News http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7474/more en 24 Hour Acquisition of Bally Clubs Complete; Seven Bally Clubs Remain http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-acquisition-bally-clubs-complete-seven-bally-clubs-remain <div class="node-body article-body">24 Hour Fitness, San Ramon, CA, announced it has completed its acquisition of 32 Bally Total Fitness clubs, leaving Bally with seven clubs remaining in the company. The sale closed on Friday, 10 days after it was first announced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-acquisition-bally-clubs-complete-seven-bally-clubs-remain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-acquisition-bally-clubs-complete-seven-bally-clubs-remain#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits bally Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:06:00 +0000 35291 at http://clubindustry.com Former 24 Hour Fitness CEO Lands New Role http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/former-24-hour-fitness-ceo-lands-new-role <div class="node-body article-body">Elizabeth Blair, the former CEO of 24 Hour Fitness, San Ramon, CA, has a new job. Blair is now the CEO of Miraval Group, a luxury resort and spa company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/former-24-hour-fitness-ceo-lands-new-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/24-hour-fitness/former-24-hour-fitness-ceo-lands-new-role#comments 24 hour fitness Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:37:00 +0000 35281 at http://clubindustry.com Youfit Receives $45 Million Investment from GE Capital http://clubindustry.com/profits/youfit-receives-45-million-investment-ge-capital <div class="node-body article-body">Youfit, Deerfield Beach, FL, announced it has received a $45 million credit facility from GE Capital. The investment will be used to support the Youfit's growth plans and for general working capital needs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/youfit-receives-45-million-investment-ge-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/youfit-receives-45-million-investment-ge-capital#comments For-profits Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:24:00 +0000 35271 at http://clubindustry.com EXOS, Formerly Athletes' Performance, Acquires MediFit http://clubindustry.com/corporate/exos-formerly-athletes-performance-acquires-medifit <div class="node-body article-body">MediFit Corporate Services, a Florham Park, NJ-based wellness, fitness consulting and management company, has been acquired by Phoenix-based EXOS, formerly known as Athletes' Performance. Terms were not disclosed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/corporate/exos-formerly-athletes-performance-acquires-medifit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/corporate/exos-formerly-athletes-performance-acquires-medifit#comments Corporate For-profits Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35171 at http://clubindustry.com Equinox Eyes Manhattan Site for 2016 Opening http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-eyes-manhattan-site-2016-opening <div class="node-body article-body">Equinox plans to open a new club in New York City in 2016, according to a New York real estate publication.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-eyes-manhattan-site-2016-opening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/equinox/equinox-eyes-manhattan-site-2016-opening#comments equinox Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:47:00 +0000 35041 at http://clubindustry.com Des Moines YMCA Seeks $6 Million in Funding for Pool http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/des-moines-ymca-seeks-6-million-funding-pool <div class="node-body article-body">A new YMCA is scheduled to open Jan. 1 in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, but its pool likely will open later in 2015 as officials try to determine how to solve a $6 million budget shortfall.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/des-moines-ymca-seeks-6-million-funding-pool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/des-moines-ymca-seeks-6-million-funding-pool#comments Nonprofits Freemium Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:34:00 +0000 35021 at http://clubindustry.com U.S. Cities, States Ranked in Recent Health Reports http://clubindustry.com/studies/us-cities-states-ranked-recent-health-reports <div class="node-body article-body">Three reports on the health and well-being of the population of U.S. cities as well as state rankings related to obesity and physical activity trends were released this week by WalletHub, the United Health Foundation and the American College of Sports Medicine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/us-cities-states-ranked-recent-health-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/us-cities-states-ranked-recent-health-reports#comments News Studies Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:02:00 +0000 34931 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Omaha, NE, is the No. 1 ranked city for active lifestyle on a list compiled by the online social network WalletHub. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> 24 Hour Fitness to Acquire 32 Bally Total Fitness Clubs http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-fitness-acquire-32-bally-total-fitness-clubs <div class="node-body article-body">In a deal that involves two of the biggest names in the health club industry, 24 Hour Fitness, San Ramon, CA, will acquire 32 Bally Total Fitness clubs in New York, New Jersey, Denver and the San Francisco Bay Area, the companies announced Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-fitness-acquire-32-bally-total-fitness-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/24-hour-fitness-acquire-32-bally-total-fitness-clubs#comments 24 hour fitness For-profits bally Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:35:00 +0000 34911 at http://clubindustry.com Universities Show Increased Usage of Rec Centers http://clubindustry.com/universities/universities-show-increased-usage-rec-centers <div class="node-body article-body">Several universities are seeing increases in the usage of their student recreation centers, and according to one study, students who work out at the centers have a higher grade-point average than those who make no visits.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/universities-show-increased-usage-rec-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/universities-show-increased-usage-rec-centers#comments Universities Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:28:00 +0000 34901 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Water polo is just one of the many offerings at the Purdue University student recreation center. <em>Photo courtesy of Purdue University.</em></p> Fitness Digital Network Launched by NBC Universal http://clubindustry.com/news/fitness-digital-network-launched-nbc-universal <div class="node-body article-body">For $9.99 a month, fitness goers can now get a subscription to a new digital fitness network called Radius, which was announced by NBC Universal. Radius will allow people to work out on their smartphones or tablets.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/fitness-digital-network-launched-nbc-universal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/fitness-digital-network-launched-nbc-universal#comments News Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:45:00 +0000 34891 at http://clubindustry.com