Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/rss.xml en TreadClimber by Star Trac http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/treadclimber-star-trac <div class="node-body video-body">TreadClimber® by Star Trac</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/treadclimber-star-trac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/treadclimber-star-trac#comments Training/Group Exercise Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:34:00 +0000 31031 at http://clubindustry.com Spinner Blade ION for indoor cycling programs at Fitness Clubs, Studios & Facilities http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/spinner-blade-ion-indoor-cycling-programs-fitness-clubs-studios-facilities <div class="node-body video-body">Spinner® Blade ION for indoor cycling programs at Fitness Clubs, Studios & Facilities</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/spinner-blade-ion-indoor-cycling-programs-fitness-clubs-studios-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/spinner-blade-ion-indoor-cycling-programs-fitness-clubs-studios-facilities#comments Training/Group Exercise Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:34:00 +0000 31021 at http://clubindustry.com Boxmaster: Think Outside of the Ring http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/boxmaster-think-outside-ring <div class="node-body video-body">Boxmaster®: Think Outside of the Ring</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/boxmaster-think-outside-ring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/boxmaster-think-outside-ring#comments Training/Group Exercise Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:34:00 +0000 31011 at http://clubindustry.com Total-Body Plyometrics Workout http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/total-body-plyometrics-workout <div class="field-byline"> Jacqueline Ratliff, MS, CSCS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plyometric exercises, when done safely and in proper amounts, can add variety to a tired workout routine, increase caloric expenditure, and help improve reactivity and coordination—no athletic ability required!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/total-body-plyometrics-workout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/total-body-plyometrics-workout#comments Certification/Education Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31191 at http://clubindustry.com Three Ways Group Fitness Instructors Can Up Their Game This Year http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/three-ways-group-fitness-instructors-can-their-game-year <div class="field-byline"> Shannon Fable, founder, SFR </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How can we build on the momentum in January and find ways to help keep the crowds until spring break? Here are three tips to up your game with newbies and keep your rooms packed all year long.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/three-ways-group-fitness-instructors-can-their-game-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/three-ways-group-fitness-instructors-can-their-game-year#comments Certification/Education Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31181 at http://clubindustry.com How Not to Impress Your Clients: The Top Five Things Trainers Do That Backfire http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/how-not-impress-your-clients-top-five-things-trainers-do-backfire <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan Ross, Aion Fitness </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sometimes personal trainers do things that may seem like a good idea in the moment but can easily have potentially negative outcomes beyond the experience provided in a single session. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/how-not-impress-your-clients-top-five-things-trainers-do-backfire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/how-not-impress-your-clients-top-five-things-trainers-do-backfire#comments Certification/Education Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31171 at http://clubindustry.com Nine Strategies to Attract Female Members to Your Health Club http://clubindustry.com/sales/nine-strategies-attract-female-members-your-health-club <div class="node-body article-body">The following nine strategies will assist you in attracting female members to your health club.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/sales/nine-strategies-attract-female-members-your-health-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/sales/nine-strategies-attract-female-members-your-health-club#comments Step by Step sales Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31121 at http://clubindustry.com Total Woman Gym + Spa Opens Flagship Fitness Center http://clubindustry.com/total-woman-gym-spa-opens-flagship-fitness-center <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Total Woman Gym and Spa. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/total-woman-gym-spa-opens-flagship-fitness-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:52:44 +0000 31111 at http://clubindustry.com TSI Announces Revenue and Income Decrease, Conversion to Low-Price Model for Some Clubs http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-announces-revenue-and-income-decrease-conversion-low-price-model-some-clubs <div class="node-body article-body">Town Sports International (TSI), New York, had a decrease in revenue and net income in second quarter 2014, according to financials released by the company. TSI also announced it is converting at least 20 clubs this year to a high-volume/low-price model and will close nine clubs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-announces-revenue-and-income-decrease-conversion-low-price-model-some-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-announces-revenue-and-income-decrease-conversion-low-price-model-some-clubs#comments town sports Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:44:00 +0000 31091 at http://clubindustry.com Top 100 Health Clubs of 2014 Photo Gallery http://clubindustry.com/top-100/top-100-health-clubs-2014-photo-gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body">This is a compilation of the photos and logos of the companies on Club Industry's Top 100 Clubs list.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/top-100/top-100-health-clubs-2014-photo-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/top-100/top-100-health-clubs-2014-photo-gallery#comments top 100 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 30911 at http://clubindustry.com The Top 100 Health Clubs of 2014 http://clubindustry.com/profits/top-100-health-clubs-2014 <div class="field-deck"> With some well-known brands added this year, the Top 100 Clubs list is as inclusive as it has ever been. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With some well-known brands added this year, the Top 100 Clubs list is as inclusive as it has ever been.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/top-100-health-clubs-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/top-100-health-clubs-2014#comments For-profits Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 30701 at http://clubindustry.com Life Fitness Introduces New RS LifeCycle Series Featuring Step-Through Design http://clubindustry.com/life-fitness-introduces-new-rs-lifecycle-series-featuring-step-through-design <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Leisure Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/life-fitness-introduces-new-rs-lifecycle-series-featuring-step-through-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:52:44 +0000 31081 at http://clubindustry.com Swedish Software Provider Sets New Industry Standard http://clubindustry.com/swedish-software-provider-sets-new-industry-standard <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Easysale Sweden. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Easysale Sweden, the Swedish software provider, announced today that a new version of Ecdesign gym design software will soon be released. Ecdesign, the 3D floor planning software developed in Sweden, makes it possible for non-designers to quickly create layouts in 2D and gives users the ability to visualize results as real-time, 3D floor plans.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/swedish-software-provider-sets-new-industry-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:52:44 +0000 31071 at http://clubindustry.com It's July, So That Means It's Top 100 Time http://clubindustry.com/blog/its-july-so-means-its-top-100-time <div class="node-body blog-body">For the first time, the Club Industry Top 100 Clubs list is in an all-digital format.</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/its-july-so-means-its-top-100-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/its-july-so-means-its-top-100-time#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:46:00 +0000 31061 at http://clubindustry.com Six Additional YogaFit Studios To Open in Twin Cities Metro Area http://clubindustry.com/six-additional-yogafit-studios-open-twin-cities-metro-area <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Lift Brands. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Lift Brands, parent company to Snap Fitness and five other wellness concepts, has sold six new YogaFit Studio franchises, which are in development to open in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area by the end of 2014.&nbsp; Lift Brands launched the YogaFit Studio concept, which is a first-of-its-kind premier yoga franchise, last May when it opened its first location in Excelsior, MN.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/six-additional-yogafit-studios-open-twin-cities-metro-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:02:14 +0000 31051 at http://clubindustry.com Healthworks to Acquire Sports Club/LA 'Jewel Box' http://clubindustry.com/profits/healthworks-acquire-sports-clubla-jewel-box <div class="node-body article-body">The Healthworks Group, Boston, announced today it is acquiring the "Jewel Box" Sports Club/LA club in the Boston suburb of Chestnut Hill, MA. Terms were not disclosed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/healthworks-acquire-sports-clubla-jewel-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/healthworks-acquire-sports-clubla-jewel-box#comments For-profits Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:47:00 +0000 31041 at http://clubindustry.com Life Fitness Sales Increase, Earnings Decrease in Second Quarter 2014 http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-sales-increase-earnings-decrease-second-quarter-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">The fitness segment of Brunswick Corp., Lake Forest, IL, which is comprised of Life Fitness and Hammer Strength equipment, had an increase in sales but a decrease in operating earnings in second quarter 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-sales-increase-earnings-decrease-second-quarter-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-sales-increase-earnings-decrease-second-quarter-2014#comments Manufacturers Freemium Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:06:00 +0000 31001 at http://clubindustry.com Precor Sales Increase Slightly in Second Quarter 2014 http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/precor-sales-increase-slightly-second-quarter-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Precor, Woodinville, WA, had a 1 percent increase in sales in second quarter 2014 as well as for the first six months of the year, according to financials released last week by parent company Amer Sports, Helsinki, Finland. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/precor-sales-increase-slightly-second-quarter-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/precor-sales-increase-slightly-second-quarter-2014#comments Manufacturers Freemium Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:10:00 +0000 30991 at http://clubindustry.com SportsArt Enhances Product Management http://clubindustry.com/sportsart-enhances-product-management <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by SportsArt. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>SportsArt is pleased to announce the addition of proficient fitness industry expert, Dan O&rsquo;Leary, to the position of Senior Product Manager.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/sportsart-enhances-product-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:02:14 +0000 30981 at http://clubindustry.com SportsArt Adds Accomplished East Regional Manager http://clubindustry.com/sportsart-adds-accomplished-east-regional-manager <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by SportsArt. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>SportsArt is pleased to announce the addition of an accomplished fitness industry professional, Marty Linthicum, to the position of East Regional Manager.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/sportsart-adds-accomplished-east-regional-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:02:14 +0000 30971 at http://clubindustry.com ClubIntel and InMoment form Strategic Relationship to Bring Voice of Customer Insight Tools to the Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/clubintel-and-inmoment-form-strategic-relationship-bring-voice-customer-insight-tools-club-industry <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by ClubIntel. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubintel-and-inmoment-form-strategic-relationship-bring-voice-customer-insight-tools-club-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:02:14 +0000 30961 at http://clubindustry.com A Gold's Rush: Gold's Gym Inks Deal to Acquire The Rush Fitness Complex http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-rush-golds-gym-inks-deal-acquire-rush-fitness-complex <div class="node-body article-body">Gold's Gym, Dallas, is making its second acquisition of 2014 with the purchase of all 23 clubs operated by The Rush Fitness Complex, Knoxville, TN. The deal was signed last Friday and will close next month. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-rush-golds-gym-inks-deal-acquire-rush-fitness-complex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-rush-golds-gym-inks-deal-acquire-rush-fitness-complex#comments For-profits Gold's Gym Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:30:00 +0000 30951 at http://clubindustry.com Equinox Acquires Sports Club/LA Clubs from Millennium Partners http://clubindustry.com/profits/equinox-acquires-sports-clubla-clubs-millennium-partners <div class="node-body article-body">Equinox, New York, has acquired the Sports Club/LA clubs operated by Millennium Partners, the New York-based parent company of Millennium Partners Sports Club Management, Boston.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/equinox-acquires-sports-clubla-clubs-millennium-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/equinox-acquires-sports-clubla-clubs-millennium-partners#comments For-profits equinox Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:32:00 +0000 30941 at http://clubindustry.com Star Trac Wins Gold's Gym Vendor of the Year Award http://clubindustry.com/star-trac-wins-golds-gym-vendor-year-award <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/clubindustry.com/files/uploads/2014/07/Golds-Gym-1533-Sal-Pellegrino-595.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 335px;" title="Sal Pellegrino (center), director of key accounts at Star Trac, accepts the Gold's Gym Vendor of the Year - Equipment award on behalf of Star Trac at the Gold's Gym convention held earlier this month in Las Vegas. (Photo courtesy of Gold's Gym.)" /><strong><em>This press release was provided by Star Trac. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/star-trac-wins-golds-gym-vendor-year-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:14 +0000 30931 at http://clubindustry.com Life Time Fitness Sees Net Income Decrease in Second Quarter 2014 http://clubindustry.com/lifetime-fitness/life-time-fitness-sees-net-income-decrease-second-quarter-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Although revenue for Life Time Fitness increased in second quarter 2014, the company's net income decreased, and its stock plunged after the company announced its financials.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/lifetime-fitness/life-time-fitness-sees-net-income-decrease-second-quarter-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/lifetime-fitness/life-time-fitness-sees-net-income-decrease-second-quarter-2014#comments lifetime fitness Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:38:00 +0000 30921 at http://clubindustry.com Fitwall Announces Plans to Expand the Future of Fitness Globally http://clubindustry.com/fitwall-announces-plans-expand-future-fitness-globally <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Fitwall. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Fitwall, one of the World&rsquo;s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Fitness according to Fast Company, today announced plans to expand its brand through franchise locations across the globe. The effort is part of the Company&rsquo;s development strategy to increase its presence while continuing its mission to deliver the best fitness experience in the world.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/fitwall-announces-plans-expand-future-fitness-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:47:55 +0000 30901 at http://clubindustry.com ABC Financial Awarded Gold's Gym Franchising Association 2014 Vendor of the Year http://clubindustry.com/abc-financial-awarded-golds-gym-franchising-association-2014-vendor-year <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by ABC Financial. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>At this year&#39;s 2014 Gold&#39;s Gym International Convention in <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas, NV</span>, ABC Financial (ABC) &nbsp;was awarded Vendor of the Year by the Gold&#39;s Gym Franchising Association. The award was accepted by ABC Financial&#39;s executive <span class="xn-person">Sean Jameson</span>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/abc-financial-awarded-golds-gym-franchising-association-2014-vendor-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:40:16 +0000 30891 at http://clubindustry.com Technogym Partners with Marriott Marquis DC to Offer Most Advanced Wellness Experience in U.S. http://clubindustry.com/technogym-partners-marriott-marquis-dc-offer-most-advanced-wellness-experience-us <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Technogym. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technogym-partners-marriott-marquis-dc-offer-most-advanced-wellness-experience-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:27:04 +0000 30881 at http://clubindustry.com Blast Fitness to Open Brand-New Health Club in West Hartford, CT http://clubindustry.com/blast-fitness-open-brand-new-health-club-west-hartford-ct <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Blast Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Blast Fitness is excited to announce the construction of a brand-new health club at 983 New Britain Ave in <span class="xn-location">West Hartford</span>, CT! This new remarkable facility will replace the old Blast Fitness (former Bally Total Fitness) on New Britain Ave (located less than half a mile away). For the convenience of our members, we will provide a seamless transfer to the new facility at no cost.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blast-fitness-open-brand-new-health-club-west-hartford-ct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:20:27 +0000 30871 at http://clubindustry.com Green Series Fitness Introduces Expanded Warranty http://clubindustry.com/green-series-fitness-introduces-expanded-warranty <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Brigadoon Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Brigadoon Fitness, exclusive North American distributor of the Green Series&trade;, announced today that it now offers the industry&rsquo;s best and most innovative cardio equipment warranty.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/green-series-fitness-introduces-expanded-warranty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:11:33 +0000 30861 at http://clubindustry.com