Stuart Goldman, Executive Editor

Goldman, Executive Editor
Managing Editor,
Club Industry
Mountainside Fitness CEO Malkovich Leaving Company
Billy Malkovich, who has served as CEO of Mountainside Fitness, Tempe, AZ, for eight years, is leaving the company at the end of the week.
YMCA of the USA Names Kevin Washington New President and CEO 
The YMCA of the USA named Kevin Washington, president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston, to lead the Chicago-based national organization.
Total Woman Gym and Spa Hires New CEO 
Total Woman Gym and Spa, Westlake Village, CA, has announced Corinne Perritano as its new CEO. Perritano replaced Gene LaMott as CEO effective Sept. 22, the company announced.
Gold's Gym Changes Kids Club Policy for Employees
Gold's Gym, Dallas, has updated its policy for kids club care for children of its employees. The change leaves restrictions in all but four states in the amount of kids club time allotted for those employees.
Professor Dies after Swimming Laps in YMCA Pool 
A Spanish professor at Western Michigan University died Saturday after she was found unresponsive in the bottom of a YMCA swimming pool.
Health & Fitness Business Expo Closes after 15 Years
The Health & Fitness Business Expo, a trade show for the home fitness retail market that opened in 1999, has closed.
Report: Crunch Sale Could Fetch More Than $200 Million
Crunch, New York, may be heading for a sale that could net more than $200 million, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
West Seattle YMCA Launches $11 Million Expansion 
A branch of the YMCA of Greater Seattle announced the launch of an $11 million expansion project that will increase the size of the Y by 50 percent to 47,000 square feet.
Former CEOs of The Rush Land COO Roles in Industry
Two former CEOs of The Rush Fitness Complex, Knoxville, TN, which was acquired by Gold's Gym in July, have found new roles in the industry.
Professor Receives Grant for HIIT Study with Army 
An assistant professor of kinesiology has been awarded a grant of more than $2.52 million for a study to test the effects of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) compared to usual Army physical readiness training among active duty military personnel.
Inc. 5,000 List Includes Several Fitness, Wellness Companies
The recently released Inc. 5,000 list from Inc. magazine contains several companies from the fitness industry, including club companies, suppliers and wellness companies.
NSF Health and Fitness Facilities Standard Withdrawn
NSF International has withdrawn the NSF 341 Health/Fitness Facilities Standard that was adopted in 2012 as an American national standard for fitness facility certification.
Gold's Gym Mourns Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
A Gold's Gym in Westborough, MA, is mourning the loss of a soldier who was killed last week in Afghanistan. Spc. Brian Arsenault, 28, not only was a member but had worked for the club for two years under previous ownership.
Bally Club in New Jersey Fined $10,500 
A Bally Total Fitness club in Jersey City, NJ, was one of five health clubs in New Jersey that were fined by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs for various reasons, including failure to register with the state.
Deal Falls Through Between Equinox, Healthworks
The sale of the Jewel Box Sports Club/LA club in Chestnut Hill, MA, from Equinox, New York, to Healthworks Fitness Centers, Boston, has fallen through.
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