Stuart Goldman, Executive Editor

Goldman, Executive Editor
Managing Editor,
Club Industry
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 1
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.
Motionsoft Raises $10 Million Investment from Route 66
Motionsoft, Rockville, MD, announced it has received $10 million in venture capital funding from private investment firm Route 66 Ventures.
Rhode Island Attorney General Sues Gold's Gym Owner 
A former Gold's Gym franchisee has less than a week before he has to respond to a civil lawsuit filed by the Rhode Island attorney general.
TSI to Close Club in Philadelphia on July 31
Town Sports International will close one of its six Philadelphia Sports Clubs at the end of the month.
University Rec Center Director Fired for Alleged Theft 
The former university rec center director at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia was arrested in May after she allegedly stole money from the center.
Kansas City YMCA Lifeguards Save Drowning Teen
Lifeguards at a Kansas City YMCA saved a 19-year-old man from drowning at the Y's outdoor swimming pool, two Kansas City TV stations reported.
Ex-NBA Player Charged with Sexual Assault of Life Time Fitness Employee
Rick Brunson, who played nine seasons in the NBA, was arrested and charged with sexual assault against a Life Time Fitness employee at a Life Time Athletic club in the Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills, IL.
Syracuse Fires Developer of Project for Fitness Center, Bookstore 
Syracuse (NY) University recently fired a developer that had received a 30-year property tax exemption to build a new on-campus fitness center and bookstore.
Planet Fitness Member Admits to Putting Camera in Women's Locker Room 
A Rhode Island man faces criminal misdemeanor charges of attempting to commit a crime and videotaping or electronic surveilling.
Executive Insights Videos
Eric Affeldt, CEO, Club Corp
May 20, 2014
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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
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Apr 21, 2014
Club Industry

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

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