Overview

Feel the burn: Revenue declines despite rising incomes and an increasingly overweight population

IBISWorld’s Women's Gyms market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Ongoing changes in the wider health and fitness sector could threaten the industry’s performance
  • Industry employment is expected to grow marginally over the next five years

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Women's Gyms industry has contracted over the past five years in the face of growing competition and a highly saturated market. In addition, most Contours' franchises have exited the industry over the period. Volatile consumer sentiment over the past five years has driven many women's gym members to migrate to more cost-effective 24-hour gyms, which can provide cheaper memberships as they are unstaffed for much of the day. The growing presence of ladies-only training areas in full-service gyms has also negatively affected women's gyms, providing greater opportunities for consumers to find a comfortable workout environment. Consequently, industry revenue is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 3.2% over the five years through 2016-17, to total $175.1 million...

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    What is the Women's Gyms industry?

    The Women's Gyms industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages in 2016-17, approximately $0.04 will be invested in capital equipment during the year. Women's gyms are generally less capital-intensive than regular gyms due to the significant volume of fitness classes and personal training services that require high labour input. While wages are far more substantial than depreciation expenses, industry operators are still required to invest in capital.

    Gym equipment includes cardiovascular training equipment like treadmills and cross-trainers, along with resistance machines and free weights. Suc...

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    Additional Insights for the Women's Gyms Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Women's Gyms Industry are

  • Provide value-added services
  • Easy access for clients
  • Effective pricing and cost control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Female population aged 35 and older and Health consciousness in the Women's Gyms industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Memberships
    Fitness classes
    Personal training
    Merchandise
    Casual entry
    Other services
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    Curves

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Female population aged 35 and older
  • Health consciousness
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Levels of obesity
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Average weekly hours worked

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Women's Gyms Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Women's Gyms Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • General Insurance
  • Sports Administrative Services
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Memberships
  • Personal training
  • Fitness classes
  • Other services
  • Casual entry
  • Merchandise
  • Chart: Women's Gyms Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Women aged 15 to 34
  • Women aged 35 to 54
  • Women aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Women's Gyms Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Women's Gyms

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Women's Gyms Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Fernwood Women's Health Clubs Pty LtdCJC Operations Australia Pty Ltd
  • Table: Fernwood Women's Health Clubs Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: CJC Operations Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Women's Gyms Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Women's Gyms Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Circuit Training
  • Workout program aiming to build strength and muscular endurance. It features a set of exercises performed in order, which is often repeated multiple times.
  • Free Weights
  • Equipment used for weight training that is not connected to a stable apparatus, such as dumbbells, barbells and kettlebells.
  • Resistance Machines
  • Weight training apparatus using gravity to provide resistance to a particular motion. Machines can be plate-loaded or use a weight stack.
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