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    Starting a GYM ..... Need advice

    hey guys I am looking into opening a gym and was curious if you guys could gimmie some ideas of what a good gym name would be. also if there are any gym owners on here could you please pm me, I have some buisness oriented questions.

    I posted this in the lounge earlier, just thought id post it hear as well

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    jackmans Fitness????

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    this would probably get more responses in the lounge.

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    bump for jackmans fitness???

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    A name is the last thing to worry about.
    Have you looked into putting together the cash?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pork Chop
    A name is the last thing to worry about.
    Have you looked into putting together the cash?
    u need $ to start a gym?

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    No, just a name.

    1 vote for Jackman's Gym.

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    have a counter for protein shakes and next to it have a counter whre you can buy all sorts of steroids . Jackman's fitness does have a nice ring to it, i'll bump it. You should have a seperate section for people who just like to sit on machines and talk, call this the "lounge" and have fake machines set up since they dont really work out they just sit, and have those machinetrolls hang out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demon Deacon
    have a counter for protein shakes and next to it have a counter whre you can buy all sorts of steroids. Jackman's fitness does have a nice ring to it, i'll bump it. You should have a seperate section for people who just like to sit on machines and talk, call this the "lounge" and have fake machines set up since they dont really work out they just sit, and have those machinetrolls hang out there.
    Hahaha... i like that fake machine "lounge" idea

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    Thor's

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    "Physique Palace" or if it's a hard core gym call it "Anabolic Temple" or "Outlaws Fitness"

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    also have an asian massage parlor in the gym, so when the test kicks in, bros can get some threapy.

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    call the gym "Jackman's pump n hump"

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    1moreset, you may want to consider talking to a business planning advisor. More than 80% of business owners fold in the first year. We do not need to have a gym go out on us. I work for a financial planning company in IL, and this is a strong consideration.

    "People don't plan to fail, they fail to plan."

    Gym name: (suburb name) Fitness

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    Quote Originally Posted by custom fit
    1moreset, you may want to consider talking to a business planning advisor. More than 80% of business owners fold in the first year. We do not need to have a gym go out on us. I work for a financial planning company in IL, and this is a strong consideration.

    "People don't plan to fail, they fail to plan."

    Gym name: (suburb name) Fitness


    For sure. You gotta have a business plan AND a marketing plan.
    As far as a name goes, I like Thor's, as someone else suggested, but you would be better off asking about 100 (I'm serious) of your potential customers what THEY think a good name would be, then use that.

    Also, check out the SCORE people for expert (and free) business advice. They're on the net.

    Good luck, and don't forget to incorporate . . .

    -Tock

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    aint no better name in the game than 24 fitness, to the point and catchy

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    Quote Originally Posted by MASStermind
    aint no better name in the game than 24 fitness, to the point and catchy


    Also misleading . . . most (if not all) of the 24 Fitness shops here in Dallas are not open 24 hours a day.
    --Tock

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    thanks for all the advice, I have talked to a couple other gym owners as well as some financial advisors, I still have more work to do... its gonna take about 6-9 months before i have anything solid rolling, but again thanks for all the help

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    give discounts to local high schoolers and go around putting flyers on car windows in HS parking lots in the surrounding area. Break em in young!

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