crunch http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7420/more en Crunch Promotes Worts from President to CEO http://clubindustry.com/profits/crunch-promotes-worts-president-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Crunch Fitness promoted Keith Worts from president to CEO, and Jim Rowley moved up to the chairman of the board of Crunch, owned by New Evolution Ventures (NeV), Lafayette, CA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/crunch-promotes-worts-president-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/crunch-promotes-worts-president-ceo#comments For-profits News crunch Wed, 16 Jan 2013 18:23:00 +0000 10911 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Crunch Fitness has elevated Keith Worts from President to CEO.</p> Photo courtesy of Crunch. Market Moves Intensify in Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Health club companies and other fitness concepts are attracting increased interest from private equity firms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With markets opening during the past year, private equity firms are becoming more interested in the fitness industry. Industry insiders say that the industry’s recession-resilient reputation, increased mergers and acquisitions in the industry, plus an impending capital gains tax deadline have led to more activity as 2012 heads down the home stretch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/market-moves-intensify-fitness-industry#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits crunch curves equinox Gold's Gym la fitness lifetime fitness planet fitness snap fitness spectrum sport health urban active western athletic Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 7504 at http://clubindustry.com Bally Names Marc Tascher New CEO http://clubindustry.com/profits/bally-names-marc-tascher-new-ceo <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bally Total Fitness, Chicago, has named Marc Tascher as its new president and CEO and has added him to its board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/bally-names-marc-tascher-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/bally-names-marc-tascher-new-ceo#comments For-profits News bally crunch town sports Tue, 11 Sep 2012 04:38:00 +0000 5051 at http://clubindustry.com Crunch Acquires Two Facilities in New York City http://clubindustry.com/profits/crunch-acquires-two-facilities-new-york-city <div class="field-byline"> Club Industry staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crunch Fitness recently acquired two facilities in New York City. The New York-based company acquired a Club H facility in April, and in June, it acquired a Gold’s Gym facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/crunch-acquires-two-facilities-new-york-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/crunch-acquires-two-facilities-new-york-city#comments For-profits News crunch Club H clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/crunch clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/july Crunch Fitness health club Sun, 08 Jul 2012 20:52:00 +0000 9731 at http://clubindustry.com Mobile Apps Remain Popular with Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/apps/mobile-apps-remain-popular-fitness-industry <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More and more, health clubs and personal trainers are using mobile applications to reach out to members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/apps/mobile-apps-remain-popular-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/apps/mobile-apps-remain-popular-fitness-industry#comments Apps For-profits Manufacturers crunch Gold's Gym Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:00:00 +0000 3694 at http://clubindustry.com More Health Clubs Get into the High Volume/Low Price Game http://clubindustry.com/profits/more-health-clubs-get-high-volumelow-price-game <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More health club companies introduced low-price models in 2011.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/more-health-clubs-get-high-volumelow-price-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/more-health-clubs-get-high-volumelow-price-game#comments For-profits bally crunch equinox Gold's Gym planet fitness bally bfit Blink clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/bally clubindustry.com/forprofits/crunch clubindustry.com/forprofits/equinox clubindustry.com/forprofits/goldsgym clubindustry.com/forprofits/planetfitness Equinox gold's gym express Planet Fitness Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:00:00 +0000 7293 at http://clubindustry.com Life Time, TSI, Crunch Announce Club Openings http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-time-tsi-crunch-announce-club-openings <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Life Time Fitness, Town Sports International (TSI) and Crunch have each announced new clubs within the past week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-time-tsi-crunch-announce-club-openings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-time-tsi-crunch-announce-club-openings#comments For-profits News crunch lifetime fitness town sports Bob Giardina clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/crunch clubindustry.com/forprofits/lifetimefitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/townsports clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/october Crunch Life Time Fitness Town Sports International Tue, 04 Oct 2011 19:16:00 +0000 8704 at http://clubindustry.com Dance Fitness Classes Continue in Popularity at Health Clubs http://clubindustry.com/profits/dance-fitness-classes-continue-popularity-health-clubs <div class="field-byline"> Kelsey Cipolla, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the popularity of Zumba, Batuka and other dance classes continuing to grow, dance-based group exercise does not seem to be slowing down at health clubs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/dance-fitness-classes-continue-popularity-health-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/dance-fitness-classes-continue-popularity-health-clubs#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits News crunch Batuka clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/24hourfitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/crunch clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/august Crunch Dance fitness group fitness health club programming LaBlast Louis Van Amstel Zumba Tue, 23 Aug 2011 16:15:00 +0000 8560 at http://clubindustry.com Larger Health Clubs Seeking Acquisition Possibilities http://clubindustry.com/profits/larger-health-clubs-seeking-acquisition-possibilities <div class="field-byline"> Stuart Goldman, managing editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Putting the Pieces in Place: Looser credit opportunities are stimulating market activity in the health club industry, which could result in consolidation.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The major players in the industry either have the cash or are more able to get the credit to grow their companies. The result could mean industry consolidation, likely driven by only those major players.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/larger-health-clubs-seeking-acquisition-possibilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/larger-health-clubs-seeking-acquisition-possibilities#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits News bally crunch Gold's Gym la fitness lifetime fitness town sports urban active 24 Hour Fitness acquisitions Bally Total Fitness clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/24hourfitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/bally clubindustry.com/forprofits/crunch clubindustry.com/forprofits/goldsgym clubindustry.com/forprofits/lafitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/lifestylefamily clubindustry.com/forprofits/lifetimefitness clubindustry.com/forprofits/sportsclubco clubindustry.com/forprofits/townsports clubindustry.com/forprofits/urbanactive clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/august consolidtion Equinox LA Fitness Life Time Fitness Lifestyle Family Fitness Mark Mastrov Partnership Capital Growth Town Sports International Mon, 01 Aug 2011 16:00:00 +0000 6308 at http://clubindustry.com New Evolution Ventures Gains Vision Capital http://clubindustry.com/profits/new-evolution-ventures-gains-vision-capital <div class="field-byline"> Club Industry staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New Evolution Ventures (NeV), Lafayette, CA, has added private equity firm Vision Capital as an investment partner. NeV operates Crunch, UFC Gym and Madonna’s Hard Candy Fitness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/new-evolution-ventures-gains-vision-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/new-evolution-ventures-gains-vision-capital#comments For-profits News crunch clubindustry.com/forprofits clubindustry.com/forprofits/archive clubindustry.com/forprofits/crunch clubindustry.com/news clubindustry.com/news/june Crunch Mark Mastrov New Evolution Ventures Vision Captial Wed, 22 Jun 2011 15:14:00 +0000 9722 at http://clubindustry.com