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Jul 28, 2015

Why Some People Are Willing to Pay More for 'Less' at Boutique Studios

Some people are willing to spend more for specialized classes at boutique studios while still being members of a traditional health club. Why? And....More
Jul 14, 2015

Woman's Undiscovered Death in Steam Room Shows How Routines Should Never Become Routine

Akiko Belich, 77, died in a steam room at a 24 Hour Fitness in Littleton, Colorado, in March. It's a sad end for the widow and grandmother....More
Jun 23, 2015

Health Club Sales Help Is on Its Way

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....More
Jun 12, 2015

24 Hour Fitness Case Could Affect How Your Club Positions Treadmills2

Does a standard exist for safety zones around treadmills?....More
Jun 03, 2015

The Club Industry Show Refresh Is Gaining Momentum

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....More
May 22, 2015

Is Your Fitness Facility Environmentally Sustainable?

The spending debate always comes down to initial cost vs. return on investment. For some, the choice for environmental sustainability and feeling of....More
May 14, 2015

Should Fitness Clubs Be Required to Have a Defibrillator on Site?

How important is an AED and training your staff at your club?....More
May 07, 2015

How a Friend and a Fitness Club Changed My Life

My life-changing decision to get healthy started with inspiration from a colleague and some help from a fitness club....More
Apr 21, 2015

Club Industry Begins a New Chapter

Club Industry welcomes our new content producer, Eric Stromgren, to the staff....More
Apr 14, 2015

The Long and Winding Road to The Bay Club Co.'s Purchase of Spectrum Athletic Clubs

The Bay Club Co.'s purchase of Spectrum Athletic Clubs took almost a decade and Matthew Stevens was on both sides of the transaction at various....More
Mar 09, 2015

Prayer and Transgender Issues Hit the Fitness Industry7

After two recent incidents at fitness facilities received media attention, it's clear that health club operators must think about how they will deal....More
Jan 28, 2015

How You Can Help Club Industry Help You

Earlier this month, the staff at Club Industry hosted a strategy meeting with some vendors and fitness facility operators to help us create a three-....More
Jan 14, 2015

Equinox's CEO Speaks Out about Fears of Technology Replacing Personal Trainers

Fears of evolving technology making the health club or personal trainer obsolete should be turned around to view technology as an opportunity to....More
Jan 02, 2015

You Just Can't Say No to This Harvard Business School Professor

Harvard Business School Professor Steven Rogers and marketing expert Gerry O'Brion share words of wisdom on entrepreneurship and marketing in two....More
Jan 02, 2015

Improve Your Retention by Checking Out Other Health Clubs' New Member Integration Programs

To keep those new members swamping your facility this month, get some new member integration ideas for your fitness facilities from health club....More
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