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Friday
Mar252011

Practicing and Promoting Better Health Through Exercise, The Fitness Industry Celebrates IHRSA’s 30th Anniversary

“IHRSA30 commemorated the finest of the global fitness industry on this anniversary year, as we celebrated our collective achievements and substantial growth over the past three decades,” said Joe Moore, IHRSA president and CEO.

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Wednesday
Mar232011

IHRSA Applauds Passage of Senate Resolution 97 to Combat Obesity and Chronic Disease through Physical Activity

"We applaud the bipartisan spirit in which the U.S. Senate worked to pass this Resolution on an issue that affects the health of all Americans," says Joe Moore, President and CEO of IHRSA. "In this era, when the health of our nation is at risk due to increased rates of obesity and physical inactivity, the promotion of exercise and physically active lifestyles as a way to help prevent disease is an issue of national concern."

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Wednesday
Mar092011

IHRSA Celebrates Clubs, Companies & Communities Working Together for a Healthier World 2011 Award Recipients Honored at IHRSA’s 30th Anniversary International Convention & Trade Show

“I am honored to recognize this year’s award recipients for their outstanding commitment, service and innovation to the health and fitness industry” said Joe Moore, IHRSA’s President and CEO. “Each of these honorees embodies the dedication it takes to truly make a difference in their communities. On behalf of IHRSA and the industry, I sincerely thank them for their service and commitment to this industry.”

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Friday
Mar042011

For Select Health Clubs, 2010 Performance Results Exceed 2009 Indicators

For the year-to-date (YTD) as of December 31, 2010, nearly two-thirds (66.3 percent) of responding clubs posted increased total revenue. Membership dues/fees were up for nearly the same percentage (65.7 percent) of respondents. Non-dues/fees revenue improved for over half of the respondents (56.4 percent). Additionally, over three-fourths of the respondents reported that EBITDA** and EBITDAR*** were about the same or up for the year-to-date vs. the prior year.

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Wednesday
Jan262011

IHRSA Quarterly Index Records Strong Performance for the Second Consecutive Quarter

"As the third quarter Index results demonstrate, clubs with strong leadership are resilient and prepared to withstand challenging business and economic conditions" said Jay Ablondi, IHRSA's Executive Vice President of Global Products.

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