Don’t Be A Space Cadet With Your Club’s Treadmills

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Treadmills are still one of the major causes of liability claims in the health club industry. And though we do live in what could be called “the space age” with all of our technical space-age gadgets and savvy, some club owners simply space out when it comes to protecting themselves against liability claims that come as a result of treadmill mishaps. When I was a kid I loved watching the Jetsons cartoon show. I’ll never forget the one where George Jetson takes his dog, Astro for a walk. The Jetsons really lived in the Space Age. In fact, they didn’t […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert Ken Reinig Helps Clubs Survive Every Punch

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, talks about the typical and expected claims that are filed against fitness center owners along with some of the unexpected ones that sneak up on owners and knock them for a loop. Lakewood, Co: October 31, 2016– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new article on his website entitled “Bulk Up on Insurance So Your Club Can Survive Every Punch.” Besides taking every visible precaution, gym owners need to take invisible ones too. So says Mr. Reinig in his latest article. Reinig writes, “Let’s face it, running a gym today […]

Bulk Up on Insurance So Your Club Can Survive Every Punch

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Let’s face it, running a gym today comes with the threat of punches from places you couldn’t even imagine just a few years ago. An unexpected, unprepared for punch could knock you for a loop so hard you and your club might never recover. Typically, it has been the case that if you run a workout facility, you were exposed to liability claims and lawsuits. All too often, gym owners take out the minimal insurance policies and hope for the best. They have members sign waivers when they join and think that will be enough to protect them. Expected Punches […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert, Ken Reinig On Exercising Brains Over Brawn

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, addresses the importance of club owners using their brains to protect their clubs, advising they should not skimp on full range of insurance coverage. Lakewood, Co: October 20, 2016– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new blog on his website entitled “If You Own a Gym, Your Brain Should Be Bigger Than Your Biceps.” Mr. Reinig addresses both women and men owners of clubs, gyms and fitness centers in his latest blog, making the point that their brains should be the most prominent muscle on display. Reinig writes, “I know, […]

If You Own a Gym, Your Brain Should Be Bigger Than Your Biceps

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I know, believe me, I know. As a gym or fitness club owner, whether male or female, you want to look fit and strong. It’s a prerequisite. However, besides looking good, you have to be smart. There’s so much at stake. You have to protect yourself, your business and be on top of it when it comes to the safety of your members and employees. What I’m saying is that you have to use your head when it comes to insuring your club. You cannot protect yourself against the crazy things that happen in a gym with your physical strength. […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert Ken Reinig Urges Club Owners to Get Smart

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In hopes of inspiring owners to carry cyber liability coverage, Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert references a recent industry even which could end up causing hundreds of gyms, fitness clubs and studios to close. Lakewood, Co: September 23, 2016– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new article on his website entitled “Don’t Be a Dumb Bell. Get Cyber Liability Coverage.” Unforeseen events take health and fitness clubs down all the time. Mr. Reinig makes an attempt with his latest article to help club owners avoid disaster as a result of cyber crimes. Reinig writes, “Any […]

Don’t Be a Dumb Bell. Get Cyber Liability Coverage.

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Any fitness club that decides to skip cyber liability insurance coverage is leaving themselves open and vulnerable to cyber attacks that could ruin their business. If you are one of the many fitness club owners who decided to skip cyber liability coverage thinking that you’ll never need it, that could be one of the dumbest mistakes you’ll ever make. Criminals are committing most of their crimes in the cyber world. With practically every business transaction taking place online, more and more information is accessible to hackers. Right now, hundreds of health clubs could be facing ruin because their processing company […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert Ken Reinig Addresses Controversial Issues

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, focuses his attention on the variety of controversial issues that club owners must be knowledgeable about in order to avoid at best and reduce exposure to lawsuits. Lakewood, Co: September 16, 2016– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new blog on his website entitled “Conquer the Controversial.” Previously unheard of issues now plague fitness club owners and Mr. Reinig turns his attention to reminding owners to educate themselves on the various areas of concern. Reinig states, “For decades health club facility owners have mainly had to concern themselves with maintaining […]

Conquer the Controversial

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For decades health club facility owners have mainly had to concern themselves with maintaining equipment in order to manage the risk of lawsuits by members who claimed negligent injury. Today, however, facility owners have a host of other issues that can only be classified as controversial. Now, as a club owner, you have to be knowledgeable and train your employees to be wise to issues such as breastfeeding, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, gender identification, handicap access and religious beliefs among others. All of these issues must be treated in the same way you would treat potential gym injuries. Of equal, […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert Ken Reinig Warns Employee Lawsuits Rising

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert talks about the rising number of employee lawsuits and the importance of having the proper employee manual, management procedures and insurance policy in place. Lakewood, Co: August 29, 2016– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new article on his website entitled “Owners, Protect Yourself: Employee Lawsuits at Fitness Clubs are on the Rise.” As Mr. Reinig makes clear, “The health club business is tough enough without the added distraction of dealing with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and your ex-employee’s attorney.”    Reinig writes, “We live in a litigious […]