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Entries in tennis (3)


Tucson club offers something for everyone

The Tucson Racquet and Fitness Club professes to be a second home to both members and non-members. With all it offers, that is a distinct possibility.

While there is what you expert at most fitness clubs – weights, cardio, classes, pools, etc. – there is much more. TRFC offers 33 lighted outdoor tennis courts, daycare, a restaurant, Friday Night Barbecues from March to October, meeting space, children’s parties, volleyball, tae known do, pickleball, and more.

With all the time you will be spending at the club you will be happy to know that it is also very committed to saving energy and sustainability. From solar power to the use of biodegradable products in the restaurant to all the employees given BPA-free glasses, the club really is looking to lessen its carbon footprint and be a good host as your second home.


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Tennis still coming up aces in tough economy

We all know there are two constants in life – death and taxes.

In the fitness and health club industry, there might be a third: popularity of tennis.

It goes without saying that the past couple years during the economic downturn everyone – from lower class to millionaires – had to make sacrifices.

While avid tennis players were certainly not immune to the cutbacks, they still came out in the regular numbers, according to a handful of clubs contacted.

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You’ll love this high-energy tennis workout

There is no question that a tennis match can give as good of a workout that you can find at a gym. How about a new trend that combines the two – cardio tennis?

The one-hour session is done to music and includes hitting balls, agility ladders, skipping ropes and sideline drills.

Also in This Week in the Fitness Industry:


  • Defining your club's brand
  • Anti-gravity yoga
  • California looking to tax clubs
  • Fitness marketing expert publishes eBook
  • Green idea while working out

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