USA fitness franchise to open 300 new locations this year

Anytime Fitness, a USA-based co-ed fitness franchise, has opened 200 locations this year and plans to open a further 300 by the end of 2009. The company, which opened 369 units during 2008, launched its 1000th location in January this year and since then has increased its outlets to 1,200. Anytime Fitness is expecting to have 1,500 units operating by the end of this year and has fitness clubs located across the USA, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.