Crunch Franchise Announces Its Newest Location in Charleston, SC

NEW YORK - Oct. 6, 2016 // PRNewswire // - Crunch, the health club chain best known for making serious fitness fun through unique programming and cutting-edge training, announces the opening of its newest franchise location at 7800 Rivers Avenue,Charleston, SC. Anticipated to open for workouts in late 2016, Crunch North Charleston will bring its 'No Judgments' philosophy and fusion of fitness meets entertainment to the diverse community. 

A cornerstone in the Promenade at Northwoods Mall, the new 27,000 square foot health club will border the busy intersection of Rivers Avenue and Ashley Phosphate Road. With 150+ pieces of state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, tanning, HydroMassage® beds, full-service locker rooms complete with showers and changing rooms, a functional training area with indoor turf, and a Kid's Crunch babysitting area, residents of all fitness levels and needs will find exciting and challenging workouts.

Crunch is known for its innovative group fitness programming and will offer a full roster of classes including BodyWeb with TRX®, Zumba®, Cardio Tai Box, Yoga Body Sculpt, Fat Burning Pilates and more in their 3,000 square foot dedicated group fitness studio. Plus, a dedicated Ride studio will feature Crunch's signature indoor cycling classes.

Those looking for guidance at the gym can join CAMP CRUNCH, an exclusive program that gives members the opportunity to work one-on-one with an expert trainer. Trainers develop personalized plans to help members meet their individual fitness goals through signature small group training, cutting-edge personal training and unique nutrition programs.

Owner John Freeland, Owner and CFO John Wright, and Owner Phil Yun bring with them decades of business and management experience in the fitness industry and look forwarding to offering a low-cost gym option with phenomenal value to the North Charleston area. "We pride ourselves on fun, effective, affordable workouts and a philosophy that welcomes all types of people. That's why memberships start at just $9.95 per month with no long-term contracts," Freeland said, owner of four operating Crunch Franchise locations in the Richmond, VA area. 

The team is currently seeking additional viable locations in Charleston and is eager to grow the brand in the surrounding communities.

Memberships are now available for purchase online or at the club's location. For more information visit or call 843.800.8350. To learn more about Crunch franchising opportunities, visit

About Crunch

Crunch is a gym that believes in making serious exercise fun by fusing fitness and entertainment and pioneering a philosophy of No Judgments. Headquartered in New York City, and co-owned by New Evolution Ventures (NeV) and private-equity firm Angelo, Gordon, Crunch serves over 750,000 members with over 160 gyms worldwide, including 140 franchised locations in 20 states,Puerto Rico and 4 countries, and is rapidly expanding across the U.S. and around the globe. Go to for more information.

About New Evolution Ventures™ (NeV) 

Based in Northern California, New Evolution Ventures (NeV) is a private equity firm focused on the acquisition, development and operations management of fitness, health and wellness interests both domestically and internationally. Founded in 2008 by Mark Mastrov, Jim Rowley and Mike Feeney, the current team of NeV professionals is shaping the world of fitness, health and wellness one brand at a time. With a foundation representing over a century of business experience, NeV currently has operations and investments in more than 20 countries worldwide representing over 800+ facilities. For more information, visit  



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