5 Rounds For Time Of:
10 Hang Squat Cleans (95#/65#)
15 Push Press (95#/65#)
20 Double Unders*
*Can’t do Double Unders…3 to 1 single unders or 1 to 1 Butt Kickers. or 1 to 1 Tuck Jumps
Tomorrow…12 Days of Christmas in July!
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Over the past three years its U.S. franchisees have been closing outlets at a rapid rate, shrinking the chain by about a third: to 5,208 U.S. sites at the end of last year from 7,748 at the beginning of 2007, according to a recent franchise disclosure document the company filed with state regulators. More than 1,000 Curves vanished across the country in 2009, while just 35 new locations opened.
Franchisees and industry experts point to a failure to keep up with changing trends—including more flexible hours for busy working women—cheaper competition and the tough economy as major reasons for Curves’ decline.