The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association is the fitness industry's only global trade association representing over 10,000 for profit health and fitness facilities and over 600 supplier companies in 75 countries.



From educational tools and events to promotional programs and public policy initiatives, IHRSA brings you success... by association!

Join | Renew
Pledge Your Support


Entries in Olympics (2)


Patchell-Evans stumps for the industry

The Olympics give our industry a perfect opportunity to be in front of the camera, reporter’s microphone or pad and paper, or at the computer contributing to online blogs, websites or social media sites. 

David Patchell-Adams, founder and CEO of GoodLife Fitness, recently took his turn on Business News Network, Canada’s largest national business-focused network, on a special series, The Business of Fitness and Finance, this week leading up to the Games. 

Click to read more ...


What Summer Olympics sport gets an athlete in the best shape?

The 2012 Summer Olympics are nearly here. And over a two-week period we will see some amzing feats, superior athletes and excellent teamwork.

But what is the best event, fitness-wise?

Click to read more ...