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Apr 09, 2014

Swift Action by Active Sports Clubs led to Club One Acquisition

Club One was on the verge of shutting down before Bill McBride, Jill Kinney and Active Sports Clubs came to the rescue....More
Apr 04, 2014

Former Charlotte Athletic Club Trainer, General Manager to Return to Boston Marathon

Nicole and Michael Gross, who suffered injuries in the Boston Marathon bombings last year, release a statement as the one-year anniversary approaches....More
Apr 01, 2014

Too Cool for School? Not These University Rec Centers

University rec centers often ooze cool, but these 12 rec centers have been deemed the coolest of the cool, at least by Men's Health....More
Mar 26, 2014

The IHRSA 2014 Post-Show Mega Blog

Executive Editor Stuart Goldman looks back at the sights and sounds of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA)....More
Mar 26, 2014

Toddler Obesity Rate Drop May Be Too Good to Be True

An article calls into question a study's claim that obesity rates for children 2 to 5 years old had decreased....More
Mar 19, 2014

Augie Nieto Walks This Way at The Bash

We've got great coverage of last week's IHRSA show for you, thanks to Pam Kufahl's blog and our epic IHRSA 2014 photo gallery. And yes, I....More
Mar 19, 2014

IHRSA 2014 Was Worth 14,000 Steps a Day

Four days at IHRSA 2014 means a lot of walking, talking, learning and networking. Check out some of the highlights....More
Mar 11, 2014

The Fitness Industry Needs an Online Crash

The recent outages of HBO Go, Twitter and Netflix should serve as positive examples of what high demand could do for the fitness industry....More
Mar 05, 2014

One Bay Area Club Founder Bought Back the Company; Could It Happen to 24 Hour Fitness?

A familiar name has popped up in the industry rumor mill as a potential buyer of 24 Hour Fitness....More
Feb 26, 2014

Lift Brands Gives Snap Fitness Founder an Added Boost

There's no slowing down for Peter Taunton, who secured a new private equity firm and created a new parent company for his brands in the past two....More
Feb 19, 2014

Video Shows Personal Trainer Saving Member's Life in Oklahoma Club

Kim Steele and personal trainer Travis Burdine talk about the day when he helped save her life after she collapsed of a heart attack....More
Feb 11, 2014

'Biggest Loser' May Be Tweaked after Winner's Dramatic Weight Loss, and That's a Good Thing

Rachel Frederickson lost 155 pounds, dropping her weight to 105 on her way to winning the Season 15 title of "The Biggest Loser." Did she lose too....More
Jan 31, 2014

In Twin Cities, Three's Not a Crowd for Snap, Anytime and Life Time Fitness

It seems every few days or so, some new news comes out of Anytime Fitness, Snap Fitness and Life Time Fitness, which are all headquartered about 40....More
Jan 22, 2014

Behind the Scenes of the Arnold Gold's Gym Video

Arnold Schwarzenegger returned to the Gold's Gym "Mecca" in Venice, CA, disguised as a regional manager to raise money for charity....More
Jan 22, 2014

Fitness Tracking Device Causing a Rash of Incidents

Fitbit, which manufactures fitness tracker wristbands, is allegedly leaving a mark on the wearable technology industry it probably wishes it could....More
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