Behind the Scenes http://clubindustry.com/blog/9964/feed Behind-the-Scenes - Get a look behind the magazine--the people the editors talk to, the clubs they visit and the stories they are working on. en Welcome a Familiar Face to Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/blog/welcome-familiar-face-club-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry welcomes fitness industry veteran Crystal Romberger to the staff as its integrated media account executive. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/welcome-familiar-face-club-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/welcome-familiar-face-club-industry#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:41:00 +0000 43811 at http://clubindustry.com The Club Industry Team Got Soaked in This Year's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-team-got-soaked-years-als-ice-bucket-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">The Club Industry team was up for the challenge issued by Augie Nieto to do the 2015 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-team-got-soaked-years-als-ice-bucket-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-team-got-soaked-years-als-ice-bucket-challenge#comments club industry conference news Behind the Scenes Wed, 12 Aug 2015 02:53:00 +0000 43481 at http://clubindustry.com Would Anyone Do This for One of Your Health Club Memberships? http://clubindustry.com/blog/would-anyone-do-one-your-health-club-memberships <div class="node-body blog-body">More than 150 people participated in the first two challenges that Equinox organized for people to win its gold membership. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/would-anyone-do-one-your-health-club-memberships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/would-anyone-do-one-your-health-club-memberships#comments news Behind the Scenes Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:27:00 +0000 43121 at http://clubindustry.com Why Some People Are Willing to Pay More for 'Less' at Boutique Studios http://clubindustry.com/blog/why-some-people-are-willing-pay-more-less-boutique-studios <div class="node-body blog-body">Some people are willing to spend more for specialized classes at boutique studios while still being members of a traditional health club. Why? And will that trend continue?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/why-some-people-are-willing-pay-more-less-boutique-studios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/why-some-people-are-willing-pay-more-less-boutique-studios#comments facility issues Behind the Scenes Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:17:00 +0000 42991 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Boutique studios, such as this Title Boxing Club, can command more from some people who want a specialized experience. (Photo courtesy Title Boxing Club.)</p> Woman's Undiscovered Death in Steam Room Shows How Routines Should Never Become Routine http://clubindustry.com/blog/womans-undiscovered-death-steam-room-shows-how-routines-should-never-become-routine <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Akiko&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Belich">Belich</span>, 77, died in a steam room at a 24 Hour Fitness in Littleton, Colorado, in March. It&#39;s a sad end for the widow and grandmother of three who had moved to the United States from Japan in her 30s and lived her life as a seamstress, according to her obituary.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/womans-undiscovered-death-steam-room-shows-how-routines-should-never-become-routine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/womans-undiscovered-death-steam-room-shows-how-routines-should-never-become-routine#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:08:00 +0000 42531 at http://clubindustry.com Health Club Sales Help Is on Its Way http://clubindustry.com/blog/health-club-sales-help-its-way <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2015 Club Industry Show has a Sales Excellence track created for anyone who is new or established on the sales side of the health club business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/health-club-sales-help-its-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/health-club-sales-help-its-way#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:51:00 +0000 41931 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Karen Woodard, president of Premium Performance Training, is chair of the Sales Excellence track at this year&#39;s Club Industry Show, Oct. 7-9 in Chicago.&nbsp;</p> 24 Hour Fitness Case Could Affect How Your Club Positions Treadmills http://clubindustry.com/blog/24-hour-fitness-case-could-affect-how-your-club-positions-treadmills <div class="node-body blog-body">Does a standard exist for safety zones around treadmills?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/24-hour-fitness-case-could-affect-how-your-club-positions-treadmills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/24-hour-fitness-case-could-affect-how-your-club-positions-treadmills#comments facility issues news Behind the Scenes Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:28:00 +0000 41561 at http://clubindustry.com The Club Industry Show Refresh Is Gaining Momentum http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-show-refresh-gaining-momentum <div class="node-body blog-body">The Club Industry Show is going through a refresh. Catch up on the changes you will see Oct. 7-9 at McCormick Place in Chicago. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-show-refresh-gaining-momentum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-show-refresh-gaining-momentum#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Wed, 03 Jun 2015 15:23:00 +0000 41301 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Club LIVE will be back at the 2015 Club Industry Show as a venue to show off some new programming for fitness facilities.&nbsp;</p> Is Your Fitness Facility Environmentally Sustainable? http://clubindustry.com/blog/your-fitness-facility-environmentally-sustainable <div class="node-body blog-body">The spending debate always comes down to initial cost vs. return on investment. For some, the choice for environmental sustainability and feeling of public goodwill will outweigh the up-front costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/your-fitness-facility-environmentally-sustainable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/your-fitness-facility-environmentally-sustainable#comments For-profits Behind the Scenes Fri, 22 May 2015 17:56:00 +0000 40881 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Sporting Club In San Diego uses signs like this to raise member&nbsp;awareness in club conservation practices. (Photo by Anthony Macaluso, The Sporting Club).</p> Should Fitness Clubs Be Required to Have a Defibrillator on Site? http://clubindustry.com/blog/should-fitness-clubs-be-required-have-defibrillator-site <div class="node-body blog-body">How important is an AED and training your staff at your club?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/should-fitness-clubs-be-required-have-defibrillator-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/should-fitness-clubs-be-required-have-defibrillator-site#comments For-profits Behind the Scenes Fri, 15 May 2015 02:23:00 +0000 40621 at http://clubindustry.com