Hard Exercise Works

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Hard Exercise Works

Hard Exercise Works Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023


More than and better than just a gym, HEW is an evolution of fitness centered around one common theme: Hard Exercise Works. Our franchisees and coaches are committed to challenging everyday people to get fit through truthful exercise techniques. We believe that Hard-Fast-Ever Changing Movement is the only way it works.

Members come to us from all walks of life, from the stay at home mom to the full time jet-setting traveler, our workouts are designed to keep our clients engaged and excited about fitness every single day. Although boot camps and workouts named after navy seals seem intimidating, all our members feel challenged to their level, helping them achieve their personal fitness goals.

Each HEW offers the following services to an average of 300 members daily (except Sundays of course!):

  • 30 minute workouts between 6 am - 7 pm

  • Nutritional plans using the NuFitâ„¢ System

  • Trained and experienced coaches

  • Community involvement opportunities

  • Branded merchandise and fitness aides

Company Details

Established: 2008
First Unit Franchised: 2010
Franchised Units: 18
Company Owned Units: 1
States Registered In: Florida, Georgia, N. Carolina
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Hard Exercise Works

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: 3 weeks

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Hard Exercise Works Franchise.

What does a Hard Exercise Works Franchise Cost?

Hard Exercise Works franchise fees for 2023:

Cash Investment: $150,000-$250,000
Total Investment: $300,000-$350,000
Minimum Net Worth: $200,000
Franchise Fee: $49,500
Royalty: $1,000 per month in first year, up by $250 per year, caps at $2,000 in year 5.
Ad: 2% of monthly sales
Average Number of Employees: 6
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes

Is Hard Exercise Works a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Hard Exercise Works 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 Hard Exercise Works a Home Based franchise?

No. Hard Exercise Works is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Hard Exercise Works Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Hard Exercise Works a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Hard Exercise Works is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Hard Exercise Works Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Hard Exercise Works franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Hard Exercise Works Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Hard Exercise Works franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Hard Exercise Works Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Hard Exercise Works franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Hard Exercise Works Looking for International franchisees?

No. Hard Exercise Works franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Fitness, Health, Beauty & Nutrition, Sports, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Hard Exercise Works Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Hard Exercise Works franchises for sale. We may have Hard Exercise Works 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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