Several health club owners have found themselves defendants in lawsuits that allege they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, but a recent study questions who is filing the lawsuits and their true motives.
Since 2010, CrossFit alleges Reebok has failed to pay out at least $4.8 million in owed royalties, in addition to failing to meet marketing commitments and funneling potential customers away from CrossFit's online store.
Two of six accused conspirators in an alleged insider trading ring have reached settlement agreements that would have one of them paying the SEC $15,798.85 and the other paying an as-of-yet-undetermined amount.
Mark Mastrov and his company are adding to their NFL partnerships, this time teaming with the San Francisco 49ers to open 49ersFit, a health club where members can train like professional football players.
Steve Nash, the former NBA star, won an appeal on his lawsuit against Mark Mastrov's company New Evolution Ventures and others to have his name removed from the Steve Nash Fitness World group of 23 clubs in Canada.
Russell Berger, who had been an executive with CrossFit, was fired after tweeting in support of a CrossFit affiliate owner who cancelled a special workout that his staff had organized to show support for Pride Week in Indianapolis.
The new UFC Gym locations include Yorktown Center in Lombard, Downers Grove in DuPage County and Naperville in DuPage County, the latter of which was developed with UFC featherweight fighter Ricardo Lamas, a native to the area.
Equinox Holdings reached a settlement with a similarly named San Francisco-based hospitality company that had claimed the health club company's venture into the hospitality business threatened its 24-year-old brand.
With new investor funding, US Fitness, which owns Sport & Health, Onelife Fitness and some Crunch Fitness locations, plans to invest $50 million in club improvements by 2023, as well as open five to six clubs each year for the next five years.