Group Exercise http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/21511/more en More Group Exercise Programs Are Shifting to Men http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/more-group-exercise-programs-are-shifting-men <div class="field-byline"> Amber Maechler, health and fitness correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New programming options that focus on quantifiable results rather than complex choreography are attracting men who also are compelled by the coaching and camaraderie found in the group fitness environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/more-group-exercise-programs-are-shifting-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/more-group-exercise-programs-are-shifting-men#comments Group Exercise Freemium Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:57:00 +0000 28051 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Even if clubs have the right programming, they still may not see an uptick in male participation if the programming is not marketed to appeal to men. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Is It Time to Merge Your Personal Training and Group Exercise Departments? http://clubindustry.com/training/it-time-merge-your-personal-training-and-group-exercise-departments <div class="node-body article-body">Health club operators traditionally have managed their training and group exercise departments separately, but a few operators are looking at combining the two for savings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/training/it-time-merge-your-personal-training-and-group-exercise-departments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/training/it-time-merge-your-personal-training-and-group-exercise-departments#comments Group Exercise Training Training/Group Exercise Freemium Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:54:00 +0000 26681 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Some club operators have merged their group exercise and personal training departments under one leader. <em>Photo from Thinkstock.</em></p> Technology Makes Tracking Attendance in Group Exercise, Cycling Classes Easier for Health Clubs and Members http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/technology-makes-tracking-attendance-group-exercise-cycling-classes-easier-health-clu <div class="node-body article-body">Software that allows members to register or check in for group exercise or cycle classes can help club operators identify what classes are most popular and help them make appropriate adjustments to their programming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/technology-makes-tracking-attendance-group-exercise-cycling-classes-easier-health-clu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/technology-makes-tracking-attendance-group-exercise-cycling-classes-easier-health-clu#comments Group Exercise Manufacturers Premium Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 +0000 22411 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Registration for classes at SoulCycle begins every Monday. Those who do not get into a class are put on a waiting list. <i>Photo courtesy of SoulCycle.</i></p> Clubs Can Tap into Growth of Pilates and Yoga with Dedicated Studios http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/clubs-can-tap-growth-pilates-and-yoga-dedicated-studios <div class="node-body article-body">While private yoga and Pilates studios continue to thrive, many health clubs may be missing the mark by continuing to offer programs that leave members searching for more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/clubs-can-tap-growth-pilates-and-yoga-dedicated-studios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/clubs-can-tap-growth-pilates-and-yoga-dedicated-studios#comments For-profits Group Exercise Management/Operations Programming Renovations/Redesigns Premium Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:00:00 +0000 20282 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Pilates studio at the Colorado Athletic Club in Boulder, CO, features earth tone finishes and energy-efficient lighting. <i>Photo courtesy of Colorado Athletic Club.</i></p> Virtual Cycling Classes Offer Clubs Flexible Group Exercise Options http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/virtual-cycling-classes-offer-clubs-flexible-group-exercise-options <div class="node-body article-body">A growing number of fitness facilities are now offering video classes in cycling studios to help attract new members to group exercise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/virtual-cycling-classes-offer-clubs-flexible-group-exercise-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/virtual-cycling-classes-offer-clubs-flexible-group-exercise-options#comments For-profits Group Exercise Premium Wed, 01 May 2013 16:00:00 +0000 15361 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Offering on-request video classes can help club operators profit from existing equipment and space. <i>Photo courtesy of Fitness On Request.</i></p> Branded Small Group Training Programs Can Breathe Life and Revenue into Group Exercise Departments http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/branded-small-group-training-programs-can-breathe-life-and-revenue-group-exercise-dep <div class="node-body article-body">With the growing popularity of small group training, some club operators are taking small group training out of the personal training department and are moving it into the group exercise department as a fee-based program, a move that is breathing new life into group exercise. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/branded-small-group-training-programs-can-breathe-life-and-revenue-group-exercise-dep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/branded-small-group-training-programs-can-breathe-life-and-revenue-group-exercise-dep#comments For-profits Group Exercise Programming Training Manufacturers Premium Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:00:00 +0000 12721 at http://clubindustry.com How to Offer Solutions that Will Prevent Group Exercise Staff Burnout http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/how-offer-solutions-will-prevent-group-exercise-staff-burnout <div class="node-body article-body">Staff burnout can be a problem at any fitness facility, even with group exercise instructors. Here are some things to do to prevent burnout.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/how-offer-solutions-will-prevent-group-exercise-staff-burnout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/how-offer-solutions-will-prevent-group-exercise-staff-burnout#comments clubs Group Exercise Wed, 02 Jan 2013 01:20:00 +0000 11251 at http://clubindustry.com Can the Personal Training Model Work in Group Exercise? http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/can-personal-training-model-work-group-exercise <div class="node-body article-body">As one of the number one revenue streams for most facilities and fitness professionals, personal training has provided unprecedented results to many. But can the personal training program model work in the group exercise department? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/can-personal-training-model-work-group-exercise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/can-personal-training-model-work-group-exercise#comments Group Exercise Training programming Sat, 01 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 11701 at http://clubindustry.com Growth of Branded Group Exercise Classes on the Rise http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/growth-branded-group-exercise-classes-rise <div class="field-byline"> Kelsey Cipolla, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Group exercise has become a mainstay at fitness facilities of every type, but many facility operators struggle to decide between offering pre-choreographed classes and freestyle classes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/growth-branded-group-exercise-classes-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/group-exercise/growth-branded-group-exercise-classes-rise#comments Group Exercise Programming Manufacturers Wed, 01 Feb 2012 17:00:00 +0000 3743 at http://clubindustry.com <div class="image-description"> Spa 23 Health and Racquet Club introduced pre-choreographed classes to go with its existing freestyle classes. <em>Photo courtesy of Spa 23.</em></div>