State of the Fitness Industry: What’s In Store for 2013

With more mergers and acquisitions, sales and club growth expected, 2013 is looking to be an exciting year in the fitness club industry.

The "fiscal cliff" storm clouds that threatened the economic structure of this nation—and the fitness club industry, for that matter—still hovered in the final weeks of 2012.

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner reached across the aisle in mid-December to work on a compromise to eliminate scheduled tax hikes and automatic government spending cuts that would reduce the budget deficit. Had there been no effort to rectify the economic situatio

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