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Fitness Franchisors Make Entrepreneur's 2019 Franchise 500 List

Planet Fitness, Anytime Fitness and Orangetheory Fitness all made the list's top 25. View this gallery to learn more about the other 18 companies that were included on the list.

Twenty-one fitness companies made Entrepreneur's 2019 Franchise 500 Ranking list. More than 1,000 companies applied for the publication's 40th annual roundup, featuring franchisors across numerous professional industries.

To be eligible for Entrepreneur's list, a franchisor must be seeking new franchisees in the United States or Canada and must have had a minimum of 10 facilities open and operating as of July 31, 2018. More than 1,000 franchisors submitted their companies for consideration and were scored across five criteria: support, costs and fees, size and growth, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.

Click through the following photo gallery to see who made the list, or view the full list here.

Franchising was recently named 2019's top studio trend by the Assocation of Fitness Studios.

To view Club Industry's Fitness Franchise Guide, click here.

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