It's no secret that podcasts have re-emerged as one of the most popular consumer content mediums in recent years. Tuning into a podcast during workouts or commutes can make life's quiet moments a little more engaging. The right podcast makes us feel like we're in the room with the host and guest, learning and listening and juxtaposing their conversation with our own life and career challenges.
If you’ve visited the home page of Club Industry’s website, you might notice that it looks a little different. We launched a new website design in spring 2018, and like many “remodels,” we have been doing some tweaking based on feedback and to improve SEO. That means our home page has changed to be a little less busy. The left rail no longer appears on the home page (although you’ll still find it on the article pages). You’ll see more photos at the top of the home page.
Jake Talbot's decision to wear a pro-Donald Trump shirt while publicly exercising has renewed a debate about the role of politics in health clubs—one whose scope has grown far beyond Talbot's Troy, Missouri, health club and even garnered the attention of The Washington Post.
Google LLC, Mountain View, California, has paid Fossil Group Inc., Richardson, Texas, $40 million to acquire intellectual property related to a smartwatch technology currently under development, Wareable first reported on Jan. 17.
Equinox recently released its 2019 ad campaign. The New York-based company, known for its provocative ads, seems to have toned down this year’s campaign. This year’s theme: “It’s not fitness. It’s life.”
In November while I was at an industry event, I happened to have breakfast with Sara Kooperman, CEO of SCW Fitness Education. We discussed several topics, including how the 2018 Club Industry Show had an uptick in conference attendance and an increased focus on business operations.
Most of today's health club operators know that high intensity interval training (HIIT) training is much more than a simple trend or a buzz phrase. If implemented properly, high-intensity group exercise can diversify your brand, your revenue and, most importantly, keep your members happy and coming back for more.