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Female-only kickboxing brand plans to open 50 new sites in 2020 – targets UK and Australia

Women-only kickboxing franchise 30 Minute Hit plans to open 50 new sites internationally during 2020.

Launched in 2004, the fitness brand – which offers HIIT sessions and kickboxing training – currently has 70 locations, mainly in Canada and the US.

The company will target the potentially lucrative New York City market during 2020 with the opening of the largest-ever 30 Minute Hit studio in Brooklyn.

The brand has also revealed plans to enter the UK and Australia.

The expansion plans follow a record-breaking 2019 for the chain, during which it opened eight new locations in the US and signed an additional 14 development agreements. These included areas it had no previous presence in, such as Las Vegas, Seattle, Austin, and California.

"Looking back on 2019, it's incredible to see all the advances and milestones our brand has reached," said Jackson Loychuk, 30 Minute Hit co-founder and CEO.

"This has been the busiest year in our company's history. Our brand has seen the most growth in the US since its founding.

"We've also signed locations internationally in Saudi Arabia and Ireland.

"We're thrilled to continue to spread our message of empowerment as we work to positively impact as many women as we can, one punch and kick at a time."

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Women-only kickboxing franchise 30 Minute Hit plans to open 50 new sites internationally during 2020.
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Aaron Smith

Founder, KX Pilates
‘KX’ stands for ‘the Kaizen Experience’, which means ‘change for the better’ in Japanese. It’s a philosophy that focuses on continuous improvement. We’re always seeking to improve, not only as a company but as individuals
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Jo Smallwood

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News

Female-only kickboxing brand plans to open 50 new sites in 2020 – targets UK and Australia

Women-only kickboxing franchise 30 Minute Hit plans to open 50 new sites internationally during 2020.

Launched in 2004, the fitness brand – which offers HIIT sessions and kickboxing training – currently has 70 locations, mainly in Canada and the US.

The company will target the potentially lucrative New York City market during 2020 with the opening of the largest-ever 30 Minute Hit studio in Brooklyn.

The brand has also revealed plans to enter the UK and Australia.

The expansion plans follow a record-breaking 2019 for the chain, during which it opened eight new locations in the US and signed an additional 14 development agreements. These included areas it had no previous presence in, such as Las Vegas, Seattle, Austin, and California.

"Looking back on 2019, it's incredible to see all the advances and milestones our brand has reached," said Jackson Loychuk, 30 Minute Hit co-founder and CEO.

"This has been the busiest year in our company's history. Our brand has seen the most growth in the US since its founding.

"We've also signed locations internationally in Saudi Arabia and Ireland.

"We're thrilled to continue to spread our message of empowerment as we work to positively impact as many women as we can, one punch and kick at a time."

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Features
Statistics
Local data, sector scenario models, shared best practice and informed intelligence will help us all to make smart decisions for our sector Chris Philips, Datahub
Features
Staff welfare
As staff and members prepare to return to the gym, Dr Dane Vishnubala gives advice to operators on gearing up to offer them mental health support
Features
Training
Balance training is set to become a major fitness trend, with exercisers increasingly appreciating the benefits of having a strong core and good balance, particularly as they age. Lauren Health-Jones rounds up the latest product releases
Features
Statistics
ukactive, 4global and partners have modelled the likely recovery from the lockdown. Ed Hubbard outlines the numbers
Features
Talking Point
The fitness industry has shown incredible flexibility during lockdown, pivoting to digital to keep people active. But as lockdowns end, we ask what impact the pandemic will have on facility provision
Features
Opinion
The over-70s were treated as one homogenous group during the lockdown and advised to shield. Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging says this is leading to an increase in ageism that the industry must fight to overcome
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Aaron Smith

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Jo Smallwood

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Featured supplier: Incorpore and MoveGB ink groundbreaking partnership to transform corporate wellness offering
Incorpore and MoveGB have entered into a landmark partnership, combining the UK’s largest provider of corporate gym memberships with the nation’s biggest network of classes.
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Technogym mywellness app
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More videos:
Company profiles
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We take time at the outset to understand your unique customer journey. Then we work ...
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Through our Life Fitness Solutions Partners, we can deliver design and build services, finance solutions, ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
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Management software
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Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
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Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
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International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
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Greywell, Hampshire
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Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
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