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Apr 14, 2016

NBC's 'STRONG' Showcases Some Fitness Equipment Manufacturers

NBC's "STRONG" is a competition that pairs 10 trainers with 10 women on a body transformation journey through a fitness competition....More
Apr 14, 2016

Vintage Club Industry Magazines Reveal Health Club Concerns in the Early 1990s

We found a box of vintage Club Industry magazine Issues last week and look forward to sharing the content from those magazines with you in the coming....More
Apr 06, 2016

Why You Should Thank Kevin Spacey and ‘House of Cards’ for Making a Star of Rowing Machines

"House of Cards" character Frank Underwood, who is portrayed by Kevin Spacey, uses the WaterRower to manage the stress of his sometimes underhanded....More
Apr 04, 2016

Anytime Fitness Employee's Hidden Camera Discovery Leads to Arrest

The suspect in the case, Zachary Chalfant, was arrested April 1 on two charges of felony voyeurism....More
Mar 30, 2016

My Favorite Things from the 2016 IHRSA Show

This year's IHRSA International Convention and Trade Show offered a lot of networking time, four keynotes, an exhibit hall with 380 vendors and....More
Mar 29, 2016

Three Trends from IHRSA 2016: Boutiques, Technology, Functional Training

Three trends that we've been hearing about within the industry for the past few years took center stage at the 2016 IHRSA International Convention....More
Mar 21, 2016

The Best Way to Market Your Health Club Likely Isn't What You Think

Education, exceeding expectations and embracing critics are keys to getting the best type of marketing your health club company can't buy, according....More
Mar 18, 2016

IHRSA 2016 Will Feature Four Keynoters, Augie's Bash, Awards and New Products

IHRSA 2016, which is March 21-24, has moved to the East Coast this year, but it will still feature the usual slate of keynoters, awards presentations....More
Mar 17, 2016

Recent Cases Show the Creative Ways Alleged Criminals Target Health Clubs

The "Planet Fitness Bandit" and two men who posed as FBI agents show the lengths some alleged criminals will go to in targeting health clubs....More
Mar 02, 2016

Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak Speaks Out about SoulCycle IPO Delay

The reason that Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak gives for the SoulCycle IPO delay may not be a surprise to anyone....More
Feb 29, 2016

Brunswick CEO: Selling Bowling Division Led to Life Fitness Investment, Cybex Acquisition

The impact from Brunswick's sale of its retail bowling division is still being felt, most notable with Brunswick's recent acquisition of Cybex....More
Feb 24, 2016

My Health Club's Front Desk Attitude Shines After My Ugly Ski Injury

The front desk staff at your fitness facility has a big impact on whether people ultimately decide to join your fitness facility, so you should take....More
Feb 16, 2016

Affordable Care Act Losses Mounting for Some Health Insurance Providers

The Wall Street Journal profiled how many insurance companies are under pressure to improve margins on ACA plans in 2016 in a report published this....More
Feb 09, 2016

This Is 'Huuuge': Donald Trump Shared Spa Wisdom with Club Industry in 1996

Donald Trump may be omnipresent today as he runs for president, but his presence was even felt in 1996 when he graced the cover of an old issue of....More
Jan 28, 2016

Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak Expects Equinox to Have Big Unit Growth in 2016

Usage at Equinox, SoulCycle and Blink are at all-time highs, Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak shared Thursday on Bloomberg . The reason? People are coming....More
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