Programming: Health & Fitness
by Heather Peavey, Associate Editor October 2008
Ensuring the privacy and comfort of your members in your locker rooms is essential for your retention efforts. The challenge is to accommodate minors, their parents and other members, while also taking into account available space and budget constraints.
Cutting the Price of Memberships is Loser's Game
by Andrew Cohen September 2008
Why cutting the price of memberships is a loser's game.
Partnership Targeting Runners Gets Club In On Tourist Market
by Andrew Cohen August 2008
A partnership targeting runners gives one health club a route to the tourist trade.
Urbanites Pressed for Time Pause For Quick Workouts
by Andrew Cohen July 2008
Urbanites pressed for time pause for the quickest of workouts.
by Stephen Tharrett and James A. Peterson June 2008
Fitness industry leaders and facility operators in the U.S. should look abroad for new ideas about technology, service, programming, pricing, design and more.
Average Age of Club Members, Personal Trainers Getting Older
by Andrew Cohen May 2008
As the average club member gets older, so does the average personal trainer.
Meet the Expert: Whole Body Vibration
by Rex Owens May 2008
Is this new technology giving off good vibrations, or is it on shaky ground?
Research Update: Protein and Body Composition
by Wayne L. Westcott, William F. Martin, Rita La Rosa Loud and Susan Stoddard May 2008
A new study shows the benefits of ingesting protein after a workout for increasing muscle mass and strength.
Certified Athletic Trainers Embracing New Technology
by Michael Popke April 2008
BlackBerry meets Band-Aid, as today's certified athletic trainers embrace technology.
Why Attrition Numbers Don't Add Up
by Rob Bishop March 2008
When it comes to industry-wide attrition rates, is your fitness center's math trustworthy?