Another year is coming to an end. With each brand-spanking New Year, you will have an influx of new members coming into your health club or gym desperately trying to achieve their latest New Year’s Resolutions. They are determined to trim down, pump up, run faster etc. You know the drill.
One of the perks that you, as a club owner provide to your employees and independent contractors is that they can work out in your facility pretty much anytime that they want to.
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.
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 […]
We live in a litigious society. No one is immune and some businesses are more frequent targets for lawsuits than others. Gyms and fitness clubs top the list. Club owners are accustomed to being the targets of unhappy members who may slip and fall on a wet floor or a treadmill through lack of proper […]
Once upon a time… an aerobics instructor at a health club took her class participants on a surprise jog around a nearby park. It was a beautiful day and she thought the fresh air and scenery would be a nice change of pace from the club. Everyone in the class agreed, so off they went! […]
You’ve probably heard the expression, “It only takes one bad apple to spoil the whole bunch.” The same can be said of problem members in your club. Whether it’s one member who makes others feel uncomfortable due to a lack of personal hygiene or inappropriate sexual behavior, whether there is a member who starts a […]
Summertime is right around the corner. That means school will be out, parents will take time off from work often staying at home instead of going on a vacation. As a consequence, many young children get to be with mommy and/or daddy all day. So, when these parents want to go for a workout at […]
Many, if not all of the people who are attracted to key clubs are the kind of people who are less concerned with supervision and are more interested in being able to work out whenever they want to or have the time. That is the big draw, and that is the major drawback with having this […]
Video surveillance has become the standard rather than the exception in the health club industry, especially digital video surveillance. Yet there are still some club owners who for whatever reason are still resistant even though it seems like a no-brainer decision. Being able to see what goes on inside your club especially in your absence […]