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Nov 25, 2014

The Perks and 'Perils' of My Job Covering the Fitness Industry

That headline sounds more dramatic than it should. My job doesn't really involve any true perils like those of a firefighter, police officer or....More
Nov 18, 2014

Concerns Arise about the Health and Fitness of Richard Simmons

A knee injury has slowed famed exercise guru Richard Simmons, who some say they have not seen in months, according to reports....More
Nov 12, 2014

Thirty Years of Changes in the Fitness Industry and at Club Industry

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....More
Nov 11, 2014

Story of AED Life Save in Army Fitness Center Shows True Hero in Action

An Army medic recently helped save the life of a man who had collapsed in a base's fitness center....More
Nov 04, 2014

ISIS Fitness Rebrands for the Better in Buffalo

A name change has become necessary in the fitness club industry. ISIS Fitness is now Buffalo Multifit. It's not a moment too soon....More
Oct 28, 2014

One Fishbowl Yields Two Health Club Mentorships

Club Industry gave away two mentorships with CEOs of Top 100 clubs during the Top 100 Reception at the Club Industry Show last week....More
Oct 27, 2014

After a Glitch, the Presentation Went On without a Hitch

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....More
Oct 21, 2014

Anytime Fitness Franchisee Gets Tattoo on His Backside

A new Anytime Fitness franchisee from Missouri got a company tattoo on a place where the sun doesn't shine....More
Oct 14, 2014

Fitness Technology Leader's Schedule Is Up in the Air

Bryan O'Rourke is traveling more than 40,000 miles to fitness industry events in Barcelona, Amsterdam and Melbourne during the month of October....More
Oct 08, 2014

Personal Trainer Franchise Thinks Outside the Box, Into Your Home

A business that can deliver personal training sessions to your home, office or anywhere is branching out of New York and into the Midwest....More
Sep 30, 2014

Ride Along with John McCarthy, Who Played Hoops with the Harlem Globetrotters

Before serving as the executive director of IHRSA for 25 years, Club Industry Lifetime Achievement Award recipient John McCarthy spent one spring....More
Sep 23, 2014

Does the Apple Watch Mean 'Death' of Fitness Trackers?

With the heavily anticipated release of the Apple Watch earlier this month, experts weighed in on the future of fitness trackers. Two extreme....More
Sep 22, 2014

Jack LaLanne's Legacy Lives On in Documentary

With the 100th anniversary of Jack LaLanne's birth fast approaching, a new documentary on his life is set for release....More
Sep 16, 2014

Catching Up with the President of Equinox Is Not Easy

Whether she is traveling to Equinox clubs, delivering speeches or talking with the media, Sarah Robb O'Hagan is one busy woman....More
Sep 10, 2014

'The Biggest Loser' Weighs In With and Against the NFL

With the National Football League season well under way, Season 16 of "The Biggest Loser" kicks off Thursday night on NBC featuring former NFL....More
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