Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/rss.xml en Les Mills International Names Brian Gagne as U.S. CEO http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/les-mills-international-names-brian-gagne-us-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Brian Gagne will succeed Jesper Magnusson, who led the reunification of the U.S. distribution during his tenure. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/les-mills-international-names-brian-gagne-us-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/les-mills-international-names-brian-gagne-us-ceo#comments Manufacturers Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:27:00 +0000 55831 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Les Mills programs are sold and serviced throughout the United States under one wholly owned subsidiary, Les Mills U.S., out of Baltimore. (Photo courtesy Les Mills International.)</p> Three Chances to Discover How the Mix of Wellness and Technology Affects Health Clubs http://clubindustry.com/blog/three-chances-discover-how-mix-wellness-and-technology-affects-health-clubs <div class="node-body blog-body">Wearable fitness devices, virtual physician visits, and mobile nutrition and workout apps are all part of wellness. In the future, the health club industry will use as-yet unknown wellness-related technology. You have three opportunities to hear about how this will affect your business.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/three-chances-discover-how-mix-wellness-and-technology-affects-health-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/three-chances-discover-how-mix-wellness-and-technology-affects-health-clubs#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:47:00 +0000 55821 at http://clubindustry.com Change the Culture of Your Health Club to Create Loyalty through Heart Rate Training http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/change-culture-your-health-club-create-loyalty-through-heart-rate-training <div class="node-body article-body">One way of creating loyalty at a health club is to integrate a heart rate training program in personal training and group exercise programming, Polar Electro Inc.'s George Centeio said in a free Club Industry webinar on Tuesday. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/change-culture-your-health-club-create-loyalty-through-heart-rate-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/change-culture-your-health-club-create-loyalty-through-heart-rate-training#comments Manufacturers Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:54:00 +0000 55811 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Changing a health club&#39;s culture with heart rate monitoring starts with staff buy-in to the technology by wearing the monitors and using software, Polar Electro Inc&#39;s George Centeio said in a Club Industry webinar on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy Polar.)</p> Gold's Gym Tops J.D. Power's Health Club Satisfaction Report for Second Straight Year http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-tops-jd-powers-health-club-satisfaction-report-second-straight-year <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 J.D. Power Health and Fitness Center Satisfaction report ranked Gold's Gym first among eight national gym chains, giving it a score of 878 on a 1,000 point scale.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-tops-jd-powers-health-club-satisfaction-report-second-straight-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-tops-jd-powers-health-club-satisfaction-report-second-straight-year#comments For-profits equinox Gold's Gym la fitness lifetime fitness planet fitness Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:59:00 +0000 55801 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Gold&#39;s Gym performed &quot;particularly well&quot; in the equipment condition, safety and cleanliness factors, according to J.D. Power.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy Gold&#39;s Gym.)</p> Crime Briefs: Orlando Shooter's Gym Past, Tennessee Club Terror Threat, Trainer Sex Assault Charge http://clubindustry.com/profits/crime-briefs-orlando-shooters-gym-past-tennessee-club-terror-threat-trainer-sex-assault-char <div class="node-body article-body">Club Industry's crime briefs report lists recent crime news in the health club industry.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/crime-briefs-orlando-shooters-gym-past-tennessee-club-terror-threat-trainer-sex-assault-char" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/crime-briefs-orlando-shooters-gym-past-tennessee-club-terror-threat-trainer-sex-assault-char#comments For-profits Nonprofits Gold's Gym lifetime fitness planet fitness Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:08:00 +0000 55791 at http://clubindustry.com <p>All accused parties in this report are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. (Photo by&nbsp;Thinkstock.)</p> Life Fitness to Expand Minnesota Cybex Factory in $22.85 Million Project http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-expand-minnesota-cybex-factory-2285-million-project <div class="node-body article-body">Life Fitness, Rosemont, Illinois, broke ground on an expansion project at its Cybex factory in Owatonna, Minnesota, on Tuesday.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-expand-minnesota-cybex-factory-2285-million-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-expand-minnesota-cybex-factory-2285-million-project#comments Manufacturers Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:51:00 +0000 55601 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Cybex factory in Owatonna, Minnesota. (Rendering courtesy&nbsp;Life Fitness.)</p> Samsung and Cigna to Keynote 3rd Annual Motionsoft Technology Summit http://clubindustry.com/news-central/samsung-and-cigna-keynote-3rd-annual-motionsoft-technology-summit <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; line-height: 22.2px;">This press release was provided by Motionsoft.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/samsung-and-cigna-keynote-3rd-annual-motionsoft-technology-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:23:39 +0000 55781 at http://clubindustry.com Find Out Why You May Need to Add 'Wellness' to the Name of Your Health Club http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-why-you-may-need-add-wellness-name-your-health-club <div class="node-body blog-body">The future of the fitness industry isn't just in fitness; it's in wellness. The wellness track at the 2016 Club Industry Show will offer insights from a chief medical officer, a physician, the senior vice president of a hospital-based wellness organization and club operators about how you can get involved in the wellness movement. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-why-you-may-need-add-wellness-name-your-health-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-why-you-may-need-add-wellness-name-your-health-club#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:29:00 +0000 55731 at http://clubindustry.com YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee Receives $20,000 http://clubindustry.com/news-central/ymca-metropolitan-milwaukee-receives-20000 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Primal 7.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/ymca-metropolitan-milwaukee-receives-20000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55771 at http://clubindustry.com Gyms and Health Clubs are 'Going Green' with Primal 7 http://clubindustry.com/news-central/gyms-and-health-clubs-are-going-green-primal-7 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Primal 7.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Invented by a former NFL player as a life-changing recovery solution to a career-ending injury, Primal 7 was first launched as a tool for restoring and optimizing movement for patients undergoing physical therapy.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/gyms-and-health-clubs-are-going-green-primal-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55761 at http://clubindustry.com Following Your Own Business Advice: Do What You Do Best http://clubindustry.com/news-central/following-your-own-business-advice-do-what-you-do-best <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Active Management.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Australia&rsquo;s longest operating fitness business consultants have partnered with the world leaders in personal training business coaching in what will be an exciting relationship for clients of both companies.</p> <p>From the 1<sup>st</sup> July, Active Management will be partnering with NPE as they work together to help personal training businesses get stronger.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/following-your-own-business-advice-do-what-you-do-best" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55741 at http://clubindustry.com Why Your Health Club Should Consider Starting a Wellness Practice http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/why-your-health-club-should-consider-starting-wellness-practice <div class="field-byline"> Mike Benton, GENAVIX </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Imagine a world where health insurance providers are pre-qualifying pre-diabetics and sending them to your facility for support and help. That world is here now.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/why-your-health-club-should-consider-starting-wellness-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/why-your-health-club-should-consider-starting-wellness-practice#comments Resourcebeat Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:52:00 +0000 55691 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A wellness practice will grow your membership as a community outreach offering as it targets individuals and families that might not ever have a need to visit your facility.&nbsp;(Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Boost Member Retention with a Prescriptive Plan http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/boost-member-retention-prescriptive-plan <div class="field-byline"> Trever Ackerman, Les Mills </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Setting new members up for success starts by taking a close look at your sales process, from your value proposition right through to onboarding.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/boost-member-retention-prescriptive-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/resourcebeat/boost-member-retention-prescriptive-plan#comments Resourcebeat Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:52:00 +0000 55401 at http://clubindustry.com <p>By making some simple changes to your approach, you can boost newcomers&rsquo; chances of &quot;stickability.&quot; (Photo by Les Mills.)&nbsp;</p> Peloton Placing Focus on Growth, Not Initial Public Offering http://clubindustry.com/blog/peloton-placing-focus-growth-not-initial-public-offering <div class="node-body blog-body">Lisa Klinger, Peloton's chief financial officer, told Bloomberg TV that the timing for a potential IPO is "anybody's guess."</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/peloton-placing-focus-growth-not-initial-public-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/peloton-placing-focus-growth-not-initial-public-offering#comments For-profits news Behind the Scenes Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:42:00 +0000 55711 at http://clubindustry.com ACE and Zumba Announce Global Partnership in Support of 'STRONG by Zumba' Program http://clubindustry.com/news-central/ace-and-zumba-announce-global-partnership-support-strong-zumba-program <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by ACE.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/ace-and-zumba-announce-global-partnership-support-strong-zumba-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55751 at http://clubindustry.com Go Inside Life Time Athletic at Sky in New York City http://clubindustry.com/lifetime-fitness/go-inside-life-time-athletic-sky-new-york-city <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a peek inside Life Time Fitness' first New York City location - Life Time Athletic at Sky.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/lifetime-fitness/go-inside-life-time-athletic-sky-new-york-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/lifetime-fitness/go-inside-life-time-athletic-sky-new-york-city#comments lifetime fitness Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:08:00 +0000 55681 at http://clubindustry.com Property Briefs: acac Fitness & Wellness Club Opens, New UFC Gym Market, CycleBar's Detroit Plans http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-acac-fitness-wellness-club-opens-new-ufc-gym-market-cyclebars-detroit-plans <div class="node-body article-body">Club Industry's property briefs features recent notable openings, real estate transactions and renovations in the health club industry. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-acac-fitness-wellness-club-opens-new-ufc-gym-market-cyclebars-detroit-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-acac-fitness-wellness-club-opens-new-ufc-gym-market-cyclebars-detroit-plans#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits Nonprofits Universities la fitness planet fitness Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:29:00 +0000 55701 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The acac Fitness &amp; Wellness location in Lutherville, Maryland. (Photo courtesy acac Fitness &amp; Wellness.)</p> ACE Study Finds Elevation Training Mask Offers Some Training Benefits Associated with Improved Endurance Performance http://clubindustry.com/news-central/ace-study-finds-elevation-training-mask-offers-some-training-benefits-associated-improv <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by ACE.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/ace-study-finds-elevation-training-mask-offers-some-training-benefits-associated-improv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55651 at http://clubindustry.com Calgary's First UFC Gym Hosts Grand Opening on June 25 http://clubindustry.com/news-central/calgarys-first-ufc-gym-hosts-grand-opening-june-25 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by UFC Gym.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Calgary, Alberta </strong>&ndash; UFC GYM, the fast-growing franchise that combines mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, today announced the opening of its first location in Calgary on Saturday, June 25. Located at 6224 Centre St. S, Calgary, AB, this 11,760 square-foot facility serves as the second UFC GYM in Alberta (Sherwood Park) and fourth location in Canada since the company debuted in 2009.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/calgarys-first-ufc-gym-hosts-grand-opening-june-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55631 at http://clubindustry.com Coloradans Are Losing Weight And Keeping It Off http://clubindustry.com/news-central/coloradans-are-losing-weight-and-keeping-it <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by incentaHEALTH.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/coloradans-are-losing-weight-and-keeping-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55621 at http://clubindustry.com 10 Changes We Made to the Club Industry Show Just for You http://clubindustry.com/blog/10-changes-we-made-club-industry-show-just-you <div class="node-body blog-body">After two years of consultations with people at every level and in every segment of the fitness industry, Club Industry reveals a whole new experience at this year's Club Industry Show. Find out the 10 changes you will see at this year's show, Oct. 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/10-changes-we-made-club-industry-show-just-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/10-changes-we-made-club-industry-show-just-you#comments club industry conference Behind the Scenes Wed, 22 Jun 2016 01:10:00 +0000 55591 at http://clubindustry.com Viral Fitness News: Stephen Colbert on Gym Showers, CrossFit CEO Rips Wearables, SoulCycle's 'Hamilton' Workout http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-stephen-colbert-gym-showers-crossfit-ceo-rips-wearables-soulcycles-hamilt <div class="node-body article-body">Club Industry's Viral Fitness News highlights recent popular stories about the fitness industry circulating on social media. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-stephen-colbert-gym-showers-crossfit-ceo-rips-wearables-soulcycles-hamilt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-stephen-colbert-gym-showers-crossfit-ceo-rips-wearables-soulcycles-hamilt#comments For-profits News Manufacturers Nonprofits equinox Gold's Gym lifetime fitness Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:18:00 +0000 55581 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Equinox, Curves and Gold&#39;s Gym were part of a joke during Stephen&nbsp;Colbert&#39;s&nbsp;monologue&nbsp;on the&nbsp;&quot;Late Night With Stephen Colbert&quot; last week. Colbert is pictured here during the 2015 Summer TCA Tour in August 2015.‚Äč (Photo by&nbsp;Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images).</p> Northern Kentucky University Campus Recreation Center Earns LEED Gold Certification http://clubindustry.com/universities/northern-kentucky-university-campus-recreation-center-earns-leed-gold-certification <div class="node-body article-body">The Campus Recreation Center earned a LEED Gold certification, making it the first building on the Northern Kentucky University campus to earn such recognition.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/northern-kentucky-university-campus-recreation-center-earns-leed-gold-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/northern-kentucky-university-campus-recreation-center-earns-leed-gold-certification#comments Universities Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:27:00 +0000 55551 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Northern Kentucky University finished the expansion and renovation of the&nbsp;Campus Recreation Center in October 2015. (Photo courtesy Northern Kentucky University.)</p> Orangetheory Fitness Projects 1,000 Locations, More International Growth in 2017 http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-projects-1000-locations-more-international-growth-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Orangetheory Fitness is preparing to move to a larger headquarters building as the company continues to grow its footprint in the United States and international markets.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-projects-1000-locations-more-international-growth-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-projects-1000-locations-more-international-growth-2017#comments For-profits Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:55:00 +0000 55541 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Orangetheory Fitness CEO Dave Long told Club Industry that the franchise expects to have 600 locations open worldwide by the end of this year. (Photo by Orangetheory Fitness.)</p> Jonas Fitness Appoints Anna Welsh as Head of Customer Success http://clubindustry.com/news-central/jonas-fitness-appoints-anna-welsh-head-customer-success <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Jonas Fitness.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>WEBSTER, Texas -- Jonas Fitness, an industry leader in Club Management Software, announced today that it has hired Anna Welsh as its Manager of Customer Success.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/jonas-fitness-appoints-anna-welsh-head-customer-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55611 at http://clubindustry.com Jillian Michaels Named Chief Wellness Officer of Performance Water AQUAhydrate http://clubindustry.com/news-central/jillian-michaels-named-chief-wellness-officer-performance-water-aquahydrate-0 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by AQUAhydrate.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/jillian-michaels-named-chief-wellness-officer-performance-water-aquahydrate-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55531 at http://clubindustry.com Missy Franklin Partners with SafeSplash Brands to Expand Swim School Outlets for Children http://clubindustry.com/news-central/missy-franklin-partners-safesplash-brands-expand-swim-school-outlets-children <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by SafeSplash&nbsp;Brands.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/missy-franklin-partners-safesplash-brands-expand-swim-school-outlets-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55511 at http://clubindustry.com 24 Hour Fitness Celebrates New Club in Escondido, California http://clubindustry.com/news-central/24-hour-fitness-celebrates-new-club-escondido-california <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by 24 Hour Fitness.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>ESCONDIDO, Calif.-- 24 Hour Fitness is joining the flourishing Westfield North County Mall, which recently completed a $55 million revitalization project. Boasting a robust retail, food and entertainment lineup, the new club adds a much-desired fitness lifestyle component to the shopping complex.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/24-hour-fitness-celebrates-new-club-escondido-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55661 at http://clubindustry.com Juvo Board Studio Classes Build Strength, Flexibility and Endurance Nation-Wide http://clubindustry.com/news-central/juvo-board-studio-classes-build-strength-flexibility-and-endurance-nation-wide <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Juvo Board.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><em>Springfield, Mo.&nbsp;&ndash; </em>The Juvo revolution continues as more and more fitness studios incorporate the Juvo Board into their group exercise schedules. Studios and their clients in Missouri, Oklahoma, California and Texas are all reaping the benefits of this multifaceted &ndash; and multidimensional &ndash; surface.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/juvo-board-studio-classes-build-strength-flexibility-and-endurance-nation-wide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55641 at http://clubindustry.com acac Fitness & Wellness Opens New Lutherville, Maryland Location http://clubindustry.com/news-central/acac-fitness-wellness-opens-new-lutherville-maryland-location <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by acac Fitness &amp; Wellness.&nbsp;The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>BALTIMORE</strong> &ndash; <strong>acac </strong>Fitness &amp; Wellness Centers officially opened the doors of a new health club location in Lutherville, MD today. The new club is located inside the Green Spring Racquet Club, at 10803 Falls Road.</p></div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/acac-fitness-wellness-opens-new-lutherville-maryland-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:10:49 +0000 55571 at http://clubindustry.com