Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/rss.xml en UCLA Names Recreation Complex after Jackie Robinson http://clubindustry.com/universities/ucla-names-recreation-complex-after-jackie-robinson <div class="node-body article-body">The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has named its 22 recreation and athletic facilities the Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/ucla-names-recreation-complex-after-jackie-robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/ucla-names-recreation-complex-after-jackie-robinson#comments Universities Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:58:00 +0000 34451 at http://clubindustry.com <p>UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and Rachel Robinson, the widow of former UCLA four-sport star and Baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, were on hand for Friday&#39;s naming of the Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex at UCLA. <em>Photo courtesy of UCLA Athletics.</em></p> Dikembe Mutombo Speaks at Air Force Fitness Center Grand Opening http://clubindustry.com/military/dikembe-mutombo-speaks-air-force-fitness-center-grand-opening <div class="node-body article-body">Former NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo was on hand for the grand opening of the new fitness center at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Marietta, GA. The ceremony took place last Tuesday.</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/military/dikembe-mutombo-speaks-air-force-fitness-center-grand-opening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/dikembe-mutombo-speaks-air-force-fitness-center-grand-opening#comments Military Freemium Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:21:00 +0000 34441 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Dikembe Mutombo speaks to members of Team Dobbins on Nov. 18 at the grand opening of the renovated fitness center at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, GA. <em>U.S. Air Force photo by Don Peek.</em></p> Gold's Gyms in Utah Rebrand to VASA Fitness http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gyms-utah-rebrand-vasa-fitness <div class="node-body article-body">Seventeen former Gold's Gyms in Utah rebranded as VASA Fitness last week. The Gold's Gyms were operated by Body Firm Aerobics Inc., Orem, UT, which had been on Club Industry's Top 100 Clubs list for several years. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gyms-utah-rebrand-vasa-fitness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gyms-utah-rebrand-vasa-fitness#comments For-profits Gold's Gym Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:41:00 +0000 34431 at http://clubindustry.com <p>This VASA Fitness in Orem, UT, which had been a Gold&#39;s Gym until last week, includes a turf section for functional training. <em>Photo courtesy of VASA Fitness.</em></p> Facilty Manager Of The Year Awarded To Keith Callahan Of Manchester Athletic Club http://clubindustry.com/facilty-manager-year-awarded-keith-callahan-manchester-athletic-club <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Manchester Athletic Club. 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/facilty-manager-year-awarded-keith-callahan-manchester-athletic-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:20:00 +0000 34401 at http://clubindustry.com 24 Hour Fitness Continues East Coast Expansion with New Club Opening http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness-continues-east-coast-expansion-new-club-opening <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 id="yui_3_16_0_1_1416410356695_1667">24 Hour Fitness celebrates the Grand Opening of its newest location at 150 Sylvan Avenue in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey with a full day of festivities, Saturday, November 22. The brand new 24 Hour Fitness<sup><b>&reg;</b></sup> Super Sport club will become the third club entry in New Jersey as the company continues its expansion across the East Coast.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness-continues-east-coast-expansion-new-club-opening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:20:00 +0000 34391 at http://clubindustry.com UFC Gym Opens in Sunnyvale, CA http://clubindustry.com/ufc-gym-opens-sunnyvale-ca <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by UFC Gym. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>UFC GYM<sup>&reg;</sup>, known for its TRAIN DIFFERENT<sup>&reg;</sup>&nbsp;approach that combines the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, will celebrate the opening of its newest gym in Sunnyvale, Calif. on Saturday, Nov. 22<sup>nd</sup>. Located at 733 S Wolfe Rd Sunnyvale CA 94086. Sunnyvale joins more than 100 UFC GYM clubs and 100,000 members worldwide.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/ufc-gym-opens-sunnyvale-ca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:44:08 +0000 34371 at http://clubindustry.com Classcast Releases the Power of Mobile Content http://clubindustry.com/classcast-releases-power-mobile-content <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Classcast. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Classcast, the number one health and fitness content publishing platform, announces the next release of its product enabling anyone to deliver content by mobile.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/classcast-releases-power-mobile-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:48:53 +0000 34381 at http://clubindustry.com Planet Fitness Member Wears Anti-Abortion T-shirt, Told to Leave Club http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-member-wears-anti-abortion-t-shirt-told-leave-club <div class="node-body article-body">A member of a Planet Fitness club in Florida says he was told to leave the club because he was wearing an anti-abortion T-shirt.</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/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-member-wears-anti-abortion-t-shirt-told-leave-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-member-wears-anti-abortion-t-shirt-told-leave-club#comments planet fitness Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:47:00 +0000 34361 at http://clubindustry.com Michigan State Alumni Will Have to Pay for Use of University Recreation Facilities http://clubindustry.com/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Alumni have had free access to the East Lansing, MI, university's recreation facilities, which include the swimming pools, basketball courts and racket sports facilities.</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/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities#comments Universities Freemium Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:29:00 +0000 34341 at http://clubindustry.com YMCAs in New Jersey to Merge Next Year http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymcas-new-jersey-merge-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">The Somerset Hills YMCA and the Somerset Valley YMCA announced their merger earlier this year after several months of analysis and planning.</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/ymcas-new-jersey-merge-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymcas-new-jersey-merge-next-year#comments Nonprofits Freemium Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:22:00 +0000 34331 at http://clubindustry.com Concerns Arise about the Health and Fitness of Richard Simmons http://clubindustry.com/blog/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons <div class="node-body blog-body">A knee injury has slowed famed exercise guru Richard Simmons, who some say they have not seen in months, according to reports.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/concerns-arise-about-health-and-fitness-richard-simmons#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:35:00 +0000 34321 at http://clubindustry.com Introducing the MYE Wireless CardioCare Machine Management System http://clubindustry.com/introducing-mye-wireless-cardiocare-machine-management-system <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by MYE Entertainment Inc. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>The new MYE CardioCare Machine Management System enables health and fitness clubs to optimize performance and reduce equipment downtime by monitoring and maintaining utilization and diagnostic data for their entire cardio machine inventory says Tony Garcia, MYE Entertainment founder and president.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/introducing-mye-wireless-cardiocare-machine-management-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:12:04 +0000 34351 at http://clubindustry.com Les Mills, 24 Hour Fitness to Open World's First Immersive Fitness Studio in LA http://clubindustry.com/les-mills-24-hour-fitness-open-worlds-first-immersive-fitness-studio-la <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Les Mills International. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>Les Mills is teaming up with 24 Hour Fitness<strong><sup>&reg;</sup></strong> to open the world&rsquo;s first permanent IMMERSIVE FITNESS&trade; studio in Los Angeles.</p> <p id="pull-quote">&ldquo;Given the amazing response to our European tour&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/les-mills-24-hour-fitness-open-worlds-first-immersive-fitness-studio-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:12:04 +0000 34311 at http://clubindustry.com New Orangetheory Fitness Studio Coming to Altamonte Springs http://clubindustry.com/new-orangetheory-fitness-studio-coming-altamonte-springs <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Orangetheory. 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/new-orangetheory-fitness-studio-coming-altamonte-springs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:12:04 +0000 34301 at http://clubindustry.com Leading Boxing Fitness Concept Signs Master Franchise License in Mexico http://clubindustry.com/leading-boxing-fitness-concept-signs-master-franchise-license-mexico <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Title Boxing Club. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.</em></strong></p> <p>In the midst of a domestic and international growth spurt that has propelled the company to the top of the fitness industry, <a href="http://www.titleboxingclub.com" target="_blank">TITLE Boxing Club</a>, the largest boxing franchise in the nation, announced today the recent signing of a Master Franchise Agreement in Mexico.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/leading-boxing-fitness-concept-signs-master-franchise-license-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:12:04 +0000 34291 at http://clubindustry.com Life Fitness Presents at Samsung Developer Conference, Bluetooth Connectivity Debuts http://clubindustry.com/life-fitness-presents-samsung-developer-conference-bluetooth-connectivity-debuts <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Life 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-presents-samsung-developer-conference-bluetooth-connectivity-debuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:12:04 +0000 34281 at http://clubindustry.com Arrests Made after 3-Year-Old Left in LA Fitness Kids Club for Four Hours http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/arrests-made-after-3-year-old-left-la-fitness-kids-club-four-hours <div class="node-body article-body">A man and a woman were arrested and faced child neglect charges after allegedly leaving a 3-year-old in the kids club of an LA Fitness in Florida so that they could go drinking.</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/la-fitness/arrests-made-after-3-year-old-left-la-fitness-kids-club-four-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/la-fitness/arrests-made-after-3-year-old-left-la-fitness-kids-club-four-hours#comments la fitness Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:18:00 +0000 34271 at http://clubindustry.com Equinox Faces Sexual Harassment Lawsuit http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-faces-sexual-harassment-lawsuit <div class="node-body article-body">A singer from the British version of the reality TV show "The X Factor" is suing Equinox and her former supervisor at the club on the grounds of sexual harassment, the Los Angeles Daily News reported.</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/equinox/equinox-faces-sexual-harassment-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-faces-sexual-harassment-lawsuit#comments equinox Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:12:00 +0000 34261 at http://clubindustry.com Equinox, Blink Announce Club Openings http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-blink-announce-club-openings <div class="node-body article-body">Equinox, New York, and its low-cost model Blink Fitness have recently announced club openings.</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/equinox/equinox-blink-announce-club-openings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-blink-announce-club-openings#comments equinox Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:07:00 +0000 34251 at http://clubindustry.com Planet Fitness Faces Lawsuit after Arrest Made in Hidden-Camera Case http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-faces-lawsuit-after-arrest-made-hidden-camera-case <div class="node-body article-body">A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Planet Fitness, Newington, NH, after a member was arrested and charged with videotaping other members without their consent in the club's tanning room.</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/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-faces-lawsuit-after-arrest-made-hidden-camera-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-faces-lawsuit-after-arrest-made-hidden-camera-case#comments planet fitness Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:59:00 +0000 34241 at http://clubindustry.com Club Industry Magazine Covers Reflect 30 Years of Fitness Industry Hot Topics http://clubindustry.com/images/club-industry-magazine-covers-reflect-30-years-fitness-industry-hot-topics <div class="node-body gallery-body">A picture is worth a thousand words, and so are old magazine covers like these from the 30-year history of Club Industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/images/club-industry-magazine-covers-reflect-30-years-fitness-industry-hot-topics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/images/club-industry-magazine-covers-reflect-30-years-fitness-industry-hot-topics#comments images Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:00:00 +0000 34221 at http://clubindustry.com Exhale: How a Boutique Well-being Brand Thrives http://clubindustry.com/executive/exhale-how-boutique-well-being-brand-thrives <div class="node-body video-body">Annbeth Eschbach, CEO of exhale, shares why she created her boutique studio brand and how she plans to grow her business in New York and beyond. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/executive/exhale-how-boutique-well-being-brand-thrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/executive/exhale-how-boutique-well-being-brand-thrives#comments Executive Freemium Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:47:00 +0000 34231 at http://clubindustry.com Thirty Years of Changes in the Fitness Industry and at Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/blog/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry celebrates its 30th anniversary this month, leading to reflection on all that has transpired in 30 years in the fitness industry and 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/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/thirty-years-changes-fitness-industry-and-club-industry#comments Blog Categories Behind the Scenes Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:33:00 +0000 34211 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Image from Thinkstock.</p> Learning from the Past, Applying to the Future: 30 Years in the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/news/learning-past-applying-future-30-years-fitness-industry <div class="field-byline"> Matthew Wagner, contributor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One long-time health club operator shares how he has seen the fitness industry change in the past 30 years—and some of the things that have remained the same. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/learning-past-applying-future-30-years-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/learning-past-applying-future-30-years-fitness-industry#comments News Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:26:00 +0000 34161 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Those who do not learn from history may be doomed to repeat fitness fashion mistakes from 30 years ago. The participants in this aerobics class at Nautilus Health Center in Huntsville, TX, from the 1980s were stylish then but would be looked at much differently today, as would other pieces of the health club business from 30 years ago. <em>Photo courtesy of Matthew Wagner.</em></p> Low T Selects Life Time Fitness Media for Media Awareness Campaign http://clubindustry.com/low-t-selects-life-time-fitness-media-media-awareness-campaign <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> <p>Low T Center, a leader in the provision of physician led diagnosis and treatment of low testosterone in men, has selected Life Time Media, a multi-channel media company, to promote awareness at more than 100 Life Time health and fitness centers nationwide.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/low-t-selects-life-time-fitness-media-media-awareness-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:12:04 +0000 34201 at http://clubindustry.com Peak Pilates Launches the New Afina Collection http://clubindustry.com/peak-pilates-launches-new-afina-collection <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong><em>This press release was provided by Peak Pilates. 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/peak-pilates-launches-new-afina-collection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:55:17 +0000 34191 at http://clubindustry.com 24 Hour Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening of Moreno Valley Super-Sport Club http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness-celebrates-grand-opening-moreno-valley-super-sport-club <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>As Moreno Valley continues the celebration of its 30th anniversary as a city, the community will extend a warm, celebratory welcome to 24 Hour Fitness, as its grand opening festivities get underway at its newest location, 12660 Day Street, in Moreno Valley, Saturday, November 22, beginning at 6:00 a.m.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness-celebrates-grand-opening-moreno-valley-super-sport-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:48:42 +0000 34181 at http://clubindustry.com Man Shot Dead in 24 Hour Fitness Parking Lot http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/man-shot-dead-24-hour-fitness-parking-lot <div class="node-body article-body">A man was shot dead last week in the parking lot of a 24 Hour Fitness in California, multiple media outlets reported.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/man-shot-dead-24-hour-fitness-parking-lot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/man-shot-dead-24-hour-fitness-parking-lot#comments 24 hour fitness Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:03:00 +0000 34171 at http://clubindustry.com Story of AED Life Save in Army Fitness Center Shows True Hero in Action http://clubindustry.com/blog/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action <div class="node-body blog-body">An Army medic recently helped save the life of a man who had collapsed in a base's fitness center.</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/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/story-aed-life-save-army-fitness-center-shows-true-hero-action#comments Life Savers facility issues Behind the Scenes Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:26:00 +0000 34151 at http://clubindustry.com TSI Revenue, Net Income Drop in Third Quarter http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-revenue-net-income-drop-third-quarter <div class="node-body article-body">Town Sports International (TSI), New York, saw decreases in revenue, net income and membership in third quarter 2014, according to an announcement on Monday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-revenue-net-income-drop-third-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/tsi-revenue-net-income-drop-third-quarter#comments town sports Freemium Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:07:00 +0000 34141 at http://clubindustry.com