Weight Loss Programming http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/21411/more en Health Clubs Partner with Bariatric Groups to Improve Patient Health and Bring in New Members http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/health-clubs-partner-bariatric-groups-improve-patient-health-and-bring-new-m <div class="field-byline"> Ann Muder, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Health clubs can reach out to physicians and give them a place to refer their surgical patients, who may not have set foot in a club before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/health-clubs-partner-bariatric-groups-improve-patient-health-and-bring-new-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/health-clubs-partner-bariatric-groups-improve-patient-health-and-bring-new-m#comments Weight Loss Programming Freemium Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:07:00 +0000 34941 at http://clubindustry.com <p>At Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club, after bariatric patients are cleared to exercise, they are given a punch card for 10 visits to try the facility. The club also waives the enrollment fee for patients if they decide to join afterwards. <em>Photo courtesy of Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club.</em></p> How to Talk to Members about Diet Fads http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/how-talk-members-about-diet-fads <div class="field-byline"> Ann Muder, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With an increasing amount of information on diet fads, many members are looking to their health clubs' staff, including trainers, to get advice about which trends are effective and which are not.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/how-talk-members-about-diet-fads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/how-talk-members-about-diet-fads#comments Nutrition/Weight Loss Weight Loss Programming Freemium Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:47:00 +0000 30731 at http://clubindustry.com <p>More than half of the respondents in a Today&#39;s Dietitian survey said that the Paleo diet would be the most popular diet fad for 2014. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Weight-Loss Challenges Hit Goals for Clients and Clubs http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-challenges-hit-goals-clients-and-clubs <div class="field-byline"> Ann Muder, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reality TV shows such as "The Biggest Loser" have put fitness contests in the public spotlight, but when club owners implement similar programs in their clubs, they face challenges to ensure the program is successful for both the clients and the club in the long-term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-challenges-hit-goals-clients-and-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-challenges-hit-goals-clients-and-clubs#comments Nutrition/Weight Loss Weight Loss Programming Freemium Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:09:00 +0000 26691 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Weight-loss challenges can offer payoffs for members as well as club operators if they are done correctly. <em>Photo from Thinkstock.</em></p> Weight-loss Programs Incorporate Online, Mobile Tools to Help Clients Meet Their Goals http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-programs-incorporate-online-mobile-tools-help-clients-meet-their <div class="node-body article-body">For fitness facilities offering weight-loss programs, providing tracking tools can be key to helping members get the results they want, and mobile or online tracking tools can have even bigger benefits for clubs and clients. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-programs-incorporate-online-mobile-tools-help-clients-meet-their" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-programs-incorporate-online-mobile-tools-help-clients-meet-their#comments Nutrition/Weight Loss Weight Loss Programming Freemium Mon, 10 Feb 2014 22:52:00 +0000 25741 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Fitness and nutrition apps&nbsp;that help&nbsp;people track their exercise and calories also can help them attain their weight-loss goals. <em>Photo by Pamela Kufahl.</em></p> Fitness Facilities Expand Weight-Loss Offerings to Meet Demands, Improve Results and Increase Revenue http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/fitness-facilities-expand-weight-loss-offerings-meet-demands-improve-results <div class="node-body article-body">Health club operators and fitness professionals are beefing up their weight-loss programs to help members slim down and stay healthy, often increasing their revenues in the process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/fitness-facilities-expand-weight-loss-offerings-meet-demands-improve-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/fitness-facilities-expand-weight-loss-offerings-meet-demands-improve-results#comments For-profits Programming Weight Loss Programming Freemium Sun, 01 Dec 2013 17:00:00 +0000 23831 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A growing number of trainers are receiving specialty accreditations that allow them to offer nutrition and weight-loss advice to clients.<em> Photo courtesy of the American Council on Exercise.</em></p> Tapping into the Diet and Nutrition Industry Can Yield Additional Profit for Health Clubs http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/tapping-diet-and-nutrition-industry-can-yield-additional-profit-health-clubs <div class="node-body article-body">The approaching New Year offers fitness facility operators an opportunity to capitalize on one of the most common resolutions members make each year: to lose weight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/tapping-diet-and-nutrition-industry-can-yield-additional-profit-health-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/tapping-diet-and-nutrition-industry-can-yield-additional-profit-health-clubs#comments For-profits Nutrition Programming Weight Loss Programming Sat, 01 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 11731 at http://clubindustry.com <p><em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Weight-Loss Education for Personal Trainers http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/weight-loss-education-personal-trainers <div class="node-body article-body">The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) recently introduced a new approach to weight-loss education for certified personal trainers that may make establishing a weight-loss program with a facility’s current staff an option.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/weight-loss-education-personal-trainers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/certificationeducation/weight-loss-education-personal-trainers#comments Certification/Education For-profits Weight Loss Programming Sat, 01 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 11721 at http://clubindustry.com A Weight-Loss Program Can Improve Health Club Member Retention and Lead Generation http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-program-can-improve-health-club-member-retention-and-lead-genera <div class="field-byline"> Karla Butler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wouldn’t it be great to have one program that offered solutions in member retention, lead generation, profit to the bottom line and staff development?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-program-can-improve-health-club-member-retention-and-lead-genera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/weight-loss-programming/weight-loss-program-can-improve-health-club-member-retention-and-lead-genera#comments Weight Loss Programming Step by Step programming Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:18:00 +0000 9243 at http://clubindustry.com