Behind the Scenes http://clubindustry.com/blog/9964/feed en Find Out How to Overcome Fears and Become a Better Leader in Club Industry's 2017 Keynotes http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-how-overcome-fears-and-become-better-leader-club-industrys-2017-keynotes <div class="node-body blog-body">Only by overcoming your fears can you reach your full potential. And only by improving your leadership skills can you achieve your purpose and increase profitability. Michelle Poler and Nick Sarillo, Club Industry's two 2017 keynote presenters, will share more at the Club Industry Show in October. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-how-overcome-fears-and-become-better-leader-club-industrys-2017-keynotes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-how-overcome-fears-and-become-better-leader-club-industrys-2017-keynotes#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:52:00 +0000 62351 at http://clubindustry.com 'Biggest Loser' Trainer Bob Harper Recovering from Heart Attack http://clubindustry.com/blog/biggest-loser-trainer-bob-harper-recovering-heart-attack <div class="node-body blog-body">Trainer and television personality Bob Harper attributed his recent heart attack to genetics. His mother passed away from a heart attack several years ago, and research by the American Heart Association indicates heart disease can run in families, especially affecting men.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/biggest-loser-trainer-bob-harper-recovering-heart-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/biggest-loser-trainer-bob-harper-recovering-heart-attack#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:25:00 +0000 62131 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Trainer and television personality Bob Harper has attributed his recent heart attack to genetics. His mother passed away from a heart attack several years ago, and research by the American Heart Association indicates heart disease can run in families, especially affecting men. (Photo by Getty.)</p> Watch for a New Look on Club Industry's Website, Coming Soon http://clubindustry.com/blog/watch-new-look-club-industrys-website-coming-soon <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry will debut a new website design in March, so watch for some preview pages starting in mid-March. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/watch-new-look-club-industrys-website-coming-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/watch-new-look-club-industrys-website-coming-soon#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:22:00 +0000 62061 at http://clubindustry.com Secrets to Successfully Implementing (and Profiting From) Digital Services http://clubindustry.com/blog/secrets-successfully-implementing-and-profiting-digital-services <div class="node-body blog-body">In Club Industry's latest webinar, FIT-C President Bryan O'Rourke highlights ways to address consumer expectations with services such as online memberships and on-demand training services.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/secrets-successfully-implementing-and-profiting-digital-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/secrets-successfully-implementing-and-profiting-digital-services#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:34:00 +0000 62031 at http://clubindustry.com <p>In Club Industry&#39;s latest webinar, FIT-C President Bryan O&#39;Rourke highlights ways to address consumer expectations with services such as online memberships and on-demand training services.</p> Big Does Not Always Equate to Great in the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/blog/big-does-not-always-equate-great-fitness-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">If you judge something only by scale rather than depth, then boutique studios are not worth opening, independent films should be banned and anyone under 5 foot tall should dare not voice an opinion. But being big is not the same as being great whether you are talking about health clubs or trade shows and conferences. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/big-does-not-always-equate-great-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/big-does-not-always-equate-great-fitness-industry#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 15 Feb 2017 02:21:00 +0000 61621 at http://clubindustry.com Are 'People-Powered' Green Gyms the Future of Fitness? http://clubindustry.com/blog/are-people-powered-green-gyms-future-fitness <div class="node-body blog-body">In Club Industry's latest webinar, three industry experts outline strategies for implementing sustainable practices that can reduce your facility's energy bills, galvanize members and improve retention—all while aiding the environment. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/are-people-powered-green-gyms-future-fitness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/are-people-powered-green-gyms-future-fitness#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:23:00 +0000 61511 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The percentage of consumers who are willing to pay more for socially responsible goods and services rose from 35 percent in 2011 to 42 percent in 2014, according to data provided in Club Industry&#39;s latest webinar. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Is the Wearable Device Trend on Its Way Out? http://clubindustry.com/blog/wearable-device-trend-its-way-out <div class="node-body blog-body">Fitbit Inc. executives announced the company will miss its fourth quarter 2016 revenue projections by at least $145 million. Is this the wake-up call that wearables are part of a dying trend? </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/wearable-device-trend-its-way-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/wearable-device-trend-its-way-out#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:04:00 +0000 61281 at http://clubindustry.com <div>The use of activity trackers seemed like a trend that would never end, but Fitbit&#39;s&nbsp;warning that its 2016 performance would not hit expectations has some people wondering about the future of wearables. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</div> Planet Fitness Continues to Target Non-Gym Goers, Rely on Existing Franchisees http://clubindustry.com/blog/planet-fitness-continues-target-non-gym-goers-rely-existing-franchisees <div class="node-body blog-body">Data suggests an increasing number of Planet Fitness clubs are run by veteran operators with experience in multiple markets. Company CEO Chris Rondeau intends to rely on these franchise groups to grow the company's footprint.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/planet-fitness-continues-target-non-gym-goers-rely-existing-franchisees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/planet-fitness-continues-target-non-gym-goers-rely-existing-franchisees#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:48:00 +0000 60861 at http://clubindustry.com Club Industry Staffers Share Their New Year’s Resolutions and What You Can Learn from Them http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-staffers-share-their-new-year-s-resolutions-and-what-you-can-learn-them <div class="node-body blog-body">It can be easy to fall off the New Year's resolution wagon, especially when it comes to physical aspirations. Club Industry staffers were curious to learn about one another's fitness-related goals for 2017 and, more importantly, why these goals were personally significant. What they shared could be helpful to you with your New Year's resolution joiners. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-staffers-share-their-new-year-s-resolutions-and-what-you-can-learn-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/club-industry-staffers-share-their-new-year-s-resolutions-and-what-you-can-learn-them#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:22:00 +0000 60601 at http://clubindustry.com The Science Behind Sports Nutrition Lags Behind the Marketing http://clubindustry.com/blog/science-behind-sports-nutrition-lags-behind-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body">The consumer crossover between the supplement industry and the health club industry means knowledge of issues affecting the sports nutrition and weight loss supplements industry is of importance to operators of clubs. Club Industry has teamed with our sister brand, Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), to offer you a free download of the executive summary of NBJ's latest "Sports Nutrition and Weight Loss Report." </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/science-behind-sports-nutrition-lags-behind-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/science-behind-sports-nutrition-lags-behind-marketing#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Thu, 05 Jan 2017 18:16:00 +0000 60081 at http://clubindustry.com