Club Insider

Health and Fitness Club Industry News

Friday, August 19th, 2022

Older Stories >>

Crunch Fitness Announces Franchisee of the Year
Posted: August 16, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FitnessAMELIA ISLAND, FL - Crunch Fitness announced The Undefeated Tribe as its "Franchisee of the Year" at this year's annual Crunch Franchise Convention held at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Held from July 31 to August 4, the annual Convention unites Crunch Franchise owners, club managers and teams, and vendors to share best practices, network and learn from one another. The 2022 event was attended by more than 45 franchise groups and 600 people. Read More...

9Round Fitness Announces 2022 – 2023 Franchise Advisory Council Members
Posted: August 15, 2022 in Chains

9Round: 30 Min Kickbox FitnessGREENVILLE, S.C. - 9Round, the world’s largest kickboxing franchise, announces the franchisees selected to serve on the company’s 2022 - 2023 Franchise Advisory Council (“FAC”). The council facilitates constructive, open and two-way communication between the management of 9Round Franchising, LLC and 9Round’s North American network of franchise owners. Members of the 2022-2023 FAC include... Read More...

SilverSneakers Announces 2022 Member of the Year
Posted: August 15, 2022 in Suppliers

SilverSneakersNASHVILLE, TN - SilverSneakers by Tivity Health, the nation's leading community fitness program for older Americans, announced the national winner of its 18th annual SilverSneakers Member of the Year Award. The award honors a SilverSneakers member or members who inspire and motivate other seniors through health, physical activity, and community. This year's recipient is a couple: Mary and Larry St. Germain of Destrehan, Louisiana. The St. Germains are recognized for their embodiment of wellness through movement, social engagement and community involvement. Read More...

Life Time Opens Rooftop Beach Club, Full-Service Spa and Cafe in Downtown Palm Beach Gardens
Posted: August 11, 2022 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyPALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - Shopping at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens takes on a new spin as Life Time (NYSE: LTH), one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands, opens its four-story, 136,000 square-foot Life Time Palm Beach Gardens athletic country club. The new location marks the company's fourth in South Florida as it continues its expansion and will be followed by the opening of Life Time Miami at The Falls in early 2023. Read More...

VASA Fitness Earns 2022 Great Place to Work Certification
Posted: August 10, 2022 in Chains

VASA FitnessDENVER, CO - VASA Fitness is proud to be Certified by Great Place to Work. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at VASA. This year, 81% of employees said it’s a great place to work, 24% points higher than the average U.S. company. Great Place to Work is a global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. Read More...

Orangetheory Fitness Launches Personalized MaxHR Technology at Studios Nationwide
Posted: August 10, 2022 in Chains

Orangetheory FitnessBOCA RATON, FL - Orangetheory Fitness announces the launch of the brand's proprietary Orangetheory Personalized Maximum Heart Rate (Personalized MaxHR) algorithm. With the introduction of MaxHR, Orangetheory tracks members' peak heart rates in classes over a period of time and uses that number to generate a member's personal maximum heart rate, ensuring the data literally doesn't miss a beat. This allows coaches to estimate exercise intensity, helping further guide members on when to push further or pull back, ultimately leading to a more customized and impactful workout. Read More...

FitFighter Adopts Myzone to Help More People Move Strong
Posted: August 10, 2022 in Suppliers

MYZONENEW YORK, N.Y. - Myzone and FitFighter are set to elevate every day performance, in a partnership perfect for anyone that wants to get and stay fit. Combining the versatile strength training solution, aka the FitFighter Steelhose, with the world’s most accurate heart rate monitor that can be worn three ways, athletes and amateurs alike can improve how they move, with innovative products and effective strength training. Read More...

Crunch Franchise Announces Memphis, Tennessee Expansion
Posted: August 9, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FranchiseMEMPHIS, TN - Crunch Franchise announces it will be expanding throughout the Memphis trade area with its first location being placed in White Station. Crunch White Station will be a $5 million, 50,000-square-foot fitness facility, with $1 million dollars' worth of state-of-the-art equipment. Crunch White Station will be the largest gym in Memphis. Construction has already begun, and this location is scheduled to open this fall. Crunch Fitness White Station is owned by Fitness Ventures, LLC, the fastest growing franchisee in the Crunch system, and owns locations throughout the U.S. Read More...

2022 IHRSA Global Report Recognizes Fitness Industry Resilience
Posted: August 9, 2022 in IHRSA

IHRSA: The Global Health & Fitness AssociationBOSTON, MA - More than two years after the landscape of the health and fitness industry was forever altered, we see reassuring signs of recovery. The 2022 IHRSA Global Report focuses on how various regions are renormalizing through ongoing disruptions, highlights several landmark achievements, including increasing influence of the Global Health and Fitness Alliance (GHFA), and notes numerous mergers and acquisitions that shook up the industry. Read More...

Planet Fitness Promotes Jamie Medeiros to Chief Brand Officer
Posted: August 9, 2022 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) (the "Company"), announces that Jamie Medeiros, Vice President of National Marketing, has been promoted to Chief Brand Officer. Ms. Medeiros, a 22-year Company veteran, will lead the brand strategy and work collaboratively with agencies and across the organization to ensure the brand vision comes to life through national and local marketing strategy, creative, brand marketing sponsorships and activations, and social media. She will report directly to Chris Rondeau, Chief Executive Officer. Read More...

Xponential Fitness Signs Deal for CycleBar in Japan
Posted: August 9, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global franchisor of boutique fitness brands, announces it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement in Japan for CycleBar, the world’s largest indoor cycling brand. The agreement, signed with Xponential’s Master Franchisee for Club Pilates in Japan, gives the Master Franchisee the opportunity to license at least 30 CycleBar studios in Japan over the next 10 years. Read More...

YouFit Gyms Hosts Charity Indoor Pickleball Tournament at Four South Florida Locations Benefiting Cancer Research Institute
Posted: August 8, 2022 in Chains

YouFit GymsDEERFIELD BEACH, FL - YouFit Gyms, the popular nationwide fitness chain, on National Pickleball Day, announced a Charity Pickleball Tournament taking place on September 17 - 18, 2022 at four South Florida locations. As part of the gym's YouFit Lifts initiative, a community focused program that partners with, and supports, local charities and nonprofit organizations in the communities surrounding their 80 locations across the country, the Pickleball Tournament will donate all funds raised to the Cancer Research Institute in honor of longtime employee, David Sarner, who recently lost his battle to the disease. Read More...

Regymen Fitness Sets Sights on Little Rock for Expansion
Posted: August 4, 2022 in Chains

Regymen FitnessLITTLE ROCK, AK - Regymen Fitness, a boutique gym offering an array of workouts with the technology to support its success, announces their plans to expand into the Little Rock market. Regymen Fitness currently has 20 locations throughout North America. Read More...

Billie Jean King Joins PHIT America to Help Improve Kids’ Health
Posted: August 4, 2022 in Other News

PHIT AmericaWASHINGTON, D.C. - Billie Jean King has joined PHIT America to help kids all over the nation improve their physical and mental health by implementing new school physical activity programs using the Billie Jean King Eye Coach Brain Training system (BJK-BTS). PHIT America is on a mission to get fifty million kids active through its school program, AMPED. For youth, tennis is especially beneficial in promoting social skills, sportsmanship and physical fitness. Read More...

ABC Fitness Solutions to Acquire Glofox To Create an Industry-leading Global Fitness Technology Company
Posted: August 3, 2022 in Suppliers

ABC Fitness SolutionsLITTLE ROCK, AR - ABC Fitness Solutions (ABC), a leading technology and related services provider for the fitness industry, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Glofox, one of the fastest-growing fitness management platforms servicing the boutique gym and studio sector. The strategic combination significantly expands ABC's global reach and amplifies its ability to serve fitness organizations of all sizes with a company that shares its values, commitment to its teams and customers, and proven track record in developing innovative solutions that allow fitness operators to thrive. The transaction is expected to close later this year. Read More...

Mindbody Announces Executive Leadership Changes
Posted: August 3, 2022 in Suppliers

MindbodySAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - Mindbody, a leading experience technology platform for the wellness industry, announces the appointment of Fritz Lanman as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective September 3, 2022. Lanman, a seasoned wellness and technology executive who has a proven track record of growth and innovation will succeed Josh McCarter, who will transition to the Mindbody Board of Directors. Read More...

Codelocks Announces Midwest Distribution Center Expansion
Posted: August 2, 2022 in Suppliers

Code LocksCode Locks IRVINE, CA – Codelocks Inc., a leading access control company designing and distributing innovative access control solutions and keyless door locks, announces its expansion into Indianapolis, Indiana with the opening of its first facility outside the California Headquarters. This distribution facility will allow Codelocks to better serve its customers in the middle and […] Read More...

USTA Working with Retailers, Providers for ‘Try Tennis Free’ Pilots
Posted: August 1, 2022 in Suppliers

USTALAKE NONA, FL - The USTA, working with local retailers and tennis providers, is running free lesson pilot programs in three markets: Denver, Atlanta and Chicago. For the “Try Tennis Free” pilots, consumers purchase a racquet then get rewarded with a QR code or gift card for a free lesson at a local club or facility. Read More...

American Specialty Health Named One of Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness
Posted: July 28, 2022 in Chains

American Specialty HealthSAN DIEGO, CA - American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH) has been named one of the nation's Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness for 2022 by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The distinction recognizes companies that promote employee wellbeing, worksite health and wellness. The company's San Diego office had earned six consecutive regional wellness wins in prior years; this marks ASH's first national win for this wellness award. Read More...

Sentinel Capital Partners Acquires Bandon Holdings
Posted: July 28, 2022 in Chains

Anytime FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising midmarket companies, announces its acquisition of Bandon Holdings, the largest franchisee in the Anytime Fitness family. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More...

Older Stories >>

iGo Figure