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Great company in it's prime thoughout the 1990's and early 2000's.

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Former Employee - Regional Management
Former Employee - Regional Management

I worked at Bally Total Fitness full-time (more than 10 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Was a pioneer in the Fitness Industry, that produced thousands of great employees in sales, management, an service fields.

Cons

Two corp BK in 2 years will tear any company down.

Advice to Management

Bring the brand back!

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  1. Fitness Coach- Best position.

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    Current Employee - Fitness Coach in San Leandro, CA
    Current Employee - Fitness Coach in San Leandro, CA

    I have been working at Bally Total Fitness full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Super chill work environment. Get to wear sweats, nikes, and t-shirt to work. Very good pay. If you hustle can even make much more.

    Cons

    The only con I can think of is when you start in the sales team the only leads you can use are basically the cold internet leads. You get no walk ins (which are the easiest to sell). At least this is how it was at my gym. This did make me a hustler though.

    Advice to Management

    One of my general managers micromanaged. No need to micromanage in sales. Simply fire them.

  2. Fun place to work, but focused more on sales than customers

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    Former Employee - Personal Trainer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Personal Trainer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Bally Total Fitness part-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun place to meet new people and clients

    Cons

    Personal Training team focused a lot on sales rather than customers

    Advice to Management

    It's not always about the sales, it's about changing lives.

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