Behind the Scenes http://clubindustry.com/blog/9964/feed en Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend and Saying Hello to a New One in the Fitness Industry Media World http://clubindustry.com/blog/saying-goodbye-old-friend-and-saying-hello-new-one-fitness-industry-media-world <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry's Content Producer Eric Stromgren has left the brand to go to graduate school. Anthony Dominic has joined Club Industry as the new content producer, covering health and fitness news and trends, putting together the brand's e-newsletters and handling social media. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/saying-goodbye-old-friend-and-saying-hello-new-one-fitness-industry-media-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/saying-goodbye-old-friend-and-saying-hello-new-one-fitness-industry-media-world#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:20:00 +0000 57811 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Club Industry staff enjoyed a going away and welcome dinner for Eric Stromgren and Anthony Dominic last week. Pictured are (left to right): Marty McCallen, managing director; Pamela Kufahl, content and engagement director; Eric Stromgren, former content producer; Jen Taylor, conference manager; Anthony Dominic, content producer; Ashley Brand, marketing specialist; and Crystal Romberger, integrated sales manager. (Photo by Sam Posa.)</p> What Planet Fitness' Performance after One Year as a Public Company Means to You http://clubindustry.com/blog/what-planet-fitness-performance-after-one-year-public-company-means-you <div class="node-body blog-body">A strong second quarter performance capped off the first year as a public company for low-priced health club franchise Planet Fitness. Some of the insights shared by its CEO, Chris Rondeau, should lead to introspection by mid-priced club operators. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/what-planet-fitness-performance-after-one-year-public-company-means-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/what-planet-fitness-performance-after-one-year-public-company-means-you#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:58:00 +0000 57391 at http://clubindustry.com Lunch and Learn about Wellness, Leadership, Sales and Marketing at the Club Industry Show http://clubindustry.com/blog/lunch-and-learn-about-wellness-leadership-sales-and-marketing-club-industry-show <div class="node-body blog-body">Four lunch presentations not only provide educational opportunities but also networking time with peers and industry experts. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/lunch-and-learn-about-wellness-leadership-sales-and-marketing-club-industry-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/lunch-and-learn-about-wellness-leadership-sales-and-marketing-club-industry-show#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Sun, 21 Aug 2016 22:09:00 +0000 57381 at http://clubindustry.com Meet Your Club Industry Team: Boxer, Runner, Obstacle Course Enthusiast http://clubindustry.com/blog/meet-your-club-industry-team-boxer-runner-obstacle-course-enthusiast <div class="node-body blog-body">In the second of our series introducing our Club Industry Show staff members and their love of fitness to you, I'm introducing someone I know well: me.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/meet-your-club-industry-team-boxer-runner-obstacle-course-enthusiast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/meet-your-club-industry-team-boxer-runner-obstacle-course-enthusiast#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Sun, 21 Aug 2016 12:41:00 +0000 57371 at http://clubindustry.com Keynoter Bo Burlingham Will Share How to Take Your Fitness Business from Good to Great http://clubindustry.com/blog/keynoter-bo-burlingham-will-share-how-take-your-fitness-business-good-great <div class="node-body blog-body">During his keynote at the Club Industry Show, business writer Bo Burlingham will share six characteristics that give great companies their "mojo," offering examples of great companies inside and outside the fitness industry. And he will give you steps for moving your business from good to great. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/keynoter-bo-burlingham-will-share-how-take-your-fitness-business-good-great" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/keynoter-bo-burlingham-will-share-how-take-your-fitness-business-good-great#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Fri, 19 Aug 2016 01:03:00 +0000 57351 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Bo Burlingham, who has covered business for more&nbsp;than 30 years for various media, including Inc. magazine, will present the keynote address on Oct. 13 at the Club Industry Show at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. (Photo courtesy Bo Burlingham.)&nbsp;</p> Health Club Owners Continue Complaints about National Fitness Financial Systems Related to Payments http://clubindustry.com/blog/health-club-owners-continue-complaints-about-national-fitness-financial-systems-related-payment <div class="node-body blog-body">A story on National Fitness Financial Systems and problems that some club owners have allegedly had with payment of members' dues continues to generate comments--and Club Industry wants your input if you have been affected by this situation. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/health-club-owners-continue-complaints-about-national-fitness-financial-systems-related-payment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/health-club-owners-continue-complaints-about-national-fitness-financial-systems-related-payment#comments news Behind the Scenes Wed, 17 Aug 2016 01:52:00 +0000 57311 at http://clubindustry.com You Have Been Challenged: Health Club Bike Challenge in August Will Benefit Augie's Quest http://clubindustry.com/blog/you-have-been-challenged-health-club-bike-challenge-august-will-benefit-augies-quest <div class="node-body blog-body">Everyone in the health and wellness is challenged to get involved in one of two events that will raise money to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/you-have-been-challenged-health-club-bike-challenge-august-will-benefit-augies-quest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/you-have-been-challenged-health-club-bike-challenge-august-will-benefit-augies-quest#comments charitable efforts Behind the Scenes Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:12:00 +0000 56761 at http://clubindustry.com Indoor Tanning Businesses Continue to Face Regulatory Pressure http://clubindustry.com/blog/indoor-tanning-businesses-continue-face-regulatory-pressure <div class="node-body blog-body">More than 200 salons and retailers across the country make health claims related to tanning, according to a Law.com report profiling tanning regulation.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/indoor-tanning-businesses-continue-face-regulatory-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/indoor-tanning-businesses-continue-face-regulatory-pressure#comments For-profits news Behind the Scenes Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:42:00 +0000 56661 at http://clubindustry.com Studio Operators: These Four Sessions Are Just for You http://clubindustry.com/blog/studio-operators-these-four-sessions-are-just-you <div class="node-body blog-body">The growth of the studio market means a growing number of people in the fitness industry have concerns specific to operating a successful studio, and Club Industry is teaming with the Association of Fitness Studios to bring four sessions to the Club Industry Show that speak specifically to studio operators' needs. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/studio-operators-these-four-sessions-are-just-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/studio-operators-these-four-sessions-are-just-you#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:44:00 +0000 56451 at http://clubindustry.com Meet Your Club Industry Team: Crystal Romberger, Dirt Biker http://clubindustry.com/blog/meet-your-club-industry-team-crystal-romberger-dirt-biker <div class="node-body blog-body">The Club Industry Show is brought to you by a team of people who are dedicated to helping you but who also enjoy fitness and healthy living. Meet one of those team members, Crystal Romberger. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/meet-your-club-industry-team-crystal-romberger-dirt-biker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/meet-your-club-industry-team-crystal-romberger-dirt-biker#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Mon, 18 Jul 2016 01:33:00 +0000 56431 at http://clubindustry.com Get Up and at 'Em for New Group Exercise Classes, Early Morning Workouts at the Club Industry Show http://clubindustry.com/blog/get-and-em-new-group-exercise-classes-early-morning-workouts-club-industry-show <div class="node-body blog-body">When you come to a fitness trade show and conference, you should have ample opportunity to get in some good workouts. At this year's Club Industry Show Oct. 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, you won't be disappointed. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/get-and-em-new-group-exercise-classes-early-morning-workouts-club-industry-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/get-and-em-new-group-exercise-classes-early-morning-workouts-club-industry-show#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:51:00 +0000 56421 at http://clubindustry.com Advance Your Fitness Career at the Club Industry Show with Networking, Networking, Networking…And Food and Drink http://clubindustry.com/blog/advance-your-fitness-career-club-industry-show-networking-networking-networking-and-food-and-dr <div class="node-body blog-body">You will have no excuse to say you didn't meet anyone new and interesting at the Club Industry Show this year because you now have seven networking opportunities. Yes, seven. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/advance-your-fitness-career-club-industry-show-networking-networking-networking-and-food-and-dr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/advance-your-fitness-career-club-industry-show-networking-networking-networking-and-food-and-dr#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Sat, 16 Jul 2016 22:11:00 +0000 56411 at http://clubindustry.com Club Industry Honored for Augie Nieto Profile, Top 100 Health Clubs http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-honored-augie-nieto-profile-top-100-health-clubs <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry won two gold awards for a profile of its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Augie Nieto, and for its 2015 Top 100 Clubs list package.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-honored-augie-nieto-profile-top-100-health-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-honored-augie-nieto-profile-top-100-health-clubs#comments awards Behind the Scenes Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:44:00 +0000 56321 at http://clubindustry.com How Hollywood Is Marketing to Fitness Consumers This Summer http://clubindustry.com/blog/how-hollywood-marketing-fitness-consumers-summer <div class="node-body blog-body">Some Hollywood film studios are targeting fitness consumers with workout products this summer.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/how-hollywood-marketing-fitness-consumers-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/how-hollywood-marketing-fitness-consumers-summer#comments For-profits news Behind the Scenes Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:42:00 +0000 56081 at http://clubindustry.com Three Chances to Discover How the Mix of Wellness and Technology Affects Health Clubs http://clubindustry.com/blog/three-chances-discover-how-mix-wellness-and-technology-affects-health-clubs <div class="node-body blog-body">Wearable fitness devices, virtual physician visits, and mobile nutrition and workout apps are all part of wellness. In the future, the health club industry will use as-yet unknown wellness-related technology. You have three opportunities to hear about how this will affect your business.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/three-chances-discover-how-mix-wellness-and-technology-affects-health-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/three-chances-discover-how-mix-wellness-and-technology-affects-health-clubs#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:47:00 +0000 55821 at http://clubindustry.com