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!

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IHRSA Guest Speakers: Alex McMillan

Alex McMillan is an internationally known fitness entrepreneur, professional speaker and business success coach to fitness leaders, health clubs, fitness and wellness studios and corporations around the globe.

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What Does Barack Obama Look for in a Gym?

What was it about the Washington Sports Club brand that prompted Barack Obama to choose to join its clubs over all others when he came to Washington after his election to the U.S. Senate in 2004?

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This Week in the Fitness Industry: Is Swimming Best for Longevity?

Is swimming the best workout for longevity? Read about this and more in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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Campaign For a Healthier America

The Campaign for a Healthier America is a national grassroots project bringing together exercise enthusiasts to make healthy lifestyles a priority for all Americans. The Campaign seeks to bring the fitness industry together with government, employers, medical and public health professionals, insurance providers, schools, and each of us individually.

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Is your club cool?

Some clubs stop at nothing to generate word of mouth, including such tactics as giving members a free month for each referral or offering a cash prize for the most referrals. Casey Conrad, on the other hand, thinks all you have to do is make your club cool.

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