FitnessDesignGroup® is a specialized design and wellness consultancy. We have provided spatial planning for well over 20,000 residential and commercial facilities worldwide. Clients include corporations, universities, property developers, hotels, studios, private residences and commercial health clubs alike. FDG’s experienced Functional Design Specialists provide a unique perspective and cutting edge facility planning, market research and technology solutions. We deliver increased efficiencies, reduced costs, and the elevated offering required in today’s highly competitive and demand driven exercise environments.
We provide comprehensive feasibility, planning and design expertise in both the commercial and luxury residential space. We determine the appropriate space, equipment levels and support structures needed to maintain a dynamic fitness environment now and into the future. Our Functional Design Specialists are always up to speed on current market conditions in fitness so you don’t have to be.
Bryan is a wellness industry entrepreneur and functional fitness design expert. He’s designed facilities for Fortune 100 companies, global hospitality flags, professional sports teams, universities, as well as private gym design for countless executive and celebrity residences. Bryan is also the founder and CEO of Advantage Fitness Products. Bryan’s passion for facility design and wellness solution innovation are the driving forces behind the growing demand for the company’s consultative support for non-traditional and increasingly specialized exercise facilities.
Bryan is a designated partner of the California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports, and is a frequent industry speaker on the subject of functional fitness design and operational strategies. He also serves as an editorial advisor and contributing writer for numerous publications including Hotel Executive, Fitness Management, Resort & Recreation, and Shape Magazine.
Director of Design
Lauren Heckmann serves as Director of Design for Fitness Design Group and leads the company’s technical design process and major account oversight. Lauren graduated with honors from The University of Texas at Austin and holds a five-year professional degree in Architecture. Her passion for fitness combined with an exceptional eye for design provides unique perspective in collaborating with clients towards their wellness related endeavors. Lauren’s clients include Hilton Hotels, Nike, Apple, and The Los Angeles Clippers. Lauren enjoys all things fitness and is always expanding her knowledge of the industry through research and personal experience.