“Ounce of Prevention…blah blah blah”

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Everyone has heard the term, well Millennials may have heard this from their parents, but “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.   That especially applies to the health club industry.   It is always easier, smarter, and cheaper to implement sound risk management BEFORE you have a loss.   Whether it is applying simple maintenance protocols, keeping your facility and equipment up to date or training your staff on how to complete an incident report; establishing basic risk management techniques can go a long way. As well as reduce your risk and keep you out of litigation.   All too […]

Notice to all Trainers; “PUT THE PHONE DOWN!!”

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We all know that our cell phones have actually become a physical part of our bodies.   It seems we can’t even go the restroom without taking our phones and checking into Facebook while sitting on the throne.    Nice…   However, when it comes to personal and group training, nothing is more distracting and rude then an instructor who is checking their phone while training.   Some trainers will complain that they need their stop watch capability on their phone to conduct their training.   Give them $10 and tell them to go buy a stop watch.   Not only does the phone usage […]

May is Protect me from MAYhem month

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May is Protect me from MAYhem month. When was the last time you took a serious look at the risk management of your gym?   The term “risk management”  probably involves more than you think.   From analyzing your lease, to creating a specific protocol for reporting incidents and following up on claims.   Here are some other areas that fall under the term “risk management”.   #1  Your waiver.   When was the last time it was updated?    Does it address social media?  Is it a separate document or buried on the back on your membership agreement? #2  Your special events.    Do you have […]

Ken Reinig Publishes New Article on the Popularity of Small Group and Partner Training

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, challenges health club owners to step into the trend of small group personal training sessions.   Lakewood, Co – September 15, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published an article discussing the reasons why small group personal training is a must for health club owners. The article, titled “Why You Need a Small Group Training Plan” offers a plan for how to implement the logistics of partner and small group training.   According to Renig, “Working with more than one client at a time means you can’t watch them as […]

Ken Reinig Outlines Changing Demographics for the Fitness Industry

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, highlights the growth of gym membership in a variety of demographics  Lakewood, Co – August 17, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, wrote an article revealing the new trend in teenage gym use and the membership increase in the fifty-plus crowd. The article, titled “Know your membership – the changing demographics in the Fitness Industry” helps gym owners to adjust to a changing market by being aware of trends and being prepared through training and proper documentation.   Reinig says, “While the fitness needs of the older generation and the […]