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Entries in Summit for a Healthier America (5)


Promote the industry at the Summit for a Healthier America

Robert Kruse-Fordham talks to a legislative aide during last year's Summit for a Healthier America.As club owners and managers, you know all of the good you do for your members and community. But do the people who should really be aware and can make similar impacts – your representation on Capitol Hill – hear all of the good stories and realize how it can affect every U.S. resident? 

The 11th Annual Summit for a Healthier America, on May 14-15 at the Top of the Hill Banquet and Conference Center in Washington, D.C., is your chance to let them know. There are also many opportunities to brainstorm with colleagues by sharing ideas and coming up with new ones.

The Summit is sponsored by the American Council on Exercise, National Academy of Sports Medicine and SPRI.

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Scenes from IHRSA's 10th annual Summit for a Healthier America

IHRSA's 10th Summit for a Healthier America was certainly packed with plenty of information, lobbying and networking for a two-day event. The annual event took place May 1-2 in the shadow of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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IHRSA members take fight to Capitol Hill during Summit

Scott and Beth Gillespie of Saco Fitness talk to an aide for Maine Senator Susan Collins, at IHRSA's 10th annual Summit for a Healthier America.It is easy to arrive at IHRSA’s 10th annual Summit for a Healthier America in Washington, D.C., and be a little intimidated. Most of the two-day event takes place in the shadow of the Capitol building. 

But when the 40 or so IHRSA members stepped back and took a breath they realized that what they are asking for from their city and state’s representation is in the entire nation’s best interest. 

For day 1 coverage, click here.

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Why did you come to IHRSA‚Äôs Summit for a Healthier America?

Attendees of IHRSA's 10th Annual IHRSA Summit for a Healthier America answer why they are attending the Summit.

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This Week in Fitness: Doga with Man's Best Friend

Head to Gold's Gym Uptown in Dallas, Texas for Doga -- dog yoga. Read about this and more in This Week in Fitness.

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