Pamela Kufahl, Director of Content and Engagement

Pamela
Kufahl, Director of Content and Engagement
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'Yoga Tax' Passes in D.C. 1
Despite protests by the fitness industry, a 5.75 percent sales tax on health club memberships and personal training passed the Washington, D.C., city council and will now become part of the 2015 budget, which goes into effect Jan. 1.
Companies Should Report Their Employee Health Metrics, Report States

Companies report their financial earnings and a growing number of them report their sustainability efforts, so why shouldn't they report their employee health metrics? That is the recommendation of a new report from the Vitality Institute, an organization based in New York but funded by Discovery Limited, a South African health insurance company.

Survey Results on Trainer Compensation Shows Hourly Pay Has Decreased 
Personal trainer pay has decreased by $3.50 per hour in the past two years, according to a survey of the fitness industry by IDEA Health and Fitness.
David Barton Gym Steps into the National Spotlight on Reality TV Series
David Barton Gym and CEO Howard Brodsky will be featured in an episode of the reality TV series "Inside Job" this month.
Enhancement Fees Become a More Common Method for Capital Expense Funding 
Whether they are called enhancement fees, annual fees or rate guarantee fees, a growing number of fitness facility operators have begun adding an extra fee to members' charges.
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