TRENDS http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/21251/more en How the Fitness Industry Can Tap into Sustainability, Green Power http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/how-fitness-industry-can-tap-sustainability-green-power <div class="field-byline"> Dan O&#039; Leary, SportsArt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The nexus between sustainability and exercise equipment has not been thoroughly marketed in the fitness industry as a whole. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/how-fitness-industry-can-tap-sustainability-green-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/how-fitness-industry-can-tap-sustainability-green-power#comments Management/Operations Thu, 20 Aug 2015 01:43:00 +0000 43631 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Fitness centers have unique challenges in respect to sustainable design and operations. (Photo courtesy SportsArt.)</p> Security Alert about Windows 10 Upgrade for Health Club Owners http://clubindustry.com/technology/security-alert-about-windows-10-upgrade-health-club-owners <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>CONTENT SPONSORED BY ASF Payment Solutions</strong></p> <p>Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 as a free upgrade to users running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.&nbsp; One item everyone needs to understand about this upgrade is that Windows 10 will automatically share your WiFi password with people in your Outlook and Skype contact lists.&nbsp; The password will be encrypted so these people won&#39;t be able to read the password, but it will allow them to automatically sign into your wireless network.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/security-alert-about-windows-10-upgrade-health-club-owners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/security-alert-about-windows-10-upgrade-health-club-owners#comments Technology Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:04:00 +0000 43111 at http://clubindustry.com Vitabot Nutrition Tracking Private-Labeled for Your Organization http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/vitabot-nutrition-tracking-private-labeled-your-organization <div class="node-body video-body">Vitabot brings the science of nutrition to life, creating incredible results in fitness, performance and weight management. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/vitabot-nutrition-tracking-private-labeled-your-organization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/vitabot-nutrition-tracking-private-labeled-your-organization#comments Nutrition/Weight Loss Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:40:00 +0000 42501 at http://clubindustry.com Make Sure You Offer Real Value to Your Members with Your Referral Programs http://clubindustry.com/technology/make-sure-you-offer-real-value-your-members-your-referral-programs <div class="field-byline"> Christie McPherson, client training manager, ASF Payment Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">During the summer, it is especially important to focus on keeping your members in the club. However, getting them to work on your behalf to convince their friends to join your club is another story.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/make-sure-you-offer-real-value-your-members-your-referral-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/make-sure-you-offer-real-value-your-members-your-referral-programs#comments Technology Tue, 14 Jul 2015 01:43:00 +0000 42491 at http://clubindustry.com Group Fitness Success in Eight Easy Steps http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/group-fitness-success-eight-easy-steps <div class="node-body article-body">If you want people to come more often, you need to give them more of what they want – results and motivation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/group-fitness-success-eight-easy-steps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/traininggroup-exercise/group-fitness-success-eight-easy-steps#comments Group Exercise Training/Group Exercise Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:00:00 +0000 41321 at http://clubindustry.com Study: Food Choices, Physical Activity Top America's Weight Management Strategies http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-food-choices-physical-activity-top-americas-weight-management-strategies <div class="node-body article-body">The International Food Information Council Foundation released its 2015 Food & Health Survey, which gave insights into America's diet goals and weight management challenges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-food-choices-physical-activity-top-americas-weight-management-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-food-choices-physical-activity-top-americas-weight-management-strategies#comments Nutrition Nutrition/Weight Loss Studies Freemium Tue, 12 May 2015 16:49:00 +0000 40511 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The survey listed exercise as the top activity Americans would spend time on if there were more time available each week, yet there was a gap between that desire and spending money at a fitness facility. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Check Out New Fitness Products from First Quarter 2015 http://clubindustry.com/equipment/check-out-new-fitness-products-first-quarter-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a look at some new product releases in the fitness industry from the first quarter of 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equipment/check-out-new-fitness-products-first-quarter-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equipment/check-out-new-fitness-products-first-quarter-2015#comments Equipment Technology Mon, 11 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 40331 at http://clubindustry.com The Fastest Way to Reach More Customers, Fill Up Classes and Maximize Revenue http://clubindustry.com/technology/fastest-way-reach-more-customers-fill-classes-and-maximize-revenue <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Video sponsored by CSI Software.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/fastest-way-reach-more-customers-fill-classes-and-maximize-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/fastest-way-reach-more-customers-fill-classes-and-maximize-revenue#comments Technology Wed, 06 May 2015 21:14:00 +0000 39041 at http://clubindustry.com How Do Gyms and Fitness Centers Nurture Customer Satisfaction? http://clubindustry.com/technology/how-do-gyms-and-fitness-centers-nurture-customer-satisfaction <div class="field-byline"> Al Noshirvani, CEO, Motionsoft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Motionsoft CEO Al Noshirvani's experience in England made him think about how the fitness industry could deliver better customer service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/how-do-gyms-and-fitness-centers-nurture-customer-satisfaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/how-do-gyms-and-fitness-centers-nurture-customer-satisfaction#comments Technology Fri, 01 May 2015 21:12:00 +0000 40081 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The fitness industry needs to understand that while selling memberships is important, extending our reach outside the four walls of the gym is critical,&nbsp;Motionsoft&nbsp;CEO Al&nbsp;Noshirvani&nbsp;writes. (Photo by&nbsp;Thinkstock.)</p> It's Time to Get a Lot More from Your Bookings http://clubindustry.com/technology/its-time-get-lot-more-your-bookings <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Video sponsored by CSI Software.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/technology/its-time-get-lot-more-your-bookings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/technology/its-time-get-lot-more-your-bookings#comments Technology Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:06:00 +0000 39031 at http://clubindustry.com