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  • Will People Become More ‘Outdoorsy’ As A Result of COVID-19?
    Have you ever heard the quote, “I’m outdoorsy. I like to drink on patios!”? It’s so popular you can even buy the t-shirt! Funny, right? Well, the funny thing is that this idea has become much more relevant in the COVID-19 world, but not necessarily for the drinking part. ...
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  • Thinking Out of the Box Fitness
    Thinking Out of the Box Gym setting is common right now as fitness enthusiasts are tackling the decision of whether to head back to their old routines in big box gyms and studios or continue with their new at-home and virtual routines. Is it safe? That is the biggest ...
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  • Working From Home and Working Out From Home
    During the COVID-19 pandemic, the most used acronym may very well be ‘WFH’. What is WFH? Work from Home. With countries shutting down and having strict stay-at-home orders, the workforce has obliged to continue, to the best of their ability, to work from home. Not only has ...
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  • COVID-19 and The Fitness Industry
    The world has been struck with the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting just about every industry. The fitness industry has taken a serious hit due to stay-at-home orders but is trying to adapt - bigtime. Most big box gyms and studios have a high probability, almost 90%, of closing ...
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Franchise Opportunities

  • GYMGUYZ Plans Birmingham Franchise
    GymGuyz, a mobile personal training and fitness company, is looking to establish a franchise in Birmingham. “We have had a lot of interest from Birmingham. People have been calling our corporate office and posting on social media that they want us there,” said GymGuyz ...
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  • Mobile Franchising - The Trending Opportunity That Gives You More
    When any entrepreneur is thinking about their next business venture they often toy around with the idea of franchising. There is no surprise as to why they’d seriously consider franchising as it comes with numerous benefits. But, how often does the idea of mobile franchising ...
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  • Why Franchising Smart Will Make You Successful
    When anyone decides to embark on the road of entrepreneurship , they do so knowing that there are risks involved. It’s the nature of the beast; and where the famous saying, “the greater the risk, the greater the reward,” comes from. However, there is a more secure route to ...
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  • How To Get The Best Employees (in the World)
    Even when it comes to fishing, in order to catch your desired fish, you have to use quality bait. The same principle goes for having and maintaining exceptional employees. For this particular instance, the saying, “You give what you get,” rings remarkably true. We’ll tell ...
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Franchise Updates

  • GYMGUYZ Launches Enhanced Semi-Absentee Franchise Ownership Opportunity
    GYMGUYZ has enhanced their franchise offering to better meet the needs of savvy entrepreneurs looking for a low investment, semi-absentee business opportunities. GYMGUYZ , the world's largest in-home, onsite, and virtual personal training company, announced today that they ...
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Franchisee Insight

  • How Budgeting Skills Will Save You Again and Again
    Starting any company will cost you money. Okay, that’s a given, but even though getting into the franchise business may cost less than opening your own establishment— everybody has to budget in order to be successful. It’s true that when opening a franchise your odds of ...
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  • Is Franchise a Compatible Choice for You
    We talk to individuals all the time who are trying to decide if franchising is the best decision for them. The common trait with everyone who comes to us is that they all have an entrepreneurial spirit, but it takes a lot more than that to be successful in any business. When ...
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  • What No One Ever Told Me About Being My Own Boss
    Since I was a child, I knew that someday I wanted to work for myself. I romanticized the idea so much so that any typical job I held felt more like a prison sentence rather than a career. Many of my friends and family, who had held the same job for all or most of their ...
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  • Q&A With GYMGUYZ Founder and CEO Josh York
    Every business has a start; and every successful operation has a mind like Josh York’s, who saw an opportunity for a business and seized it. GYMGUYZ started like many companies, as a dream at a dining room table, but unlike others, GYMGUYZ succeeded in the face of one of the ...
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Franchisee Spotlight

  • San Rafael Couple Brings Mobile Fitness to Marin County
    MARIN COUNTY, CA — A local couple is introducing a new fitness option not only to Marin County residents but the West Coast. Husband and wife team, Brian and Leslie Dempsey, of San Rafael, are bringing GYMGUYZ, a mobile fitness brand based in New York state, to Marin as the ...
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  • Franchisee Feature: Naomi Hoyt GYMGUYZ Northwest Columbus
    We cannot say it enough— our franchisees are our family. And like family members, each one has their own unique personalities and experience that only enhances us overall. This week, we welcome one of our newest members and proud new owner of three GYMGUYZ franchises in ...
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  • West Hartford’s GYMGUYZ Looks to Revolutionize Fitness Industry
    It’s quite clear that the town of West Hartford has no shortage of fitness outlets available to the public. Larger gyms in West Hartford and the surrounding area advertise “New Year’s Resolution” plans that entice those who felt like they didn’t make room for fitness in ...
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  • GYMGUYZ Town of the Week: Westfield!
    Westfield, it is your turn! Every week GYMGUYZ picks one town nationwide to take part in our Town of The Week promotion. Residents of Westfield, NJ will get 10 percent OFF any one of our many packages. Having your own personal trainer developing an in-depth plan to ...
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Fuel Your Drive Podcast

  • Exceeding Expectations with Josh Grinstead's Definitive Answer to Success
    Josh Grinstead is a Multi-Unit Owner of the GYMGUYZ franchise and founder of Enlightenment Entrepreneurial Enterprises Inc. Before purchasing a GYMGUYZ franchise, Josh worked in the higher education sector focused on sales, business development, and operations. Today, he is ...
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News

  • GYMGUYZ Franchisee Shannon Sevor Named Franchisee of the Year by the International Franchise Association
    Today, GYMGUYZ announced that Shannon Sevor, franchise owner of GYMGUYZ Silicon Valley, has been named a Franchisee of the Year by the International Franchise Association (IFA). Representing companies across all industries from communities around the country, Shannon Sevor ...
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  • GYMGUYZ Expands Corporate Wellness Services to In-Home as Remote U.S. Workforce Numbers Continue to Grow in 2022
    GYMGUYZ , the world's largest in-home, onsite, and virtual personal training company, announced today that they are expanding their corporate wellness services. As variants of COVID-19 continue to emerge and cause more employees to work from home, the company will now ...
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  • GYMGUYZ Names Chris Davenport Vice President of Franchise Development
    GYMGUYZ, the world's largest in-home, onsite, and virtual personal training company, is announcing today that Chris Davenport has been named Vice President of Franchise Development. An award-winning franchise development executive with over a decade in the franchise space, ...
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  • GYMGUYZ Named to 2021 FRAN-TASTIC 500 Annual List by FranServe Inc.
    “We are thrilled to have made FranServe’s FRAN-TASIC list this year, ” said GYMGUYZ CEO and Founder Josh York. “Our strong showing continues to validate the appeal of our in-home fitness model, with both entrepreneurs and consumers alike. We feel we have the most innovative ...
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Tips

  • How Are Personal Trainers Coping with the COVID-19 Effects
    COVID-19 has impacted every industry in nearly every country of the globe. As a result, every industry and individual has been faced with hardships to overcome during this time as well, but how have personal trainers been affected by this global pandemic? The impacts have ...
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Tips

  • 8 Ways You Can Increase Innovation While Bootstrapping
    Get Creative “When you’re starting out, watching finances is key. When I started, I was doing all the training on my own. I was driving the branded GYMGUYZ van for brand recognition and grass roots marketing. You more or less need to be a one-man-shop and constantly be ...
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  • Basic Nutrition Crash-Course
    Health is a dynamic entity that’s definition seems to vary based on new research, current trends and public opinion. We live in a world where so-called “health foods” are being shoved into our daily lives at a constant rate, and the pressure to embody what the media deems as ...
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  • How to Make Your Company Attractive to Prospective Employees
    Fast Company recently published an article citing the top three things that prospective employees are looking for when it comes finding their future work “home.” Do you know what they are? We’ll save you the suspense: office culture, benefits and a company who truly works at ...
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