F45 Training Holdings, Inc. has continued its global expansion in recognizing Functional Fitness South Africa Pty, Ltd. (FFSA) as an F45 Training Master Franchise Partner across the South Africa region.

The company reported the news follows the recent FS8 Master Franchise agreements across South Korea, the UK, and Europe, with FS8 positioned as F45 Training’s newly launched Pilates brand.

Karen Loader, CEO of FFSA, is reportedly an existing multi-unit F45 Training franchisee in Bryanston and Fourways, headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

“Leveraging this experience, the team at FFSA has a unique understanding of the dynamics associated with operating boutique fitness studios across this region,” the company said in a release.

FFSA reportedly has a “successful track record of operating F45 Training studios and brings unique perspectives on driving strategies that enhance the brand and member experience to support sustained growth well into the future.”

“We are confident that this partnership will enable us to reach new heights and provide even more opportunities for F45 Training franchisees, with F45’s studio footprint steadily expanding around the world,” said Tom Dowd, CEO of F45 Training. “We look forward to working closely with Karen and the rest of the FFSA team to achieve our mutual goals and ensure the brand’s continued success in the market.”

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