Club Industry http://clubindustry.com/rss.xml/trackback en Club Industry's Most Read Stories for January 2016 http://clubindustry.com/profits/club-industrys-most-read-stories-january-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://clubindustry.com/profits/club-industrys-most-read-stories-january-2016#comments For-profits Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:39:00 +0000 49081 at http://clubindustry.com Precor's Net Sales Fall 3 Percent to $389 Million in 2015 http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/precors-net-sales-fall-3-percent-389-million-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Precor's American sales, which accounted for 61 percent of total sales during the year, fell 8 percent to EUR217.8 million ($237.6 million) in 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/precors-net-sales-fall-3-percent-389-million-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/precors-net-sales-fall-3-percent-389-million-2015#comments Manufacturers Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:52:00 +0000 49371 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Precor">Precor</span>&nbsp;grew 16 percent in the Asia-Pacific region to EUR55.1 million ($60.1 million), and grew 2 percent in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region to EUR84.4 million ($92.1 million) in 2015. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> This Is 'Huuuge': Donald Trump Shared Spa Wisdom with Club Industry in 1996 http://clubindustry.com/blog/huuuge-donald-trump-shared-spa-wisdom-club-industry-1996 <div class="node-body blog-body">Donald Trump may be omnipresent today as he runs for president, but his presence was even felt in 1996 when he graced the cover of an old issue of Club Industry and was quoted in a story sharing some wisdom about the importance of spas. </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/huuuge-donald-trump-shared-spa-wisdom-club-industry-1996" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/huuuge-donald-trump-shared-spa-wisdom-club-industry-1996#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:59:00 +0000 49351 at http://clubindustry.com Genome Magazine Partners With MFN to Offer Resources to its Readers http://clubindustry.com/news-central/genome-magazine-partners-mfn-offer-resources-its-readers <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Genome. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/genome-magazine-partners-mfn-offer-resources-its-readers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49311 at http://clubindustry.com SPENGA Fitness Concept to Expand Nationally Via Franchising http://clubindustry.com/profits/spenga-fitness-concept-expand-nationally-franchising <div class="node-body gallery-body">SPENGA, a Chicago-based fitness concept, plans to expand nationally through franchising.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/spenga-fitness-concept-expand-nationally-franchising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/spenga-fitness-concept-expand-nationally-franchising#comments For-profits Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:00:00 +0000 49361 at http://clubindustry.com CycleBar Signs More Than 200 Studios in First Year of Franchise Sales http://clubindustry.com/profits/cyclebar-signs-more-200-studios-first-year-franchise-sales <div class="node-body article-body">CycleBar is preparing to break into more than 50 new markets in 2016</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/cyclebar-signs-more-200-studios-first-year-franchise-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/cyclebar-signs-more-200-studios-first-year-franchise-sales#comments For-profits Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:19:00 +0000 49211 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Cyclebar&nbsp;said it is on pace to reach its larger goal of having 100 studios open to riders by the end of 2016. (Photo courtesy&nbsp;Cyclebar.)&nbsp;</p> Planet Fitness Midwest Plans $100 Million Expansion in St. Louis Area http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-midwest-plans-100-million-expansion-st-louis-area <div class="node-body article-body">Planet Fitness Midwest's expansion plan in the St. Louis area is expected to create 300 new jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-midwest-plans-100-million-expansion-st-louis-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-midwest-plans-100-million-expansion-st-louis-area#comments For-profits planet fitness Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:37:00 +0000 49181 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Planet Fitness in&nbsp;Edwardsville, Illinois, is Planet Fitness Midwest&#39;s flagship location. (Photo courtesy Business Wire.)</p> Altamont Capital Partners Acquires Largest Planet Fitness Franchisee in Texas http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/altamont-capital-partners-acquires-largest-planet-fitness-franchisee-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Altamont Capital Partners has acquired Excel Fitness Holdings Inc., the largest Planet Fitness franchisee in Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/altamont-capital-partners-acquires-largest-planet-fitness-franchisee-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/altamont-capital-partners-acquires-largest-planet-fitness-franchisee-texas#comments For-profits planet fitness Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:37:00 +0000 49171 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (Photo courtesy Planet Fitness via U.S.&nbsp;Securities and Exchange Commission filing.)</p> N2G’s Automated Retail Units Bring Nutritional Supplements to Gym Floors Across the U.S. in 2016 http://clubindustry.com/news-central/n2g-s-automated-retail-units-bring-nutritional-supplements-gym-floors-across-us-2016-0 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Nutrition 2 Go. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p>Nutrition 2 Go, LLC (N2G) has developed innovative omni-channel retail units changing health club retail environments across the nation.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/n2g-s-automated-retail-units-bring-nutritional-supplements-gym-floors-across-us-2016-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49341 at http://clubindustry.com IHRSA 2016 Associate Member of the Year: Visual Fitness Planner http://clubindustry.com/news-central/ihrsa-2016-associate-member-year-visual-fitness-planner <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by IHRSA. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/ihrsa-2016-associate-member-year-visual-fitness-planner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49301 at http://clubindustry.com Accuro Latest Fitness Supplier to Join AFS http://clubindustry.com/news-central/accuro-latest-fitness-supplier-join-afs <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by the Association of Fitness Studios. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p>(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) &ndash; The Association of Fitness Studios (AFS) today proudly announced and welcomed the addition of Accuro, a division of NCI Technology Inc., to AFS membership.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/accuro-latest-fitness-supplier-join-afs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49291 at http://clubindustry.com Yoga Student Alleges Sexual Assault, Harassment in Lawsuit Against New York City Studio http://clubindustry.com/profits/yoga-student-alleges-sexual-assault-harassment-lawsuit-against-new-york-city-studio <div class="node-body article-body">Holly Faurot alleges unlawful sexual assault and sexual harassment in the case and is seeking $1.6 million through six causes of action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/yoga-student-alleges-sexual-assault-harassment-lawsuit-against-new-york-city-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/yoga-student-alleges-sexual-assault-harassment-lawsuit-against-new-york-city-studio#comments For-profits Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:34:00 +0000 49201 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The complaint filed in New York County court&nbsp;alleges&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Jivamukti">Jivamukti</span>&nbsp;Yoga Center guru&nbsp;Ruth&nbsp;Lauer-Manenti&nbsp;began engaging&nbsp;in conduct violating the center&#39;s ethical guidelines beginning in 2011. (Photo by&nbsp;Thinkstock.)&nbsp;</p> ClubCorp Acquires Marsh Creek Country Club in Florida http://clubindustry.com/profits/clubcorp-acquires-marsh-creek-country-club-florida <div class="node-body article-body">ClubCorp plans a capital project that will bring new amenities, improvements and upgrades to Marsh Creek Country Club.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/clubcorp-acquires-marsh-creek-country-club-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/clubcorp-acquires-marsh-creek-country-club-florida#comments For-profits Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:15:00 +0000 49101 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Marsh Creek Country club in St. Augustine, Florida, is the 10th purchase by ClubCorp in that past 13 months. (Photo courtesy ClubCorp.)</p> Complete Your Profile http://clubindustry.com/complete-your-profile <div class="node-body page-body">Get the info need most...and not the stuff you don't.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/complete-your-profile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ate Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:48:09 +0000 49111 at http://clubindustry.com VERT Lands First NBA Client to Track Jump and G-Force Analytics http://clubindustry.com/news-central/vert-lands-first-nba-client-track-jump-and-g-force-analytics <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by VERT. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/vert-lands-first-nba-client-track-jump-and-g-force-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49271 at http://clubindustry.com Lynx Fitness Appoints Shay Sales and Marketing VP http://clubindustry.com/news-central/lynx-fitness-appoints-shay-sales-and-marketing-vp-0 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Lynx Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p>MIAMI&nbsp;-- Lynx Fitness has appointed Karin Shay as vice president of sales and marketing based on an unprecedented customer response to the company&#39;s innovative Lynx Board fitness device over the all-important holiday sales period.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/lynx-fitness-appoints-shay-sales-and-marketing-vp-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49321 at http://clubindustry.com Zen Planner Acquires Martial Arts Software Company MainStack http://clubindustry.com/news-central/zen-planner-acquires-martial-arts-software-company-mainstack <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Zen Planner. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/zen-planner-acquires-martial-arts-software-company-mainstack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49261 at http://clubindustry.com Core Health & Fitness Promotes Werner to Regional Sales Manager http://clubindustry.com/news-central/core-health-fitness-promotes-werner-regional-sales-manager <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Core Health &amp; Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p>​VANCOUVER, WA. – Core Health & Fitness, an industry leader in the distribution of commercial fitness products, is proud to promote Doug Werner to the role of Regional Sales Manager.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/core-health-fitness-promotes-werner-regional-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49251 at http://clubindustry.com Core Health & Fitness Promotes Debish to Regional Sales Manager http://clubindustry.com/news-central/core-health-fitness-promotes-debish-regional-sales-manager <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Core Health &amp; Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p>​<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">VANCOUVER, WA. &ndash; Core Health &amp; Fitness, an industry leader in the distribution of commercial fitness products, is proud to promote Heath </span>Debish<span style="font-size: 12.8px;"> to the role of Regional Sales Manager.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/core-health-fitness-promotes-debish-regional-sales-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49241 at http://clubindustry.com Global Leader in Fitness Center Management Opens New Springs Health & Fitness Facility http://clubindustry.com/news-central/global-leader-fitness-center-management-opens-new-springs-health-fitness-facility <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Springs Health &amp; Fitness. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. &ndash; A new full service state-of-the-art wellness facility, The Springs Health &amp; Fitness, opened their doors bringing a unique and globally successful health and fitness approach to the Pikes Peak area.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/global-leader-fitness-center-management-opens-new-springs-health-fitness-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49121 at http://clubindustry.com hearTV Launches First Commercial Product http://clubindustry.com/news-central/heartv-launches-first-commercial-product <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by hearTV. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p><strong>Tempe, Arizona -&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://heartv.com/">hearTV</a>, the affordable solution for streaming live audio to smartphones, announced today the nationwide release of its first commercial product after achieving significant success at more than 100 beta locations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/heartv-launches-first-commercial-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49071 at http://clubindustry.com Precor and Spinning Reveal New Spinner Indoor Cycle Line http://clubindustry.com/news-central/precor-and-spinning-reveal-new-spinner-indoor-cycle-line <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Precor. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/precor-and-spinning-reveal-new-spinner-indoor-cycle-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49021 at http://clubindustry.com YMCA of Greater Des Moines Searches for New CEO http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymca-greater-des-moines-searches-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">The YMCA of Greater Des Moines named Jim Noyce as interim CEO while it works to finish construction on a pool at its downtown branch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymca-greater-des-moines-searches-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/ymca-greater-des-moines-searches-new-ceo#comments Nonprofits Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:22:00 +0000 49011 at http://clubindustry.com Former Planet Fitness Systems Manager Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison For iPad Scheme http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/former-planet-fitness-systems-manager-sentenced-33-months-prison-ipad-scheme <div class="node-body article-body">Nicholas Selby, who pleaded guilty in the case, purchased 2,190 iPads from four of Planet Fitness' technology vendors without authorization.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/former-planet-fitness-systems-manager-sentenced-33-months-prison-ipad-scheme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/former-planet-fitness-systems-manager-sentenced-33-months-prison-ipad-scheme#comments For-profits planet fitness Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:37:00 +0000 48991 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Nicholas Selby&nbsp;caused Planet Fitness to pay for&nbsp;iPads by submitting fraudulent invoices from the company&#39;s accounts payable department.&nbsp;</p> Becoming a Fitness Club Franchisee Requires the Dedication of a Long-Distance Runner http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/becoming-fitness-club-franchisee-requires-dedication-long-distance-runner <div class="node-body article-body">Join me on my journey to become a fitness club franchisee. During the next several months, I will share with you the process I experienced in picking a franchisor, and the process I go through as I open my franchise so you know what you might experience if you decide at some point to open your own franchised location. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/becoming-fitness-club-franchisee-requires-dedication-long-distance-runner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/becoming-fitness-club-franchisee-requires-dedication-long-distance-runner#comments Franchise Wise Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:00:00 +0000 48561 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The decision to become a franchisee takes much preparation, research and soul searching, plus the stamina of a long-distance runner.&nbsp;(Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Gainesville Health & Fitness Makes Forbes' First Best Small Companies List http://clubindustry.com/profits/gainesville-health-fitness-makes-forbes-first-best-small-companies-list <div class="node-body article-body">Gainesville Health & Fitness, led by Joe Cirulli, was the only health club company to make the new list by Forbes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/gainesville-health-fitness-makes-forbes-first-best-small-companies-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/gainesville-health-fitness-makes-forbes-first-best-small-companies-list#comments For-profits Sun, 31 Jan 2016 21:26:00 +0000 48871 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Gainesville Health &amp; Fitness CEO&nbsp;Joe Cirulli&nbsp;has had opportunities to expand&nbsp;his company outside of Gainesville but has chosen to remain in the Florida town of 128,000. His decision to remain small but focus on being great is one factor that led to his company being&nbsp;named No. 2 on Forbes magazine&#39;s first Best Small Companies in America list. (Photo by Migdalia Figuerao.)</p> Equinox Launches Furthermore Brand http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-launches-furthermore-brand <div class="node-body article-body">Furthermore is a "natural next step" for the luxury club company, Equinox President Sarah Robb O'Hagan said in a statement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-launches-furthermore-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-launches-furthermore-brand#comments equinox Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:13:00 +0000 48691 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Furthermore evolved from Equinox&#39;s Q blog that launched in 2011.</p> Dr. Nicholas DiNubile Joins MFN Advisory Board http://clubindustry.com/news-central/dr-nicholas-dinubile-joins-mfn-advisory-board <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>This press release was provided by Medical Fitness Network. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in the creation of this content.​</strong></p> <p>Orange County, CA. -- Today, Medical Fitness Network (MFN) announced that Dr. Nicholas DiNubile would join its board of advisers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news-central/dr-nicholas-dinubile-joins-mfn-advisory-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Central Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:40:19 +0000 49281 at http://clubindustry.com Life Fitness Sales Grows to $769.3 Million in 2015 http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-sales-grows-7693-million-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Brunswick Corp. released details of Life Fitness' financial performance for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2015, and forecast the 2016 impact of the Cybex and SCIFIT brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-sales-grows-7693-million-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/life-fitness-sales-grows-7693-million-2015#comments Manufacturers Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:11:00 +0000 48671 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Brunswick Corp. cited the increase in Life Fitness&#39; revenue to growth in U.S. health clubs, local and federal governments, and hospitality customers. (Photo by Thinkstock.)&nbsp;</p> Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak Expects Equinox to Have Big Unit Growth in 2016 http://clubindustry.com/blog/equinox-ceo-harvey-spevak-expects-equinox-have-big-unit-growth-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">Usage at Equinox, SoulCycle and Blink are at all-time highs, Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak shared Thursday on Bloomberg <GO>. The reason? People are coming in more frequently than ever before, he said.</go></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/equinox-ceo-harvey-spevak-expects-equinox-have-big-unit-growth-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/equinox-ceo-harvey-spevak-expects-equinox-have-big-unit-growth-2016#comments industry people and companies Behind the Scenes Fri, 29 Jan 2016 04:13:00 +0000 48601 at http://clubindustry.com