Gym Manager becomes Fitness Together® franchise owner

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA

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What did you do before becoming a Fitness Together franchisee?

Prior to owning her studio, Kelly managed a 24 Hour Fitness Center in Texas.

Do you have a college degree? If so, in what area?

Kelly has both her B.S. and Masters in Health and Exercise Science. She got her B.S. from Furman University and her Masters from The University of West Florida.

What fitness certifications do you have?
Kelly is ACE certified as well as TRX certified.

Why Fitness Together® as opposed to opening your own fitness facility?

Although Kelly is an expert and studied fitness, she didn’t understand the business side. After researching and attending Discovery Day in Denver, she new Fitness Together® was the right choice. She says that she has received support every step of the way.

What is the most rewarding part of being a Fitness Together® owner?

Kelly loves the relationships that are formed with clients. “It’s a family feel,” Kelly says. She also enjoys seeing that you can make a great impact on people's lives.

What part of being a business owner has been the most challenging for you?

Kelly says that delegating is challenging for her. She tries not to wear too many hats; she has a hard time understanding that you can’t do it all yourself.

Would you like to own additional Fitness Together® studios?

“Heck no, I’m happy with one.”

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