equinox http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7422/more en Equinox Limits Healthcare Coverage for Part-Time Employees http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-limits-healthcare-coverage-part-time-employees <div class="node-body article-body">Equinox employees working less than 30 hours per week are no longer eligible for the company's top-tier healthcare packages, according to a story by Bloomberg. Now, part-time employees can only enroll in a self-described “limited medical plan” primarily focused on preventive services.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-limits-healthcare-coverage-part-time-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-limits-healthcare-coverage-part-time-employees#comments equinox Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:08:00 +0000 60611 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Equinox issued an internal memo describing the coverage changes, according to Bloomberg. Executives told part-time employees they &ldquo;will have to make a change,&rdquo; suggesting they enroll in the Basic Plan, join a spouse&rsquo;s plan or seek assistance from Healthcare.gov. (Photo by Stuart Goldman.)</p> Equinox to Add Two Clubs in London http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-add-two-clubs-london <div class="node-body article-body">Equinox plans to open a second club in London in 2017 and a third club in 2019, pending planning permissions. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-add-two-clubs-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-add-two-clubs-london#comments equinox Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:12:00 +0000 58821 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The St. James&#39;s Equinox, which is scheduled to open in 2017,&nbsp;will be incorporated into this historic building. (Rendering courtesy&nbsp;Woods Bagot and Equinox.)</p> Are Non-Compete Agreements Necessary in the Fitness Industry? http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/are-non-compete-agreements-necessary-fitness-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Attorneys say health club owners should evaluate the risk of losing employees through a non-compete agreement, even if the agreement stands to protect the club from real or perceived exposure.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/are-non-compete-agreements-necessary-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/managementoperations/are-non-compete-agreements-necessary-fitness-industry#comments For-profits Human Resources Management/Operations equinox lifetime fitness Mon, 03 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000 58291 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Attorneys say that non-compete agreements need to be worded specifically, and they may not be necessary altogether if alternatives are used. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Equinox Hires Former Four Seasons Exec as Its Hotel Brand CEO http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-hires-former-four-seasons-exec-its-hotel-brand-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">The former COO and president of Four Seasons Hotels, Christopher Norton, has been tapped as CEO of Equinox Holdings Inc.’s new hotel brand.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-hires-former-four-seasons-exec-its-hotel-brand-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-hires-former-four-seasons-exec-its-hotel-brand-ceo#comments equinox Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:34:00 +0000 57231 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Christopher Norton joins the executive team for Equinox&#39;s luxury hotel brand this fall. He has more than 28 years of experience with Four Seasons Hotels. (Photo courtesy Equinox.)</p> Property Briefs: SoulCycle Expanding in Boston, Planet Fitness in Los Angeles, Orangetheory Fitness in Hawaii http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-soulcycle-expanding-boston-planet-fitness-los-angeles-orangetheory-fitness-h <div class="node-body article-body">Club Industry's property briefs features recent notable openings, real estate transactions and renovations in the health club industry. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-soulcycle-expanding-boston-planet-fitness-los-angeles-orangetheory-fitness-h" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-soulcycle-expanding-boston-planet-fitness-los-angeles-orangetheory-fitness-h#comments anytime fitness For-profits Wellness Nonprofits Universities equinox Gold's Gym planet fitness Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:29:00 +0000 56281 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="SoulCycle">SoulCycle</span>&nbsp;will open two new locations in Boston next year, according to a media report. Pictured here is the SoulCycle studio in Malibu, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for&nbsp;SoulCycle.)</p> Viral Fitness News: Murdered Trainer's Family Speaks, Olympians' YMCA Swim, Concealed Handgun Promotion http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-murdered-trainers-family-speaks-olympians-ymca-swim-concealed-handgun-pro <div class="node-body article-body">Club Industry's Viral Fitness News highlights recent popular stories about the fitness industry circulating on social media. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-murdered-trainers-family-speaks-olympians-ymca-swim-concealed-handgun-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-murdered-trainers-family-speaks-olympians-ymca-swim-concealed-handgun-pro#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits News Manufacturers Nonprofits equinox lifetime fitness snap fitness Tue, 05 Jul 2016 20:18:00 +0000 56031 at http://clubindustry.com <p>An arrest has yet to be made in the murder case of fitness instructor Missy Bevers (pictured here), who was found dead in a Texas church in April before&nbsp;an early-morning boot&nbsp;camp class. (Facebook photo.)</p> Gold's Gym Tops J.D. Power's Health Club Satisfaction Report for Second Straight Year http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-tops-jd-powers-health-club-satisfaction-report-second-straight-year <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 J.D. Power Health and Fitness Center Satisfaction report ranked Gold's Gym first among eight national gym chains, giving it a score of 878 on a 1,000 point scale.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-tops-jd-powers-health-club-satisfaction-report-second-straight-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/golds-gym-tops-jd-powers-health-club-satisfaction-report-second-straight-year#comments For-profits equinox Gold's Gym la fitness lifetime fitness planet fitness Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:59:00 +0000 55801 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Gold&#39;s Gym performed &quot;particularly well&quot; in the equipment condition, safety and cleanliness factors, according to J.D. Power.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy Gold&#39;s Gym.)</p> Viral Fitness News: Stephen Colbert on Gym Showers, CrossFit CEO Rips Wearables, SoulCycle's 'Hamilton' Workout http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-stephen-colbert-gym-showers-crossfit-ceo-rips-wearables-soulcycles-hamilt <div class="node-body article-body">Club Industry's Viral Fitness News highlights recent popular stories about the fitness industry circulating on social media. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-stephen-colbert-gym-showers-crossfit-ceo-rips-wearables-soulcycles-hamilt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/viral-fitness-news-stephen-colbert-gym-showers-crossfit-ceo-rips-wearables-soulcycles-hamilt#comments For-profits News Manufacturers Nonprofits equinox Gold's Gym lifetime fitness Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:18:00 +0000 55581 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Equinox, Curves and Gold&#39;s Gym were part of a joke during Stephen&nbsp;Colbert&#39;s&nbsp;monologue&nbsp;on the&nbsp;&quot;Late Night With Stephen Colbert&quot; last week. Colbert is pictured here during the 2015 Summer TCA Tour in August 2015.​ (Photo by&nbsp;Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images).</p> Property Briefs: Life Time Athletic Opens in NYC, Equinox Plans Spot By Katz's Deli, 'American Ninja Warrior'-Style Gym Opens http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-life-time-athletic-opens-nyc-equinox-plans-spot-katzs-deli-american-ninja-wa <div class="node-body article-body">A look at recent notable openings, real estate transactions and renovations in the health club industry.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-life-time-athletic-opens-nyc-equinox-plans-spot-katzs-deli-american-ninja-wa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-life-time-athletic-opens-nyc-equinox-plans-spot-katzs-deli-american-ninja-wa#comments 24 hour fitness anytime fitness For-profits Wellness Military Nonprofits equinox la fitness lifetime fitness planet fitness Fri, 03 Jun 2016 16:13:00 +0000 54711 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Life Time Athletic at Sky opened this week in New York City. (Photo by <strong><a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BGHU5sZge8a/?taken-by=lifetimefitness" target="_blank">Life Time Fitness on Instagram</a></strong>.)</p> Viral Fitness News: Marijuana Gym, YMCA Gator Grab, Tank Top Tussle, NFL Player Kicked Out http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/viral-fitness-news-marijuana-gym-ymca-gator-grab-tank-top-tussle-nfl-player-kicked-out <div class="node-body article-body">Club Industry's Viral Fitness News highlights recent popular stories about the fitness industry circulating on social media. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/viral-fitness-news-marijuana-gym-ymca-gator-grab-tank-top-tussle-nfl-player-kicked-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/viral-fitness-news-marijuana-gym-ymca-gator-grab-tank-top-tussle-nfl-player-kicked-out#comments For-profits crunch Nonprofits equinox Tue, 31 May 2016 20:18:00 +0000 54651 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A gym concept that includes marijuana as part of its business model is expected to open in San Francisco this fall. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p>