Jennipher Shaver, Senior Associate Editor

Articles by Jennipher Shaver, Senior Associate Editor
It's Time to Practice What We Preach
One last thought about irony. On the whole, health clubs exist to provide recreation and community to their members. They give people a place to be active,
Men Also Need Privacy in Health Club Showers
Be sure to focus your services equally on both males and females. Male members can be just as shy about undressing in front of others as women are, and they deserve the same amount of respect and attention.
Club Industry 2008 Addresses Economic Issues
Economic woes were on the minds of many last month at Club Industry 2008 in Chicago, causing many of the seminars and events to focus on how to survive during a tough economy.
Reality TV Isn't As Real As It Seems
With reality weight-loss TV shows running amuck on the airwaves these days, it's no wonder that clients and members expect quick results.
Clubs Should Consider Athletic Training Center Technology
As college athletics has become more competitive over the years, universities across the country are spending millions of dollars to build
Fitness Flooring Releases Bamboo Sports Floor
Fitness Flooring released Zenterra, the first bamboo sports floor designed specifically for group exercise and yoga.
Motionsoft Acquires CDS
Motionsoft Inc. is acquiring assets of Custom Design Systems, a gym software company, including CDS's PowerManagement Software.
University Athletic Training Center Technology Could Trickle Down to Clubs
NATIONWIDE -- As college athletics has become more competitive over the years, universities across the country are spending millions of dollars to build athletic training facilities equipped with state-of-the-art amenities for their sports teams. And many university athletic training professionals say that these features—many of which cost thousands of dollars if not more—could trickle down to the consumer health club market.
The 2008 Best of the Best Health Club Program Winners
Four health clubs win Club Industry's Best of the Best competition for their programming.
Marines' Combat Fitness Test Details Released, Rolled Out
Arlington, VA Although the Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test (CFT) won't officially be implemented until October 2009, training and education command officials
Military Branches Succeed with Running Events
At one time, running a marathon or even a half marathon was an option for only an elite group of serious runners. However, as running participation numbers
Annual Memberships at YMCAs Increase 700,000 in One Year
Chicago During the past five years, membership at YMCAs across the country has increased by 2 million people nationwide 700,000 of that in just the last
Group Reviews GW's Programs
Norfolk, VA A working group from the Navy's Personal and Family Readiness Program visited USS George Washington (GW) in late June for a briefing on the
Club Affected by Hurricane Katrina Endures Gustav
SLIDELL, LA -- A full three years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed Cross Gates Family Fitness’ Lake Pontchartrain location in Slidell, LA, the facility reopened while its general manager nervously watched it weather Hurricane Gustav.
BTS Signs The Alaska Club and MVP Clubs
Marietta, Ga Body Training Systems (BTS) signed agreements with The Alaska Club and MVP Sports Clubs to partner in supplying branded group fitness programs,
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Preview: 14 Observations about the Direction of the Fitness Industry in 2014

Bill McBride, CEO of Active Sports Clubs and BMC3, shares 14 observations about some of the fitness trends he is seeing and where the industry is headed....More
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Preview: Overcome the Hurdles in the Life Cycle of Your Club

Karen Woodard-Chavez, president of Premium Performance Training, shares in which of the five stages of a fitness facility's life cycle most clubs get stuck....More
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