“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 […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert Ken Reinig Talks About Cyber Liability

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, urges club owners to get cyber liability insurance protection for their clubs since only one cyber liability claim can destroy a club that’s not protected. Lakewood, Co: December 15, 2016– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new blog on his website entitled “Protect Your Gym from Creepy Crawly Cyber-Criminals.” Mr Reinig is definitely not referring to hiring a pest service in his latest blog. Reinig writes, “You have done everything you can to make your gym a safe place for members and employees. You think you have all the protection […]

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 […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert, Ken Reinig Looks at Offsite Liability

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, turns his attention to the potential liability claims that could hurt club owners as members and trainers get lured by the fresh air and sunshine of summer to host events and exercise and train in the great outdoors. Lakewood, Co: July 15, 2016– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new blog on his website entitled “Do You Know Your Club’s Liability During Off Site Training or Special Events?”  Mr. Reinig understands the allure of training out in the fresh air. He also knows the potential liability dangers. Reinig says, “It’s […]

Reinig Insurance Solutions Offers Free Insurance Quote Calculator On Their Website

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reinig Insurance Solutions clients now have the option of calculating their own insurance quote for free on Ken Reinig’s website, TheInsuranceGuy.com Lakewood, CO – July 30, 2014 – Owner of Reinig Insurance Solutions, Ken Reinig, a well-known fitness industry risk management specialist, and his team have recently teamed with Quotes Done Right on their website to provide users an excellent tool to calculate just how much life insurance they need. Reinig Insurance Solutions is the fitness industry’s most unique solution for their insurance needs. “We are really excited about this new feature on our website,” remarked Mr. Reinig. “This great […]

Reinig Insurance Solutions Offering A Wealth of Free Resources

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, offers free articles and forms on his website, TheInsuranceGuy.com Lakewood, CO – July 25, 2014 – Well-known fitness industry risk management specialist, Ken Reinig, is the owner of Reinig Insurance Solutions, the fitness industry’s most unique solution for their insurance needs. Ken and his team have put together several helpful resources for fitness industry businesses to use – all free of charge. On Ken’s website, www.TheInsuranceGuy.com, offers several informative articles on fitness industry insurance, as well as relevant waivers and release forms, all of which are available for download. These resources can be found at […]

Ken Reinig Publishes First Part in New Article Series Outlining the Differences Between Health Club Employees and Independent Contractors

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, evaluates the risks involved in hiring independent contractors.  Lakewood, Co – July 3, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published the first in a two-part series on the importance of understanding the differences between an independent contractor and a health club employee. The article, titled “Your Best Business Model Part I: Understanding the Relationship of an Independent Contractor to Your Business” outlines the criteria that the courts look at when determining the independent contractor status of personal trainers. Reinig says, “Often when club owners decide to get into the personal […]

Reinig Insurance Solutions Now Offers Key Person Life Insurance

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, recently launched Reinig Insurance Solutions’ newest insurance offering – Key Person Life Insurance Lakewood, CO – June 25, 2014 – Well-known fitness industry risk management specialist, Ken Reinig, is the owner of Reinig Insurance Solutions, the fitness industry’s most unique solution for their insurance needs. Ken in excited to announce the launch of a new product line to their insurance offerings – Key Person Life Insurance. In conjunction with this new offering, Ken and his team have recently teamed with Quotes Done Right on their website to provide users an excellent tool […]

And You Thought You Were Safe Part I: What Club Owner’s Need to Know About Independent Contractors

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If you are a club owner that currently uses independent contractors to run your personal training and/or group exercise classes, I highly recommend that you Google “Independent Contractor vs. Employee”. Here are just a few gems from the Small Business Administration’s website to clarify the distinction: An Independent Contractor: – Operates under a business name – Has his/her own employees – Maintains a separate business checking account – Advertises his/her business’ services – Invoices for work completed – Has more than one client – Has own tools and sets own hours – Keeps business records   An Employee: – Performs […]