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Entries in fitness on request (2)

Friday
Aug222014

GoodLife aiming to become one of world’s largest

It's all about our members in the latest This Week in the Fitness Industry. Associate members receving national recognition, acquistions and new brands are among the items:

  • MINDBODY and Wellbeats fastest-growing U.S. companies
  • Star Trac is Vendor of the Year
  • GoodLife Fitness growing with current model and new brand
  • Sport & Health purchased

Read more on all of these in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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Wednesday
Apr102013

Virtual group exercise has become a reality

Photo courtesy of Wexer VirtualFor those who participate in a group exercise classes most likely these scenarios have presented themselves to you:

  • you go to the gym specifically for a class but it is full
  • there are no classes available at the times you can get to the gym
  • you get in a class but the instructor is caught in traffic, is sick, or just doesn’t show up. 
  • Over the past few years many clubs have started to offer classes in a new way where none of those, and other, issues, can arise. 

    Virtual exercise classes is a new phenomena that allows a club to either offer a class on a schedule so interested parties can participate with other members, or, allow members to click play on the pre-recorded instruction video on their own, making the offering available whenever the club is open. All of this can be offered without a staff member present. 

    Read on for the rest of the story.

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