New Zealand's Best Source of Franchising Information Since 1992

Linkedin Twitter Googleplus Facebook
The Franchise Advice Centre

directory | for sale | business profiles | Body Audit NZ


by Body Audit,
last updated 09/07/2018

Body Audit NZ is bringing a new perspective to health tracking across the country

click images to enlarge

Body Audit franchisors Michelle Rosewarne & Kim Brown

Body Audit franchisors Michelle Rosewarne & Kim Brown

When a mobile health business can draw a crowd in Lumsden on a Sunday afternoon, you know that it’s something special. The small town between Te Anau and Gore is one of the regular stops for the Body Audit unit and attracts 25 people or more each time. ‘It’s not only in the big cities that people want to track their health and monitor their fitness,’ points out Michelle Rosewarne, ‘and that means we’re now looking for franchisees everywhere.’ 

Michelle is one of the founders of Body Audit, which provides a body composition testing service to individuals, gyms, clinics and companies using state-of-the-art technology. ‘We encourage people to understand and work with their own body composition because, as we know, one size does not fit all. 

‘The Body Audit process scans and measures body composition changes in fat mass, muscle mass and visceral fat (the dangerous fat around organs), as well as assessing bone mineral estimates, total body water, fitness age, segmental analysis and much more. Our analysers use a testing method called Bioelectrical Impedance (BIA) which is widely used in public health, medical, fitness, sports training, weight loss and other sectors. The result is a process that helps people understand what really works for them when it comes to their personal health and fitness and shows how small changes can make a really big difference.’ 

bigger than imagined

Michelle and her business partner Kim Brown, who both have business and management backgrounds, were looking for something new when they met at an exercise class in 2011. After the birth of her fourth child, Kim realised her health and fitness were in need of a serious change. She had the chance to do a similar test which changed her life, and the friends quickly realised they needed to share this with others. 

‘In three short years, Body Audit has grown into a highly-professional business which is far bigger than we ever imagined,’ says Michelle. As well as individuals, gyms and clinics, our clients now include some of the biggest corporates in the country, who see the benefits of having a healthier workforce. It means a solid base of opportunity for franchisees.’ 

low overheads, recurring income

The Body Audit franchise has been developed by one of the South Island’s best-known franchise consultants to take the business throughout New Zealand. A pilot operation in Invercargill has ‘gone off like a rocket,’ says Michelle, and now the company is looking for franchisees nationwide. 

‘It’s a mobile business so it’s home-based, with very low overheads. Based on our experience to date, franchisees have the potential to achieve six-figure earnings. The total investment, including a fully-equipped van, is around $100,000 (although the van could be leased). 

‘This is a smart business, with everything in place including subscription and booking software to help you maximise your time. Hours are flexible: gyms are mostly morning, evening or weekends, corporates in the day time, so you can work when you want or cover all the bases with a partner or assistant. As the business grows, you can also add extra machines.’ 

‘There are no qualifications needed and we provide full training,’ Michelle says. ‘The ideal candidates will have a genuine passion for health, fitness and customer service, and have the drive and ambition to build their own successful business. Above all, they need to be able to communicate with people from all walks of life and in all states of health. Body Audit isn’t just for gym goers; it’s a valuable tool for anyone looking to improve their health or fitness. 

‘If you’re looking for a rewarding business opportunity that offers flexibility, low overheads, recurring incomes and doesn’t rely on clients coming to you, contact me now and find out more about Body Audit.’   

See this advertorial on page 45 of Franchise New Zealand magazine Year 26 Issue 4 

Contact details for Body Audit NZ

For more information and advice on buying a franchise get your FREE copy of Franchise New Zealand magazine.

We welcome links from other websites to this article. Please note that this article is copyright © Franchise NZ Marketing Limited, Franchise New Zealand magazine and Franchise New Zealand On Line. While it may be downloaded for personal use, no part may be reproduced on any other website, in electronic or printed form or in any other form whatsoever.

advertiser info: franchise business opportunity

industry fitness, health & beauty investment $80,000 number in NZ New and globally New FANZ member no
contact Michelle Rosewarne telephone email find out more listing

advertiser info

industry fitness, health & beauty email phone
FANZ member no
investment from $80,000
number in NZ New
number globally New
contact Michelle Rosewarne

other articles you may be interested in:



Send for your free copy of our printed magazine, New Zealand's most respected,


Burgerfuel_logo_tile_web Sugartree-lane-animated-gif Franchisenz Freelisting Westpac_tile_ad_2016 Goodwinturnerlogotile Dominoslogotile Epiphany_logo_tile_web
Epiphany_logo_tile_web Burgerfuel_logo_tile_web Sugartree-lane-animated-gif Franchisenz Freelisting Westpac_tile_ad_2016 Goodwinturnerlogotile Dominoslogotile
Dominoslogotile Epiphany_logo_tile_web Burgerfuel_logo_tile_web Sugartree-lane-animated-gif Franchisenz Freelisting Westpac_tile_ad_2016 Goodwinturnerlogotile
Goodwinturnerlogotile Dominoslogotile Epiphany_logo_tile_web Burgerfuel_logo_tile_web Sugartree-lane-animated-gif Franchisenz Freelisting Westpac_tile_ad_2016