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Top 10 Fittest Metro Areas in America
Washington, DC, topped the list of the top 10 fittest metro areas in America, released by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and funded by The Anthem Foundation.
Check Out New Fitness Products from First Quarter 2015
Take a look at some new product releases in the fitness industry from the first quarter of 2015.
Chris Brown Settles Suit Over Alleged Assault at 24 Hour Fitness

Chris Brown settled the lawsuit brought against him over an alleged assault during a basketball game in 2013.

Technogym Looking at Possible IPO
Technogym may be making a move for an IPO, according to a Reuters report.
Planet Fitness Franchisee Settles Discrimination Lawsuit for $25,000
Owners of the Planet Fitness Ewing (NJ), aka New England Fitness Ewing Inc., agreed to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit with a former employee yesterday, according to an announcement from the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.
Sneak Peek at NorthBay Healthcare's Planned $58 Million Cancer and Wellness Center
Last week, NorthBay Healthcare leaders broke ground on a $58 million cancer and wellness center on the NorthBay VacaValley Hospital campus in Vacaville, CA.The 110,000-square-foot building is scheduled to open in 2016.
Police Seek Suspects in Beating at Planet Fitness
Police are seeking the people who beat two individuals at a Planet Fitness in the Bronx, NY, last month.
Trial Set for Man Accused of Hiding Video Camera in Planet Fitness Tanning Room
A man accused of hiding a video camera in the tanning room of a Planet Fitness will face a bench trial in June.
ClubCorp Completes Acquisition of Six Clubs
ClubCorp, Dallas, has finalized the purchase of six more golf and country clubs.
Blink Fitness Grew Club Numbers by 40 Percent in 2014, Plans to Open 300 Locations Nationwide by 2020 1
Low-priced brand Blink Fitness added 14 clubs in 2014 and plans to add a minimum of 12 this year as it sets its sights on becoming a national brand.
ClubCorp to Acquire Six Golf Clubs for $44 Million

ClubCorp has signed agreements to acquire a multi-club portfolio of six golf clubs for a combined purchase price of just under $44 million. The sellers are Stratford Golf Partners and Accord Golf Capital and the acquisition will be funded from existing liquidity. This acquisition includes four private clubs, one semi-private club and one public golf club, adding 171 holes of golf in already established ClubCorp markets throughout the Southeast United States.

Winter 2015 Scenes from Cedardale Health and The Longfellow Clubs
Winter has delivered a wallop to the Boston, MA, and greater New England area in 2015, and that has wreaked havoc on the budgets of fitness facilities there. As of March 6, about 110 inches of snow had fallen this winter at Boston's Logan Airport. To dig out from under the heavy snow, some Boston-area health club operators blew their annual snow removal budgets by the end of February.
Yoga School Exemption Passes Colorado Senate, Moves to House
A bill exempting yoga schools from regulation passed the Colorado Senate by a vote of 32-1 today and will move to the Colorado House for a vote next.
Core Health Posts 19 Percent Sales Increase in 2014, Realigns Executive Team
Core Health & Fitness LLC, parent company of Star Trac and StairMaster, exceeded its sales targets in 2014 with a 19 percent year over year growth in sales revenue and is realigning its management team.
Town Sports Evaluates Sale Possibility, Switches Up Management 1
Town Sports International is evaluating whether to sell the company, and has moved Daniel Gallagher into the CEO role while former CEO Robert Giardina has been appointed executive chairman.
Master Class Videos
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Preview: Close More Sales by Using Three Concepts and the Four-Chain Link 2

Use this plan to inform, inspire and persuade so you can close more membership sales....More
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Nov 13, 2014
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Exhale: How a Boutique Well-being Brand Thrives  

Annbeth Eschbach, CEO of exhale, shares why she created her boutique studio brand and how she plans to grow her business in New York and beyond....More

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