Curves Founder Gary Heavin Makes "The 10 Most Brilliant Franchise Founders We're Eternally Grateful For" List.
Online PR News – 21-February-2011 – – Curves Founder Gary Heavin Makes "The 10 Most Brilliant Franchise Founders We're Eternally Grateful For" List. According to Businessinsider.com " Throughout the history of franchising, there have been some amazing rags-to-riches stories, many of which have entered the realm of modern business lore. When the Franchise Help staff and Matt Wilson decided to assemble a list of the 10 most famous franchise founders of all time, it quickly became clear that achieving any kind of consensus about this ranking would be nearly impossible given all the great candidates from which to choose."
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-10-most-brilliant-franchise-founders-of-all-time-2011-2
Gary Heavin of Curves Fitness Centers is #9 on the list. The report goes on to say "According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Gary Heavin’s Curves Fitness Centers was one of the fastest-growing franchise of all time." In 2010, Gary was named one of Newsweek’s “Most Successful Almost Failures” along with entrepreneurial legends such as Henry Ford and Walt Disney. Curves now has over 9,000 fitness centers (one curves for every two McDonald’s), as Gary explained in this interview with FranchiseHelp.com : How Curves Fitness Centers Became One of the Fastest Growing Franchises Ever.
Read Gary's interview here
About Curves :
Curves, the world's largest fitness franchise and the global leader in women's fitness, is the brand recognized and trusted by millions of women worldwide. Curves is a complete solution with both a fitness and a nutrition plan designed to fit every woman's individual needs.
Created specifically for women, Curves offers a complete fitness and nutrition solution. The Curves 30 minute workout exercises every major muscle group and burns up to 500 calories through a proven program of strength training, cardio and stretching. In addition, club promotions and events encourage women to support charitable causes, learn about health-related issues and forge lasting friendships as part of the global Curves community. Enhancing the Curves workout is CurvesSmart®, your personal coaching system. CurvesSmart® individualizes and customizes each workout by monitoring heart rate, workout intensity, range of motion and repetitions and then providing a progress report including number of calories burned! Curves also provides weight management classes with the Curves 30 Day Diet Plan. This in-club program provides nutritional guidance to help you reach your goals.
For more information about Curves franchisees and Curves for sale, visit http://www.buycurves.com.
For more information about Curves, visit http://www.curves.com.