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4 Trailblazing Women in the Fitness Industry 

The fitness industry has produced—and benefited from—many strong, pioneering women. These women have started and grown their businesses, mentored the next generation of women leaders, taken leadership roles in the industry, and embraced innovation and change as the industry grew.

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IHRSA Welcomes New Members to the IHRSA Board of Directors

IHRSA proudly welcomes Steve Capezzone, Jason Reinhardt, and Anastasia Yusina as newly elected members of the IHRSA Board of Directors. The board-elect will serve a four-year term from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2020. 


Steve Capezzone is CEO of New England Fitness & Wellness. He is a 35-year veteran of the industry with Healthtrax. In July of 2015, Steve purchased eight facilities from Healthtrax, and just purchased a ninth center last month. As a graduate of the University of Connecticut, Steve started with Healthtrax as a fitness technician, and worked his way up to the Chief Operating Officer position. Steve’s strong background in fitness, sales, facilities and medical partnering make him a strong and versatile leader for these centers.


Jason Reinhardt is the owner and founder of Go M.A.D. Fitness, which stands for Go Make A Difference and currently has two locations in southeast. Michigan. Jason is an industry veteran who has held several executive leadership positions over his 18 years in the industry. Jason is a seasoned speaker for IHRSA and has served on the faculty for The IHRSA Institute. Jason shares his passion for health and fitness with his wife Kelly and two boys Cole and Brady.

Anastasia Yusina, graduated from Moscow University, Paris Institute of Political Sciences, and Moscow International Relations Institute. She holds a Ph.D. in economics. Anastasia is president of Fitness System Holding, founder of Orange Fitness and City Fitness health clubs, and developer of the Gravity Studio microGym concept in Florida. She is a member of the IHRSA European Council and was awarded the 2011 IHRSA European Club Leadership Award.


Yusina answers questions on European Congress

Still on the fence for the 12th Annual IHRSA European Congress? Sure, Vienna is nice this time of year - or any time of the year! - but what is the Congress going to do for your business?

We asked Anastasia Yusina, a regular attendee and a founding member of IHRSA's European Council, a few questions about her experiences and reasons to attend.

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