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Entries in Randy Couture (2)

Tuesday
Aug122014

TV show is rescuing gyms and its members

"Gym Rescue" hosts Randy Couture, left, and Frank Shamrock, right, talk to a gym owner. (Photo courtesy Spike TV)The rescue show format for gyms is finally here.

We wrote about Spike TV’s “Gym Rescue” in September and the first show ran Sunday, Aug. 10. The next show is Sunday, Aug. 17, 10 p.m. EST (repeat Aug. 18, 1 a.m.).

The show has former MMA fighters Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock attempt to turn failing gyms into successes - for both owners and members.

While there tends to be plenty of yelling by the hosts - typical for these types of shows like "Bar Rescue," "Restaurant Impossible" and "Hotel Rescue" - the message is positive: gyms are the places to help fight the obesity epidemic in the United States.

SPRI is one of the sponsors of the show, donating equipment to the gyms.

Check out more on Spike TV’s website.

 

Tuesday
Sep242013

Help for struggling gyms with new TV show

There is no shortage of TV reality shows that help a struggling business. "Bar Rescue," "Hotel Impossible" and "Restaurant Impossible" are three of the more popular ones.

Spike TV has announced that the fitness industry will be one of the next ones with "Gym Rescue."

Randy Couture, UFC champion and owner of Xtreme Couture, will be the host . The show, which is beginning production this fall, will be similar to "Bar Rescue," another Spike TV show.

“Going through the experience of turning around any failing business can be an eye-opening, tumultuous, emotional experience for any business owner," said Scott Hiller, casting producer, on fightline.com

For more and how to be featured on the show, click here.

Of course, for IHRSA members there are plenty of resources available on www.ihrsa.org.