Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/rss.xml en LA Fitness Legionnaires Suit, Life Time Accused of Discrimination, SoulCycle Injury http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/la-fitness-legionnaires-suit-life-time-accused-discrimination-soulcycle-injury <div class="node-body article-body">This week's edition of Legal Briefs includes details about a New York man who is claiming he contracted Legionnaires' disease while using an LA Fitness hot tub and two discrimination lawsuits that Life Time Fitness faces.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/la-fitness-legionnaires-suit-life-time-accused-discrimination-soulcycle-injury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/la-fitness-legionnaires-suit-life-time-accused-discrimination-soulcycle-injury#comments Commercial Clubs Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:46:00 +0000 62861 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Earl Stewart is suing LA Fitness for $2.5 million in Brooklyn Federal Court, claiming he&nbsp;&ldquo;remains sick and disabled&rdquo; from his hot tub usage at one of the company&#39;s Long Island Facilities. (Photo courtesy LA Fitness.)</p> 24 Hour Shooting, Health Club Directors Plead Not Guilty to Embezzling, LA Fitness Incidents http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/24-hour-shooting-health-club-directors-plead-not-guilty-embezzling-la-fitness-incid <div class="field-byline"> Dawn Hightower, contributing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest Crime Briefs involve a fatal shooting of a man by police outside a 24 Hour Fitness, embezzlement charges for directors at a Louisiana health club, sentencing for a stabbing at an LA Fitness as well as the arrest of a suspect in a stabbing at another LA Fitness.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/24-hour-shooting-health-club-directors-plead-not-guilty-embezzling-la-fitness-incid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/24-hour-shooting-health-club-directors-plead-not-guilty-embezzling-la-fitness-incid#comments Commercial Clubs Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:51:00 +0000 62851 at http://clubindustry.com ClubCorp Acquires Third Club in 2017; Brick Bodies to Open New Location; Hospitals Make Decisions on Facilities http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/clubcorp-acquires-third-club-2017-brick-bodies-open-new-location-hospitals-make-dec <div class="field-byline"> Dawn Hightower, contributing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the latest edition of Property Briefs, ClubCorp buys a third facility in 2017, Brick Bodies is set to open a new facility in a new mixed use development in Baltimore, two hospitals come to a different vote on new medical wellness facilities, and a Gold's Gym franchisee says goodbye to the brand. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/clubcorp-acquires-third-club-2017-brick-bodies-open-new-location-hospitals-make-dec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/clubcorp-acquires-third-club-2017-brick-bodies-open-new-location-hospitals-make-dec#comments Commercial Clubs Medical Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:03:00 +0000 62841 at http://clubindustry.com Shreveport YMCA Opens; University, YMCA Explore Alternative Funding Options; City Waives Y's Permitting Fees http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/shreveport-ymca-opens-university-ymca-explore-alternative-funding-options-city-waives-ys- <div class="field-byline"> Dawn Hightower, contributing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of news in the world of YMCAs highlights several renovation projects, some YMCA closings and openings, as well as school partnerships. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/shreveport-ymca-opens-university-ymca-explore-alternative-funding-options-city-waives-ys-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/shreveport-ymca-opens-university-ymca-explore-alternative-funding-options-city-waives-ys-#comments Nonprofits Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:16:00 +0000 62821 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The BHP Billiton YMCA opened on March 25 with a 50-meter pool, among other offerings. The facility sits on 150 acres in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo courtesy BHP Billiton YMCA.)</p> Marijuana: A New Frontier for Health Clubs? http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/marijuana-new-frontier-health-clubs <div class="field-byline"> Eric Stromgren, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American attitudes toward cannabis have relaxed in recent elections, and some entrepreneurs in the fitness industry are identifying growth opportunities through marijuana-related offerings.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/marijuana-new-frontier-health-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/marijuana-new-frontier-health-clubs#comments Management/Operations Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:34:00 +0000 62831 at http://clubindustry.com <p>420 Games founder Jim&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="McAlpine">McAlpine</span>&nbsp;and retired NFL running back Ricky Williams are expected&nbsp;to open the first-ever cannabis-oriented health and wellness center this&nbsp;May. Power Plant Fitness, located in San Francisco, will use cannabis as one of many supplements to &ldquo;attain and maintain&rdquo; the &ldquo;symbiotic state of wellness,&rdquo; according to its website. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> MINDBODY Acquires Lymber Wellness http://clubindustry.com/vendors/mindbody-acquires-lymber-wellness <div class="node-body article-body">MINDBODY, a provider of cloud-based business management software for the wellness services industry, has acquired Lymber Wellness, a technology company that specializes in yield management systems for class and appointment-based businesses. The company's technology identifies open class and appointment inventory, automatically adjusting session prices in real time to match supply and demand. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/vendors/mindbody-acquires-lymber-wellness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/vendors/mindbody-acquires-lymber-wellness#comments Vendors Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:32:00 +0000 62751 at http://clubindustry.com <p>With the purchase of Lymber Wellness, MINDBODY is able to offer a more dynamic pricing engine to the product platform of&nbsp;MINDBODY. (Photo courtesy MINDBODY.)</p> After Fire, Cedardale Health and Fitness Will Move Into Defunct Boston Sports Club http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/after-fire-cedardale-health-and-fitness-will-move-defunct-boston-sports-club <div class="node-body article-body">The owners of Cedardale Health and Fitness have signed a lease to temporarily move into a defunct Boston Sports Club in Andover, Massachusetts, after a fire on March 1 rendered their Havervill, Massachusetts, location unusable. The facility will provide Cedardale members with four tennis courts, four group studios, an equipment space, nursery and locker rooms. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/after-fire-cedardale-health-and-fitness-will-move-defunct-boston-sports-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/after-fire-cedardale-health-and-fitness-will-move-defunct-boston-sports-club#comments Commercial Clubs Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:18:00 +0000 62741 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The March 1 fire at Cedardale Health and Fitness started in the women&rsquo;s locker room and affected more than 50,000 square feet of the club. No one was injured in the accidental blaze, but damages are estimated between $2 million and $5 million. (Photo courtesy Cedardale Health and Fitness.)</p> Nine-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Carl Lewis Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award http://clubindustry.com/news-central/nine-time-olympic-gold-medalist-carl-lewis-honored-lifetime-achievement-award <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by SFIA. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p> <p><strong>Silver Spring, MD, March 21, 2017 &ndash; </strong>In recognition of a lifetime commitment to promoting healthy active lifestyles, the Sports &amp; Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), today announces Carl Lewis as its 2017 National Health Through Fitness Day Lifetime Achievement award recipient.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/nine-time-olympic-gold-medalist-carl-lewis-honored-lifetime-achievement-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:35:32 +0000 62811 at http://clubindustry.com Nearly 12,000 in Los Angeles for IHRSA's Annual Convention & Trade Show http://clubindustry.com/news-central/nearly-12000-los-angeles-ihrsas-annual-convention-trade-show <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by IHRSA. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/nearly-12000-los-angeles-ihrsas-annual-convention-trade-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:45 +0000 62801 at http://clubindustry.com Former MLB Star Alex Rodriguez Secures Development Rights For UFC Gym® Franchises Throughout Miami – Dade County http://clubindustry.com/news-central/former-mlb-star-alex-rodriguez-secures-development-rights-ufc-gym-franchises-throughout <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by UFC Gym. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/former-mlb-star-alex-rodriguez-secures-development-rights-ufc-gym-franchises-throughout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:29 +0000 62791 at http://clubindustry.com Survey Quantifies Business Costs and Benefits of Restroom Maintenance http://clubindustry.com/news-central/survey-quantifies-business-costs-and-benefits-restroom-maintenance <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by Bradley Corp. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p> <p><strong>Menomonee Falls, WI </strong>(March 23, 2017) &ndash; A new survey shows how businesses ultimately pay a price for having unpleasant restroom conditions &ndash; and reap the rewards of providing good ones.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/survey-quantifies-business-costs-and-benefits-restroom-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:28:33 +0000 62781 at http://clubindustry.com First UFC Gym® In Richmond Celebrates Grand Opening On Saturday, April 1 http://clubindustry.com/news-central/first-ufc-gym-richmond-celebrates-grand-opening-saturday-april-1 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by UFC Gym. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p> <p><strong>Richmond, VA </strong>&ndash; UFC GYM<sup>&reg; </sup>today announced the grand opening of its first gym in Richmond, Virginia on Saturday, April 1 from 9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m. ET. The 12,000-square foot facility is located at 7548-7550 West Broad Street in Richmond.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/first-ufc-gym-richmond-celebrates-grand-opening-saturday-april-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:21:00 +0000 62771 at http://clubindustry.com More Doing, Less Chewing: Complete Nutrition Launches Charge On Protein Bars and Drinks http://clubindustry.com/news-central/more-doing-less-chewing-complete-nutrition-launches-charge-protein-bars-and-drinks <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by Complete Nutrition. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/more-doing-less-chewing-complete-nutrition-launches-charge-protein-bars-and-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:49:11 +0000 62761 at http://clubindustry.com Master Lock Debuts Best-in-Class Electronic Built-In Locker Lock http://clubindustry.com/news-central/master-lock-debuts-best-class-electronic-built-locker-lock <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Master Lock. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p> <p><em>Master Lock showcased the latest in electronic locker security at IHRSA 2017 &ndash; designed to elevate the experience for facility managers and users</em></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/master-lock-debuts-best-class-electronic-built-locker-lock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:36:52 +0000 62721 at http://clubindustry.com Fitness Technology Leaders from 24 Hour Fitness, Blink Fitness, Gold’s Gym, and Wellbridge Join 2017 Motionsoft Technology Summit Advisory Board http://clubindustry.com/news-central/fitness-technology-leaders-24-hour-fitness-blink-fitness-gold-s-gym-and-wellbridge-join <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Motionsoft. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/fitness-technology-leaders-24-hour-fitness-blink-fitness-gold-s-gym-and-wellbridge-join" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:06:56 +0000 62711 at http://clubindustry.com Follow the Fitness Leaders: Why the Industry Has Failed to Attract More Americans to Health and Wellness Facilities http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/follow-fitness-leaders-why-industry-has-failed-attract-more-americans-health-an <div class="node-body gallery-body">Why hasn't the health club industry been able to attract a larger percentage of the population inside the doors? Find out what eight leaders in the health and wellness industry think is behind the seemingly stagnant membership numbers by viewing the latest installment of Club Industry's Follow the Fitness Leaders series. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/follow-fitness-leaders-why-industry-has-failed-attract-more-americans-health-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/follow-fitness-leaders-why-industry-has-failed-attract-more-americans-health-an#comments Management/Operations Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000 62731 at http://clubindustry.com Earth Treks Will Open Additional Climbing Gyms with New Equity Partnership http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/earth-treks-will-open-additional-climbing-gyms-new-equity-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Tengram Capital Partners is investing in Earth Treks climbing gyms after it said it was attracted to the brand's focus on customer service and its full-service retail stores. For Earth Treks CEO Chris Warner, the expansion-driven partnership with Tengram Capital means more advancement opportunities for the gyms’ trainers and staff. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/earth-treks-will-open-additional-climbing-gyms-new-equity-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/earth-treks-will-open-additional-climbing-gyms-new-equity-partnership#comments Commercial Clubs Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:24:00 +0000 62701 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Earth Treks currently operates five gyms in Maryland, Virginia and Colorado. With the new investment, the company plans to&nbsp;open more locations in new and existing markets, but Marketing Director Tori Barnett said it is too early to determine exactly where they will be located. (Photo courtesy Earth Treks.)</p> Motionsoft’s Chairman and Co-Founder Selected to Join IHRSA’s Innovation and Technology Advisory Council http://clubindustry.com/news-central/motionsoft-s-chairman-and-co-founder-selected-join-ihrsa-s-innovation-and-technology-ad <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by Motionsoft. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/motionsoft-s-chairman-and-co-founder-selected-join-ihrsa-s-innovation-and-technology-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:25:30 +0000 62691 at http://clubindustry.com Aktiv Provides Integrated Programming Solutions Through Partnerships With Leading Fitness Industry Educators http://clubindustry.com/news-central/aktiv-provides-integrated-programming-solutions-through-partnerships-leading-fitness-in <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by Aktiv Solutions. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/aktiv-provides-integrated-programming-solutions-through-partnerships-leading-fitness-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:43:34 +0000 62681 at http://clubindustry.com Top SaaS VCs back Glofox with €2M to meet US demand http://clubindustry.com/news-central/top-saas-vcs-back-glofox-2m-meet-us-demand <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by Glofox. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/top-saas-vcs-back-glofox-2m-meet-us-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:03:44 +0000 62671 at http://clubindustry.com Federal Hiring Freeze Forces Fort Bragg to Close 3 Gyms Due to Staff Shortages http://clubindustry.com/government/federal-hiring-freeze-forces-fort-bragg-close-3-gyms-due-staff-shortages <div class="node-body article-body">In a March 9 Facebook post, Fort Bragg representatives confirmed its Blackjack, Hosking and Funk gyms would close indefinitely, due to the federal government hiring freeze implemented by President Trump. Staff regularly assigned to the closed gyms will be temporarily reassigned to fill vacancies at other facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/government/federal-hiring-freeze-forces-fort-bragg-close-3-gyms-due-staff-shortages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/government/federal-hiring-freeze-forces-fort-bragg-close-3-gyms-due-staff-shortages#comments Government Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:32:00 +0000 62661 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Since President Trump&#39;s 90-day federal hiring freeze went into effect on Jan. 23, Fort Bragg facilities have been affected by a &quot;natural attrition of employees,&quot; a Fort Bragg garrison commander told local media. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Indianapolis Planet Fitness Franchise Group Gets 'Significant' Investment for Expansion http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/indianapolis-planet-fitness-franchise-group-gets-significant-investment-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Atlantic Street Capital is investing in Planet Fit Indy, the Indianapolis, Indiana, franchise group for Planet Fitness, and will work alongside Planet Fit Indy CEO Mike Campagnolo to grow the franchisee's footprint in the Indianapolis area and beyond. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/indianapolis-planet-fitness-franchise-group-gets-significant-investment-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/commercial-clubs/indianapolis-planet-fitness-franchise-group-gets-significant-investment-expansion#comments Commercial Clubs Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:17:00 +0000 62651 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Atlantic Street Capital targets middle-market companies with $4 million to $12 million in EBITDA. Planet Fit Indy is the firm&rsquo;s first platform investment since it raised its Fund III with more than $210 million in capital commitments in 2016. (Photo courtesy Planet Fitness.)</p> PHIT Act Re-introduced to Congress, Would Cut Taxes on Fitness Purchases http://clubindustry.com/government/phit-act-re-introduced-congress-would-cut-taxes-fitness-purchases <div class="node-body article-body">If passed, the PHIT Act would allow consumers to use pre-tax medical accounts to mitigate fitness-related expenses such as health club memberships and equipment purchases. The act currently has nine sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives and and three sponsors in the U.S. Senate. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/government/phit-act-re-introduced-congress-would-cut-taxes-fitness-purchases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/government/phit-act-re-introduced-congress-would-cut-taxes-fitness-purchases#comments Government Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:27:00 +0000 62641 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Supporters liken the PHIT Act&#39;s physical activity-related financial incentives to those used to encourage home ownership, retirement savings and college education. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> 2017 AFS Report Shares Buying Habits of Studio Owners http://clubindustry.com/studies/2017-afs-report-shares-buying-habits-studio-owners <div class="node-body gallery-body">One-third of studio operators spend $1,000 to $5,000 annually on fitness equipment while just under 17 percent spend $5,000 to $10,000, according to a new report from Association of Fitness Studios (AFS), which shares more details on buying habits of studio owners. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/2017-afs-report-shares-buying-habits-studio-owners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/2017-afs-report-shares-buying-habits-studio-owners#comments Commercial Clubs Studies Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:59:00 +0000 62631 at http://clubindustry.com THE GYM Raises $8,000 with 3rd Annual Homes For Veterans Fundraiser http://clubindustry.com/news-central/gym-raises-8000-3rd-annual-homes-veterans-fundraiser <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by THE GYM. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/gym-raises-8000-3rd-annual-homes-veterans-fundraiser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:20:27 +0000 62551 at http://clubindustry.com Hyperwear Introduces the SoftBell™ Adjustable Dumbbell and HyperHIIT SoftBell™ Group Fitness Program http://clubindustry.com/news-central/hyperwear-introduces-softbell-adjustable-dumbbell-and-hyperhiit-softbell-group-fitness- <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by Hyperwear. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/hyperwear-introduces-softbell-adjustable-dumbbell-and-hyperhiit-softbell-group-fitness-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:17:06 +0000 62541 at http://clubindustry.com TRX® Inks Strategic Partnerships With Alloy Personal Training Solutions And Humane Flooring http://clubindustry.com/news-central/trx-inks-strategic-partnerships-alloy-personal-training-solutions-and-humane-flooring <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by TRX. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/trx-inks-strategic-partnerships-alloy-personal-training-solutions-and-humane-flooring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:39:56 +0000 62611 at http://clubindustry.com Sports Club Advisors Joins AFS, Answers “What’s My Business Worth?” http://clubindustry.com/news-central/sports-club-advisors-joins-afs-answers-what-s-my-business-worth <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by the Association of Fitness Studios (AFS). The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p> <p>(OAKLAND, CA, CHICAGO, IL, March 21, 2017) &ndash; The Association of Fitness Studios (AFS) today proudly announced and welcomed the addition of Sports Club Advisors (SCA) to its membership ranks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/sports-club-advisors-joins-afs-answers-what-s-my-business-worth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:36:51 +0000 62601 at http://clubindustry.com Matrix Fitness Unveiled Versatile New Products and Programming at IHRSA 2017 http://clubindustry.com/news-central/matrix-fitness-unveiled-versatile-new-products-and-programming-ihrsa-2017 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by Matrix Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/matrix-fitness-unveiled-versatile-new-products-and-programming-ihrsa-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:33:51 +0000 62591 at http://clubindustry.com Retention Guru launches in China http://clubindustry.com/news-central/retention-guru-launches-china <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">This press release was provided by the Retention Guru. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p> <p>Leading health club retention expert, Dr. Paul Bedford, has launched his concept, Retention Guru, in China.</p> <p>Retention Guru China will run four training academies a year, two in Beijing and two in Shanghai, with plans to roll out to other cities in 2019.&nbsp; The first academy will take place in June.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/retention-guru-launches-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:31:14 +0000 62581 at http://clubindustry.com