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Club Pilates moved up the Franchise Times' Fast & Serious list in 2019 to land at the No. 1 spot.

Fitness Brands Take Over the Top Spots on the 2019 Franchise Times Fast & Serious List

Club Pilates came in at the top of the list, but the next two spots also were filled by fitness brands.

Fitness companies dominated the 2019 Franchise Times Fast & Serious List showing up in the top three spots on the list, which was released in late December.

Club Pilates ranked No. 1 while Orangetheory Fitness ranked No. 2 and Burn Boot Camp ranked No. 3. 9Round also landed in the top 10 ranking No. 8. Three other fitness brands, including Anytime Fitness (appearing on the list for the seventh consecutive year), also ranked among the 40 brands on the list.

The list ranks the smartest-growing franchises from a variety of industries as determined by Franchise Times. The list was compiled using a 10-point formula that includes percentage sales growth, percentage unit growth, dollar sales growth and numerical unit growth for the past three years.

The fitness brands on the list are noted here with their ranking:

No. 1. Club Pilates

No. 2. OrangeTheory Fitness

No. 3. Burn Boot Camp

No. 8. 9Round

No. 17. Planet Fitness

No. 23. Anytime Fitness

No. 28. Workout Anytime

Non-fitness brands on the list included Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers (No. 4), Amazing Lash Studio (No. 5), Restoration 1 (No. 6), Blaze Pizza (No. 7), uBreakiFix (No. 9) and Goldfish Swim School (No. 10).  

The full list with details about each brand can be viewed on the Franchise Times website.

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