News http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7474/more en Blink Fitness Names Todd Magazine as President http://clubindustry.com/profits/blink-fitness-names-todd-magazine-president <div class="node-body article-body">Magazine oversaw expansion of company-owned locations and led the development of the brand's franchising initiative.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/blink-fitness-names-todd-magazine-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/blink-fitness-names-todd-magazine-president#comments For-profits equinox Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:28:00 +0000 43831 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A Blink Fitness studio. (Photo courtesy Blink Fitness.)</p> <p>Blink Fitness President Todd Magazine. (Photo courtesy Blink Fitness.)</p> Arnold Schwarzenegger Inducted into Gold's Gym Hall of Fame http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/arnold-schwarzenegger-inducted-golds-gym-hall-fame <div class="node-body gallery-body">Arnold Schwarzenegger was inducted into the Gold’s Gym Hall of Fame as the company celebrated its 50th anniversary Tuesday night.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/arnold-schwarzenegger-inducted-golds-gym-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/arnold-schwarzenegger-inducted-golds-gym-hall-fame#comments Gold's Gym Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:11:00 +0000 43821 at http://clubindustry.com Fitness-Related Stocks Dip in Turbulent Day on Wall Street http://clubindustry.com/profits/fitness-related-stocks-dip-turbulent-day-wall-street <div class="node-body article-body">Triggered by fears of an economic slowdown in China, the New York Stock Exchange fell by as much as 1,089 points in the open before ending 588 points lower. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/fitness-related-stocks-dip-turbulent-day-wall-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/fitness-related-stocks-dip-turbulent-day-wall-street#comments For-profits Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:31:00 +0000 43721 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 24, 2015, in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images.)</p> Expansion More Than Doubles the Size of Northern Kentucky University's Rec Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/expansion-more-doubles-size-northern-kentucky-universitys-rec-center <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Renovated and expanded facility opened last week on the Highland Heights, Ky., campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/expansion-more-doubles-size-northern-kentucky-universitys-rec-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/expansion-more-doubles-size-northern-kentucky-universitys-rec-center#comments Universities Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:40:00 +0000 43711 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The expanded recreation center at Northern Kentucky University includes much more space for fitness workouts. (<em>Photo courtesy Northern Kentucky University.</em>)</p> Expanded Recreation Center to Open at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology http://clubindustry.com/universities/expanded-recreation-center-open-south-dakota-school-mines-technology <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">$8.7 million project provides 34,000 square feet of new or renovated space for fitness and recreation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/expanded-recreation-center-open-south-dakota-school-mines-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/expanded-recreation-center-open-south-dakota-school-mines-technology#comments Universities Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:21:00 +0000 43701 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span class="s1">The Stephen D. Newlin Family Student Wellness &amp; Recreation Center provides additional fitness and recreation opportunities at the South Dakota School of Mines&nbsp;and Technology. (<em>Rendering by RDG</em>)</span></p> Read Complaint, Dismissal Motions in Planet Fitness Transgender Policy Lawsuit http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/read-complaint-dismissal-motions-planet-fitness-transgender-policy-lawsuit <div class="node-body article-body">Planet Fitness and a Michigan franchisee are seeking dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a former Planet Fitness member.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/read-complaint-dismissal-motions-planet-fitness-transgender-policy-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/read-complaint-dismissal-motions-planet-fitness-transgender-policy-lawsuit#comments planet fitness Freemium Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:12:00 +0000 43691 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Read the complaint filed by a former Planet Fitness member and&nbsp;Planet Fitness&#39; motions to dismiss on this page.&nbsp;&nbsp;(Photo by&nbsp;Thinkstock.)</p> Planet Fitness, Franchisee Seek Dismissal of Transgender Locker Room Policy Lawsuit http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-franchisee-seek-dismissal-transgender-locker-room-policy-lawsuit <div class="node-body article-body">Both motions seek to dismiss all counts for failure to state a claim on which relief can be granted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-franchisee-seek-dismissal-transgender-locker-room-policy-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/planet-fitness/planet-fitness-franchisee-seek-dismissal-transgender-locker-room-policy-lawsuit#comments planet fitness Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:12:00 +0000 43671 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Planet Fitness and a Michigan franchisee have filed motions in circuit&nbsp;court&nbsp;seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit from a former member.</p> Florida Boxing Club Owner Faces Molestation Charges http://clubindustry.com/profits/florida-boxing-club-owner-faces-molestation-charges <div class="node-body article-body">Sarasota Fitness and Fight Club Owner Akram "Alan" Sleit is charged with two separate counts of felony lewd molestation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/florida-boxing-club-owner-faces-molestation-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/florida-boxing-club-owner-faces-molestation-charges#comments For-profits Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:20:00 +0000 43661 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Sarasota Fitness and Fight Club Owner&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Akram">Akram</span>&nbsp;&quot;Alan&quot;&nbsp;Sleit. (Photo courtesy Sarasota Sherriff.)</p> Michigan Community College Purchases YMCA for $1.17 Million http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/michigan-community-college-purchases-ymca-117-million <div class="node-body article-body">Muskegon Community College officials say the deal will enhance the coordination of services as part of the school's wellness programming and cut costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/michigan-community-college-purchases-ymca-117-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/michigan-community-college-purchases-ymca-117-million#comments Nonprofits Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:47:00 +0000 43641 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The community college&nbsp;will pay off the YMCA&#39;s existing bank debt and help pay off an existing loan.</p> Life Time Fitness in Legal Battle with Hormone Company http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-time-fitness-legal-battle-hormone-company <div class="node-body article-body">Life Time Fitness is being sued for breach of contract related to an agreement it had with a Low T Holdings to promote and sell testosterone replacement therapy in its 114 clubs, but Life Time claims the hormone company owes it almost $2 million. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-time-fitness-legal-battle-hormone-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/life-time-fitness-legal-battle-hormone-company#comments For-profits lifetime fitness Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:02:00 +0000 43621 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Low T Holdings alleges that Life Time Fitness staff told members that Life Time&#39;s nutritional supplements gave the same benefits as testosterone replacement therapy from Low T but at a cheaper price. (Photo courtesy Life Time Fitness.)</p>