A Truly Gratifying Occupation
There's no better job in the world than one that helps others to live a healthier and happier life. It brings a tremendous feeling of joy, satisfaction and purpose into our lives.
THE FITNESS INDUSTRY IS STRONGER THAN EVER
There are now over 34,000 clubs with over 54 million members in the United States alone.*
AMERICANS WANT TO GET HEALTHY & STAY FIT
With increasing public awareness for leading a healthy lifestyle and attempts to fight against a national obesity epidemic, gym memberships have increased considerably over the past 10 years.*
FITNESS IS NOW A $24.2 BILLION INDUSTRY
Despite the ups and downs of the economy over the past two decades, health clubs and gyms now service over 54 million Americans of all ages and income levels and are forecast to grow 23% over the next 10 years.*
PERSONAL TRAINING IS ON THE RISE
According to the Labor Department Personal training will grow by 31.7% by 2020. It’s not just for the rich and famous anymore.**
FITNESS IS NOT A FAD
The first known community Health Club opened around 1947. Today there are just under 35,000 clubs in America. This is an ever-growing industry that continues to grow as Americans strive to stay healthy.*
CLUBS ARE DESIRABLE FOR LANDLORDS
Fitness is becoming a very attractive option for commercial real estate investments, making it easier to find desirable locations with more favorable terms.*
* http:// IHRSA.org/industry-research.