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Aug 26, 2014

Time to Try Something New at the IDEA Show

If you didn't make it to the IDEA World Fitness Convention in Anaheim, CA, earlier this month, here is a recap of some of the products you missed in....More
Aug 19, 2014

Are You Up for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

Club Industry's Pamela Kufahl accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise funds for ALS. See who she challenges to join her....More
Aug 12, 2014

Remembering Robin Williams from the First Bash for Augie's Quest

A member of the Augie's Quest team recalls the time Robin Williams spent shooting a video for the Bash....More
Aug 06, 2014

Is It 'Irrational' to Support Town Sports International?

Despite a drop in members and stock price, one observer encourages investors to stick with publicly held Town Sports International....More
Jul 30, 2014

It's July, So That Means It's Top 100 Time

For the first time, the Club Industry Top 100 Clubs list is in an all-digital format....More
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
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