News en Nautilus Study: Americans and Europeans Fail Basic Fitness Intelligence Test <div class="node-body gallery-body">The second annual Fitness IQ Survey showed Americans and Europeans failed when it comes to general health and fitness knowledge</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:46:00 +0000 56701 at Indoor Tanning Businesses Continue to Face Regulatory Pressure <div class="node-body blog-body">More than 200 salons and retailers across the country make health claims related to tanning, according to a report profiling tanning regulation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> For-profits news Behind the Scenes Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:42:00 +0000 56661 at Fitbit Patents Found Invalid in International Trade Commission Court <div class="node-body article-body">A U.S. International Trade Commission Judge said Fitbit's case should be terminated in its entirety, according to a docket entry posted on Tuesday.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manufacturers Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:09:00 +0000 56671 at <p>Fitbit&#39;s Blaze. (Photo by Fitbit.)</p> The Bay Club Company Purchases Two California Country Clubs <div class="node-body article-body">The Bay Club Co. acquired Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California, and The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge in San Jose, California, on Tuesday for an undisclosed sum.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> For-profits Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:05:00 +0000 56631 at <p>The 274-acre&nbsp;Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, built in 1983,&nbsp;includes a 27-hole golf course, eight tennis courts and a clubhouse. It is The Bay Club Co.&#39;s second property in its San Diego campus, along with Bay Club Carmel Valley.&nbsp;(Photo courtesy The Bay Club Co.)</p> World Gym Opens 11 New Gyms in Second Quarter 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">In the second quarter, World Gym opened a U.S. location in California and opened international locations in Australia, Brazil, Mexico and Taiwan.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> For-profits world gym Tue, 19 Jul 2016 21:19:00 +0000 56581 at <p>World Gym has more than 210 franchised locations in 20 countries and territories. (Photo courtesy World Gym.)</p> Tony Horton Among IDEA World Fitness Awards Winners <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 IDEA World Fitness Awards were announced at the IDEA World Convention opening ceremonies last week in Los Angeles, honoring five people from within the fitness industry.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:13:00 +0000 56521 at <p>From left to right: IDEA Health &amp; Fitness Association Executive Director&nbsp;Kathie Davis, 2016 IDEA Jack LaLanne Award winner Tony Horton, Elaine LaLanne&nbsp;and&nbsp;IDEA Health &amp; Fitness Association President and CEO&nbsp;Peter Davis. (Photo courtesy IDEA Health &amp; Fitness Association.)</p> LA Fitness Bans Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers for Nude 'Body Shaming' Snapchat Post <div class="node-body article-body">Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers apologized in a video for a Snapchat post she made of a nude woman in the locker room of an LA Fitness, saying the post was intended for a friend and not for the public.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> la fitness Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:28:00 +0000 56461 at <p>Dani Mathers was banned by LA Fitness for a Snapchat post taken in a locker room. Mathers is shown here at Playboy&#39;s 2015 Playmate of the Year Ceremony in Los Angeles on March 14, 2015. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Playboy)</p> Life Time Fitness Offers Bacterial Meningitis Warnings after Employee Diagnosed <div class="node-body article-body">Kristy Malter, who worked as a day camp employee at the Life Time Fitness in Rochester Hills, Michigan, contracted bacterial meningitis, which she later died of. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> lifetime fitness Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:10:00 +0000 56381 at <p>Life Time Fitness employee&nbsp;Kristy Malter died July 14, according to a Detroit Free Press report. (Facebook photo.)</p> ClubCorp Reports $269 Million Q2 Revenue, Reaffirms 2016 Guidance <div class="node-body article-body">ClubCorp reported $269 million in second quarter revenue, noting that the year-over-year growth in the quarter was due to a "solid increase" in dues and food and beverage revenue.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> For-profits Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:15:00 +0000 56341 at <p>ClubCorp&#39;s&nbsp;Country Club of the South in Alpharetta, Georgia. (Photo by&nbsp;ClubCorp.)</p> AFAA Rebrands with New Name, Logo <div class="node-body article-body">AFAA updates its name and image by replacing "aerobics" with "athletics." </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manufacturers Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:54:00 +0000 56331 at <p>Replacing the word &quot;aerobics&quot;&nbsp;with &quot;athletics&quot; was a way to&nbsp;demonstrate&nbsp;that&nbsp;AFAA&nbsp;sees a&nbsp;future that includes so more activities than aerobics classes,&nbsp;according to Andrew&nbsp;Wyant, president and general manager of&nbsp;National Academy of Sports Medicine, which&nbsp;is the parent organization of&nbsp;AFAA. (Logo courtesy AFAA.)</p>