Expert Advice http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7405/more en The Power of Using Luxury Words in Any Type of Health Club http://clubindustry.com/clubs/power-using-luxury-words-any-type-health-club <div class="node-body article-body">More health club operators should raise the bar by teaching their staff to use luxury language. Doing so makes your members feel part of something special whether or not your health club is a luxury brand. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/power-using-luxury-words-any-type-health-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/power-using-luxury-words-any-type-health-club#comments clubs Step by Step Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 59791 at http://clubindustry.com How to Effectively Prepare Your Fitness Studio for the New Year http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-effectively-prepare-your-fitness-studio-new-year <div class="field-byline"> Rachel Cosgrove, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the new year approaches, smart health club operators are preparing for the January rush by taking these four steps. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-effectively-prepare-your-fitness-studio-new-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-effectively-prepare-your-fitness-studio-new-year#comments clubs Step by Step Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 59781 at http://clubindustry.com Jumpstart Your Health Club's Digital Marketing Biometrics http://clubindustry.com/jumpstart-your-health-clubs-digital-marketing-biometrics <div class="node-body link-body">Member biometrics let your health club give targeted advice to improve individual results. Marketing biometrics help you understand your prospects’ behavior so you can grow your membership and revenues faster.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/jumpstart-your-health-clubs-digital-marketing-biometrics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Websavvy Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 59721 at http://clubindustry.com When Opening a New Health Club, You Can Expect Some Delays http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/when-opening-new-health-club-you-can-expect-some-delays <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you are opening a franchise location or an independent health club, the process is often fraught with challenges. One of the biggest challenges can be delays, especially those beyond a club owner's control. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/when-opening-new-health-club-you-can-expect-some-delays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/when-opening-new-health-club-you-can-expect-some-delays#comments Franchise Wise Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:59:00 +0000 59471 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Permit issues can be a major source of delay when it comes to opening a new health club. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Four Provisions Health Club Owners Should Focus On in Credit Agreements http://clubindustry.com/clubs/four-provisions-health-club-owners-should-focus-credit-agreements <div class="field-byline"> James Stefanick, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A senior credit agreement is a complicated document that can be daunting for even the most experienced club owners, especially smaller club owners who don't have a legal team. Considering these four provisions can make the process easier for everyone.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/four-provisions-health-club-owners-should-focus-credit-agreements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/four-provisions-health-club-owners-should-focus-credit-agreements#comments clubs Step by Step Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:10:00 +0000 59281 at http://clubindustry.com Trademarks and Copyrights: How to Protect Your Health Club's Intellectual Property http://clubindustry.com/clubs/trademarks-and-copyrights-how-protect-your-health-clubs-intellectual-property <div class="field-byline"> David Albert, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trademarks and copyrights are two valuable types of intellectual property that health club operators must take steps to properly protect and maintain.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/trademarks-and-copyrights-how-protect-your-health-clubs-intellectual-property" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/trademarks-and-copyrights-how-protect-your-health-clubs-intellectual-property#comments clubs Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0000 59081 at http://clubindustry.com Personal Trainer Tips for How to Train Clients with Osteoarthritis http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/personal-trainer-tips-how-train-clients-osteoarthritis <div class="field-byline"> Trevor Wicken, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At some point in their careers, every personal trainer will work with a client who has arthritis. Trainers who are not aware of how to work with these types of clients may try to "out exercise" arthritis, which runs the risk of further damaging the clients' joints.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/personal-trainer-tips-how-train-clients-osteoarthritis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/personal-trainer-tips-how-train-clients-osteoarthritis#comments personal training Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0000 59071 at http://clubindustry.com Does Your Health Club Need Digital Care? http://clubindustry.com/does-your-health-club-need-digital-care <div class="node-body link-body">Digital care harnesses technology to anticipate and eradicate the sources of friction that undermine your members’ success. It spans the entire customer experience, proactively addressing customer needs and issues. The payoff can include greater revenue, loyalty, profitability, reputation, and lower expenses. Who wouldn’t want that?</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/does-your-health-club-need-digital-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Websavvy Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0000 58971 at http://clubindustry.com Your Club's 2016 Online Holiday Marketing Hotlist http://clubindustry.com/your-clubs-2016-online-holiday-marketing-hotlist <div class="node-body link-body">To ensure that your club’s online holiday marketing effort succeeds, you need to start thinking well before the holidays, plan the timing of your marketing carefully, and execute on time. Here’s Radial’s hotlist for what should be on your marketing to-do list now and into the season.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/your-clubs-2016-online-holiday-marketing-hotlist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Websavvy Sat, 01 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000 58321 at http://clubindustry.com Three Ways Fitness Professionals Can Get into Medical Fitness to Change Lives http://clubindustry.com/wellness/three-ways-fitness-professionals-can-get-medical-fitness-change-lives <div class="field-byline"> Trevor Wicken, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To become a legitimate medical fitness specialist or to create a program to stand out among the sea of YouTube copycats, you must commit to setting yourself apart from the rest and brand yourself as the medical fitness expert in your community. Here are three steps needed to become the go-to expert for the medical fitness population.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/wellness/three-ways-fitness-professionals-can-get-medical-fitness-change-lives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/wellness/three-ways-fitness-professionals-can-get-medical-fitness-change-lives#comments Wellness Step by Step personal training Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:00:00 +0000 57731 at http://clubindustry.com