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Fitness Formula Clubs Opens 10th Facility in the Chicago Area
Fitness Formula Clubs opened a new location in downtown Park Ridge, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The facility offers physical therapy, a spa, a kids' club, a cafe and other amenities that the company said will be a fit in the neighborhood.
PHIT America: U.S. National Security at Risk Due to Potential Unfit Recruits
The fact that at least 70 percent of 17-24 year olds in 45 states are not fit to serve in the military, partly due to being out of shape, could cause a potential problem for any plans by President-elect Donald Trump to expand the U.S. military, according to PHIT America.
Town Sports International Overhauls New York and Boston Clubs, Digital Platforms
New branding materials at select New York Sports Clubs and Boston Sports Clubs will emphasize the facilities' functions as community-centric, neighborhood gyms.
Equinox to Add Two Clubs in London
Equinox plans to open a second club in London in 2017 and a third club in 2019, pending planning permissions.
Active Interest Media Acquires IDEA Health & Fitness Association
Active Interest Media Inc. has purchased IDEA Health & Fitness Association, the companies announced today in a release. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Motionsoft Names John Cramp as CEO
​Motionsoft has appointed veteran technology executive John Cramp as chief executive officer, while Chairman of the Board Al Noshirvani will take on the role of chief strategy officer.
In-Shape Health Clubs Appoints New CEO, Founder Paul Rothbard Steps Down
Thirty-five years after founding In-Shape Health Clubs, CEO Paul Rothbard will step down on Dec. 1. Rich Nelsen, a former Starbucks senior executive, will assume CEO duties at that time.
Cybex Medway Operations to Transition to Illinois, Minnesota
Life Fitness, Rosemont, Illinois, will move the production and support operations of its Cybex manufacturing plant in Medway, Massachusetts, to existing facilities in Minnesota and Illinois, the company announced.
Club Industry Show Wraps Move to New Venue, Offers More Networking, Education
The Club Industry Show wrapped its 31st year last week at the Hyatt Regency Chicago with many attendees and vendors sharing that the education program met high standards and the hotel venue allowed for better networking.
Anytime Fitness Creates Brand President Position, Appoints Stacy Anderson
Anytime Fitness has promoted former Chief Marketing Officer Stacy Anderson to the new position of brand president where she will lead Anytime Fitness' business unit and steer the continuing evolution of the franchise's business model.
New Exhibitors Join the Club Industry Show in 2016
In addition to visiting long-time Club Industry Show exhibitors, meet the exciting lineup of brand-new exhibitors appearing at this year's event in October.
5 Reasons Your Health Club Members Should Exercise 5 Days a Week
New findings published in the Journal of the American Heart Association incentivize weekly exercise like never before. Find out more in Club Industry's article on the topic, or click through this photo gallery for the five top reasons to break a sweat.
The 10 States with the Highest Obesity Rates in 2015
The latest obesity report by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health shares a ranking of states by adult obesity rates. Find out more details of the study in Club Industry's article on the topic or click through this photo gallery to see the 10 states with the highest obesity rates.
New Winston Family YMCA Facility Replaces Old Y in Jacksonville, Florida
The YMCA of Florida's First Coast opened its new, larger Winston Family YMCA, replacing an older facility on the same property that will be demolished to become a parking lot for the new facility.
ClassPass Shares Breakdown of Its Users' Fitness Habits by Regions of the United States
ClassPass reviewed data from its users during the past three months and shared workout habits from favorite time to work out to favorite type of workout per region of the United States.
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