clubs http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7528/more en Health Club Owners and Staff Can Improve Their Business by Becoming Newcomers http://clubindustry.com/clubs/health-club-owners-and-staff-can-improve-their-business-becoming-newcomers <div class="node-body article-body">To improve your odds of attracting new members, keep in mind how newcomers see your fitness facilities and what they might think and feel when they walk in your doors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/health-club-owners-and-staff-can-improve-their-business-becoming-newcomers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/health-club-owners-and-staff-can-improve-their-business-becoming-newcomers#comments clubs Step by Step Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 27541 at http://clubindustry.com The Basics of Fitness Equipment Leasing http://clubindustry.com/clubs/basics-fitness-equipment-leasing <div class="node-body article-body">One of the biggest decisions that new club operators must make is whether they will lease or buy their equipment. No one answer fits every situation. Your decision will depend on the specifics of your fitness facility, your financial situation and what you need to purchase.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/basics-fitness-equipment-leasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/basics-fitness-equipment-leasing#comments clubs Step by Step Freemium Fri, 07 Mar 2014 03:09:00 +0000 26661 at http://clubindustry.com The Ultimate Crowd-Funding Checklist for Club Owners and Fitness Professionals http://clubindustry.com/clubs/ultimate-crowd-funding-checklist-club-owners-and-fitness-professionals <div class="node-body article-body">The popularity of crowd-funding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo have helped thousands of people get access to capital to bring products and services to market. Raising money via crowd funding to start or sell equity in your gym is entirely possible. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/ultimate-crowd-funding-checklist-club-owners-and-fitness-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/ultimate-crowd-funding-checklist-club-owners-and-fitness-professionals#comments clubs Step by Step Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:04:00 +0000 26601 at http://clubindustry.com Crowd Funding May Help Health Club Owners Access Capital http://clubindustry.com/clubs/crowd-funding-may-help-health-club-owners-access-capital <div class="node-body article-body">In April 2012, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was signed into law announcing a new method to raise capital called “crowd funding.” It may be perfect for the fitness industry for two reasons. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/crowd-funding-may-help-health-club-owners-access-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/crowd-funding-may-help-health-club-owners-access-capital#comments clubs Step by Step Wed, 05 Feb 2014 01:36:00 +0000 25591 at http://clubindustry.com How Wearable Technology Will Change the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-wearable-technology-will-change-fitness-industry <div class="node-body article-body">It's time to start thinking about how your fitness facility will adapt to the growing popularity of fitness devices, which can encourage people to get their daily dose of fitness outside of a health club. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-wearable-technology-will-change-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-wearable-technology-will-change-fitness-industry#comments clubs Freemium Wed, 01 Jan 2014 17:00:00 +0000 24671 at http://clubindustry.com Why You Shouldn't Throw Away Your Exercise Machines http://clubindustry.com/clubs/why-you-shouldnt-throw-away-your-exercise-machines <div class="node-body article-body">Despite the growing popularity of CrossFit and functional training, club operators should not overlook the value of traditional weight resistance machines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/why-you-shouldnt-throw-away-your-exercise-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/why-you-shouldnt-throw-away-your-exercise-machines#comments clubs Freemium Sun, 01 Dec 2013 17:00:00 +0000 24061 at http://clubindustry.com Focus on the Big Picture for Fitness Business Success http://clubindustry.com/clubs/focus-big-picture-fitness-business-success <div class="node-body article-body">Fitness business owners and managers should look at the big picture to make sure that they are taking the steps necessary for long-term success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/focus-big-picture-fitness-business-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/focus-big-picture-fitness-business-success#comments clubs Freemium Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 +0000 22321 at http://clubindustry.com Improve Sales and Communication by Understanding Personality Types http://clubindustry.com/clubs/improve-sales-and-communication-understanding-personality-types <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding your staff members' personality types can help you become a more effective leader and build a more productive team. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/improve-sales-and-communication-understanding-personality-types" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/improve-sales-and-communication-understanding-personality-types#comments clubs Freemium Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:00:00 +0000 22431 at http://clubindustry.com Why Offering Discounts Could Be Hurting Your Training Business http://clubindustry.com/training/why-offering-discounts-could-be-hurting-your-training-business <div class="node-body article-body">Bring out the best in your trainers by valuing their time and charging clients set rates for training services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/training/why-offering-discounts-could-be-hurting-your-training-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/training/why-offering-discounts-could-be-hurting-your-training-business#comments clubs Training Freemium Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:00:00 +0000 20362 at http://clubindustry.com Upgrade Fitness Equipment to Improve Health Club Retention http://clubindustry.com/retention/upgrade-fitness-equipment-improve-health-club-retention <div class="node-body article-body">Purchasing or leasing new fitness equipment can help club operators improve member satisfaction and save money. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/retention/upgrade-fitness-equipment-improve-health-club-retention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/retention/upgrade-fitness-equipment-improve-health-club-retention#comments clubs Retention Freemium Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:00:00 +0000 20402 at http://clubindustry.com