AKT is a unique combination of toning, interval, circuit and dance-based workouts with new and original programming create every 3 weeks by founder and celebrity trainer, Anna Kaiser. At AKT we train, we sweat, we get results and we have a hell of a lot of fun.

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AKT Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Business Model

The Experience

  • The class occurs in a beautiful setting that delivers affordable luxury
  • The widest array of class offerings with the best platform in the market

The Membership Based Structure

  • No Contracts, No long term Commitments, No Accounts Receivable
  • Recurring revenue model
  • Revenue is generated online 24 hours a day / 7 days per week

Simple Human Resources...Not Labor Intensive

  • Semi-Absentee, few but passion type employees
  • 1 Instructor to 25 client ratio
  • 5 - 8 Classes offered each day with a variety of options
  • Modern Design in a +/-2000 sq. ft footprint

Company Details

Established: 2013
First Unit Franchised: 2018
Franchised Units: As of 06/30/2021 - 107 sold & 24 open locations (so far) [Xponential Fitness wide system - 1839 studios open/3603 sold]
Company Owned Units: 1
States Registered In: FDD re-filed [currently pending in WA, VA, MD, ND, MN, HI, CA]
Canada Franchises: Yes, accepting referrals
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By AKT

Financial Assistance Provided: NA

Site Selection Assistance: We will assign franchisee a local commercial RE broker to aid in their site selection process. This broker works on all XPO brands in the market and can leverage relationships with landlords where we have already placed XPO units. We also have a VP of Real Estate on the XPO level who works to build relationships with national REITs and also pre-approves sites throughout the county (we currently have 2000+ pre approved sites).

Lease Negotiation Assistance: Our XPO RE team & the local broker will help with the LOI & lease negotiations. We also have a panel of pre-approved attorneys to review/approve all lease language.

Recruiting Assistance: XPO has a national recruiter who will help franchisees with job postings

Co-Operative Advertising: Yes

Training: Strong Starts

  • Site selection and lease negotiation
  • Studio construction management
  • Franchise Row House University week-long training
  • Initial hiring visit & Grand opening visit

Other Info: AKT is extremely well capitalized and prepared to invest significant resources in order to see the brand develop a nationwide footprint. Xponential Fitness, LLC is the direct parent company of AKT. Xponential Fitness, LLC is led by CEO, Anthony Geisler, who years ago established, built, and successfully sold LA Boxing Club and is partnered with Mark Grabowski & Morgan Stanley. These parent entities will provide the funding if and when necessary to meet target goals and objectives, led by Anthony's direction and leadership.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a AKT Franchise.

What does a AKT Franchise Cost?

AKT franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $100,000
Total Investment: 
$319,300 - $499,700

Minimum Net Worth: $500,000 - single unit, 750K 2 units, 1 Mil 3 units
Franchise Fee: $60,000
Royalty: 7%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 8-10
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: No

Is AKT a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. AKT is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is AKT a Home Based franchise?

No. AKT is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do AKT Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much AKT franchisees make. AKT offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is AKT a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. AKT is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does AKT Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. AKT franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Does AKT Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. AKT franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is AKT Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. AKT franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is AKT Looking for International franchisees?

No. AKT franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Fitness, Health, Beauty & Nutrition, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


AKT Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing AKT franchises for sale. We may have AKT franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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