Insights & Resources http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7405/more en FREE Webinar: Empower Your Clients and Grow Your Business with Wearable Technology http://clubindustry.com/webinars/free-webinar-empower-your-clients-and-grow-your-business-wearable-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Wearable technology is becoming more and more popular today, ranging from the tried and true to exciting new technologies coming out in fitness trackers, heart rate monitors, smart watches and more. But these wearable innovations aren't just for the individual anymore.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/webinars/free-webinar-empower-your-clients-and-grow-your-business-wearable-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/webinars/free-webinar-empower-your-clients-and-grow-your-business-wearable-technology#comments Webinars Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:01:00 +0000 62451 at http://clubindustry.com Polar Find Out How to Overcome Fears and Become a Better Leader in Club Industry's 2017 Keynotes http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-how-overcome-fears-and-become-better-leader-club-industrys-2017-keynotes <div class="node-body blog-body">Only by overcoming your fears can you reach your full potential. And only by improving your leadership skills can you achieve your purpose and increase profitability. Michelle Poler and Nick Sarillo, Club Industry's two 2017 keynote presenters, will share more at the Club Industry Show in October. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-how-overcome-fears-and-become-better-leader-club-industrys-2017-keynotes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/find-out-how-overcome-fears-and-become-better-leader-club-industrys-2017-keynotes#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:52:00 +0000 62351 at http://clubindustry.com 'Biggest Loser' Trainer Bob Harper Recovering from Heart Attack http://clubindustry.com/blog/biggest-loser-trainer-bob-harper-recovering-heart-attack <div class="node-body blog-body">Trainer and television personality Bob Harper attributed his recent heart attack to genetics. His mother passed away from a heart attack several years ago, and research by the American Heart Association indicates heart disease can run in families, especially affecting men.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/biggest-loser-trainer-bob-harper-recovering-heart-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/biggest-loser-trainer-bob-harper-recovering-heart-attack#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:25:00 +0000 62131 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Trainer and television personality Bob Harper has attributed his recent heart attack to genetics. His mother passed away from a heart attack several years ago, and research by the American Heart Association indicates heart disease can run in families, especially affecting men. (Photo by Getty.)</p> 6 Strategies for Managing Underperforming Team Members at Your Fitness Studio http://clubindustry.com/step-step/6-strategies-managing-underperforming-team-members-your-fitness-studio <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Leve, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a studio owner finds that a staff member is not performing as expected and required, it's imperative for managers to take action quickly before the failings pull down more staff members and the studio in general. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/step-step/6-strategies-managing-underperforming-team-members-your-fitness-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/step-step/6-strategies-managing-underperforming-team-members-your-fitness-studio#comments Step by Step Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 62141 at http://clubindustry.com How to Determine if Crowdfunding Is Right for Your Health Club Expansion http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-determine-if-crowdfunding-right-your-health-club-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Crowdfunding has been used to fund new companies or products in exchange for equity in the company or simply to receive their initial product offering. To do a crowdfunding campaign, you must pull together nine pieces of information.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-determine-if-crowdfunding-right-your-health-club-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-determine-if-crowdfunding-right-your-health-club-expansion#comments Step by Step Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 62151 at http://clubindustry.com Is Facebook Advertising Right for Your Health Club? http://clubindustry.com/facebook-advertising-right-your-health-club <div class="node-body link-body">Paid Facebook advertising for health clubs and fitness businesses offers an affordable, more engaging and better-targeted alternative to Google Adwords pay-per-click campaigns. Once you understand the unique strengths and challenges of Facebook ads, this tool can be an extremely valuable add to health and wellness marketing campaigns.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/facebook-advertising-right-your-health-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Web Savvy Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 62081 at http://clubindustry.com Watch for a New Look on Club Industry's Website, Coming Soon http://clubindustry.com/blog/watch-new-look-club-industrys-website-coming-soon <div class="node-body blog-body">Club Industry will debut a new website design in March, so watch for some preview pages starting in mid-March. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/watch-new-look-club-industrys-website-coming-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/watch-new-look-club-industrys-website-coming-soon#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:22:00 +0000 62061 at http://clubindustry.com Secrets to Successfully Implementing (and Profiting From) Digital Services http://clubindustry.com/blog/secrets-successfully-implementing-and-profiting-digital-services <div class="node-body blog-body">In Club Industry's latest webinar, FIT-C President Bryan O'Rourke highlights ways to address consumer expectations with services such as online memberships and on-demand training services.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/secrets-successfully-implementing-and-profiting-digital-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/secrets-successfully-implementing-and-profiting-digital-services#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:34:00 +0000 62031 at http://clubindustry.com <p>In Club Industry&#39;s latest webinar, FIT-C President Bryan O&#39;Rourke highlights ways to address consumer expectations with services such as online memberships and on-demand training services.</p> Big Does Not Always Equate to Great in the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/blog/big-does-not-always-equate-great-fitness-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">If you judge something only by scale rather than depth, then boutique studios are not worth opening, independent films should be banned and anyone under 5 foot tall should dare not voice an opinion. But being big is not the same as being great whether you are talking about health clubs or trade shows and conferences. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/big-does-not-always-equate-great-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/big-does-not-always-equate-great-fitness-industry#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 15 Feb 2017 02:21:00 +0000 61621 at http://clubindustry.com Are 'People-Powered' Green Gyms the Future of Fitness? http://clubindustry.com/blog/are-people-powered-green-gyms-future-fitness <div class="node-body blog-body">In Club Industry's latest webinar, three industry experts outline strategies for implementing sustainable practices that can reduce your facility's energy bills, galvanize members and improve retention—all while aiding the environment. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/are-people-powered-green-gyms-future-fitness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/are-people-powered-green-gyms-future-fitness#comments Insights & Resources Behind the Scenes Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:23:00 +0000 61511 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The percentage of consumers who are willing to pay more for socially responsible goods and services rose from 35 percent in 2011 to 42 percent in 2014, according to data provided in Club Industry&#39;s latest webinar. 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