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Entries in small group training (2)


IHRSA Webinar: working together for non-dues revenue

Competition among clubs in the same part of town can be fierce. Potential clients can certainly feel overwhelmed. Imagine how a current client of your club would feel if they were getting hit from all sides – within the club?

It can happen. Once a member walks through the door, oftentimes they can be bombarded by different departments looking to fill their the non-dues revenue ledger.

March’s webinar, Increase Your Bottom Line Profits: Fusing Small Group Training, Personal Training and Group Exercise, will assist you in making sure all departments work together, for the best of the client and the club.

Jason Mason, Fitness director at Beverly Athletic Club in Beverly, Mass., and NEHRSA board of directors president, will lead the 90-minute discussion.

Read on to see more on Mason's webinar.

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Doctors are discussing exercise, healthy diet with patients

Another plethora of stories for This Week in the Fitness Industry. From marketing to fighting obesity to camping and working out, we have it covered.

Here is what we have this week:

  • Marketing for small group training 
  • Use picnic benches to work out
  • Study: doctors talking up exercise and nutrition more
  • Video game creator looking at health option next

For more, read on.

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