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Reactive Training LLC, New Distributor of Core-Tex® Tom Campanaro Strengthens Executive Team

(San Diego – November 24, 2015)**** Reactive Training, LLC, the new and privately- held manufacturer of the Core-Tex reactive trainer, is pleased to announce Fitness Industry legend Tom Campanaro, joins the executive team as Equity Partner and Chief Strategist.

"This is a critical role in the transformation of our company and our brand," said Anthony Carey, Core-Tex Inventor and Chief Executive Officer of Reactive Training, LLC. "Tom is a dynamic leader and has a demonstrated track record of delivering exceptional results and fostering innovation. He joins us at an exciting time in our development, and I am confident he will be an integral part of our success."

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IHRSA Applauds Introduction of WHIP

IHRSA Applauds Introduction of Senate Bill Modifying Tax Code to Promote Physical Activity in the Workplace

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) voiced its ardent support of the Workforce Health Improvement Program (WHIP) Act (S. 2296) introduced today by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX). Introduction of this important piece of legislation is a fundamental step in providing American employers and employees with the tools they need to help stop the devastating health trend toward inactivity and obesity in America. 

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Stay Connected to Keep Your Club Members Raving Fans 

Latest IHRSA Member Retention Report continues discussion of club Promoters and Detractors

Boston, MA November 18, 2015 -- Today, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) released the IHRSA Member Retention Report (Volume 3, Issue 2). Conducted in partnership with The Retention People (TRP), the latest report builds upon the previous installment, focusing on the impact of the Net Promoter Score® on club member retention.

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USTA Seeking Qualified Candidates

Sent on Behalf of the USTA Nominating Committee, Charlotte Johnson, Chair:

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Nominating Committee is seeking qualified candidates to serve on 2017-2018 USTA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. 

For complete details regarding the nominating process, the timeline, requirements and duties of the USTA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, and a link to the online application, go to usta.com/About-USTA/Organization/Committees/8280_USTA_Nominating_Committee/.

Application deadline is February 1, 2016


LA Fitness and 24 Hour Fitness Agree on Club Exchange

(Irvine, CA and San Ramon, CA) November 16, 2015 -- LA Fitness and 24 Hour Fitness announced today that they have entered into an agreement whereby LA Fitness intends to acquire the assets of the eleven 24 Hour Fitness clubs in Arizona and 24 Hour Fitness intends to acquire the assets of two LA Fitness clubs in Oklahoma and one in Nebraska. LA Fitness will honor the active member agreements it acquires and 24 Hour Fitness will honor the active member agreements that it acquires – this includes agreements for personal training services and other amenities.

The companies hope to close the transaction on November 20, 2015 and, prior to that, meet with all interested employees about employment opportunities. 

Additional information about LA Fitness and 24 Hour Fitness is available on www.lafitness.com and www.24hourfitness.com.