Behind the Scenes http://clubindustry.com/blog/9964/feed Behind-the-Scenes - Get a look behind the magazine--the people the editors talk to, the clubs they visit and the stories they are working on. en High Five: Club Industry Receives Fifth Eddie Award http://clubindustry.com/blog/high-five-club-industry-receives-fifth-eddie-award <div class="node-body blog-body">We are delighted to report that Club Industry is now the proud owner of five consecutive Eddie Awards. We received our fifth award last week at the FOLIO: Awards breakfast in New York.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/high-five-club-industry-receives-fifth-eddie-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/high-five-club-industry-receives-fifth-eddie-award#comments awards Behind the Scenes Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:56:00 +0000 35051 at http://clubindustry.com It Looks Like Bally Is Going…Going…Gone? http://clubindustry.com/blog/it-looks-bally-going-going-gone <div class="node-body blog-body">A pending sale of 32 Bally Total Fitness clubs to 24 Hour Fitness likely will leave Bally with only a handful of clubs left. Some are not surprised, nor sad, to see the company fading away.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/it-looks-bally-going-going-gone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/it-looks-bally-going-going-gone#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:12:00 +0000 35001 at http://clubindustry.com Share Your Thoughts and Expertise on Industry Topics http://clubindustry.com/blog/share-your-thoughts-and-expertise-industry-topics <div class="node-body blog-body">Check out the new IdeaXchange section of Club Industry's website, where you are invited to share your thoughts and opinions on topics of relevance to the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/share-your-thoughts-and-expertise-industry-topics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/share-your-thoughts-and-expertise-industry-topics#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:09:00 +0000 34871 at http://clubindustry.com University Justifies Dress Code at Student Rec Center http://clubindustry.com/blog/university-justifies-dress-code-student-rec-center <div class="node-body blog-body">The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee implemented a new dress code in September for T-shirts worn at its rec center. The reaction has been mixed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/university-justifies-dress-code-student-rec-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/university-justifies-dress-code-student-rec-center#comments facility issues Behind the Scenes Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:16:00 +0000 34651 at http://clubindustry.com The Perks and 'Perils' of My Job Covering the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/blog/perks-and-perils-my-job-covering-fitness-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">One perk of working for Club Industry is being invited to visit clubs and try out classes, including this Pilates-inspired class at the new Body Lab.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/perks-and-perils-my-job-covering-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/perks-and-perils-my-job-covering-fitness-industry#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:08:00 +0000 34551 at http://clubindustry.com <p>At The Body Lab, clients perform slow and steady movements on the Megaformer. The classes combine Pilates, strength and cardio. <em>Photo courtesy of The Body Lab.&nbsp;</em></p> Concerns Arise about the Health and Fitness of Richard Simmons http://clubindustry.com/blog/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons <div class="node-body blog-body">A knee injury has slowed famed exercise guru Richard Simmons, who some say they have not seen in months, according to reports.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:35:00 +0000 34321 at http://clubindustry.com Thirty Years of Changes in the Fitness Industry and at Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/blog/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry celebrates its 30th anniversary this month, leading to reflection on all that has transpired in 30 years in the fitness industry and at Club Industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:33:00 +0000 34211 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Image from Thinkstock.</p> Story of AED Life Save in Army Fitness Center Shows True Hero in Action http://clubindustry.com/blog/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action <div class="node-body blog-body">An Army medic recently helped save the life of a man who had collapsed in a base's fitness center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action#comments Life Savers facility issues Behind the Scenes Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:26:00 +0000 34151 at http://clubindustry.com ISIS Fitness Rebrands for the Better in Buffalo http://clubindustry.com/blog/isis-fitness-rebrands-better-buffalo <div class="node-body blog-body">A name change has become necessary in the fitness club industry. ISIS Fitness is now Buffalo Multifit. It's not a moment too soon.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/isis-fitness-rebrands-better-buffalo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/isis-fitness-rebrands-better-buffalo#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:49:00 +0000 33951 at http://clubindustry.com One Fishbowl Yields Two Health Club Mentorships http://clubindustry.com/blog/one-fishbowl-yields-two-health-club-mentorships <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry gave away two mentorships with CEOs of Top 100 clubs during the Top 100 Reception at the Club Industry Show last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/one-fishbowl-yields-two-health-club-mentorships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/one-fishbowl-yields-two-health-club-mentorships#comments Blog Categories club industry conference Behind the Scenes Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:32:00 +0000 33651 at http://clubindustry.com <p>At the Club Industry Show&#39;s Top 100 Clubs reception, Dawn Anderson, co-owner of Sand and Steel Fitness in Alexandria, VA, won a mentorship with Joe Cirulli, owner of Gainesville Health and Fitness Centers in Gainesville, FL. As part of the mentorship, Anderson will visit Cirulli&#39;s club. Pictured are (left to right): Kent Stevens, executive vice president of commercial sales for Matrix Fitness (sponsor of the mentorship); Anderson; Paul Roberts, co-owner of Sand and Steel Fitness; and Cirulli. (Photo by Erin Manning.)</p>