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Entries in Gold's Gym (9)


Should we stretch?

Is stretching all it is cracked up to be? What about scare tactics when it comes to campaigns targeting the obese?

These subjects, and items on Gold's Gym and running at Disney, in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

Read on to see more on each.

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Study says if you volunteer you will feel better

This Week in the Fitness Industry has done it again - a variety of news that is intriguing, informative and ... something else that begins with the letter "I" that we can't think of right now.

  • Gold's Gym expands
  • Refurbished euipment company Q&A
  • Volunteering is healthy
  • Location is imperative when opening a club

 Read more here.

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Study: many don’t connect fitness and health

What does the connection beteween health and nutrition, a 21-yer-old health industry veteran, the fitness cliff, and a court decision on use of an AED at a gym have in common?

They are all in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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This Gold's Gym gets with the program

Gold's Gym Suwanee/Sugar Hill was named the top group fitness programming for all 650 locations worldwide.At the Gold’s Gym of Suwanee/Sugar Hill, outside of Atlanta, owners Chris and Jauxniece Palmer want their club to have a family feel. To that end they make sure there are plenty of offerings for their members, ages 1 to 100 (or very close to it). 

One way they have gone about it is the variety of group exercises and the participation – 73 classes offered and 38% of the 4,700 members take part in at least one per week. All members ages 14 and older are welcome to take a class as part of their membership. 

For their efforts and effectiveness they were named Best Group Programming for all Gold’s Gyms worldwide – 650 locations. 

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This Week in Fitness: See you in LA for IHRSA 2012

Motionsoft discusses reasons to attend IHRSA 2012 this March in LA. Read about this and more in This Week in Fitness.

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