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 The Perks and 'Perils' of My Job Covering the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/blog/perks-and-perils-my-job-covering-fitness-industry <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>That headline sounds more dramatic than it should. My job doesn&#39;t really involve any true perils like those of a firefighter, police officer or soldier. However, the perks of my job are invitations to participate in exercise classes at various facilities around the country. I can&#39;t always accept the invitations, but when it works out, I find the experiences to be rewarding, even though they sometimes lead to the perils&mdash;a little muscle soreness and a little embarrassment about my performance in those classes.</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/perks-and-perils-my-job-covering-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/perks-and-perils-my-job-covering-fitness-industry#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:08:00 +0000 34551 at http://clubindustry.com <p>At The Body Lab, clients perform slow and steady movements on the Megaformer. The classes combine Pilates, strength and cardio. <em>Photo courtesy of The Body Lab.&nbsp;</em></p> Concerns Arise about the Health and Fitness of Richard Simmons http://clubindustry.com/blog/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons <div class="node-body blog-body">A knee injury has slowed famed exercise guru Richard Simmons, who some say they have not seen in months, according to reports.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:35:00 +0000 34321 at http://clubindustry.com Thirty Years of Changes in the Fitness Industry and at Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/blog/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry celebrates its 30th anniversary this month, leading to reflection on all that has transpired in 30 years in the fitness industry and at Club Industry.</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/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:33:00 +0000 34211 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Image from Thinkstock.</p> Story of AED Life Save in Army Fitness Center Shows True Hero in Action http://clubindustry.com/blog/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action <div class="node-body blog-body">An Army medic recently helped save the life of a man who had collapsed in a base's fitness center.</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/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action#comments Life Savers facility issues Behind the Scenes Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:26:00 +0000 34151 at http://clubindustry.com ISIS Fitness Rebrands for the Better in Buffalo http://clubindustry.com/blog/isis-fitness-rebrands-better-buffalo <div class="node-body blog-body">A name change has become necessary in the fitness club industry. ISIS Fitness is now Buffalo Multifit. It's not a moment too soon.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/isis-fitness-rebrands-better-buffalo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/isis-fitness-rebrands-better-buffalo#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:49:00 +0000 33951 at http://clubindustry.com One Fishbowl Yields Two Health Club Mentorships http://clubindustry.com/blog/one-fishbowl-yields-two-health-club-mentorships <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry gave away two mentorships with CEOs of Top 100 clubs during the Top 100 Reception at the Club Industry Show last week.</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/one-fishbowl-yields-two-health-club-mentorships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/one-fishbowl-yields-two-health-club-mentorships#comments Blog Categories club industry conference Behind the Scenes Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:32:00 +0000 33651 at http://clubindustry.com <p>At the Club Industry Show&#39;s Top 100 Clubs reception, Dawn Anderson, co-owner of Sand and Steel Fitness in Alexandria, VA, won a mentorship with Joe Cirulli, owner of Gainesville Health and Fitness Centers in Gainesville, FL. As part of the mentorship, Anderson will visit Cirulli&#39;s club. Pictured are (left to right): Kent Stevens, executive vice president of commercial sales for Matrix Fitness (sponsor of the mentorship); Anderson; Paul Roberts, co-owner of Sand and Steel Fitness; and Cirulli. (Photo by Erin Manning.)</p> After a Glitch, the Presentation Went On without a Hitch http://clubindustry.com/blog/after-glitch-presentation-went-without-hitch <div class="node-body blog-body">A funny thing happened on the way to presenting a tribute video to John McCarthy last week at the Club Industry Show in Chicago. Actually, it was a couple of funny things.</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/after-glitch-presentation-went-without-hitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/after-glitch-presentation-went-without-hitch#comments awards club industry conference Behind the Scenes Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:35:00 +0000 33571 at http://clubindustry.com Anytime Fitness Franchisee Gets Tattoo on His Backside http://clubindustry.com/blog/anytime-fitness-franchisee-gets-tattoo-his-backside <div class="node-body blog-body">A new Anytime Fitness franchisee from Missouri got a company tattoo on a place where the sun doesn't shine.</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/anytime-fitness-franchisee-gets-tattoo-his-backside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/anytime-fitness-franchisee-gets-tattoo-his-backside#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:01:00 +0000 33461 at http://clubindustry.com Fitness Technology Leader's Schedule Is Up in the Air http://clubindustry.com/blog/fitness-technology-leaders-schedule-air <div class="node-body blog-body">Bryan O'Rourke is traveling more than 40,000 miles to fitness industry events in Barcelona, Amsterdam and Melbourne during the month of October.</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/fitness-technology-leaders-schedule-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/fitness-technology-leaders-schedule-air#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:09:00 +0000 33181 at http://clubindustry.com Personal Trainer Franchise Thinks Outside the Box, Into Your Home http://clubindustry.com/blog/personal-trainer-franchise-thinks-outside-box-your-home <div class="node-body blog-body">A business that can deliver personal training sessions to your home, office or anywhere is branching out of New York and into the Midwest.</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/personal-trainer-franchise-thinks-outside-box-your-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/personal-trainer-franchise-thinks-outside-box-your-home#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:52:00 +0000 33091 at http://clubindustry.com