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Personal Training Institute

Personal Training Institute Franchise

Personal Training Institute is a unique fitness franchise offering customized one-on-one training and nutrition programs for individuals looking to improve their overall health, appearance, and quality of life. Co-founders Evelyn Knapp M.S. and Carol Kur M.S.R.D. launched the concept in 1987 with a personalized strength training and weight loss facility. Their reputation spread rapidly as they demonstrated that their innovative training methods, which emphasize a combination of one-on-one exercise and nutrition instruction, achieve better results in less time than competitor programs.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$112,050 - $221,500
Franchise fee
Units in operation


Personal Training Institute - a Different Kind of Fitness Franchise Opportunity

Success isn’t just diet. It’s not just exercise. You have to change your life.

Personal Training Institute. PTI.

The ONLY fitness franchise that offers one-on-one strength training together with customized nutritional counseling.

Do you know that 66% of Americans are above a healthy weight? Is your passion helping guide people toward lifestyle changes that truly make a difference?

“PTI has given me the opportunity to realize my full potential. They showed me how to incorporate diet and exercise into how I live. I’ve never felt better!” Stephanie lost 40 lbs. with the help of PTI

Owning a PTI franchise can be rewarding in so many ways. As the only fitness franchise to offer a scientifically proven and individually monitored excercise regime with a balanced nutritional program, PTI has created a niche in the lucrative physical fitness and training business. Now you can benefit from our one-of-a-kind model and strive for the success YOU deserve.

Our mission: To get results.

From the physical fitness goals of our clients to the business goals of our franchisees, our business model has been created to achieve long-lasting results. And, we’re always looking for new ways to motivate our clients and inspire our franchisees.

The PTI business model:

  • Is backed by a twenty-year history in the fitness and nutrition industry
  • Is based on facts, not fads
  • Appeals to a larger customer base who wants to live longer and better
  • Features a one-on-one workout plan created by Exercise Physiologists
  • Offers custom-tailored nutritional counseling from Registered Dieticians

Coach. Running Partner. Spotter. That’s what our support team is for you.

Our full-contact approach to fitness is mirrored by our equally intensive approach to business. Our level of franchisee support puts your goals within reach and helps you keep things running smoothly. You’ll receive assistance in every area of your business from a senior team that can share their expertise in:

  • Site Planning
  • Hiring and Human Resources
  • Buying Power
  • Owner/Manager Training
  • Personal Training Education
  • Nutritional Program Instruction
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Hotline Support

Their loss. Your gain.

PTI customers have an incredible 80% success rate! No wonder our members keep coming back. They love our commonsense approach to fitness and nutrition. You’ll love that you can efficiently operate in a space one-tenth the size of most fitness centers.

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