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SNAP FITNESS ANNOUNCES MAJOR INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION IN SIX COUNTRIES ACROSS ASIA

07/11/2017

Snap Fitness Signs Master Agreement for Countries; Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

 

CHANHASSEN, Minn. ( July 11, 2017) — Snap Fitness, the world’s premier 24/7 fitness brand, announces a master franchise agreement with one of South Asia’s largest chain of health clubs, Talwalkars Better Value Fitness, Ltd.

 

Known as Talwalkars, this partnership will bring Snap Fitness to Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

 

Today’s news reflects the fitness provider’s exceptional growth in the U.S. and internationally. In the last five years, Snap Fitness has signed master franchise agreements for 24 countries, and created partnerships with nationally recognized brands and public figures.

 

“Our goal is to make world-class fitness offerings accessible to everyone,” says Peter Taunton, founder of Snap Fitness and CEO of Lift Brands. “We are looking forward to working with Talwalkars, fitness pioneers in India across the Asian market and raise awareness on the importance of exercise and health across the growing market in this part of the world.”

 

With over 211 locations in 85 cities, Talwalkars has an exceptional track-record of bringing fitness to new markets. They grew their membership base in India to over 200,000 members. Factoring their strong background of introducing fitness clubs to new markets and Snap Fitness’ global presence, the brand is expected to experience exceptional growth in Asia.

 

“We are excited at partnering with Snap Fitness in our quest to transition from a largely Indian company to a global one. We are happy to be working together with the world’s largest franchise based fitness brand and Peter Taunton one of the legends in the fitness industry globally,” says Prashant Talwalkar, MD and CEO of Talwalkars. 

 

Globally recognized for changing lives through a results-driven culture, Snap Fitness’ arrival is highly anticipated by these markets. The announcement shows the brands’ continued upward trajectory and with plans in place to enter new markets across the globe in 2018, there’s no sign of Snap Fitness slowing down.

 

About Snap Fitness

 

With 2,500 clubs open or in development in 24 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

 

About Talwalkars Better Value Fitness, Ltd.

Talwalkars Better Value Fitness Limited is India's largest fitness chains with 211 gyms and studios in 85 cities. They offer a diverse set of fitness services with an aim to help members reach their goals.

SNAP FITNESS SIGNS MASTER FRANCHISE AGREEMENT FOR INDONESIA

05/22/2017

Snap Fitness now has clubs open or in development in 19 countries 

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (May 22, 2017) — Snap Fitness continues its dynamic global expansion with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Indonesia, where it will begin operating later in 2017.

 

The company’s expansion into Indonesia is being hailed as another example of the universal appeal of its results-driven culture and passionate consumer advocacy. Indonesia marks the 19th country in the company’s global expansion.

 

“When we started back in 2003, our goal was to make world-class fitness offerings accessible to everyone,” said Peter Taunton, founder of Snap Fitness and CEO of Lift Brands. “With this latest expansion into Indonesia, our vision continues to come true.”

 

The company’s partner in Indonesia will be Herman Susanto, who enters the agreement with long-standing business relationships across the country.

 

 

“As the master franchisee, I am overjoyed to bring the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise to Indonesia,” said Herman Susanto, who has been a master licensee of ActionCOACH Indonesia for more than 15 years. “We believe that the concept will go far toward improving the health of so many Indonesians, which has long been my life’s work.” 

 

Snap Fitness has continued their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the master franchise agreement with Indonesia. The brand is far from done expanding and will continue to explore opportunities to sign master agreements across the globe.

 

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 19 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS TRANSFORMS THE INDUSTRY WITH CLUBS IN SAUDI ARABIA

01/30/2017

Saudi Arabia Signs Master Franchise Agreement with Snap Fitness

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (January 30, 2017) — Snap Fitness, continues their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Saudi Arabia. Plans are to aggressively enter the market the first club opening in the third quarter of 2017.

 

The global brands growth into Saudi Arabia is being viewed as a game-changer for bringing this underserved market a fitness provider that is widely recognized for their results-driven culture and countless member success stories. 

 

“We couldn’t be more excited to give this community an opportunity to get their health and wellness on track. We’re also fortunate to have Fahad Al-Damegh leading our brand in Saudi Arabia,” said Steele Smiley, Lift Brands Chief Development Officer.

 

In Saudi Arabia, Al-Damegh has been a leader the industrial industry growth for 25 years and enters the agreement with long-standing business relationships across the country. As president of the Addamegh Group, the company has become the largest compressed air technologies provider in Saudi Arabia.

 

“As the Master Franchisee, we are honored and excited to bring the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise Snap Fitness to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” said Fahad Al-Damegh, President of Addamegh Group. “The Kingdom enjoys a thriving fitness market, and we are very optimistic about the opportunity to grow the brand across the country, and to be among the first to inaugurate officially licensed female fitness centers, in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program (NTP) to achieve widespread participation in sports and athletic opportunities and to increase women’s access to sports and exercise.”

 

He added, “We believe that the Snap Fitness concept will revolutionize the fitness industry in the Kingdom by combining both exercise and entertainment aspects to create a unique, first-of-its-kind experience in the GCC region, as witnessed by the brand’s excellent track record in USA, Egypt and many other countries, driven by the commitment to maintain the highest standards of quality.” 

 

The announcement of the master franchise agreement in Saudi Arabia is part of Snap Fitness’ continued global growth and creating a strong foothold in new markets. In the past five years, they’ve signed 18 master franchise agreements around the world and are far from done expanding with plans in place to enter new markets in 2017.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH WITH EXPANSION INTO IRELAND

01/23/2017

Master Franchise Agreement has been signed with Ireland

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (January 23, 2017) — Snap Fitness, continues their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Ireland.

 

In the last five years, the fitness provider has signed 18 master franchise agreements, developing a strong foothold in each of these markets. The brand is currently in negotiations to sign master franchise agreements for other countries in 2017.

 

“Bringing our global brand to Ireland is an opportunity we’ve been exploring for years. With Scott Jones and Isaac Buchanan’s strong commerce and strategic experience, and most importantly their success in the United Kingdom, we’ve found the perfect partnership and are excited to have them on our team,” said Steele Smiley, Lift Brands Chief Development Officer.

 

Jones and Buchanan bring a combined 25 plus years of brand management experience. Their expertise in the health and fitness industry has led to successful franchises in the UK and Australia.

 

"Snap Fitness offers so many options and value to our members from 24/7 access, industry best equipment and a brand that is dedicated to bringing the latest technology and trends into each club. We couldn’t be more excited to be part of this growing brand,” Jones said.

 

“I want to add, the supportive culture and community is going to be a big draw in this market. There isn’t a better club in the world for people who are just getting started and continuing their fitness journey,” Buchanan added.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH WITH EXPANSION INTO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

01/16/2017

24/7 Fitness Provider Signs Master Franchise Agreement with UAE

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (January 16, 2017) — Snap Fitness, the world’s premier 24/7 fitness brand, continues its rapid international growth with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for the United Arab Emirates.

Today’s news reflects the fitness provider’s exceptional growth as a global brand. In the last five years, they have signed master agreements for 18 countries and are in negotiations to sign a handful more in the coming months.

“Signing a master franchise agreement is a big accomplishment and Praveen Bhatnagar has a great strategy and team in place to grow our brand.With our proven franchise concept and Bhatnagar’s experience influencing the entire country, he is the perfect person to lead Snap Fitness in United Arab Emirates,” said Steele Smiley, Lift Brands Chief Development Officer.

Bhatnagar has been in the region for 20 years, helping companies develop a stronger foothold in their markets. While managing Fitness First for five years, under his direction, they expanded from 11 to 50 clubs, and became the largest fitness operator in the region. .

“We at JSB Group are equally excited to work with Snap Fitness. The Middle East has high prevalence of diabetes and obesity. We see that Snap Fitness will help bridge the gap and encourage more and more people to exercise at an affordable prices,” said Bhatnagar, Master Franchisee for UAE.

Snap Fitness has continued their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the master franchise agreement for the United Arab Emirates. The brand is far from done expanding and will continue to explore opportunities to sign master agreements across the globe.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS LAUNCHES GROUNDBREAKING DATING APP

04/01/2016

“Snap Together” Matches Members With Their One True Swolemate

 

MINNEAPOLIS (April 1, 2016) — For over a decade, Snap Fitness has helped millions of people around the world start their fitness journey and achieve their health and wellness goals. Now, the fitness provider is taking their world-class support for members to the next level: finding true love in each of its gyms.

 

Today, Snap Fitness launched “Snap Together,” a first-of-its-kind dating app that matches members with their swolemate for life. Snap Together uses extensive unique algorithms that analyze how well member profiles pair up together. To sign up, members fill out their personal information, answer fitness and dating-related questions, and upload a gym selfie. From there, it only takes seconds to see where their fellow Snap Fitness sweat-heart is.

 

“This is another groundbreaking play for our brand,” Chief Marketing Officer Steele Smiley said. “Snap Fitness doesn’t just help members reach their health and wellness goals, we now help members meet their partner in life and fitness. Talk about the ultimate win-win!”

 

To celebrate this groundbreaking dating app, Snap Fitness is offering everyone a 30-day trial to Snap Together. To learn more about Snap Together and sign up for a trial, visit the official app website: http://www.snapfitnessoffers.com/#!snaptogetherapp/dsait

 

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About Snap Fitness

With more than 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness is dedicated to providing members with more value than any other health club and entrepreneurs an opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support. For more information, please visit www.snapfitness.com.