design en How Health Club Operators Can Incorporate Nature into the Club Environment <div class="node-body article-body">Incorporating nature into your club can help make members more receptive to your facility and their workouts.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Step by Step Freemium Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:00:00 +0000 41181 at Always Shop the Competition Before Designing or Renovating a Health Club <div class="node-body article-body">The goal for any club should be to have a positive, unique and memorable "personality." A club's design, layout and d├ęcor can have the most impact on creating a favorable or unfavorable club personality. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Step by Step Freemium Thu, 01 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0000 35601 at What Does It Cost to Renovate a Club? <div class="node-body article-body">Estimating the cost of a new club is straightforward in that you know the conditions at the starting point, but determining the cost to renovate a club involves a number of variables that differ substantially from those of building a new facility.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Step by Step Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31351 at The Cost of Building a New Fitness Facility <div class="node-body article-body">Determining the accurate cost of building a new club is critical to successful budget planning and, therefore, the long-term success of a club. However, you can take certain steps to more accurately determine the cost of developing a new club. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Step by Step Thu, 01 May 2014 16:00:00 +0000 29271 at Health Club Operators Must Put the Glamour in Sweat <div class="node-body article-body">Establishing a deeper connection with members and prospects through design requires a little bit of the glamour that is more prevalent in the fashion, furniture, retail and hotel industries. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Step by Step Freemium Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 27311 at Design a Successful Mind-body Studio in Your Health Club <div class="node-body article-body">Health clubs can attract new members and compete with dedicated yoga and Pilates studios by adding thoughtfully designed mind-body studios.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Freemium Wed, 01 Jan 2014 17:00:00 +0000 24931 at How to Design a Profitable Boutique Fitness Club <div class="node-body article-body">To run a successful boutique club, operators should commit to offering a more exclusive experience and design their facilities to make the most of the space available.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Freemium Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:00:00 +0000 20342 at How to Negotiate a Lease with a Tenant Improvement Dollars Offering <div class="node-body article-body">Having a landlord contribute to your club's construction costs usually is a positive step, but costs and outcomes may vary. Paying close attention to detail and asking questions about how the money is spent are critical.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operations Renovations/Redesigns design Freemium Thu, 01 Aug 2013 16:00:00 +0000 18631 at Design Your Indoor Cycling Studio to Boost Momentum, Membership and Revenue <div class="field-byline"> Barbara Hoots </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Momentum is important for organizations to survive their competition. Look at any successful product or service and notice the improvements made after the product is introduced. Club members are constantly introduced to new and improved products, yet when they show up at an indoor cycling studio, they face the same white walls, mediocre sound system and bike arrangement you had when the doors first opened. In order to maintain a competitive edge, club owners must constantly renovate, rethink and renew their cycling program. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Tue, 27 Nov 2012 15:05:00 +0000 11601 at Designing a Green Health Club to Help Reduce Operational Costs <div class="field-byline"> Christa Plaza </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fitness clubs are one of the largest consumers of energy in our country due to the heavy use of water amenities and electricity. So how do we reduce those expenses? Design smart and with a vision from the beginning phases of the project. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> design Mon, 19 Nov 2012 01:40:00 +0000 11381 at