The benefits of functional beverages to provide more energy, stamina or clarity in thinking are highly touted, but health club operators who serve these beverages should educate themselves and their staff on them so they are not taken in by false claims....More
A former Life Time Fitness policy that dictated that uniform costs be subtracted from employees’ first paychecks led to an alleged violation of minimum wage rules, according to the U.S. Department of Labor....More
Fitness trends to watch for in 2017 include new ones and the return of old favorites, according to the American Council on Exercise (ACE), which this week released its picks for top fitness trends for the coming year.
Fitness industry professionals are increasingly adopting holistic coaching techniques to better meet the demands of their clients, enhance the offerings of their clubs and attract the deconditioned market with a broader approach to their health and wellness challenges....More
The Association of Fitness Studios has released its second annual report detailing key financial elements of the studio business, including average annual revenue, average retention rate and average pay for trainers....More