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Life-changing results

Welcyon has members who have reduced or eliminated the need for blood pressure medication and others who have lost pounds, thereby stabilizing their diabetes.

The Word is Getting Out

Welcyon has been featured by a number of media outlets and organizations. Learn more about our company philosophy and what sets Welcyon apart from traditional gyms.

Entrepreneur’s Startups

June 2014

"Fresh Starts," article.

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Fargo Forum

June 2014

"Reaping the rewards: Reluctant exerciser makes turnaround at Welcyon," article.

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

May 2014

"Welcyon named Best gym for the 50-plus set in Minnesota," article.

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Club Solutions

May 2014

"Welcyon Recognized as Minnesota’s ‘Best Gym for 50-Plus Set’," article.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

March 2014

"Why I Franchised: A fitness business that looks out for the over-50 crowd," article.

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

February 2014

"A gym for the over-50s: Fitness club makes older exercisers feel at home," article.

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Argus Leader

February 2014

"Get fit: Mindful eating, working out quell diabetes scare," article.

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Fox Business

February 2014

"20 Lessons from couples running a business together," article.

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Argus Leader

February 2014

"Get fit: After knee surgery and health problems, exercise improves aches, mobility and energy for 51-year-old," article.

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Desert Star Weekly

February 2014

"Fitness Center for 50+ adults," article.

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KARE

January 2014

"Fitness after 50: Better health and less pain," article.

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

January 2014

"In Twin Cities metro, more young people are moving to the urban core, while suburbs age," article.

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Fargo Forum

December 2013

"Legendary Cobbers coach Christopherson back into coaching, this time as a trainer," article.

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BlogTalkRadio

November 2013

"Welcyon, Fitness After 50, on franchise interviews," article.

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Franchise Times

November 2013

"Senior-it is: These fitness clubs hope chances of success improve with age," article.

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Fox Business

November 2013

"'VetFran' Program Helps Veterans Become Franchise Owners," article.

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Franchise Times

November 2013

"Senior-Itis," article.

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The Forum

September 2013

"Staying Fit After 50," article.

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AARP

August/September 2013

"A Better Fit, Health Clubs for the 50+ Find a Following," article.

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Huffington Post

August 2013

"Women in Business: Q&A With Suzy Boerboom, Co-founder and CEO of Welcyon," article.

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Club Industry

June 2013

"Welcyon Adds Industry Veterans to Executive Team," article.

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Reuters

May 2013

New Fitness Centers Cater To Aging Baby Boomers," article.

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Fox News.com

May 2013

New Fitness Centers Cater To Aging Baby Boomers," article.

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Huffington Post

April 2013

"5 Ways to Fight Your Fear of the Gym," article.

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Franchising USA

April 2013

"Pioneering the Way for Fitness After 50," article.

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Edina Magazine

April 2013

"Edina Expert Advice on Fitness Over 50," article.

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Fox Business

April 2013

"Building a Fitness Franchise for People Over 50," article.

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Argus Leader

March 2013

"Fitness Center Strives to Meet the Needs of the Over-50 Crowd," article.

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Twin Cities Business (Online Edition)

February 2013

"Local Fitness Chain For Boomers Plans to Expand Fast," article.

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Mpls. St. Paul Magazine

February 2013

"34 Best Places to Work Out," article.

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Club Solutions Magazine

February 2013

"Welcyon: A Club for Baby Boomers," article.

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KARE

January 2013

"Resolutions in the New Year," interview on 4 p.m. news.

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Long-Term Care Management Magazine

September 2012

"Defying Age," article.

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KELOLAND TV

September 2012

Introducing Sioux Falls Welcyon.

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Sioux Falls Business Journal

September 2012

"New Fitness Center Targets People Older Than 50," article.

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Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

May 2012

"Can Seniors Be Wooed to Weight Rooms?" article.

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Twin Cities Business

May 2012

"Small Business Snapshots," article.

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Star Tribune

March 2012

"For Athletes, Aging Can Be a Pain," article.

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KARE

January 2012

"Exercise in the New Year," interview on 4 p.m. news.

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Bloomington Sun-Current

January 2012

"A Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name," article.

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Entrepreneur

January 2012

"Fitness Franchises Muscle Up," online article.

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Artful Living Magazine

Fall 2011

"The Fitness Boom," article.

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Edina Magazine

June 2011

"Fitness at 50 and Beyond," article

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Edina Cable 16, “In Edina Magazine Show”

March/April 2011

“Inside Welcyon”

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Upsize Magazine

February/March 2011

“Running Hard, the Race to Franchise,” cover story

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AARP Global Network

February 2011

Welcyon mentioned in AARP Global Network

KMSP

January 2011

“Welcome to Welcyon,” Interview on Weekend Show

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KMSP

January 2011

“Tour Welcyon,” news story

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KARE

January 2011

“New Year’s Resolutions,” Interview on 4 p.m. News

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Edina Magazine

January 2011

Edina Magazine highlighted Welcyon, Fitness after 50, as a great fitness option in the city of Edina.

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5 by 5 Design Website

January 2011

Award-winning Welcyon graphics.

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Iconoculture

December 2010

“Fitness after 50: Welcyon Works Out for Seniors,” article.

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Star Tribune

October 2010

“Baby Boomers Aim to Stay Fit after Fifty,” article

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