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Workout Anytime Ranked Among the Top Franchises in Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500®

The 24-hour, seven-days-a-week fitness concept secured a spot on the esteemed franchise ranking list.

By Morgan Wood1851 Franchise Contributor
SPONSORED 1:13PM 02/07/23

ATLANTA, GA – Workout Anytime was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. The 44th annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2023 Franchise 500® ranks Workout Anytime as number 387 for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

“2022 has been great for us,” said Steven Strickland, CEO of Workout Anytime. “In addition to the franchise development-related growth we’ve undergone, there has been tremendous growth at the corporate level through new hires, gym-level changes and new ways for franchisees to serve their communities. Recognition by Entrepreneur is an indicator that these efforts are garnering attention on a larger scale, and we can’t wait to see how we grow in 2023.”

“The past year underscores the extraordinary opportunities that the franchise industry presents for entrepreneurs of all levels,” says Entrepreneur editor in chief Jason Feifer. “The companies named to our 44th annual Franchise 500® list represent some of the most innovative, creative and trusted brands across many industries and highlight what it takes to build the kind of momentum that drives long-lasting success.”

In Entrepreneur’s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace, the company’s 44-year-old ranking formula continues to evolve, as well. The editorial team researches and assesses several factors that go into the evaluation including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order. 

Over its 44 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Workout Anytime’s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

To view Workout Anytime in the full ranking, visit Results can also be seen in the January/February 2023 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 17th.


Atlanta-based Workout Anytime is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week fitness concept with 190 units across the U.S. Founded by fitness veterans John Quattrocchi and Steve Strickland, the company was formed to provide members with first-class fitness facilities at the lowest cost possible while delivering a profitable and affordable business model to franchisees. Built on the founders’ motto of “think big, keep it simple and do it with integrity,” Workout Anytime is preparing for significant expansion into new territories across the U.S. and Central America by providing opportunities to business-minded entrepreneurs. Franchise opportunities are available, and more information can be found on

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