News http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7474/more en NSCA Article Included False Injury Data about CrossFit, Judge Rules http://clubindustry.com/profits/nsca-article-included-false-injury-data-about-crossfit-judge-rules <div class="node-body article-body">​The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) knowingly published false information in a 2013 journal article criticizing CrossFit Inc., a California federal judge ruled last Wednesday.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/nsca-article-included-false-injury-data-about-crossfit-judge-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/nsca-article-included-false-injury-data-about-crossfit-judge-rules#comments For-profits Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:36:00 +0000 58201 at http://clubindustry.com <p>​The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) knowingly published false information in a 2013 journal article criticizing&nbsp;CrossFit&nbsp;Inc., a California federal judge ruled last Wednesday. (Photo by&nbsp;Thinkstock.)</p> Augie Nieto Visits Life Fitness as Documentary Crew Completes Film on His Journey to Find a Cure for ALS http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/augie-nieto-visits-life-fitness-documentary-crew-completes-film-his-journey-find-cure- <div class="node-body article-body">Life Fitness welcomed its founder, Augie Nieto and his wife Lynne, back to its factory in Franklin Park, Illinois, to see the showroom dedicated to him and as part of the filming of a documentary about Nieto's battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/augie-nieto-visits-life-fitness-documentary-crew-completes-film-his-journey-find-cure-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/manufacturers/augie-nieto-visits-life-fitness-documentary-crew-completes-film-his-journey-find-cure-#comments Manufacturers Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:47:00 +0000 58171 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Augie Nieto (center in wheelchair), founder of Life Fitness, returned to the Franklin Park, Illinois, Life Fitness factory to see the changes in the factory production and to see a showroom dedicated to him since his departure from the company almost 20 years ago. Nieto&#39;s wife Lynne (to the left of him) joined him, and the couple was greeted by&nbsp;Life Fitness President Chris Clawson (to the right of Nieto) and Life Fitness staff. (Photo courtesy Life Fitness.)</p> Lady of America Founder Involved in Fatal, Alcohol-Related Crash http://clubindustry.com/profits/lady-america-founder-involved-fatal-alcohol-related-crash <div class="node-body article-body">Lady of America founder Roger Wittenberns crashed his Lamborghini into an oncoming Buick Wednesday afternoon in Delray Beach, Florida, killing the SUV’s 82-year-old driver, according to the Delray Beach Police Department.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/lady-america-founder-involved-fatal-alcohol-related-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/lady-america-founder-involved-fatal-alcohol-related-crash#comments For-profits Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:23:00 +0000 58161 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Investigators determined alcohol and speed were factors in last Wednesday&#39;s crash in Delray Beach, Florida, that killed an 82-year-old Uber driver and left Lady of America founder Roger Wittenberns in critical condition. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Anytime Fitness Creates Brand President Position, Appoints Stacy Anderson http://clubindustry.com/anytime-fitness/anytime-fitness-creates-brand-president-position-appoints-stacy-anderson <div class="node-body article-body">Anytime Fitness has promoted former Chief Marketing Officer Stacy Anderson to the new position of brand president where she will lead Anytime Fitness' business unit and steer the continuing evolution of the franchise's business model.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/anytime-fitness/anytime-fitness-creates-brand-president-position-appoints-stacy-anderson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/anytime-fitness/anytime-fitness-creates-brand-president-position-appoints-stacy-anderson#comments anytime fitness Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:54:00 +0000 58151 at http://clubindustry.com <p>As the brand president for Anytime Fitness, Stacy Anderson said she will focus on delivering better tools and training to franchisees to help with member recruitment and retention. (Photo courtesy Anytime Fitness.)</p> Town Sports Names Patrick Walsh CEO, Consolidates COO Role http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/town-sports-names-patrick-walsh-ceo-consolidates-coo-role <div class="node-body article-body">Town Sports International announced yesterday the appointment of executive chairman Patrick Walsh to the role of chief executive officer, effective Sept. 30.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/town-sports-names-patrick-walsh-ceo-consolidates-coo-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/town-sports/town-sports-names-patrick-walsh-ceo-consolidates-coo-role#comments town sports Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:01:00 +0000 58091 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Town Sports International (TSI), New York, is the owner of more than 150 clubs in the United States, including 102 New York Sports Clubs. (Photo courtesy&nbsp;Town Sports International.)</p> World Gym Owner Joyce Cammilleri Dies http://clubindustry.com/profits/world-gym-owner-joyce-cammilleri-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Joyce Cammilleri, who purchased World Gym International in 2009, died on Sept. 10. Her three sons announced they would continue "to grow and nurture the company as Joyce had intended." </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/world-gym-owner-joyce-cammilleri-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/world-gym-owner-joyce-cammilleri-dies#comments For-profits Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:24:00 +0000 58041 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Joyce&nbsp;Cammilleri, who died on Sept. 10, is pictured here in 2015 with her three sons,&nbsp;(left to right) Marcus,&nbsp;Leo and Guy. The three will continue to operate World Gym International, according to an announcement about Joyce&#39;s passing from the three. (Photo courtesy Guy&nbsp;Cammilleri.)</p> Investor Urges ClubCorp to Sell in Wake of Stock Depreciation http://clubindustry.com/profits/investor-urges-clubcorp-sell-wake-stock-depreciation <div class="node-body article-body">One of the largest shareholders of Dallas-based ClubCorp has urged executives to explore a strategic sale of the company.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/investor-urges-clubcorp-sell-wake-stock-depreciation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/investor-urges-clubcorp-sell-wake-stock-depreciation#comments For-profits Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:00:00 +0000 58031 at http://clubindustry.com <p>One of the largest shareholders of Dallas-based ClubCorp has urged executives to explore a strategic sale of the company. ClubCorp owns recreational properties across 26 states and Mexico, including the Bluegrass Yacht &amp; Country Club in Hendersonville, Tennessee. (Photo courtesy of ClubCorp.)</p> 9Round Reaches 400 Club Milestone, Plans for 1,000 Locations in 2018 http://clubindustry.com/profits/9round-reaches-400-club-milestone-plans-1000-locations-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Since founding 9Round in 2008, Shannon and Heather Hudson have expanded the brand to 400 locations in 40 states and nine countries through franchising. In the process, the brand has been included on several business publications' lists for its growth. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/9round-reaches-400-club-milestone-plans-1000-locations-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/9round-reaches-400-club-milestone-plans-1000-locations-2018#comments For-profits Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:29:00 +0000 58021 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Shannon Hudson, co-founder of 9Round, plans to grow his franchised kickboxing business to more than 1,000 locations by 2018. (Photo courtesy 9Round.)</p> HealthSpring Fitness Center Opens as Part of Larger Hospital-Based Wellness Center http://clubindustry.com/medical/healthspring-fitness-center-opens-part-larger-hospital-based-wellness-center <div class="node-body article-body">NorthBay Healthcare opened its newly renovated $58 million wellness center in late August after a July opening of the HealthSpring Fitness center, which is part of the wellness center. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/medical/healthspring-fitness-center-opens-part-larger-hospital-based-wellness-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/medical/healthspring-fitness-center-opens-part-larger-hospital-based-wellness-center#comments Medical Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:03:00 +0000 57541 at http://clubindustry.com Orangetheory Fitness Chelsea Location Affected by Bombing http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-chelsea-location-affected-bombing <div class="node-body article-body">The Orangetheory Fitness gym in the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea sustained damage when a bomb detonated across the street from it Saturday night injuring 29 people.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-chelsea-location-affected-bombing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/orangetheory-fitness-chelsea-location-affected-bombing#comments For-profits Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:42:00 +0000 58011 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">The Orangetheory Fitness location in the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea sustained damage when a bomb detonated across the street from it Saturday night injuring 29 people. (Photo by Getty.)</span></p>