How to start your fitness business in 10 steps

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How to start your fitness business in 10 steps 

Starting a new fitness business from scratch is no mean feat. It calls for dedication, resourcefulness and perseverance. Whether you dream of opening a specialist personal training business or the next big fitness franchise, you still need to get the foundations right.

Navigating your way around insurance, recruitment, administration, bookkeeping, budgets and marketing can be overwhelming. But don't lose sight of your goal. Being your own boss can be a highly rewarding experience and can pay off in the long-term too.


While there is no magic formula for success, there are certainly some tried-and-tested initiatives you can use to give your business the best chance. To learn about the ten steps, check out the infographic below. 



 Steps for fitness entrepreneurs to start a business


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Registering your business:

How to attract and keep your fitness clients:

3 types of gym personalities and how to engage with them:

What makes a gym stand out?:

Reduce the cost of payments administration in your business:

Why cash flow is the key to growing your fitness business: