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Jul 23, 2014

Lululemon: Sunscreen Might be Worse than Sunshine

The maker of yoga apparel has been criticized for a phrase used on its website and printed on store bags about the use of sunscreen....More
Jul 14, 2014

Club Industry Receives Two Azbees and Some 'Fast' Recognition

We want to recognize both our editorial and show staffs for some recent awards bestowed upon us....More
Jul 09, 2014

Is Life Time Fitness Still a Growth Company?

Analysts weigh in on the state of Life Time Fitness, which has had three executives sell more than 42,000 shares of company stock combined the past....More
Jul 01, 2014

Butterfly Life Founder Loses Lawsuit Over Free Speech

Mark Golob, founder of the women-only Butterfly Life club chain, sued a publisher of a website serving disgruntled franchisees over statements....More
Jun 23, 2014

You Can Help Big Corporations Make a Difference in America's Healthcare Crisis

Why should you care that the Vitality Institute's commission released its report, "Investing in Prevention: A National Imperative,"....More
Jun 18, 2014

Members Scramble as Tornado Gets Close to Club

A tornado earlier this month knocked down the wall in front of a Club Fitness in St. Peters, MO, but there were no injuries or major damage to the....More
Jun 16, 2014

The 'Benefits' of a Little Stomach Fat

At least one person tried to find a unique use for his stomach fat. However, it ended up being a big failure....More
Jun 11, 2014

Ex-Planet Fitness CEO Mike Grondahl Back in the News

Mike Grondahl, co-founder and former CEO of Planet Fitness, made a brief appearance in a local news item recently. But the subject had nothing to do....More
Jun 04, 2014

Protesters of Washington, DC, 'Yoga Tax' Have Monumental Hurdle to Climb

Members of health clubs, yoga studios and tanning salons in Washington, DC, will be subject to a 5.75 percent sales tax next year if a budget....More
May 28, 2014

Is the 24 Hour Fitness Sale About to Close?

One source shares details of the 24 Hour Fitness transaction with Club Industry. Another source says the sale could close on Friday....More
May 21, 2014

Checking Out Chicago for the 2014 Club Industry Show

The Club Industry staff paid a visit to Chicago last week to prepare for the Club Industry Show, Oct. 22-24....More
May 12, 2014

CrossFit Woman Lifts Weights Right Before Giving Birth

Other women who have worked out well into their pregnancies have attracted strong opinions based on their decisions....More
May 06, 2014

Heisman Trophy Winner Serves Community Service at Florida YMCA

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston served 20 hours of community service at a Y after he was cited for shoplifting last week for taking $32....More
Apr 30, 2014

When Members Complain, They Take to the Airwaves

LA Fitness, Planet Fitness and Life Time Fitness have appeared in the news recently for various claims and allegations made by their members from....More
Apr 21, 2014

And the Winner of the David Barton Gym Job Is…

If you did not watch "The Insider" last month, you missed the episode in which David Barton Gym selected its new social media director. But Club....More
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