Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/rss.xml en Chelsea Piers Connecticut's Mollie Marcoux Named Director of Athletics at Princeton http://clubindustry.com/profits/chelsea-piers-connecticuts-mollie-marcoux-named-director-athletics-princeton <div class="node-body article-body">Mollie Marcoux, the executive director of Chelsea Piers Connecticut, was hired as the director of athletics at Princeton University, her alma mater.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/chelsea-piers-connecticuts-mollie-marcoux-named-director-athletics-princeton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/chelsea-piers-connecticuts-mollie-marcoux-named-director-athletics-princeton#comments For-profits Universities Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:09:00 +0000 28201 at http://clubindustry.com New 24 Hour Fitness Super-Sport Club Opens in San Clemente http://clubindustry.com/new-24-hour-fitness-super-sport-club-opens-san-clemente <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by 24 Hour Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>The new 24 Hour Fitness Super-Sport club located at 100 Avenida La Pata in San Clemente, Calif. will open Saturday, April 26 at 6 a.m.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/new-24-hour-fitness-super-sport-club-opens-san-clemente" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:32:10 +0000 28181 at http://clubindustry.com Life Time Expands into California with Opening of Three-Story, 128,000-Square Foot Lifestyle Center in Laguna Niguel http://clubindustry.com/life-time-expands-california-opening-three-story-128000-square-foot-lifestyle-center-laguna-niguel <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Life Time 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-time-expands-california-opening-three-story-128000-square-foot-lifestyle-center-laguna-niguel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:15:37 +0000 28171 at http://clubindustry.com Anytime Fitness Campaign Is Designed to 'Pay Fitness Forward' http://clubindustry.com/anytime-fitness-campaign-designed-pay-fitness-forward <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Anytime Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>They say, &quot;When you&#39;ve got your health, you&#39;ve got everything.&quot;&nbsp; If that&#39;s true, then wouldn&#39;t it be great to be able to give others the ultimate gift:&nbsp; The gift of health?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/anytime-fitness-campaign-designed-pay-fitness-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:06:02 +0000 28161 at http://clubindustry.com Charter Fitness Eyes Growth in St. Louis Market http://clubindustry.com/charter-fitness-eyes-growth-st-louis-market <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Charter Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Charter Fitness, one of the Chicago area&#39;s largest and fastest growing health-club businesses, has set its sights on the St. Louis metropolitan area as a market for growth. The company plans to build as many as 10 fitness centers in the area, and is actively seeking two to three franchise groups to own and operate these up to 20,000-square-foot facilities.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/charter-fitness-eyes-growth-st-louis-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:58 +0000 28191 at http://clubindustry.com Leisure Sports to Rebrand Former Club One Property, to Establish Brand in San Jose http://clubindustry.com/leisure-sports-rebrand-former-club-one-property-establish-brand-san-jose <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Leisure Sports Inc. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Pleasanton-based Leisure Sports Inc., creators of the ClubSport brand of fitness clubs, has signed a management agreement with the property owners of the 71,000-square-foot fitness club in San Jose. The agreement included the provision to rebrand the property as a ClubSport fitness resort, the flagship brand of Leisure Sports.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/leisure-sports-rebrand-former-club-one-property-establish-brand-san-jose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:36:42 +0000 28151 at http://clubindustry.com YMCA of Milwaukee to Undergo Restructuring in Face of $30 Million Debt http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymca-milwaukee-undergo-restructuring-face-30-million-debt <div class="node-body article-body">The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee is reportedly set to undergo a major restructuring that could include the closing of some of its branches. The restructuring is a result of the Y's $30 million debt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymca-milwaukee-undergo-restructuring-face-30-million-debt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymca-milwaukee-undergo-restructuring-face-30-million-debt#comments Nonprofits Freemium Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:01:00 +0000 28141 at http://clubindustry.com Pennsylvania Clubs Close; Court-Appointed Receiver Steps Down http://clubindustry.com/profits/pennsylvania-clubs-close-court-appointed-receiver-steps-down <div class="node-body article-body">All three Lehigh Valley (PA) Racquet and Fitness Clubs, formerly known as 24-7 Fitness Clubs, closed earlier this month, and the bankruptcy court-appointed receiver in charge of the clubs has resigned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/pennsylvania-clubs-close-court-appointed-receiver-steps-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/pennsylvania-clubs-close-court-appointed-receiver-steps-down#comments For-profits Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:39:00 +0000 28131 at http://clubindustry.com Club Managers Association of America Finds Club Managers Most Challenged by Facility Issues, HR and Insurance http://clubindustry.com/club-managers-association-america-finds-club-managers-most-challenged-facility-issues-hr-and-insuran <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by CMAA. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>According to a survey of members of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), 41 percent of club managers cited their most pressing management concern as facility issues, such as the age of the clubhouse and equipment, asset protection, renovations, and maintenance.&nbsp; Twenty-five percent of managers were concerned about human resources issues, including recruiting and staff turnover.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/club-managers-association-america-finds-club-managers-most-challenged-facility-issues-hr-and-insuran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:04:15 +0000 28121 at http://clubindustry.com Med-Fit Systems Puts Nautilus Commercial Up for Sale http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/med-fit-systems-puts-nautilus-commercial-sale <div class="node-body article-body">Med-Fit Systems Inc., the Fallbrook, CA-based manufacturer of Nautilus commercial fitness equipment, announced Monday it is putting the commercial assets of Nautilus Inc. up for sale and is cutting staff at its plant in Independence, VA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/med-fit-systems-puts-nautilus-commercial-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/med-fit-systems-puts-nautilus-commercial-sale#comments Manufacturers Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:54:00 +0000 28111 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Med-Fit Systems recently laid off staff at this plant in Independence, VA, where the company manufactures Nautilus equipment.<em> File photo courtesy of Med-Fit Systems.</em></p> Preview: Close More Sales by Using Three Concepts and the Four-Chain Link http://clubindustry.com/master-class/preview-close-more-sales-using-three-concepts-and-four-chain-link <div class="node-body video-body">Use this plan to inform, inspire and persuade so you can close more membership sales. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/master-class/preview-close-more-sales-using-three-concepts-and-four-chain-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/master-class/preview-close-more-sales-using-three-concepts-and-four-chain-link#comments Master Class Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:24:00 +0000 28101 at http://clubindustry.com Close More Sales by Using Three Concepts and the Four-Chain Link http://clubindustry.com/master-class/close-more-sales-using-three-concepts-and-four-chain-link <div class="node-body video-body">Use this plan to inform, inspire and persuade so you can close more membership sales. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/master-class/close-more-sales-using-three-concepts-and-four-chain-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/master-class/close-more-sales-using-three-concepts-and-four-chain-link#comments Master Class Premium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:31:00 +0000 28081 at http://clubindustry.com Health Clubs Use Sophisticated Advertising to Create Connections http://clubindustry.com/marketing/health-clubs-use-sophisticated-advertising-create-connections <div class="field-byline"> Ann Muder, health and fitness correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the "Equinox Made Me Do It" and "No Gymtimidation" taglines, Equinox and Planet Fitness, respectively, have advertising campaigns with a consistent, strong identity that engages their audiences, according to one health club consultant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/marketing/health-clubs-use-sophisticated-advertising-create-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/marketing/health-clubs-use-sophisticated-advertising-create-connections#comments Marketing Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:31:00 +0000 28071 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Equinox rolled out its &quot;Equinox Made Me Do It&quot; advertising campaign this year. <em>Photo courtesy of Equinox.</em></p> Sports Nutrition Supplements Reach New Heights in Consumer Sales http://clubindustry.com/supplements/sports-nutrition-supplements-reach-new-heights-consumer-sales <div class="field-byline"> Ann Muder, health and fitness correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to the Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), U.S. consumer sales of sports nutrition supplements grew 12 percent in 2012 to $4 billion. It was the highest rate of growth for the segment since 2000.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/supplements/sports-nutrition-supplements-reach-new-heights-consumer-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/supplements/sports-nutrition-supplements-reach-new-heights-consumer-sales#comments Supplements Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:16:00 +0000 28061 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The growth of sports nutrition supplements is expected to continue to outpace total supplement sales growth through the year 2020. <em>Photo by Pamela Kufahl.</em></p> More Group Exercise Programs Are Shifting to Men http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/more-group-exercise-programs-are-shifting-men <div class="field-byline"> Amber Maechler, health and fitness correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New programming options that focus on quantifiable results rather than complex choreography are attracting men who also are compelled by the coaching and camaraderie found in the group fitness environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/more-group-exercise-programs-are-shifting-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/more-group-exercise-programs-are-shifting-men#comments Group Exercise Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:57:00 +0000 28051 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Even if clubs have the right programming, they still may not see an uptick in male participation if the programming is not marketed to appeal to men. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> How Wearable Devices Can Fit Inside Your Health Club http://clubindustry.com/equipment/how-wearable-devices-can-fit-inside-your-health-club <div class="field-byline"> Amber Maechler, health and fitness correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though wearable fitness trackers can be found attached to the bodies of health club members around the world, most club operators have yet to leverage this technology to their benefit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equipment/how-wearable-devices-can-fit-inside-your-health-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equipment/how-wearable-devices-can-fit-inside-your-health-club#comments Equipment Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:32:00 +0000 28041 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Fitbit, a brand of wearable movement trackers, has had a partnership with Life Time Fitness since 2012. Anytime Fitness began testing Fitbit in March. <em>Photo by Pamela Kufahl.</em></p> How Will Personal Trainers Be Regulated Under New Laws or Legislative Proposals? http://clubindustry.com/training/how-will-personal-trainers-be-regulated-under-new-laws-or-legislative-proposals <div class="field-byline"> David L. Herbert, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although the proposed adoption of licensing/regulation laws in Florida and Massachusetts represents yet another proposal in a long list of proposals put forth in various jurisdictions since the 1980s, the adoption of legislation in the District of Columbia may well reflect the first of what may become a trend.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/training/how-will-personal-trainers-be-regulated-under-new-laws-or-legislative-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/training/how-will-personal-trainers-be-regulated-under-new-laws-or-legislative-proposals#comments Training Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:57:00 +0000 28031 at http://clubindustry.com And the Winner of the David Barton Gym Job Is… http://clubindustry.com/blog/and-winner-david-barton-gym-job <div class="node-body blog-body">If you did not watch "The Insider" last month, you missed the episode in which David Barton Gym selected its new social media director. But Club Industry shares who the winner was in this blog. </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/and-winner-david-barton-gym-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/and-winner-david-barton-gym-job#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:08:00 +0000 28091 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The winner of the social media director job at David Barton Gym was revealed last month in an episode of &quot;Inside Job.&quot; Also revealed was&nbsp;the &quot;insider.&quot;&nbsp;To find out if either was&nbsp;Alisa, Jared, Nataly or Curtis (left to right), read the blog. <em>Photo courtesy of Doug Hyun/TNT.&nbsp;</em></p> ASF Payment Solutions and Lifestyle Technologies Partner Through Innovation http://clubindustry.com/asf-payment-solutions-and-lifestyle-technologies-partner-through-innovation <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by ASF Payment Solutions. 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/asf-payment-solutions-and-lifestyle-technologies-partner-through-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:56:47 +0000 27981 at http://clubindustry.com Who Is CSI Software? http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-csi-software <div class="node-body video-body">CSI Software executives share some of the new services and offerings from the company. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-csi-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/who-csi-software#comments Technology Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:34:00 +0000 27971 at http://clubindustry.com LA Fitness to Rebrand Seattle's Vision Quest Clubs, Close Four and Transfer Memberships http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/la-fitness-rebrand-seattles-vision-quest-clubs-close-four-and-transfer-memberships <div class="node-body article-body">Fitness International LLC, the owner and operator of Irvine, CA-based LA Fitness, is rebranding the Vision Quest Sport and Fitness clubs in the greater Seattle area as LA Fitness. Fitness International acquired all 10 Vision Quest clubs in late December 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/la-fitness-rebrand-seattles-vision-quest-clubs-close-four-and-transfer-memberships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/la-fitness-rebrand-seattles-vision-quest-clubs-close-four-and-transfer-memberships#comments la fitness Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:26:00 +0000 27921 at http://clubindustry.com DietBetter Offers Health Clubs Free Turnkey Motivational Platform to Help Members Lose Weight http://clubindustry.com/dietbetter-offers-health-clubs-free-turnkey-motivational-platform-help-members-lose-weight <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by DietBetter. 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/dietbetter-offers-health-clubs-free-turnkey-motivational-platform-help-members-lose-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:30:08 +0000 27901 at http://clubindustry.com ACE Introduces Mobile Study iPad App for Aspiring Personal Trainers on the Go http://clubindustry.com/ace-introduces-mobile-study-ipad-app-aspiring-personal-trainers-go <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>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.</em></strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/ace-introduces-mobile-study-ipad-app-aspiring-personal-trainers-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:26:51 +0000 27881 at http://clubindustry.com From the Tragic JCC Shootings, a Hero Emerges http://clubindustry.com/blog/tragic-jcc-shootings-hero-emerges <div class="node-body blog-body">The shootings at a Jewish Community Center and a retirement home in Overland Park, KS, that left three dead Sunday have hit close to home 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/tragic-jcc-shootings-hero-emerges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/tragic-jcc-shootings-hero-emerges#comments news Behind the Scenes Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:01:00 +0000 27871 at http://clubindustry.com FITwave International Technologies Partners with Links Modular Solutions http://clubindustry.com/fitwave-international-technologies-partners-links-modular-solutions <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by FITwave International Technologies. 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/fitwave-international-technologies-partners-links-modular-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:47:12 +0000 27891 at http://clubindustry.com 100 Best Companies to Work For Includes Octane Fitness Again http://clubindustry.com/100-best-companies-work-includes-octane-fitness-again <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Octane 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/100-best-companies-work-includes-octane-fitness-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:36:42 +0000 27861 at http://clubindustry.com HealthFitness Taps Former ActiveHealth Executive for Chief of Analytics http://clubindustry.com/healthfitness-taps-former-activehealth-executive-chief-analytics <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by HealthFitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>HealthFitness, a proven leader of population health management, announced today that Tatiana Shnaiden, M.D., MS has joined the company as chief analytics officer, reporting directly to President and CEO Paul Lotharius. She most recently served as vice president of value optimization for ActiveHealth Management, a subsidiary of Aetna Inc.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/healthfitness-taps-former-activehealth-executive-chief-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:30:11 +0000 27851 at http://clubindustry.com Lifeline Founder to be Inducted into National Fitness Hall of Fame http://clubindustry.com/lifeline-founder-be-inducted-national-fitness-hall-fame <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Pivotal 5. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Lifeline, the leading supplier of professional-grade functional fitness training equipment for the last 40 years, today announced that brand founder, Bobby &ldquo;Sugar&rdquo; Hinds, will be inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame (NFHOF) this spring.&nbsp; Hinds will be joined by other notables, including: Leslie Sansone, Peter Davis, Beth Kuntzleman, and Kathie Davis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/lifeline-founder-be-inducted-national-fitness-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:20:30 +0000 27841 at http://clubindustry.com April 12 Marks Grand Opening of Life Time Athletic and LifeSpa Tampa http://clubindustry.com/april-12-marks-grand-opening-life-time-athletic-and-lifespa-tampa <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Life Time 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/april-12-marks-grand-opening-life-time-athletic-and-lifespa-tampa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:09:09 +0000 27831 at http://clubindustry.com Millennium's Million Inducted into YWCA Boston's Academy of Women Achievers http://clubindustry.com/profits/millenniums-million-inducted-ywca-bostons-academy-women-achievers <div class="node-body article-body">Smaiyra Million, CEO of Millennium Partners Sports Club Management, Boston, has been inducted into YWCA Boston's Academy of Women Achievers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/millenniums-million-inducted-ywca-bostons-academy-women-achievers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/millenniums-million-inducted-ywca-bostons-academy-women-achievers#comments For-profits Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:56:00 +0000 27821 at http://clubindustry.com