Planet Fitness in Katy Partners with Adaptive, Inclusive Fitness Program


Starting in May, Planet Fitness in Katy Ranch will partner with Special Strong—an adaptive fitness organization for people with mental, physical and cognitive challenges—to accommodate trainers and clients with its equipment and facilities. The first iteration of this partnership began in September with the Planet Fitness club in Conroe. The Planet Fitness club at Katy Ranch Crossing, located…

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Special Strong Presents Franchisee of the 2022 Year Award to Franchise Partners in West North Dallas

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Special Strong is excited to congratulate Manju and Ojas Nivsarkar, recipients of the brand’s first “Franchisee of the Year” award. The husband and wife team operates Special Strong’s West North Dallas location. The award is based on net promoter score, revenue, and how well the franchisee reflects Special Strong’s core values and represents the brand.…

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Special Strong named Most Influential Adaptive Fitness Training Provider in Global 100 – 2023

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Special Strong has been named “Most Influential Adaptive Fitness Training Provider” in the Global 100 – 2023 rankings. Global 100 provides a comprehensive overview of the firms and organizations that are leaders within their chosen areas of specialization. Each recognized program has received at least 24% of votes from the global readership, currently in excess…

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Special Strong launches Adaptive Aquatics training program for franchisees

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Special Strong is pleased to announce that its new Adaptive Aquatics training program is now available to franchisees. First piloted in the League City, TX, Special Strong location, community demand for a local aquatics class was so high that the lessons became an immediate success. Recognizing an opportunity for other franchisees to offer something similar,…

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Special Strong awards $5,000 bonus to Kristin Miller through Franchise Referral Program


Special Strong has awarded a $5,000 bonus to community member Kristin Miller after her referral resulted in the newest Special Strong location in West Houston. Kristin Miller first heard about Special Strong through a community group she’s involved in, the Galveston-Houston Families Exploring Down Syndrome (GHFEDS). The group partnered with local franchise owner Mike Lutey…

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