News & Updates

January 9th, 2014

[Bay Area|BizTalk]

Get In Shape For Women’s CEO featured in San Francisco Business Times as the company continues growth on the west coast.


May 17th, 2013

[Entrepreneur Magazine (June 2013) 100 Brilliant Companies]

Liz McGill and Get In Shape For Women are featured in Entrepreneur Magazine’s June 2013 100 Brilliant Companies.


May 4th, 2013

[Brian & Melissa Cook with Liz McGill]

Brian Cook, Founder & his wife, Melissa Cook, visit Liz McGill’s Open House. Liz McGill is the 2012 Multi-Unit Franchise Owner of the Year. Melissa is a client of the Get In Shape For Women Needham, MA studio and has lost 18 pounds while working out at the studio.


March 11th, 2013

Congratulations to Winchester, MA for being our Franchise of the Month!

Congratulations to Bob Kaplan, owner of the Winchester, MA studio, and his entire team for being the February Franchise of the Month.


February 18th, 2013

Congratulations to Burlington, MA for the Results in 2 Weeks Award for January!

Congratulations to Tracy and Shaun Spaniol and their team in Burlington, MA for earning the Results in 2 Weeks Award for January.


February 11th, 2013

Congratulations to Julia Jacob and her Weymouth, MA team for opening our 103rd Studio Location! Located at 1025 Main Street in Weymouth, MA.


February 4th, 2013

Congratulations to Newton Centre, MA for being our Franchise of the Month!

Congratulations to Kim Williams, owner of the Newton Centre, MA studio, and her entire team for being the January Franchise of the Month.

Congratulations to Mill Valley, CA for the Results in 2 Weeks Award for January!

Congratulations to Dave Waluk and his team in Mill Valley, CA for earning the Results in 2 Weeks Award for January.


January 7th, 2013

Congratulations to all of our Franchise Owners for their great success in 2012!

2012 Franchise Awards:

  • Our Franchise of the Year Award was presented to Kim Prough in Lexington, MA.
  • Our Manager of the Year Award was presented to Caryl Dlugy of Lexington, MA.
  • Our Multi-Unit Franchise Owner of the Year was Liz McGill — owner of Needham, MA., Belmont, MA., Medfield, MA., Waltham, MA., and Sharon, MA.
  • Our Best Grand Opening Month 2012 was Maureen Nosek in La Grange, IL.

December 27, 2012

Get In Shape For Women Ranked Among The Franchise Elite in Entrepreneur’s Fortune 500®

“We are pleased and honored to be recognized in the Franchise 500 for the third year in a row,” said Lou DeFrancisco, president and COO of Get In Shape For Women. “This recognition reinforces our ongoing commitment to providing an outstanding business opportunity for potential franchisees and supporting our business owners nationwide.” (Read more)


November 14, 2012

Congratulations to St. Louis Park, MN for being October Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Sandra Fielder, owner of the St. Louis Park, MN studio, and her entire team for being the October Franchise of the Month.


October 24, 2012

Get In Shape For Women celebrates the Grand Opening of its 100th location Friday, Nov. 2 in La Grange, IL, run by Maureen Nosek. The new studio – the company’s first Illinois location – also marks the beginning of an expansion initiative in which area representatives will sign development agreements to solicit and support additional studios in their designated territories. Nosek will earn 50 percent of the franchise fee for all new studios, as well as 50 percent of total royalties for the franchises she signs.


October 8, 2012

Congratulations to Georgetown, MA for being September Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Paul Boyer, owner of the Georgetown, MA studio, and his entire team for being September Franchise of the Month.


September 17, 2012

Congratulations to Lexington, MA for being August Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Kim Prough, owner of the Lexington, MA studio, and her entire team for being August Franchise of the Month.


September 15, 2012

Congratulations to Jon Hailey and the Abington, MA team for opening their studio!


August, 2012

Welcome to Maureen Nosek in LaGrange, IL for signing GISFW's first Area Representative Agreement, contracting the right solicit and support 10 franchises near and around Chicago over the next 5 years.


August, 2012

Congratulations to Steve Turner and the Peabody, MA team for opening their studio!


August, 2012

Congratulations to David VanWye for opening his second studio in Fishers, IN. His other studio is located nearby in Carmel, IN.


August, 2012

Congratulations to Taylor Caldwell for opening our second studio in North Carolina. His studio is located in Durham, NC.


August 15, 2012

Congratulations to Georgetown, MA for being July Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Paul Boyer, owner of the Georgetown, MA studio, and his entire team for being July Franchise of the Month.


August 8, 2012

Get In Shape For Women has earned the position of 510 on the 2012 Inc. 5000 list. Additionally, the franchise is ranked #36 in the Health Industry and #18 in Boston.


July 9, 2012

Congratulations to Summit, NJ for being June Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Michael O'Koomian, owner of the Summit, NJ studio, and his entire team for being June Franchise of the Month.


June 11, 2012

Congratulations to Summit, NJ for being May Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Michael O'Koomian, owner of the Summit, NJ studio, and his entire team for being May Franchise of the Month.


May 14, 2012

Get In Shape For Women To Open In Illinois!

Maureen Nosek has entered into an agreement to open a new Get In Shape For Women location in La Grange, Illinois. We are very excited to see her open the first Illinois studio in mid-2012.


May 8, 2012

Congratulations to Medfield for being April Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Liz McGill, owner of the Medfield, MA studio, and her entire team for being April Franchise of the Month


April 9, 2012

Congratulations to Plymouth for being March Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Christine DaLuz, owner of the Plymouth, MA studio, and her entire team for being March Franchise of the Month


March 15, 2012

Congratulations to Lexington for being February Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Kim Prough, owner of the Lexington, MA studio, and her entire team for being February Franchise of the Month


February 22, 2012

Top Trainer of 2011

Congratulations Winchester, MA and owners Bob and Emily Kaplan for earning the award of the Top Trainer of 2011. Congratulations to that studio and the Franchise's Top Trainer!


February 22, 2012

2011 Franchise of the Year!

Congratulations to Georgetown, MA and owners Paul and Lynn Boyer for being the 2011 Franchise of the Year! In addition, Georgetown proudly boasts the 2011 Manager of the Year.


February 8, 2012

Congratulations to Georgetown for being January Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Paul Boyer, owner of the Georgetown, MA studio, and his entire team for being January Franchise of the Month.


January 27, 2012

Congratulations to Acton for being December Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Andy Maus, owner of the Acton, MA studio, and his entire team for being December Franchise of the Month.


November 10, 2011

Congratulations to Waldwick, NJ for being November Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Ed Nelson, owner of the Waldwick, NJ studio, and his entire team for being November Franchise of the Month.


November 10, 2011

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Elizabeth "Beth" Williams, the Winner of the August 2011 12-Week Body Transformation Challenge. Over 12 weeks Beth lost 35.8 lbs, 20.1% of her body weight and 11.3% body fat! Beth Williams is a client at the Chestnut Hill Studio in MA which is owned by Steve and Lissa Brooks.


November 3, 2011

Congratulations to Winchester, MA for being October Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Bob and Emily Kaplan, owners of the Winchester, MA studio, and their entire team for being October Franchise of the Month.


October 7, 2011

Congratulations to Georgetown, MA for being September Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Paul Boyer, owner of the Georgetown, MA studio, and his entire team for being September Franchise of the Month.


September 17, 2011

Congratulations to Lexington, MA for being August Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Kim Prough, owner of the Lexington, MA studio, and her entire team for being August Franchise of the Month.


August 5, 2011

Congratulations to Georgetown, MA for being July Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Paul Boyer, owner of the Georgetown, MA studio, and his entire team for being July Franchise of the Month.


July 18, 2011

Top 10 Small Businesses of 2011

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce has named the Top 10 Small Businesses of 2011….and Get In Shape For Women is a winner! Read more…


July 15, 2011

Congratulations to Summit, NJ for being June Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Michael O'Koomian, owner and operator of the Summit, NJ studio for being June Franchise of the Month.


July 12, 2011

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Linda Rowe, the Winner of the March 2011 12 Week Body Transformation Challenge. Over 12 weeks Linda lost 35 lbs, 21% of her body weight and 6% of her body fat! Linda is a client at the Waldwick, NJ studio which is owned and operated by Ed Nelson.


June 30, 2011

Congratulations to Our Studios who won Reader’s Choice Awards of 2011 in MA!

Acton, MA Honorable Mention Health Club and Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center
Arlington, MA #1 Weight Loss Center and Honorable Mention Health Club. Bronze Place for Regional Weight Loss Center.
Bedford, MA #1 Weight Loss Center and Honorable Mention Health Club
Belmont, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center
Beverly, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center
Canton, MA #1 Weight Loss Center an Honorable Mention Health Club
Chelmsford, MA Honorable Mention Health Club
Concord, MA #1 Weight Loss Center
Framingham, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center
Franklin, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center
Georgetown, MA #1 Health Club and #1 Weight Loss Center. Bronze Place for Regional Weight Loss Center.
Lexington, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center
Marblehead, MA #1 Weight Loss Center. Bronze Place for Regional Weight Loss Center.
Marshfield, MA #1 Weight Loss Center and Honorable Mention Health Club.
Medford, MA Honorable Mention Health Club
Needham, MA #1 Weight Loss Center
Newton Center, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center. Bronze Place for Regional Weight Loss Center.
Newtonville, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center. Bronze Place for Regional Weight Loss Center.
Plymouth, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center
Sharon, MA #1 Health Club
Wayland, MA #1 Weight Loss Center
West Roxbury, MA #1 Weight Loss Center and Honorable Mention Health Club
Westborough, MA Honorable Mention Weight Loss Center. Silver Place for Regional Weight Loss Center.
Westwood, MA #1 Weight Loss Center
Winchester, MA #1 Weight Loss Center and Honorable Mention Health Club. Bronze Place for Regional Weight Loss Center.

June 29, 2011

First GISFW studio in North Carolina!

Larry Killingsworth has entered into an agreement to open the first GISFW studio in North Carolina! We are very pleased to have them on board, and we know this new franchise will experience the amazing success exemplified by the ones before it.


June 24, 2011

Lexington, MA, 2010 Studio of the Year showcases the foundations of success!

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June 13, 2011

Get In Shape For Women To Open in Virginia

Tony Pannone and Mandy Pannone have entered into an agreement to open the first GISFW studio in Virginia! We are very pleased to have them on board, and we know this new franchise will experience the amazing success exemplified by the ones before it.


June 9, 2011

Congratulations to Georgetown, MA for being March Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Manager, Billy Pool and owners Paul and Lynn Boyer of the Georgetown, MA studio for being May Franchise of the Month.


June 6, 2011

Get In Shape For Women has been named on Franchise Update's Winner's Circle for June, 2011! Over 75 studios open across the country!

"As savvy franchise companies continue to flourish in a challenging economy, FUSR continues to bring you good news each month, highlighting brands that are adding units, increasing comp store sales, striking deals with investors, innovating, and continuing to grow, whether domestically or overseas." Click here to read more!


May 26, 2011

Get In Shape For Women To Open in Georgia

Jennifer Spann and Janey Walker have entered into an agreement to open the first GISFW studio in Georgia! We are very pleased to have them on board, and we know this new franchise will experience the amazing success exemplified by the ones before it.


May 19, 2011

Some of our female franchise owners

This article on Yahoo is about some of our female franchise owners who began their journey with Get In Shape For Women as clients! Click here to read...


May 18, 2011

First Franchise Expo in New Jersey

Get In Shape For Women Proudly Boasts 75 Studios Open and the Launch of the First Franchise Expo in New Jersey on Saturday, May 21st from 1-3pm. Read More...


May 10, 2011

Spring Open House

Get In Shape For Women Hosts Spring Open House Saturday May 14 from 1-3pm!


May 6, 2011

Congratulations to Georgetown, MA for being March Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Manager, Billy Pool and owners Paul and Lynn Boyer of the Georgetown, MA studio for being April Franchise of the Month.


April 29, 2011

Integral pieces of our clients' body transformation

Get In Shape For Women knows that structure and accountability are integral pieces of our clients' body transformation. Read about one client's experiences losing 50 lbs!


April 20, 2011

Benefits of strength training within the GISFW Model

Get In Shape For Women Clients and trainers know that strength training for women is a huge factor in body transformation. Read this article published on CNBC about the advantages and benefits of strength training within the GISFW Model!


April 15, 2011

Get In Shape For Women Clients are Running Towards Improved Health!

Get In Shape for Women clients ran their first 5k race this past St. Patrick's Day! Read all about it in an article on cnbc.com.


April 10, 2011

April Franchise School

Many new managers and two members of the GISFW corporate team have just completed April Franchise School! Congrats and Good luck! Your studios will be very excited to have you!


April 8, 2011

Congratulations to Chelmsford, MA for being March Franchise of the Month!

Kudos to Manager, Terri Foster and owners, Charlie Minasian and Varouj Abkarian of the Chelmsford, MA studio for being March Franchise of the Month.


March 17, 2011

GISFW on the Franchise 500 list

Read about our ranking on Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 list as published by CNBC!


March 14, 2011

The GISFW Mini-Cooper has arrived!

Get In Shape For Women has recently revealed the newest member of their team: The purple mini! Look for your studio's mini cooper coming soon! Click here for photos!


March, 2011

March Franchise School

Many new Owners and Managers have just completed March Franchise School. Congratulations to all and good luck! Your studios are very lucky to have you!


March 11, 2011

Congratulations to Ridgewood, NJ for being February Franchise of the Month!

Many congratulations to Ridgewood, NJ for being the February Franchise of the month and Brad Moss, Ridgewood's manager! The Ridgewood, NJ Franchise is owned by Michael O'Koomian. Since opening 10 months ago, Ridgewood, NJ has been Franchise of the month 5 times.


February 28, 2011

Get In Shape For Women launches it's SPRING 2011 12 Week Body Transformation Challenge!

Weigh-in starting March 1, 2011 and transform your body in 12 weeks! Our Grand Prize Winner gets a Mini-Cooper and a Year of Free Training! Call your local studio today!


February 18, 2011

Click HERE for photos of our Year End Celebration and Awards Ceremony!

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