Anthony Dominic, Content Producer

Anthony
Dominic, Content Producer
Content Producer,
Club Industry

Anthony joined Club Industry in September 2016 and covers fitness industry news, in addition to administering the brand’s e-newsletters, social media and sponsored content.

Anthony previously worked as an assistant editor at Dispatch Magazines in Columbus, Ohio, where he earned an Excellence in Journalism Award from The Press Club of Cleveland for feature writing. He also won numerous grants and accolades during his tenure as editor-in-chief of The Burr, Kent State University’s student magazine, including a William Randolph Hearst Award. Last year, Anthony was published in “Car Bombs to Cookie Tables,” Belt Publishing's fifth narrative nonfiction anthology about the storied Rust Belt city of Youngstown, Ohio—located just north of where Anthony grew up.

Anthony is an avid follower of boxing and basketball, and spends much of his time reading, writing and painting. His latest passion is mountaineering and conquering Colorado’s fourteeners.

Articles
DavidBartonGym Sued by New York State for Failing to Refund Member Money after Closure, Bankruptcy
After Club Ventures Investments, which does business as DavidBartonGym, closed eight of its clubs in late 2016 and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, it failed to refund money to more than 5,000 members, leading to a lawsuit by the New York Attorney General's Office.
Town Sports International Reports Fifth-Straight Year of Revenue Decline
Town Sports International reported fourth quarter revenue of $96.1 million and year-end revenue of $396.9 million, decreases of $4.7 million and $27.4 million, respectively.
State Officials Consider Fate of Yoga Regulation in Idaho and Washington
Two states are considering regulating yoga instruction, which if implemented could cost studios as much as $3,000 in state-required renewal and certification fees. Since 2014, activist group the Yoga Alliance has successfully lobbied against the implementation of regulatory laws in seven states.
Viral Fitness News: Veteran Saves Collapsed Friend; LA Fitness Patron Strips Naked; Club Vandalism
An Air Force staff sergeant resuscitated his incapacitated friend at a Florida health club, while a patron and former employee cause ruckuses at an LA Fitness in Michigan and a Quik Fit in Tennessee, respectively.
Mindbody Reports Q4 and 2016 Sales Growth of More Than 30 Percent
Mindbody reported a 17 percent growth in end-of-year subscribers to 60,385. During the fourth quarter, the average monthly revenue per subscriber also increased by 15 percent to $212.
Blink Fitness Makes a Move into the West Coast Market
Blink Fitness announced that by the end of the year it will open its first location in California, a facility to be located inside the 87-year-old Huntington Park Warner Theatre.
Legal Briefs: Shooting Suspects Arrested at Indiana Gym; 24 Hour Fitness Legal Win, Member Ban
Shooting suspects were arrested in the foyer of a fitness center in Indiana while 24 Hour Fitness won an injury case and faces a lawsuit related to banning a member.
Property Briefs: Life Time Rebuilds in California; 24 Hour Anchors Florida Development; BWI Gets Gym
24 Hour Fitness and Life Time Fitness establish new clubs in Winter Park, Florida, and San Clemente, California, respectively. ROAM Fitness opens its first gym inside the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
World Gym Will Open 30 New Gyms Internationally by Q2
Of the 30 new health clubs that World Gym will open in the second quarter, five will be located in the United States in California, Tennessee and Texas. Many of the international openings will be in Asia.
Drunken Falls Killed Yoga Mogul Trevor Tice, Investigators Confirm
A San Diego County medical examiner concluded Trevor Tice’s blunt-force head trauma was the result of repeated falls while under the influence of alcohol and a mix of anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medications.
5 Ways Technology Will Impact the Fitness Industry in 2017
Health club operators must embrace in-demand technologies at an accelerated pace in 2017, according to board members of the Fitness Industry Technology Council (FIT-C). Click through this gallery to learn five key takeaways from FIT-C's Tech Trend Report.
Life Fitness Reports Q4 and 2016 Sales Growth of More Than 20 Percent
Brunswick Corp.'s Life Fitness Division reported fourth quarter sales growth of 24 percent while its 2016 sales grew by 23 percent, as Cybex became more integrated into the division.
Survey: One in Four Gym Members Are Dissatisfied with Their Health Clubs 3
Market Force Information recently surveyed more than 4,000 U.S. health club members and learned that a quarter of them are dissatisfied with their health clubs, but churn at YMCAs is lowest.
Viral Fitness News: 'Black-ish' Star Sues LA Fitness; SoulCycle Client Dies from Meningitis; Yoga Trends
“Black-ish” actress Jenifer Lewis is suing LA Fitness because the company did not fire an employee whom she alleges committed fraud against her, while a California SoulCycle studio is hit with a meningitis scare.
Army Emphasizes Strength, Aerobics in New Physical Assessment Test
The Occupational Physical Assessment Test (OPAT) will place a greater emphasis on U.S. Army applicants' physical strength and aerobic ability through a series of monitored exercises. The test also encourages physical fitness prior to the recruitment and training processes, an Army spokesperson said.
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