Anthony Dominic, Content Producer

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.

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.
Property Briefs: Anytime Fitness Plans Major Growth in Indiana, LA Fitness and Life Time Acquire New Properties
Anytime Fitness is planning multiple club openings throughout Northwest Indiana in 2017, and LA Fitness and Life Time Fitness are eying new properties in Tennessee and Oklahoma, respectively.
University of Rhode Island Fitness Center Earns LEED Gold Certification
The 33,000-square-foot Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center at the University of Rhode Island earned a LEED Gold certification, the second-highest the offered by the U.S. Green Building Council. The center was formerly a dining hall before the university embarked on an $11 million renovation project that, in 2013, transformed the building.
Equinox Limits Healthcare Coverage for Part-Time Employees
Equinox employees working less than 30 hours per week are no longer eligible for the company's top-tier healthcare packages, according to a story by Bloomberg. Now, part-time employees can only enroll in a self-described “limited medical plan” primarily focused on preventive services.
Mother of Deceased Medical Student Sues Des Plaines Park District for Wrongful Death
Anisoara Frunza is seeking a trial by jury and $50,000 for medical and burial expenses against the Des Plaines Park District after her daughter collapsed and later died in 2015 while working out at the Prairie Lakes Community Center..
Viral Fitness News: Life Time Bans Chris Brown, Flo Rida Visits Gold's Gym, Equinox's Bold Campaign
Life Time Fitness handed a lifetime ban to pop singer Chris Brown, while Flo Rida surprised trainers at a Texas Gold's Gym and a cancer survivor bared intimate scars in Equinox's new marketing campaign.
Fitbit Acquires Vector Watch, Properties from Pebble
Vector Watch’s entire software platform will now operate under the Fitbit umbrella, but already-existing products and most product features will not be affected. Fitbit’s Pebble acquisitions, on the other hand, are exclusively related to software and firmware.
Property Briefs: SoulCycle Expands in Houston, Planet Fitness Expands in California; Kishwaukee Hospital Proposes $46 Million Facility
The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital has proposed a $46 million wellness center in DeKalb, Illinois, while SoulCycle and Planet Fitness expand operations in Texas and California, respectively. Many YMCAs and Jewish Community Centers across the country are also kicking off the new year with renovation projects.
Gainesville YMCA Has 30 Days to Raise $1.2 Million, Avoid Closure
The North Central Florida YMCA initially was set to close on Dec. 30, but after raising $784,000 toward its $1.2 million debt in a recent two-week span, the Y's directors now say the organization has until Jan. 31 to seek additional donations and prevent permanent closure.
Genesis Acquires Nebraska Elite Sports and Fitness
Genesis Health Clubs purchased Nebraska Elite Sports and Fitness Complex, its 10th facility in Nebraska and its 41st in the Midwest region. Genesis will soon launch a multi-million-dollar renovation project at the facility, said Rodney Steven, owner and president of Genesis.
No Foul Play Suspected in Apparent Falling Death of CorePower Yoga's Trevor Tice
Instead of revealing signs of foul play, an ongoing autopsy has indicated Trevor Tice may have sustained his fatal injuries from an accidental fall, according to police. He was found dead on Dec. 12 at the age of 48.
Personal20 Opens First U.S. Studio at Sport & Health Near Washington, DC
Personal20 opened on Dec. 19 as a standalone studio within Sport & Health’s Herndon, Virginia, facility. The studio is specifically designed to test the Personal20's electronic-muscle-stimulation offerings in an American market.
DavidBartonGym Closes Clubs in New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami and Bellevue
Rising competition from boutique studios, particularly in the New York market, has led to the closure of the DavidBartonGym clubs in New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami and Bellevue, Washington. DavidBartonGym clubs in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Honolulu will remain open.
Syracuse University Suing Own Law Firm Over Failed Contract to Build Fitness Center
Syracuse University is claiming lawyers from Bond, Schoeneck & King failed to include a key liability clause in a project development contract with Cameron Hill Construction. The university broke off this contract in 2014 and was subsequently sued by Cameron Hill.
MYZONE, Hexoskin Win Top Awards at Wearable Technology Show
MYZONE won in the Overall Wearable Winner Category, edging out Misfit, while Hexoskin earned the Crunchwear Editor’s Award, beating runner-up MIO Global.
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