John Agoglia, contributing writer

Agoglia, contributing writer
Star Trac Flexes Its Muscle
IRVINE, CA In today's world of fitness, manufacturers are striving to be one-stop shops for facility owners and managers. Some say it is necessary to
Treadmill Titans Put to the Test
MEMPHIS, TN Each year fitness equipment manufacturers produce a dizzying array of treadmills for use in clubs, apartments, hotels, personal training clinics,
TSI Sponsorships Help Drive Revenues
NEW YORK Town Sports International Inc. (TSI) announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2004. Revenues for the three months ended June 30,
BYU Purchases New Equipment for Athletes
SALT LAKE CITY, UT Brigham Young University has reportedly taken delivery of more than 130 pieces of strength training and cardio equipment from FreeMotion
Acquisition Boosts HFC Financials
MINNEAPOLIS, MN Health Fitness Corp.'s financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2004, showed a boost due to its acquisition
LodgeNet Airs Fitness Suite
SIOUX FALLS, SD and DENVER LodgeNet Entertainment Corp., one of the world's largest providers of interactive television systems and broadband services
Boston Club Completes Its Renovations
BOSTON The Health Club & Spa Rowes Wharf in the Boston Harbor Hotel has completed its renovations and has appointed Tom Foley as director to oversee the
Equinox Posts Strong Quarter
NEW YORK Equinox Holdings Inc.'s financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2004 show that total revenue for the period increased 22
21st Birthday Brings Change
I remember the first gym I ever joined in 1984. It was a dungeon. It was dark and dank in the basement of a building with no windows and the walls painted
Experience PaysAt Least it Can
I recently sat down and had a conversation with a vice president at a Midwestern fitness facility company and he stressed the need to give people more
A Movie Is Worth a Thousand Words
I have to admit that this isn't the letter I had originally penned for this month. The original column had to do with providing an experience for members
Child's Play
I have read a couple of articles lately that have me slightly optimistic. These articles show some innovative and aggressive ideas in getting children
Can't We All Just Get Along?
I was listening to Howard Stern the other day (yes, I'm willing to admit it publicly) and an interesting discourse came about from the trouble the show
Hospitality 101
We at Club Industry have often written about first impressions, last impressions and the impact that the front desk staff can have on that. We have also
What About Me?!
I recently went looking for a new gym. It's not that there was anything wrong with the last gym I belonged to. In fact, I will probably get a summer membership
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