A look back at the 15 most popular photo galleries shared with you by Club Industry during 2015, ranging from the Top 100 health clubs list to the top fitness and nutrition trends. The ranking is based on the number of page views each gallery received during the year.
Washington, DC, Minneapolis-St. Paul and San Diego are the top three fittest cities in the United States, according to a study released by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and funded by The Anthem Foundation. View the full gallery here.
Club Industry's Top 100 Health Clubs of 2015
Ten Predictions for the Fitness Industry in 2016
Workout and Client Advice from Top Personal Trainers
Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post, kicked off the first day of IHRSA with a keynote address that shared how top CEOs are beginning to see the importance of taking care of themselves and their employees. View the full gallery here.
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Orangetheory is a franchise with the philosophy that the energy and mood of group personal training is more effective than individual training. The company's 60-minute workouts are based on intervals of cardiovascular and strength training based on excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC). View the full gallery here.
Many health club and fitness-related companies were listed in the September issue of Inc. 2015 Inc. 5000, which ranks the fastest growing private companies in the United States. View the full gallery here.
Twelve fitness facility franchisors made Club Industry's 2015 Top 100 Health Clubs list. This gallery lists the franchisors in the order they appeared on the overall list. No franchisees are included on this list.
The Club Industry Show wrapped its 30th year in October, drawing more than 3,500 engaged fitness professionals from every segment of the industry to McCormick Place in Chicago. Leaders of fitness and wellness facilities of all sizes came together from around the country for networking, education opportunities, group exercise demonstrations and to view the latest equipment and technology from vendors. View a gallery of photos from the show here.
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently identified 10 trends it says the fitness industry should watch for in 2016. Some of these trends will occur within fitness facilities and some will occur outside of them. Pete McCall, health and fitness expert with ACE, shared these trends in a blog, which you can read here. View a photo gallery of the trends here.
Gunnar Peterson and 10 other top personal trainers share their training habits along with the advice they give clients that they wish every trainer knew. View their advice in the gallery here.
A fitness company topped Entrepreneur's 2015 Top Global Franchise List of North American franchisors seeking international franchises. Ten fitness brands were listed. See how they stacked up in this gallery.
This gallery shows the top 15 growth sports or activities from PHIT America’s 2015 Sports, Fitness and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report. The top growth activities from 2012-2014 are based on core participants who engage in the sport or activity multiple times per year.
In 2016, the fitness industry will see consumer trends affect the industry in several ways. Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson of ClubIntel have released the company's 10 fitness industry predictions for 2016. The white paper, "An Enlightened Prophesy for the Health/Fitness Industry in 2016," shares these predictions with the intent of helping the industry better understand how today's consumer trends will affect the fitness industry. View the full photo gallery here.
The top nutrition trends in 2015 may sound a little "nutty" to some. 2014 superfoods kale and coconut will continue to be popular in 2015, but the top superfoods in 2015 will be seeds and nuts, according to the annual "What's Trending in Nutrition" survey, highlights of which are featured in this gallery.
The American College of Sports Medicine's annual survey found the top 10 fitness trends for 2016, which are listed in this gallery.
Each year, Club Industry compiles a list of the Top 100 Clubs in the country based on revenue. This gallery includes the 22 companies on that list with revenue increases of 10 percent or more, ranked from the least increase to the greatest increase of those 22.
Each year, Club Industry compiles a list of the Top 100 Clubs in the country based on revenue. The complete list of health clubs for 2015 (based on 2014 revenue) is included in this gallery.
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