Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/rss.xml en Wellbridge Buys Harbor East Club from Maryland Athletic Club http://clubindustry.com/profits/wellbridge-buys-harbor-east-club-maryland-athletic-club <div class="node-body article-body">Wellbridge, Denver, is expanding its Baltimore presence with the purchase of a club from the Maryland Athletic Club &amp; Wellness Center (MAC), Baltimore, the two companies announced Friday. No purchase price was disclosed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/wellbridge-buys-harbor-east-club-maryland-athletic-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/wellbridge-buys-harbor-east-club-maryland-athletic-club#comments For-profits Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:36:00 +0000 42191 at http://clubindustry.com Kemmer Begins Duties as IHRSA Chairperson http://clubindustry.com/news/kemmer-begins-duties-ihrsa-chairperson <div class="node-body article-body">Kemmer is the regional director for EXOS/Medi-Fit Corporate Services and will serve in the chairperson role for the 2015-2016 term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/kemmer-begins-duties-ihrsa-chairperson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/kemmer-begins-duties-ihrsa-chairperson#comments News Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:14:00 +0000 42161 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Molly Kemmer, regional director for EXOS/Medi-Fit, addressed the crowd at IHRSA 2015 after she was elected chairperson. (Photo by The Photo Group).</p> Go Inside CycleBar's Boutique Fitness Studios http://clubindustry.com/profits/go-inside-cyclebars-boutique-fitness-studios <div class="node-body gallery-body">CycleBar, a boutique cycling studio, opened its first franchise six months ago and is looking to open 100 more studios across the country by 2016. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/go-inside-cyclebars-boutique-fitness-studios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/go-inside-cyclebars-boutique-fitness-studios#comments For-profits Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 42171 at http://clubindustry.com Orangetheory Fitness' Rapid Growth Continues with 500 Open Locations Projected by 2016 http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-rapid-growth-continues-500-open-locations-projected-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Orangetheory Fitness Co-Founder and CEO David Long discussed the brand's growth in a recent interview with Club Industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-rapid-growth-continues-500-open-locations-projected-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-rapid-growth-continues-500-open-locations-projected-2016#comments For-profits Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 42141 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Orangetheory&nbsp;Fitness&nbsp;CEO David Long is a co-founder of Ultimate Fitness Group, which franchises&nbsp;Orangetheory&nbsp;Fitness studios along with Massage Envy and European Wax Center.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy&nbsp;Orangetheory&nbsp;Fitness).</p> Go Inside Orangetheory Fitness http://clubindustry.com/news/go-inside-orangetheory-fitness <div class="node-body gallery-body">Orangetheory Fitness, a 60-minute group personal training workout, is based on intervals of cardiovascular and strength training and excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. Participants train on a variety of equipment in a workout that involves heart rate-monitored training to keep heart rates in a target zone to stimulate metabolism. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/go-inside-orangetheory-fitness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/go-inside-orangetheory-fitness#comments News Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 41851 at http://clubindustry.com CycleBar's Franchising Efforts Snag 100 Indoor Cycle Studio Deals http://clubindustry.com/profits/cyclebars-franchising-efforts-snag-100-indoor-cycle-studio-deals <div class="node-body article-body">Newly hired President Heather Harris is spearheading the franchise's development.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/cyclebars-franchising-efforts-snag-100-indoor-cycle-studio-deals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/cyclebars-franchising-efforts-snag-100-indoor-cycle-studio-deals#comments For-profits Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:05:00 +0000 42151 at http://clubindustry.com <p>CycleBar&nbsp;currently has locations in Cincinnati, Detroit and Wellesley, Massachusetts.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy CycleBar.)</p> Polar Intros Smallest All-in-One Team Sensor Technology http://clubindustry.com/polar-intros-smallest-all-one-team-sensor-technology <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Polar. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p>Kempele, Finland &ndash; Polar, the most trusted heart rate data provider for elite level clubs and national teams in all major team sports including NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS and U.S. Olympic sports, presents its most advanced team sports coaching solution to date. Polar Team Pro is designed for the demanding needs of fitness, strength and conditioning coaches working in top-tier team sports.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/polar-intros-smallest-all-one-team-sensor-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:05:00 +0000 42131 at http://clubindustry.com Les Mills On Demand Streams Popular Fitness Programs http://clubindustry.com/les-mills-demand-streams-popular-fitness-programs <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Les Mills. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/les-mills-demand-streams-popular-fitness-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:21:52 +0000 42121 at http://clubindustry.com Entrepreneur Associated with CrossFit Gyms Faces Lawsuit from Former Business Partner http://clubindustry.com/profits/entrepreneur-associated-crossfit-gyms-faces-lawsuit-former-business-partner <div class="node-body article-body">The lawsuit filed by John Franklin earlier this month accuses Joshua Newman of misappropriating over $400,000 from their joint business venture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/entrepreneur-associated-crossfit-gyms-faces-lawsuit-former-business-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/entrepreneur-associated-crossfit-gyms-faces-lawsuit-former-business-partner#comments For-profits Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:06:00 +0000 42101 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The suit filed this month&nbsp;is the latest legal trouble facing Joshua Newman.&nbsp;(Photo by Thinkstock).</p> Gold's Gym Ranks First on J.D. Power Health and Fitness Center Satisfaction Report http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-ranks-first-jd-power-health-and-fitness-center-satisfaction-report <div class="node-body article-body">The inaugural J.D. Power Health and Fitness Center Satisfaction report gave Gold's Gym a score of 836 on a 1,000 point scale.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-ranks-first-jd-power-health-and-fitness-center-satisfaction-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-ranks-first-jd-power-health-and-fitness-center-satisfaction-report#comments For-profits Gold's Gym Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:59:00 +0000 42091 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The report said Gold&#39;s Gym performed particularly well in the equipment condition, variety of classes offered and safety factors.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy Gold&#39;s Gym).</p> Title Boxing Club Restructures Leadership Team, Hires New President http://clubindustry.com/profits/title-boxing-club-restructures-leadership-team-hires-new-president <div class="node-body article-body">Title Boxing Club has moved former McDonald's, Sport Clips, Cold Stone Creamery executive into president role. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/title-boxing-club-restructures-leadership-team-hires-new-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/title-boxing-club-restructures-leadership-team-hires-new-president#comments For-profits Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:32:00 +0000 42081 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Today,&nbsp;Title Boxing Club has 150 locations open across the country and more than 400 in development. (Photo courtesy Title Boxing Club.)</p> University of Portland Preparing to Open $23.7 Million Recreation Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-portland-preparing-open-237-million-recreation-center <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beauchamp Recreation and Wellness Center will provide 73,000 square feet for recreation and fitness activities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-portland-preparing-open-237-million-recreation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-portland-preparing-open-237-million-recreation-center#comments Universities Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:20:00 +0000 42071 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The University of Portland&#39;s Beauchamp&nbsp;Recreation and Wellness Center is scheduled to open in August (Rendering by HOK.)</p> Barron's: ClubCorp Stock Still Looks Attractive http://clubindustry.com/profits/barrons-clubcorp-stock-still-looks-attractive <div class="node-body article-body">Barron's cited a MKM Partners analyst who said the stock could be worth as much as $40 per share in two years, but another article on Seeking Alpha offered a different take on the company.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/barrons-clubcorp-stock-still-looks-attractive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/barrons-clubcorp-stock-still-looks-attractive#comments For-profits Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:40:00 +0000 42061 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Membership is up to almost 500 additional members at The Clubs of&nbsp;<span data-scayt-word="Prestonwood">Prestonwood</span>&nbsp;in Dallas, a&nbsp;<span data-scayt-word="ClubCorp">ClubCorp</span>&nbsp;property. The Creek Clubhouse (pictured here) was part of a multimillion dollar renovation project that included new decor, dining, social and family features. (Photo courtesy ClubCorp).</p> Use Behavior to Make Fitness a Positive Experience at Health Clubs http://clubindustry.com/ideaxchange/use-behavior-make-fitness-positive-experience-health-clubs <div class="node-body article-body">Making behavioral and attitude changes about health and fitness can promote a more positive and consistent experience for health club members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/ideaxchange/use-behavior-make-fitness-positive-experience-health-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/ideaxchange/use-behavior-make-fitness-positive-experience-health-clubs#comments IdeaXchange Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:00:00 +0000 41651 at http://clubindustry.com <p>How your club members view fitness and exercise&nbsp;can be promoted and enhanced through group activity. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> St. Catherine University Upgrades Campus Fitness Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/st-catherine-university-upgrades-campus-fitness-center <div class="node-body gallery-body">St. Catherine University, known more familiarly as St. Kate's, has renovated and expanded its fitness facilities on its St. Paul, Minnesota, campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/st-catherine-university-upgrades-campus-fitness-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/st-catherine-university-upgrades-campus-fitness-center#comments Universities Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:32:00 +0000 42051 at http://clubindustry.com THE GYM Fundraiser Helps Improve New Jersey Veteran's Home http://clubindustry.com/gym-fundraiser-helps-improve-new-jersey-veterans-home <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by THE GYM. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p><strong>Englewood/Montvale, NJ &ndash;</strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong>The upcoming Fourth of July holiday reminds everyone how important it is to honor not only those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country, but to also help those veterans who suffered service related disabling injuries.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/gym-fundraiser-helps-improve-new-jersey-veterans-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:21:52 +0000 42111 at http://clubindustry.com Sharpen Your Fitness Industry Leadership Skills With Bill McBride at the 2015 Club Industry Show http://clubindustry.com/shows/sharpen-your-fitness-industry-leadership-skills-bill-mcbride-2015-club-industry-show <div class="field-byline"> Club Industry Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This series of sessions is designed to take you to the next level.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/shows/sharpen-your-fitness-industry-leadership-skills-bill-mcbride-2015-club-industry-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/shows/sharpen-your-fitness-industry-leadership-skills-bill-mcbride-2015-club-industry-show#comments Shows Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:38:00 +0000 42041 at http://clubindustry.com Amarillo Family YMCA Closing Due to 'Economic Realities' http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/amarillo-family-ymca-closing-due-economic-realities <div class="node-body article-body">The YMCA's board said it needed to 'make significant changes' when it became aware of issues in late 2013.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/amarillo-family-ymca-closing-due-economic-realities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/amarillo-family-ymca-closing-due-economic-realities#comments Nonprofits Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:47:00 +0000 42001 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Amarillo Family YMCA said it could no longer afford to operate effectively.</p> Report: SoulCycle Hires Investment Banks Goldman Sachs, Bank of America for Possible 2015 IPO http://clubindustry.com/profits/report-soulcycle-hires-investment-banks-goldman-sachs-bank-america-possible-2015-ipo <div class="node-body article-body">SoulCycle is working with Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, according to the Reuters report, which cited anonymous sources familiar with the matter.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/report-soulcycle-hires-investment-banks-goldman-sachs-bank-america-possible-2015-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/report-soulcycle-hires-investment-banks-goldman-sachs-bank-america-possible-2015-ipo#comments For-profits Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:46:00 +0000 41991 at http://clubindustry.com <p>SoulCycle&#39;s&nbsp;initial public offering could come as soon as this summer, according to the Reuters report.&nbsp;(Photo by Alli Harvey/Getty Images for Spotify).</p> Study: Exercise Early in Life Could Provide Benefits in Adulthood http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-exercise-early-life-could-provide-benefits-adulthood <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at University of California, Riverside found early-age exercise in mice has positive effects on adult levels of voluntary exercise and reduces body mass.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-exercise-early-life-could-provide-benefits-adulthood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-exercise-early-life-could-provide-benefits-adulthood#comments Studies Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:18:00 +0000 41981 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Theodore Garland is a professor of biology at the University of California,&nbsp;Riverside.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy&nbsp;CNAS, UC Riverside).</p> The 10 Fitness Companies on Entrepreneur's Top Global Franchise List http://clubindustry.com/profits/10-fitness-companies-entrepreneurs-top-global-franchise-list <div class="node-body gallery-body">Entrepreneur based the Top Global Franchise List ranking on each company's Franchise 500 score, then adjusted that ranking to give extra weight to international size and growth. The Top Global Franchise List ranked 200 total companies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/10-fitness-companies-entrepreneurs-top-global-franchise-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/10-fitness-companies-entrepreneurs-top-global-franchise-list#comments For-profits News Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:18:00 +0000 41971 at http://clubindustry.com <p>An Anytime Fitness is set to open soon in&nbsp;Shaanxi&nbsp;Province, China.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy Anytime Fitness).&nbsp;</p> 'Planet Fitness Bill' Awaits New Hampshire Governor's Signature http://clubindustry.com/profits/planet-fitness-bill-awaits-new-hampshire-governors-signature <div class="node-body article-body">The New Hampshire House approved a compromised plan for House Bill 550 on Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/planet-fitness-bill-awaits-new-hampshire-governors-signature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/planet-fitness-bill-awaits-new-hampshire-governors-signature#comments For-profits planet fitness Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:18:00 +0000 41961 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Planet Fitness has&nbsp;threatened to move&nbsp;its&nbsp;Newington, New Hampshire-based headquarters out of state if a provision in the business profits tax is not changed.</p> ACE Celebrates 30th Anniversary, Reinforces Commitment to Ending Obesity Epidemic http://clubindustry.com/ace-celebrates-30th-anniversary-reinforces-commitment-ending-obesity-epidemic <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by the American Council on Exercise. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/ace-celebrates-30th-anniversary-reinforces-commitment-ending-obesity-epidemic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:21:52 +0000 42031 at http://clubindustry.com Netpulse Names John Gengarella CEO http://clubindustry.com/news/netpulse-names-john-gengarella-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Gengarella's appointment follows additional executive hires this year at Netpulse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/netpulse-names-john-gengarella-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/netpulse-names-john-gengarella-ceo#comments News Manufacturers Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:29:00 +0000 41941 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Netpulse announced the appointment of John Gengarella&nbsp;as chief executive officer on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy Netpulse.)</p> Life Time Academy Awarded National Accreditation as a U.S. Educational Institution http://clubindustry.com/life-time-academy-awarded-national-accreditation-us-educational-institution <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Life Time Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/life-time-academy-awarded-national-accreditation-us-educational-institution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:21:52 +0000 42011 at http://clubindustry.com Health Club Sales Help Is on Its Way http://clubindustry.com/blog/health-club-sales-help-its-way <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2015 Club Industry Show has a Sales Excellence track created for anyone who is new or established on the sales side of the health club business.</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/health-club-sales-help-its-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/health-club-sales-help-its-way#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:51:00 +0000 41931 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Karen Woodard, president of Premium Performance Training, is chair of the Sales Excellence track at this year&#39;s Club Industry Show, Oct. 7-9 in Chicago.&nbsp;</p> Mindbody Shares Rally after Shaky Start on NASDAQ http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/mindbody-shares-rally-after-shaky-start-nasdaq <div class="node-body article-body">Mindbody shares closed at $11.56 per share on its first day of trading last week and closed Tuesday at $13.90.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/mindbody-shares-rally-after-shaky-start-nasdaq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/mindbody-shares-rally-after-shaky-start-nasdaq#comments News Manufacturers Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:50:00 +0000 41921 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Mondbody CEO and Co-Founder Rick Stollmeyer rang the NASDAQ&#39;s opening bell on June 19. (Photo courtesy NASDAQ).</p> Notre Dame's New Student Center Will Include Expanded Recreation and Fitness Opportunities http://clubindustry.com/universities/notre-dames-new-student-center-will-include-expanded-recreation-and-fitness-opportuniti <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The nine-story student center is being built on the west side of the campus football stadium and is scheduled to be completed in 2017.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/notre-dames-new-student-center-will-include-expanded-recreation-and-fitness-opportuniti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/notre-dames-new-student-center-will-include-expanded-recreation-and-fitness-opportuniti#comments Universities Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:46:00 +0000 41911 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Duncan Student Center, under construction at the University of Notre Dame, will have two floors dedicated to recreation and fitness. (Rendering courtesy University of Notre Dame.)</p> Planet Fitness IPO: What You Need To Know http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-ipo-what-you-need-know <div class="node-body gallery-body">Planet Fitness, which was founded in 1992, estimates the shares will generate $100 million in revenue for the company. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-ipo-what-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-ipo-what-you-need-know#comments For-profits planet fitness Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:17:00 +0000 41901 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Planet Fitness exterior. (Photo courtesy Planet Fitness Registration Statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission).</p> Planet Fitness Files IPO http://clubindustry.com/profits/planet-fitness-files-ipo <div class="node-body article-body">Planet Fitness, Newington, New Hampshire, filed an initial public offering on Monday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/planet-fitness-files-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/planet-fitness-files-ipo#comments For-profits planet fitness Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:40:00 +0000 41891 at http://clubindustry.com