Current evidence suggests physical activity and exercise benefit mental health. In June 2021, the John W. Brick Foundation released their Move Your Mental Health Report, a scoping review of studies conducted over the last thirty years. This article outlines the key findings of the report, what this data means for fitness industry professionals.
It is through the support of the health and fitness industry community and research that relief efforts continue.
More studies are revealing the effectiveness of wearing face coverings to stem the spread of COVID-19. Learn what researchers are discovering as you develop your health club's mask policy.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, epidemiological evidence continues to suggest that physical activity is vital and essential, and that health clubs are not primary drivers of COVID-19 transmission.
Media and policymakers continue to cite a COVID-19 transmission study that, while informative, has limited applicability to the current health club environment.
Did health club members stay active while the club was closed? Are they ready to return? Insights from four key global fitness markets provide some answers.
Your club is probably bustling with members who are reviewing and revising their goals. You should be doing the same—and "The 2019 IHRSA Profiles of Success" could be your key to success.
Yoga is the top group exercise activity at health clubs nationwide. Here’s how to position your offerings to each generation, from kids to Millennials to seniors.
Leading fitness-only clubs generate 21.8% of total revenue from non-dues revenue profit centers. Our research expert breaks it down.
Millennials account for 28% of total health club members, according to the IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report. Find out how to attract this prime demographic with insights from our research expert.