Kelsey Garrison

Articles by Kelsey Garrison
Health Clubs Go Digital
Pittsburgh, Pa Digital signs are making their way into clubs. ClubCom, a provider of digital signs and digital media networks, has its products in more
Doctors Urged to Write Exercise Prescriptions
Indianapolis Soon, doctors will be writing prescriptions for exercise if the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American College of Sports Medicine
Club Veteran Jim Booker Dies
Alpharetta, Ga Jim Booker, founder of American Fitness Centers, died of pancreatic cancer at his Alpharetta, GA, home on Oct. 6. He was 76. Booker opened
Senior Fitness Franchise Expands
GARDEN GROVE, CA-- Nifty After Fifty, a fitness and wellness company that caters to seniors, has been given the go-ahead by the California Department of Corporations to begin selling franchises.
Cuts Closes Franchise Business
CLARK, NJ -- Cuts Fitness bought out the franchise agreements of each of its franchisees and closed its franchise business in June, according to Steven Haase, managing director of Cuts Fitness. Former franchisees continue to operate under the Cuts Fitness name, but they cannot open new clubs under that name. Haase says he and the other founding members of the company maintain the franchise as a corporate business.
Gold's Honors Workout Team
CONROE, TX The Change Your Body, Change Your Life Award began as a simple idea. Bryan Murphy, owner of Gold's Gyms in the Houston area, wanted to create
Texas Gov. Signs Bill on Fitness
AUSTIN, TX Texas Gov. Rick Perry recently signed Senate Bill 530 requiring more physical fitness for children in third through 12th grades. The bill requires
Longfellow Clubs Going Green
NATLICK, MA The Longfellow Clubs in Natlick, MA, expects to save $7,000 a year on its energy costs by switching to a more energy-efficient system. The
Cardio Training Helps Children With Asthma
INDIANAPOLIS Children with asthma can benefit from aerobic training and improve their cardiopulmonary fitness while decreasing the use of inhalers, according
Personal Training Stays on Top, Study Shows
SAN DIEGO Personal training, mind-body fusion and outdoor activities continue to be popular offerings at health clubs while stability balls, resistance
Club Industry 2007 Keynote Speakers
Laila Ali will offer the keynote address at Club Industry 2007 at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. Ali will speak about how a motivational plan is necessary
Fitness Fee Increases at Penn State
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Students at Penn State University will be paying more to work out this year. The fitness membership fee increased $9 per semester from last year because of the addition of the Rec Hall fitness center, according to the university’s ...
Fabiano Designs Wins Two Gold's Gym Design Awards
LAS VEGAS Two Fabiano-designed Gold's Gyms won awards at the 2007 Gold's Gym International Convention in Las Vegas. The Gold's Gym in Islip, NY, won three
Women's Exercise Participation Increases
MOUNT PROSPECT, IL Among sports participants age 7 and older, females make up the majority in four of six activities surveyed in 2006 by the National
Club Industry 2007 Keynote Speakers
Laila Ali will offer the keynote address at Club Industry 2007 at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. Ali will speak about how a motivational plan is necessary
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Feb 13, 2014
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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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Mar 5, 2014
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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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