Programming: Health & Fitness
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 & Barry Klein March 2008
When it comes to industry-wide attrition rates, is your fitness center's math trustworthy?
Pre-Style vs. Freestyle
by Kelly Coulter March 2008
Which is better for your fitness center: pre-choreographed group exercise programs, or freestyle classes? Here are the pros and cons of both.
Efforts to Rebuild Minds and Bodies of New Orleans Residents Move Forward
by Michael Popke February 2008
Efforts to rebuild the minds and bodies of New Orleans residents surge forward.
24-Hour Clubs Experience Unique Combination of Revenue and Risk
by Andrew Cohen February 2008
Offering 24-hour access to club members adds some combination of revenues, expenses and risk.
Maximizing Personal Training Profits
by Stephen Holt February 2008
Creating a solid plan can help you increase personal training evenue at your facility. Get your whole staff involved, offer a variety of training options, and educate your members through orientations and seminars.