“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 […]

Insurance is only one part of a risk management solution for protecting your club!!

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8 Risk Management Tips In much the same way that proper nutrition and exercise are key components to protecting your body, risk management is a necessary process to keep your business healthy. Preventative measures can definitely reduce the likelihood of injuries and unnecessary litigation. Here are some examples of risk management procedures that every health club should implement as part of their business practices. 1) Is your waiver up to date and is it a stand-alone document? 2) Do you have written instructions for your staff addressing how to document incidents at the club? 3) Are your incident and witness […]

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 […]

Ken Reinig Publishes New Blog on the Creating the Best Club Policies and Procedures.

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, prepares club owners for new customers and potential new liabilities that come each January. Lakewood, Co – December 30, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published a blog outlining the important documents and training that club owners must have for new and ongoing clients. The blog, titled “Keeping Your Club Fit”  shares the tried and true documents and training necessary to keep your club fit and free from liability. Renig says, “The way you can help your new clients become life-long clients, and help your club to maintain its safety […]

Keeping Your Club Fit

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Happy New Year!  And happy new clients – all running in to get fit and healthy in the first week of January.  Which means every single one of them runs the risk of injury. The way you can help your new clients become life-long clients, and help your club to maintain its safety record is with the education and documentation.  Club policies and procedures not only have to be consistent, they have to be easy to implement as they foundation for creating effective risk management for any health club business. Start with an orientation — as part of the sales […]

Ken Reinig Publishes New Article on the Importance of Documentation

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, reminds health club owners that the new year brings new customers and potential new liabilities. Lakewood, Co – December 30, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published an article outlining the important documents and training that club owners must have for new and ongoing clients. The article, titled “Same Procedure as Last Year — New Year & New Customers”  gives the steps for creating the best risk management procedures. Renig says, “Whenever I am speaking at a health club seminar I ask the club owners and managers to come away […]

Ken Reinig Publishes New Blog Warning of the Dangers of Cyber Hacking

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert raises the red flag on the need for cyber liability. Lakewood, Co – December 3, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published a blog reminding club owners to be prepared for cyber attacks by finding the right kind of cyber liability. The article, titled “Give Yourself the Gift of Peace of Mind” reveals the startling statics and cost related to a cyber attack. States Reinig, “47 out of the 50 states now have mandatory breach notifications.  That’s where the cost to the business comes in – not just in rectifying […]

Give Yourself the Gift of Peace of Mind

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Last year at this time, Target was hit by a major cyber attack. This is the time of year when people are most vulnerable to attack, and so is your business. People are buying gift certificates and memberships for family and friends and doing more online.  Hackers are aware of the increased activity and they are looking for the most vulnerable.  Don’t be among those vulnerable to attack, and if you are breached, be prepared by being covered. I’ve said it before that cyber liability is a new frontier that each and every club owner needs to consider.  Eight months […]

Ken Reinig Publishes New Article On the Costs Associated with Cyber Attacks

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert warns health club owners of the need for cyber liability. Lakewood, Co – December 1,  2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published an article highlighting the recent cyber attacks. The article titled “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” dives into the realities of cyber attacks and the costs associated with recovering from being breached. Reinig said, “53 million email addresses and 56 million credit card numbers were compromised in the Home Depot cyber attack.  But here’s the thing – the attack was reported in April of 2014, but […]

Ken Reinig Publishes New Article Outlining The Best Exercise Intensity Tests For Professional Clubs

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert reminds club owners and managers how to keep current with the latest in self-evaluations. Lakewood, Co – October 30, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published an article outlining the best self-guided evaluations for people to use before and after they start a workout plan. The article, titled “Time Tested Tests — What Your Clients Need Before Starting the Workout” gives club owners and staff the best evaluation tools available. According to Renig, “Helping your clients stay on track and know their own limits will help them reduce injury and […]