Your Own Fitness Club
to Open an Athletic Club, Exercise Studio, Fitness Center, Gym, Health
Club, Personal Training Studio or Workout Center
owning a fun and financially rewarding business helping
people get and stay healthy, strong, and fit. You
can when you open a fitness club.
Opening a fitness club (also
known as an athletic club, exercise studio, fitness center, gym, health
club, personal training studio, or workout center) lets you own a creative and exciting
business in a recession-resistant industry.
According to the U.S. Department
of Labor, the outlook for the fitness industry is excellent as increasing
numbers of baby boomers join fitness clubs to get fit and stay healthy.
Fitness club membership is over 50 million in the
United States alone, double the number of members
a decade ago.
If you aren't a fitness trainer
yourself, you can hire trainers for your gym. If you are currently
a fitness trainer, starting your own fitness club gives you the freedom
of being your own boss.
When you open your fitness
club, you have the luxury of designing the type of fitness center, health club, or gym that you want, and provide the types
of services and products you want.
You can open a fitness club
offering exercise facilities and classes to all types of clients,
or you can open a fitness center that caters to a select type of
client, such as older adults, young people, women
only, men only, professional athletes, or people with special
Your fitness center can have
cardio and strength equipment for members to use during club hours.
You can choose to offer services such as personal training
or massage, cardio classes such as aerobics or kick boxing, and
mind/body/spirit classes such as yoga or Pilates.
Plus, you can increase
your income by selling products such as exercise balls, yoga
mats, sports drinks, supplements, exercise clothing, and more.
As a fitness club owner and
a business professional in a leadership role, you can earn
the respect of clients and your community. Your fitness club can
be a social hub where you develop long-term friendships with employees
opening a fitness center sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob
Guide to Become a Fitness Club Owner is
for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can successfully
start your own gym.
author of the fitness club guide is Kelly Boyer Sagert, a professional
writer who previously worked with the YMCA, serving four years as
executive director of a countywide fitness organization with multiple
this guide she shares insider tips and expert advice
from her own experiences and from successful fitness club owners and experts
such as Kevin Betts, Chief Operating Officer of Fitness Together,
which has over 500 fitness franchises in the United States, Canada, and
guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to open
a fitness club in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a fitness club in any country. It includes:
to Start a Fitness Club Business
Your Fitness Club Business
to create a business plan for your fitness club (includes a sample
fitness club business plan)
what kind of fitness club to open
overview of options for your fitness club business:
an established fitness club (including how to find fitness clubs
a fitness club franchise
a new fitness club
a name for your fitness club
to get start-up financing for your fitness club business (includes
sample start-up budgets)
on the best legal structure for your fitness club business (incorporation,
partnership, and others)
about important business matters that can affect your fitness club
including insurance and licenses
much space (square footage) you need to open your fitness club
to consider when choosing a location for your fitness club, including
information about permits and leases
and exterior design of your fitness club
and supplies you need to start a fitness club business and where
to get them
you will find even more resources and advice, including:
to develop effective systems for running your fitness club business
on a daily basis
your fitness club's hours of operation
to maintain a clean and hygienic facility
to find great fitness club personnel from membership sales staff
to personal trainers
your staff (including typical salaries and commission splits for a fitness
including membership fees, enrollment fees, and package prices
to increase sales
from your clients
and selling fitness
to find suppliers for the products you will sell in your fitness
to buy products for resale at a discount with tips on negotiating
the best payment terms
track of your inventory
promotional materials and a website to market your fitness club
to attract fitness club clients through advertising and free
on preventing "no shows"
to get referrals from your fitness club clients
You can have all this and more
for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses
on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific
information about how to open a fitness club. The FabJob
Guide to Become a Fitness Club Owner
contains some of the best
business advice you could get from other sources, plus much more.
in the fitness club industry that you should know about
and checklists, including:
plan for a fitness club
plan for a fitness club
budgets for a fitness club
daily sales report
interview questions for fitness club employees
list of supplies
to evaluate competing fitness clubs
to evaluate potential locations
for fitness club operations
of fitness club equipment
to organize your fitness club's grand opening
overview of opportunities for future growth for your fitness club
business including opening additional locations
more! (including free updates)
can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some costly mistakes,
and give you information you need to open your own fitness club.
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can earn back the price of the guide your very first day in business. Plus
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("Land Your Dream Job" article).
FabJob Guide to Become a Fitness Club Owner takes you step-by-step through
what you need to know to open and operate your own fitness center, health
club, or gym. The guide offers insider advice from experts currently
working in the fitness industry to help you achieve your own success as
a fitness club owner."
"One of the main benefits
of owning a personal training studio is that you get to make money while
helping people by doing something you love. It is very rewarding watching
clients transform both mentally and physically as health and fitness becomes
a sustaining part of their lifestyle."
—Kevin Betts, Chief Operating
Officer of Fitness Together
"When you own your own
studio, you can implement your vision, your energy and ideas. You
can change things on the spur of the moment based on what you think is
the right direction. Owning your own studio gives you creative power to
change anything you want at the drop of a hat."
—Kathy Van Pattern, owner,
The Movement Center of Boston
"This business is completely
based on each individual client feeling special. If you are an instructor
as well as owner, you have to be confident enough to promote other talents,
not just your own."
—Marion Roaman, owner, ZoneHampton
Fitness and Spinning Studio, East Hampton and Manhattan, New York
Kathy and Marion give expert
advice in this FabJob guide.
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of terms are used to describe businesses that provide fitness club services.
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