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Fitness Franchisors Make Entrepreneur's 2019 List of Fastest-Growing Franchises

9Round, Planet Fitness, Orangetheory Fitness and Club Pilates all ranked in the top 25 of Entrepreneur's list of fastest-growing franchises. Companies were ranked based on the number of recently added franchise units.

Nearly two dozen fitness businesses made Entrepreneur's 2019 Fastest-Growing Franchises list. More than 1,000 companies applied for the publication's annual list, featuring franchisors across multiple professional industries.

To be eligible for this 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. Then, the fastest-growing rankings were calculated based on the number of new franchise units each business added in the United States and Canada from July 2017 to July 2018, with ties broken by overall percentage growth.

Click through the following photo gallery to see the 10 highest-ranking fitness companies on 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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