuring that you remain a classy member of the health club and people will appreciate you for that. Here are the top 5 rules. 1) Safety The general feeling is that the health club is a very safe [...]

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