Stuart Goldman, Executive Editor

Goldman, Executive Editor
Managing Editor,
Club Industry
TSI Announces Revenue and Income Decrease, Conversion to Low-Price Model for Some Clubs
Town Sports International (TSI), New York, had a decrease in revenue and net income in second quarter 2014, according to financials released by the company. TSI also announced it is converting at least 20 clubs this year to a high-volume/low-price model and will close nine clubs.
The Top 100 Health Clubs of 2014
With some well-known brands added this year, the Top 100 Clubs list is as inclusive as it has ever been.
Top 100 Health Clubs of 2014 Photo Gallery
This is a compilation of the photos and logos of the companies on Club Industry's Top 100 Clubs list.
Healthworks to Acquire Sports Club/LA 'Jewel Box'
The Healthworks Group, Boston, announced today it is acquiring the "Jewel Box" Sports Club/LA club in the Boston suburb of Chestnut Hill, MA. Terms were not disclosed.
Life Fitness Sales Increase, Earnings Decrease in Second Quarter 2014 
The fitness segment of Brunswick Corp., Lake Forest, IL, which is comprised of Life Fitness and Hammer Strength equipment, had an increase in sales but a decrease in operating earnings in second quarter 2014.
Precor Sales Increase Slightly in Second Quarter 2014 
Precor, Woodinville, WA, had a 1 percent increase in sales in second quarter 2014 as well as for the first six months of the year, according to financials released last week by parent company Amer Sports, Helsinki, Finland.
A Gold's Rush: Gold's Gym Inks Deal to Acquire The Rush Fitness Complex
Gold's Gym, Dallas, is making its second acquisition of 2014 with the purchase of all 23 clubs operated by The Rush Fitness Complex, Knoxville, TN. The deal was signed last Friday and will close next month.
Equinox Acquires Sports Club/LA Clubs from Millennium Partners
Equinox, New York, has acquired the Sports Club/LA clubs operated by Millennium Partners, the New York-based parent company of Millennium Partners Sports Club Management, Boston.
Life Time Fitness Sees Net Income Decrease in Second Quarter 2014
Although revenue for Life Time Fitness increased in second quarter 2014, the company's net income decreased, and its stock plunged after the company announced its financials.
Star Trac, StairMaster Parent Company Acquires Nautilus Commercial from Med-Fit Systems
Core Health and Fitness LLC, the Vancouver, WA-based parent company of Star Trac and StairMaster, has acquired the commercial assets of Nautilus Inc. from Med-Fit Systems Inc., Fallbrook, CA.
Genesis Acquires Three Clubs in Kansas State Capital
Genesis Health Clubs has acquired the three remaining Maximus Fitness and Wellness clubs in Topeka, KS.
Rec Center Construction Ongoing at Missouri-St. Louis
The University of Missouri-St. Louis is continuing construction on a new student recreation and wellness center that is scheduled to open in the fall of 2015.
YogaWorks Acquired for Reported $45 Million
Private equity firm Great Hill Partners purchased YogaWorks from Highland Capital Partners for about $45 million, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Northern California YMCA to Close after 35 Years 
A YMCA branch in Palo Alto, CA, is closing on Oct. 1 after 35 years, leaving several members disappointed.
CrossFit Suing NSCA over Findings in Published Study 2
CrossFit, Santa Cruz, CA, filed a lawsuit against the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Colorado Springs, CO, over a published study that CrossFit claims contains inaccurate data.
Executive Insights Videos
Eric Affeldt, CEO, Club Corp
May 20, 2014
Club Industry

Preview: How High-End Clubs Differentiate Themselves and How They Are Changing

Preview video: Eric Affeldt, CEO of Club Corp, Dallas, shares his thoughts on the future of luxury clubs, how they are changing, how they compete with low-priced clubs and what other clubs can learn from them....More
Master Class Videos
Apr 21, 2014
Club Industry

Preview: Close More Sales by Using Three Concepts and the Four-Chain Link

Use this plan to inform, inspire and persuade so you can close more membership sales....More

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