Equipment manufacturers are riding the strength-training wave with new multi-stations, plate-loaded machines, and functional frames.
With so many club members using a wide variety of equipment, injuries can happen at any time. Here are some tips to keep your members injury-free and minimize your liability risks.
New-concept upright and recumbent bikes are as exciting as they are essential to the health club experience.
Self-diagnostics can solve equipment problems before they become member problems.
New and developing technology in predictive asset management systems is just the tip of the iceberg for improving your gym—and your capex.
Treadmills from TRUE, Technogym, and Life Fitness show off dynamic new features and innovative training options that enhance the user experience.
New advances in equipment technology are making it easier to meet the demand for “experiential consumption.”
Don’t let ‘Out of Order’ become ‘Out of Business.’
If your club’s equipment isn’t up to snuff, you’re neglecting a critical part of a successful renovation.
The functional-training boom has given this iconic category a real boost and manufacturers are responding with new products.
The one-size-fits-all health club is a thing of the past. Here’s how to better tailor your equipment investment to your membership.
Give your members what they want with these powerful and innovative machines.
Here’s what health club operators need to know before they sign on the dotted line when buying new equipment.
Your club's most popular equipment may be holding you back. Here's how to strengthen engagement by giving your members a more rewarding cardio experience.
Depreciation, or "maintenance capex," is a real expense in the health club industry. Here's what you need to know.
Whether you're stocking your first club or rethinking your current inventory, your equipment is your destiny. Here's how to get the decision right.
New products and programs helped group exercise move up the top-10 fitness trends chart.
Once available only in elite athletic facilities and medical offices, VO2 Max testing is coming to health clubs in a big way.
Well-placed sensors can provide valuable member- and asset-management information that has a significant impact on your gym’s operation and performance.
Several fitness professionals and equipment manufacturers weigh in on traditional and trendsetting core training products.
The latest generation of treadmills come with features like LCD screens, wider running areas, and better heart-rate monitoring.
With more than 500 commercial products, Matrix Fitness accounts for 67% of Johnson Health Tech's total revenues. JHT CMO Mark Zabel weighs in on Matrix's impressive growth.
Elliptical crosstrainers are among the most popular pieces of equipment at most gyms, but equipment manufacturers aren't resting on their laurels.
Equipment manufacturers often act as trendsetters, creating new must-have products before consumers even know they want them.
These are not your mother's stationary bikes. New offerings include streaming entertainment, bluetooth connectivity, and heaps of user data.
Members and staff are always hungry for new equipment. But when is the right time to invest? Brent Darden explains.
The ubiquitous "cloud" is connecting your members and fitness equipment like never before. And the possibilities are endless.
Your fitness equipment can wear out before you know it. If you're thinking of upgrading, but are wary of the cost, creative lease financing could be the best option.