Anytime Fitness Five On Three

Denise Parent, Anytime Fitness owner

Denise Parent

Owner, Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness is a gym and fitness center that offers cardio equipment (treadmills, ellipticals, exercise cycles), strength equipment (racks, circuit equipment, free weights, kettlebells), and freestyle (punching bag, ropes, etc). The gym also has personal trainers who can help members reach their fitness goals. 

Business address: 4600 W. Eldorado Pkwy., McKinney

Year opened: 2000; new ownership in November 2015

Number of employees: 3

What does your business offer that is unique compared to similar businesses?

We offer fitness 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in a safe, secure environment.  A big advantage to joining Anytime Fitness is we offer “Anywhere Club Access.”  With this benefit, you can visit any of our fitness centers worldwide.  We currently have over 3,000 gyms--so you can exercise whenever and wherever it suits you best!!

What is the most important part of your job on a daily basis?

The most important part of my job is to provide the resources and tools to my members that allows them to meet their fitness needs.  Everyone has different goals and motivations and we want to be "the gym" that caters to all fitness levels.

What are your keys to success?

The key to success is having a passion for fitness. During my career in business, I always sought out fitness as a way of relieving stress and creating a balance in my life. I truly believe that people feel better about themselves, and life in general, when they stay active and seek out fun ways to maintain their health. I know it works; I see it every day.

What surprises you most about your job?

What surprises me about my job is the amazing transformation and positive attitude of the members.  Members come to realize that small steps make a big difference, and when they start to look and feel better, they are motivated to keep going.  It’s inspiring to see the dedication of members.

Tell us something most people wouldn’t know about your gym.

We are a small gym chock full of equipment to meet your fitness needs. We offer personal trainers and boot camps that are reasonably priced. We welcome all fitness levels from competitive body builders to seniors Come join our fitness family.

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