clubs http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7528/more en Four Provisions Health Club Owners Should Focus On in Credit Agreements http://clubindustry.com/clubs/four-provisions-health-club-owners-should-focus-credit-agreements <div class="field-byline"> James Stefanick, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A senior credit agreement is a complicated document that can be daunting for even the most experienced club owners, especially smaller club owners who don't have a legal team. Considering these four provisions can make the process easier for everyone.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/four-provisions-health-club-owners-should-focus-credit-agreements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/four-provisions-health-club-owners-should-focus-credit-agreements#comments clubs Step by Step Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:10:00 +0000 59281 at http://clubindustry.com Trademarks and Copyrights: How to Protect Your Health Club's Intellectual Property http://clubindustry.com/clubs/trademarks-and-copyrights-how-protect-your-health-clubs-intellectual-property <div class="field-byline"> David Albert, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trademarks and copyrights are two valuable types of intellectual property that health club operators must take steps to properly protect and maintain.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/trademarks-and-copyrights-how-protect-your-health-clubs-intellectual-property" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/trademarks-and-copyrights-how-protect-your-health-clubs-intellectual-property#comments clubs Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0000 59081 at http://clubindustry.com Stem the Rising Tide of Lawsuits in the Fitness Industry with Three Risk Management Steps http://clubindustry.com/clubs/stem-rising-tide-lawsuits-fitness-industry-three-risk-management-steps <div class="field-byline"> David L. Herbert and Rachel Brusstar, contributing columnists </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Liability lawsuit numbers and settlements are increasing, but health club operators can take three steps to manage their risk. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/stem-rising-tide-lawsuits-fitness-industry-three-risk-management-steps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/stem-rising-tide-lawsuits-fitness-industry-three-risk-management-steps#comments clubs Step by Step Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:00:00 +0000 57721 at http://clubindustry.com Strategies for Protecting Your Health Club When Working with Obese Members http://clubindustry.com/clubs/strategies-protecting-your-health-club-when-working-obese-members <div class="field-byline"> Cristina LaMarca and Margaret Hilton, contributing columnists </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The increase in obesity and the litigious nature of the country can create concerns for health club operators and staff when working with obese clients.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/strategies-protecting-your-health-club-when-working-obese-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/strategies-protecting-your-health-club-when-working-obese-members#comments clubs Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 57131 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Cristina LaMarca</p> Twelve Questions That Will Help You Redefine Your Health Club's Bottom Line http://clubindustry.com/clubs/twelve-questions-will-help-you-redefine-your-health-clubs-bottom-line <div class="node-body article-body">Are you looking to redefine your health club’s bottom line? It might be as simple as answering these 12 questions, which will lead you to your health club's purpose and improved performance. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/twelve-questions-will-help-you-redefine-your-health-clubs-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/twelve-questions-will-help-you-redefine-your-health-clubs-bottom-line#comments clubs Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 57201 at http://clubindustry.com SYSTEMs Are the Answer to a Successful Health Club Business http://clubindustry.com/clubs/systems-are-answer-successful-health-club-business <div class="field-byline"> Travis Barnes, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SYSTEMs are the reason 75 percent of franchises succeed while 80 percent of independent small businesses fail. A key part of SYSTEMs is having an operations manual that lists how you want your business to be run. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/systems-are-answer-successful-health-club-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/systems-are-answer-successful-health-club-business#comments clubs Step by Step Mon, 01 Aug 2016 12:00:00 +0000 56141 at http://clubindustry.com Five Reasons Health Club Owners Might Lose Their Brand http://clubindustry.com/clubs/five-reasons-health-club-owners-might-lose-their-brand <div class="node-body article-body">Health club operators should ensure they are not committing these mistakes that might cause them to lose the valuable brands they are building. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/five-reasons-health-club-owners-might-lose-their-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/five-reasons-health-club-owners-might-lose-their-brand#comments clubs Step by Step Fri, 01 Apr 2016 22:52:00 +0000 52101 at http://clubindustry.com Great Training Businesses Begin When You Answer Seven Basic Questions http://clubindustry.com/clubs/great-training-businesses-begin-when-you-answer-seven-basic-questions <div class="node-body article-body">When you slow down and dive deep into some basic questions, you become more aware of your frustrations and tensions. And where there’s tension, you have a unique opportunity to grow.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/great-training-businesses-begin-when-you-answer-seven-basic-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/great-training-businesses-begin-when-you-answer-seven-basic-questions#comments clubs Step by Step Freemium Fri, 01 Apr 2016 21:09:00 +0000 52091 at http://clubindustry.com Why Healthier Companies Win Big in the Stock Market and How Club Owners Can Lead the Way http://clubindustry.com/clubs/why-healthier-companies-win-big-stock-market-and-how-club-owners-can-lead-way <div class="node-body article-body">Health club operators who know how to communicate the importance of good corporate wellness programs to the bottom line and then can deliver those programs to the business will have the advantage in the future. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/why-healthier-companies-win-big-stock-market-and-how-club-owners-can-lead-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/why-healthier-companies-win-big-stock-market-and-how-club-owners-can-lead-way#comments clubs Step by Step Tue, 01 Mar 2016 17:00:00 +0000 51391 at http://clubindustry.com Five Ways Small Health Club Owners Can Take Advantage of Their Community Ties http://clubindustry.com/clubs/five-ways-small-health-club-owners-can-take-advantage-their-community-ties <div class="node-body article-body">Small fitness facility owners have some advantages over larger national franchises, but they can't survive on their own. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/five-ways-small-health-club-owners-can-take-advantage-their-community-ties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/five-ways-small-health-club-owners-can-take-advantage-their-community-ties#comments clubs Tue, 01 Mar 2016 13:00:00 +0000 50431 at http://clubindustry.com