10 Gym and Fitness Chains in India you should know about

The fitness market in India is highly segregated one. There are various players in this industry with very few clear winners. The stakes are high as well, as the margins are usually low.

The market for fitness in India is valued at Rs. 4,579 Cr (US$ 0.76 bn) according to various reports, growing at 16-18% annually. Yet, there’s a large room for expansion in this market with space for more innovative players to deep dive.

Here we present to you some of the gym multi-city chains that have made their mark in India.

Anytime Fitness

As the largest, and fastest growing, 24-hour, fitness franchise in the world for both men and women, Anytime Fitness can help you address the wellness needs of your employees. We offer the ultimate in convenience to your workforce, complete with state-of-the-art equipment.

Energy Fitness

Over fifteen years ago, in 1999, a small aerobics studio was the foundation of the fitness success story that is Energy Fitness. This was the result of a spirited venture which rode on a dream to create an environment for fitness far exceeding the usual fitness regimes commonly on offer. Currently, Energy Fitness has spread to many locations owing to a robust expansion strategy and intense public demand, along with a number of feathers added to its cap.


Chisel is a new age fitness brand in partnership with Virat Kohli.

Our vision is to create the most cutting edge, dynamic and engaging fitness chain across India and in neighbouring countries. In the next 3 years, Chisel aims to be India’s leading fitness brand with over 75 centres.

Fitness first

In 1993, our first Fitness First club opened in Bournemouth in the south of England. Today we have clubs in 16 different countries, making us a leader in the global fitness industry. In India we have already opened 7 clubs and moving ahead with opening more clubs in the new future.

Fitness one

We are FitnessOne. Our business is all about fitness. Every aspect of fitness. We will get people to recognize the importance of fitness. And we will show them how to adopt fitness regimens that will dramatically improve the quality of their lives. We will go about this professionally, leveraging and adapting global best practices, and staying current in our programs.

We will always be keen students of the sciences of goal setting, motivation and outcome based planning and implementation. We will seek every occasion to grow our personal knowledge in the field, and proactively share such knowledge with the team.

Gold Gym

The India chapter of Gold’s Gym started in 2002, when the first Gold’s Gym India branch was set up in Mumbai. In the next few years this number grew, and today Gold’s Gym has cut out for itself 85 gyms in India with another 5 under construction and ready to start in this year.

With multiple awards for excellence under its belt including 2 awards from the Lions Club for the “Best Fitness Chain”, An award from the Images Beauty & wellness for the Most admired fitness chain of the year”, an award from Franchise India, 8 awards from Gold’s Gym International making it a very eventful 12 years in the growth of the business. Gold’s Gym India has bagged the most prestigious Economic Times ET award for ‘Excellence in Marketing 2013’ & ‘Excellence in Customer Service 2014’.

Neo Fitness

SAB Fitness & Training Centre Pvt Ltd ISO certified is running a Gym & Fitness club by the brand name “NEO Fitness” started in year 1992.

Since then we have grown a bit , we are now one of the largest gym fitness & health club group with more than 40000 + members in more than our 37 centres across pan india. We have more then 400+ well trained fitness staff providing the most needed fitness workout carefully crafted for individuals. But we still keep NEO Fitnes mentality “Every single member counts”

Snap Fitness

Snap Fitness, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a recognized global leader in the fitness industry. With a focus on providing members with the best equipment, guidance, and value-added services to help them achieve results, Snap Fitness has become one of the fastest growing health clubs – its presence is spread across US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, England, Egypt and India with more than 2500 clubs signed and 1450 locations opened.


In 1932, Mr. Vishnupant Talwalkar opened the doors of Talkwalkars Better Value Fitness Limited, or Talwalkars to the city of Mumbai. Over the years, we’ve pushed boundaries to expand not only our network, but our services too. Today, we have evolved to become India’s largest chain of health centers with over 150 ultramodern gyms spanning 80 cities across the country and a growing customer base that is currently 200,000 strong. We’ve even crossed the waters to acquire 12 gyms in Sri Lanka.


Our mission is to motivate women to lose weight and feel great by creating habits of exercise and healthy eating.

The Vivafit concept is to provide health and well-being in a pleasant environment with fast and easy workouts exclusively for women.



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