Iron Grip Barbell Co. completed the third phase of its multi-year expansion plan, which now totals more than 43,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse and office space in Santa Ana, CA.

Hilton Hotels Corp. and global fitness equipment provider Precor are launching Fitness by Precor facilities at full-service Hilton, Doubletree® and Embassy Suites Hotels® in North America, and at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.

Peak Fitness merged with Capital Fitness Spa Health Clubs, an eight-gym chain based in Raleigh, NC. The merged company, which will be named Peak Fitness, will have 22 health clubs in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Retention Management launched a new video demo on its Web site,, for prospective clients. The video helps operators better understand the complexities of attrition and the effect it has on their club.

Life Fitness named Mark J. McCleary as vice president-marketing and product management. He will report to John Stransky, president of Life Fitness Division.

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