Congress has passed two stimulus packages. As a third package is put together, IHRSA lobbies for it to include the fitness industry.
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Equipment rental programs are one way some studio operators are extending the member experience beyond the walls of their retail space while generating revenue and maintaining connections during the crisis.
WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued a statement regarding the Disaster Assistance Loans. Click the link to see the full statement along with information regarding the process of accessing SBA's coronavirus disaster relief lending.
Check out the CDC website for tips on protecting yourself and others, and for answers to what you should do if you are having symptoms.
Many industries are feeling the effects of the coronavirus, even the fitness industry, whose health clubs revolve around sweat and tight-knit communities. The good news about the virus—despite its new pandemic label—is that it can be suppressed and controlled unlike any disease before it, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a March 11 statement.
It is little surprise that Stephen Tharrett's recent presentation on current and future fitness trends has already become one of Club Industry's most-ever-viewed Master Class webinars.
Gold’s Gym International, Dallas, has sold 24 of its corporate-owned facilities in the Washington, D.C., area to former Gold’s Gym International executives, the company announced.
Slightly more than one in five Americans—64.2 million consumers—belonged to a health club in 2019, according to new data released by the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and Physical Activity Council (PAC).
U.S. health club membership is up by 28% since 2010, according to a study conducted by IHRSA as part of the Physical Activity Council.
VASA Fitness, Orem, Utah, is planning to grow by 13 locations in 2020 as part of a Midwest-centric expansion plan that will see the high-volume, low-price (HVLP) chain add clubs in Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.