Gold's Gym http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7423/more en Gold’s Gym Expands by 66 Clubs in 2016, Wins Second J.D. Power Award http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/gold-s-gym-expands-66-clubs-2016-wins-second-jd-power-award <div class="node-body article-body">Gold’s Gym will open 47 additional locations globally by the end of 2016, a year that marked expansions into new markets in Japan, Egypt, India, Australia and Saudi Arabia.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/gold-s-gym-expands-66-clubs-2016-wins-second-jd-power-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/gold-s-gym-expands-66-clubs-2016-wins-second-jd-power-award#comments Gold's Gym Wed, 14 Dec 2016 02:25:00 +0000 59981 at http://clubindustry.com <p>In 2017, Gold&#39;s Gym will focus on an &ldquo;aggressive&rdquo; expansion in Germany, Africa and South Korea. (Photo courtesy Gold&#39;s Gym.)</p> Gold’s Gym Franchisee Settles Overtime Wages Case for $625,000 http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/gold-s-gym-franchisee-settles-overtime-wages-case-625000 <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. District Judge David Ezra concluded Gold's Texas Holdings Group did not offer a “bona fide commission” system to its trainers, and hours worked must ultimately determine compensation.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/gold-s-gym-franchisee-settles-overtime-wages-case-625000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/gold-s-gym-franchisee-settles-overtime-wages-case-625000#comments Gold's Gym Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:29:00 +0000 59801 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Plaintiffs in this case first alleged in December 2013 that Gold&rsquo;s Texas Holdings Group, a franchisee group of Gold&#39;s Gym International,&nbsp;misclassified&nbsp;personal trainers as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act&nbsp;of&nbsp;1938. This photo is not of one of the Gold&#39;s Texas locations.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy of Gold&#39;s Gym International.)</p> Gold’s Gym Franchisees Acquire Three Santa Barbara-Area Clubs from The Bay Clubs Co. http://clubindustry.com/profits/gold-s-gym-franchisees-acquire-three-santa-barbara-area-clubs-bay-clubs-co <div class="node-body article-body">Gold’s Gym franchisees Angel and Willy Banos have acquired three health clubs in Santa Barbara, California, from The Bay Club Co., San Francisco, for an undisclosed amount.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/gold-s-gym-franchisees-acquire-three-santa-barbara-area-clubs-bay-clubs-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/gold-s-gym-franchisees-acquire-three-santa-barbara-area-clubs-bay-clubs-co#comments For-profits Gold's Gym Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:18:00 +0000 58361 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Willy Banos (left) and his brother Angel Banos (right) have returned three clubs in Santa Barbara, California, to the Gold&#39;s Gym fold after purchasing them from The Bay Club Co. for an undisclosed amount. The clubs&nbsp;originally were Gold&#39;s Gym locations before becoming Spectrum Athletic Clubs, then The Bay Club Co. clubs. (Photo courtesy Gold Gym SoCal.)</p> Gold's Gym Resolving Payroll Problem http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-resolving-payroll-problem <div class="node-body article-body">An undisclosed problem with the payroll system used by Gold's Gym International led to some corporate employees not receiving paychecks and commission checks or receiving the wrong amounts for each, but the company is working to resolve the situation. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-resolving-payroll-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-resolving-payroll-problem#comments For-profits Gold's Gym Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:23:00 +0000 57511 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Gold&#39;s Gym International is working to resolve payroll issues for its corporate employees. (Photo courtesy Gold&#39;s Gym International.)</p> Former Gold's Gym President Joins Newly Purchased Texas Family Fitness http://clubindustry.com/profits/former-golds-gym-president-joins-newly-purchased-texas-family-fitness <div class="node-body article-body">Aaron Watkins, former president of Gold's Gym International, has been named the CEO of Texas Family Fitness after the company was purchased this week by private equity fund Topspin Partners.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/former-golds-gym-president-joins-newly-purchased-texas-family-fitness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/former-golds-gym-president-joins-newly-purchased-texas-family-fitness#comments For-profits Gold's Gym Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:13:00 +0000 57321 at http://clubindustry.com Gold's Gym Franchisees Honored at Convention http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-franchisees-honored-convention <div class="node-body article-body">More than 500 people attended the Gold's Gym convention, which featured an "All In" theme. The convention celebrated the brand's growth, previewed new initiatives and shared best practices. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-franchisees-honored-convention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-franchisees-honored-convention#comments Gold's Gym Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:28:00 +0000 57061 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Bill Austin, second from right, was inducted into the Gold&#39;s Gym National Hall of Fame at the company&#39;s annual convention in July. Pictured from left: GGFA president J.C.&nbsp;Custard, Austin&#39;s daughter and Gold&#39;s Gym franchisee Kim Kenyon, Austin&nbsp;and Gold&#39;s Gym CEO Brandon Bean. (Photo courtesy Gold&#39;s Gym.)</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> Baños Brothers Partner with PTontheNet and PTA Global http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/ba-os-brothers-partner-ptonthenet-and-pta-global <div class="node-body article-body">Willie and Angel Baños, who are Gold's Gym franchisees in the Los Angeles market, have joined PTontheNet as partners and influencers. They will contribute their health club operations experience to content development.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/ba-os-brothers-partner-ptonthenet-and-pta-global" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/ba-os-brothers-partner-ptonthenet-and-pta-global#comments Gold's Gym Thu, 07 Jul 2016 16:45:00 +0000 56111 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Willy Ba&ntilde;os, left,&nbsp;and Angel Ba&ntilde;os, right, have become partners in PTontheNet and PTA Global. (Photo courtesy PTontheNet.)</p> Property Briefs: Two Gold's Gyms Acquired by Planet Fitness, Former NFL Player's Wellness Center, $60 Million Rec Center http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-two-golds-gyms-acquired-planet-fitness-former-nfl-players-wellness-center-60 <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-two-golds-gyms-acquired-planet-fitness-former-nfl-players-wellness-center-60" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-two-golds-gyms-acquired-planet-fitness-former-nfl-players-wellness-center-60#comments anytime fitness For-profits Wellness Nonprofits Universities Gold's Gym la fitness planet fitness Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:29:00 +0000 55841 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Two&nbsp;Gold&#39;s Gym&nbsp;locations in Spartanburg, South Carolina, have been sold to&nbsp;Planet Fitness, according to a media report.</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>