Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and fitness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Charles DeFrancesco, Founder of The Arena / Fit 4 All Abilities, located in White Plains, NY, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We work with people of all abilities. We focus on exercise for the special needs community.

Tell us about yourself

I have been a trainer for over 22 years. My son was diagnosed with Autism at two years old. I started training him and saw he became more social. Helping families like mine have a better quality of life.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Creating the special needs program.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?


What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Be organized.
  2. Do not take days off.
  3. Make sure you can deliver on promises.

Where can people find you and your business?


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