Gym & Fitness Startup Ideas

Pilates. Deadlifts. Running. Repeat. For many, these words are only a hobby that is tended to when we aren’t at our day job. But for some, fitness is more than just a hobby—it’s a passion that colors every aspect of life, from what you choose to eat to greater mobility in older age. If you are nodding your head in agreement but have yet to break into the health and fitness industry, what are you waiting for? Life is too short to not follow your passion—particularly if you are desk-bound most of the day and dreaming of a career that keeps you on your feet.

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Since the first studio opened in the spring of 2012, the BODYBAR experience has evolved into a business model ready to grow through franchising. Were ready to guide you every step of the way from selecting the perfect location, to completing our signature build-out, opening your doors and sustaining strong membership recruitment and retention.

$150,000 Min Cash Required

The Vitamin Shoppe

After investing more than 45 years in building the most trusted brand in health and wellness, The Vitamin Shoppe is now franchising with fewer than 300 exclusive territories available.

$150,000 Min Cash Required


Bring the nations premier Medical Weight Loss Brand to your community. Demand for our proven program has never been stronger. Our financially rewarding opportunity includes comprehensive support and training for investors and doctors.

$150,000 Min Cash Required

Body Fit Training

Bring this science-based training program to your community Body Fit Training (BFT) offers a community-based 50-minute functional training and strength-based program across 13 workouts. Use science and technology-based training techniques to drive individual member health goals in an inclusive, coach-led group environment. Members get the best, most effective workout by learning how to fully utilize the best-in-class equipment BFT offers from barbells, squat racks, kettlebells to bikes & more.

$100,000 Min Cash Required


With more than 150+ studios open across the globe, YogaSix is the largest franchised yoga brand worldwide. Ranked in Entrepreneur Magazines Fastest-Growing Franchises and Top New Franchises, YogaSix is offering a fresh perspective on one of the worlds oldest fitness practices, with a widespread and dedicated following - be the first to bring YogaSixs truly unique and modern approach to Yoga to your local market Learn more now

$100,000 Min Cash Required

World Gym

By investing in a World Gym franchise, you can benefit from a renowned and globally recognized fitness brand in a rapidly growing industry. Our subscription-based revenue model offers multiple revenue streams and is supported by proven systems, ensuring your success. We provide comprehensive A-to-Z franchisee support, so you can have peace of mind knowing that you're not alone in your venture.

$400,000 Min Cash Required

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