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in Behind the Scenes Dec 27, 2014

NPR Podcast Puts Spotlight on Planet Fitness, Health Club Industry

A Planet Fitness spokesperson tells Club Industry the way the company was portrayed in a recent NPR podcast "is not an accurate representation of....More
in Behind the Scenes Dec 22, 2014

Another Great Gift for the Bash for Augie's Quest

Augie Nieto tells Club Industry how a longtime friend paid him a visit and left a large contribution to Augie's Quest....More
in Behind the Scenes Dec 17, 2014

High Five: Club Industry Receives Fifth Eddie Award

We are delighted to report that Club Industry is now the proud owner of five consecutive Eddie Awards. We received our fifth award last week at the....More
in Behind the Scenes Dec 16, 2014

It Looks Like Bally Is Going…Going…Gone?

A pending sale of 32 Bally Total Fitness clubs to 24 Hour Fitness likely will leave Bally with only a handful of clubs left. Some are not surprised,....More
in Behind the Scenes Dec 02, 2014

University Justifies Dress Code at Student Rec Center

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee implemented a new dress code in September for T-shirts worn at its rec center. The reaction has been mixed....More
in Behind the Scenes 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
in Behind the Scenes 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
in Behind the Scenes 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
in Behind the Scenes 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
in Behind the Scenes 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
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