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The Appeal of a Proven Model

HOTWORX welcomes new franchisee, Michael Schultz, who was awarded 3 franchise licenses in the Austin market and will soon begin Presale at his Austin, TX (W. US. HWY 290) studio!

What originally motivated you to consider a business opportunity?
I live a healthy lifestyle and enjoy fitness. While I initially started my career in the medical field and then moved to cybersecurity, I have always had a desire to find a way to work in the fitness industry and help others.  This seemed like the right fit.

What led you to explore franchising rather than an independent business?
The appeal of a proven model makes the most sense for me. I do not need to recreate the wheel.

What was your initial impression of your first HOTWORX session?
When I first tried HOTWORX I never imagined one day I would own a franchise, but the more I learned about it, the more I felt like it was the right fit for me.

How was your experience going through the HOTWORX Discovery Process?
Kudos to Nancy she was incredible!  She made sure that I understood the concepts before moving forward and I was never rushed. She answered all my questions even when I had some concerns at the last minute.  The knowledge level and experience that she brought just made my decision easier.

How would you describe your Orientation Day and meeting the HOTWORX Executive Team?
The virtual onboarding was superb. The expertise and passion that the Executive Team had not only for the business but each other was impressive. You could tell that they really cared for one another and were one big family. For me, this is important because I know that they will be there to support me.

What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs considering the opportunity to franchise with HOTWORX?
Anyone considering a franchise opportunity with HOTWORX should try a workout or a few workouts.  They should speak with other owners, their General Managers, and Trainer Sales Associates to get a few perspectives on HOTWORX.

What are the top 3 reasons you chose to franchise with HOTWORX?
1. It is the best value for a consumer seeking a fitness franchise.
2. Infrared benefits provide a unique selling proposition.
3. It is an efficient workout that can benefit a novice or professional athlete.

What excites you the most in offering HOTWORX to your community?
Efficient, beneficial workout, accessible any time for a great value.

What goals do you plan to accomplish in your first year as a HOTWORX franchisee?
I am competitive and like to break records, so you will see me testing various acquisition strategies to achieve 500+ memberships.

How will HOTWORX help you achieve your personal and professional goals?
Personally, I know incorporating HOTWORX as part of Ironman training will help my conditioning and do my best at Ironman Texas and my Ultra-trail races in the Texas summer heat.  Professionally, it will allow me to open my first franchise in one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries.

Congratulations, Mike, and welcome to the HOTWORX team!
Looking for a new business opportunity and want to learn more about HOTWORX?


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