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.
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.
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…
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 […]
Launch Into the Year with Resolutions, Safety and Health Club Trends Reviews Here we go again on another 365-day spin around the sun! We’re just about halfway through the first month and your club is probably busting at the seams with new members and old alike launching into their New Year’s Resolutions to trim down, […]
You have done everything you can to make your gym a safe place for members and employees. You think you have all the protection you need. You feel good. You feel satisfied. Then, out of nowhere something or someone you can’t even see clobbers you and brings you and your club to your knees. That’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sexual harassment lawsuits have grown to nearly epidemic proportions in health clubs around the country. But don’t lose sight of other areas where discrimination can wreak havoc for your business. Club owners must have policies in place that address all aspects of employment including compensation, employment terms and conditions, as well as privileges. And thinking […]